100 people born today: September 23

Wilhelm Wattenbach

Wilhelm Wattenbach, was a German historian. He was born at Rantzau in Holstein. He studied... more »

Jakob Graf zu Eltz

Jakob Graf und Edler Herr von und zu Eltz-Kempenich genannt Faust von Stromberg, also referred... more »

Paul Bonhomme

Paul Bonhomme is an English aerobatics and commercial airliner pilot and owner/race pilot of... more »

André Tardieu

André Pierre Gabriel Amédée Tardieu was three times Prime Minister of France and a dominant... more »

Erich von Stroheim

Erich von Stroheim is a an actor, screenwriter. film director and film producer. more »

Félix Savón

Félix Savón Fabre is a Cuban heavyweight boxer, a winner of three gold medals at the Olympic... more »

Marq Torien

Marq Torien is the lead singer of the hard rock act BulletBoys. He is the only member to have... more »

Robin Corbett, Baron Corbett of Castle Vale

Robin Corbett, Baron Corbett of Castle Vale was a British Labour Party politician. Born in... more »

Bonnie Hunt

Bonnie Lynne Hunt is an American actress, comedian, writer, director, television producer, and... more »

Arthur Lowe

Arthur Lowe was an English actor. His career spanned over thirty years, including starring roles... more »

John Houseman

John Houseman was a Romanian-born British–American actor and film producer who became known for... more »

Michael Organ

Michael Keith Organ is an Australian politician. He was an Australian Greens member of the... more »

James Haskell Hope

James Haskell Hope was the longest-serving Superintendent of Education in the state of South... more »

Thiago Silva

Thiago Emiliano da Silva, commonly known as Thiago Silva, is a Brazilian professional footballer... more »

Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor

Caroline Webster "Lina" Schermerhorn was a prominent American socialite of the last quarter of... more »

Jeremiah Wright

Jeremiah Alvesta Wright, Jr., is Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ, in Chicago... more »

Alexander Forrest

Alexander Forrest CMG, was an explorer and surveyor of Western Australia, as well as a politician. more »

Gladys Berejiklian

Gladys Berejiklian MP, is an Australian politician. Berejiklian is the New South Wales State... more »

George Bentham

George Bentham CMG FRS was an English botanist, characterized by Duane Isely as "the premier... more »

Charlotte Cooper

Charlotte Cooper Sterry was an English female tennis player who won five singles titles at the... more »

Witmer Stone

Witmer Stone was an American ornithologist, botanist, and mammalogist,and was considered one of... more »

Liam Fox

Liam Fox is a British Conservative politician, Member of Parliament for North Somerset, and... more »

Thomas Wright

Thomas Wright was an English astronomer, mathematician, instrument maker, architect and garden... more »

Billie Piper

Billie Paul Piper, is a British singer and actress. Born and raised in Swindon, Wiltshire, she... more »

Matt Besser

Matthew Gregory "Matt" Besser is an American actor and comedian best known as one of the four... more »

Ségolène Royal

Marie-Ségolène Royal, known as Ségolène Royal, is a French politician. She is the president of... more »

Alfons Flisykowski

Alfons Flisykowski was a Polish worker of the Polish Post Office in the Free City of Danzig in... more »

Nadezhda Alliluyeva

Nadezhda Sergeevna Alliluyeva was the second wife of Joseph Stalin. Per a December 2012 RT... more »

Tom Hilde

Tom Hilde, is a Norwegian ski jumper who has competed since 2005. Having first competed with the... more »

Bill Orton

William "Bill" Orton was an American Democratic Congressman. He was a member of the United... more »

Shigeru Yoshida

Shigeru Yoshida, KCVO was a Japanese diplomat and politician who served as Prime Minister of... more »

Christabel Pankhurst

Dame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst, DBE, was a suffragette born in Manchester, England. A... more »

Jim Byrnes

James Thomas Kevin "Jim" Byrnes is a blues musician, guitarist, and actor. more »

James Lawson

James Morris Lawson, Jr. is an American activist and university professor. He was a leading... more »

Bob Sapp

Robert Malcolm "Bob" Sapp is an American kickboxer, mixed martial artist, professional wrestler,... more »

Lucia de Berk

Lucia de Berk, often called Lucia de B., is a Dutch licenced paediatric nurse, who was the... more »

Paolo Ruffini

Paolo Ruffini was an Italian mathematician and philosopher. By 1788 he had earned university... more »

David Coverdale

David Coverdale is an English rock singer most famous for his work with Whitesnake, the... more »

Steve Moore

Steven Francis Moore is a Canadian former professional ice hockey center who played in parts of... more »

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway is the only daughter of King Harald V and Queen Sonja. She is... more »

Hannes Arch

Hannes Arch is an Austrian pilot, who competed in the 2007 Red Bull Air Race World Series season... more »

Theodore Hook

Theodore Edward Hook was an English man of letters and composer, and briefly a civil servant in... more »

Larry Bettencourt

Lawrence Joseph Bettencourt is a former outfielder and third baseman for the St. Louis Browns... more »

Mikko Leppilampi

Mikko Johannes Leppilampi is a Finnish actor and musician who is the son of Jukka Leppilampi, a... more »

Lillah McCarthy

Lillah McCarthy was an English actress and theatrical manager. McCarthy was born in Cheltenham... more »

Ornella Vanoni

Ornella Vanoni, OMRI is one of the most credited pop singers of Italy. She is known for her... more »

Joseph Valachi

Joseph Michael "Joe Cargo" Valachi, Italian American, also known as "Charles Charbano" and... more »

Oxana Yatskaya

Oxana Yatskaya is a Kazakhstani cross country skier who has been competing since 1995. She... more »

Ilse Koch

Ilse Koch was the wife of Karl-Otto Koch, commandant of the Nazi concentration camps Buchenwald... more »

Colin Braun

Colin Braun is an American racing driver. He will compete in the American Le Mans Series with... more »

Eli Rygg

Eli Rygg is a Norwegian television personality and children's writer. She grew up in Veblungsnes... more »

Blake Sennett

Blake Sennett is the lead guitarist for indie rock band Rilo Kiley and the lead singer/lead... more »

Tom Felton

Thomas Andrew "Tom" Felton is an English actor and singer. He is best known for playing the role... more »

Ingemar Johansson

Jens Ingemar Johansson was a Swedish boxer and former heavyweight champion of the world... more »

Charles, Cardinal de Bourbon

Charles de Bourbon was a French cardinal. The Catholic League considered him the rightful King... more »

Bob Beauprez

Robert L. "Bob" Beauprez is an American politician who was a Republican member of the United... more »


Michael Lawrence Tyler, better known by his stage name Mystikal, is an American rapper and actor... more »

James Kitson, 1st Baron Airedale

James Kitson, 1st Baron Airedale PC, DSc was a British politician of the Liberal Party, first a... more »

Krzysztof Bukalski

Krzysztof Bukalski is a retired Polish footballer playing lately for Górnik Zabrze. He was born... more »

Algirdas Brazauskas

Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas was the first President of a newly independent post-Soviet Lithuania... more »


Kirka was a singer and an actor. more »

Chesney Hawkes

Chesney Lee Hawkes, is an English pop singer, songwriter, and occasional actor. He is best known... more »

Ken Vandermark

Ken Vandermark is an American jazz composer and saxophone and clarinet player. A fixture on the... more »

Nick Cave

Nicholas Edward "Nick" Cave is an Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter,... more »

David Krakauer

David Krakauer is an American clarinetist raised and based in New York, NY. He is known for his... more »

Yokoi Shōnan

Yokoi Shōnan; was a Bakumatsu and early Meiji period scholar and political reformer in Japan,... more »

Ehsan ul Haq

General Ehsan ul Haq, is a retired four-star general in the Pakistan Army who served as the... more »

Trevor Brennan

Trevor Brennan is a former rugby union player for Barnhall, Bective Rangers, St Marys College... more »

Bethany Dillon

Bethany Dillon is a Contemporary Christian music artist. In 2008, she married contemporary... more »

Hans Scholl

Hans Fritz Scholl was a founding member of the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany. more »

Scott Jones

Scott Lyman Jones is an American-born Puerto Rican footballer who currently plays for Charlotte... more »

Günter Nimtz

Günter Nimtz is a German physicist, working at the 2nd Physics Institute at the University of... more »

Matt Sharp

Matthew Kelly Sharp is a founding member and former bassist for the band Weezer. In 1994, he... more »

Elmer Austin Benson

Elmer Austin Benson was an American lawyer and politician from Minnesota. more »

Peter Simon Pallas

Peter Simon Pallas was a German zoologist and botanist who worked in Russia. more »

Harry Kewell

Harold "Harry" Kewell is an Australian football player who plays as a midfielder for Melbourne... more »

Jeffrey Schnapp

Until joining the Harvard University faculty in 2011, Jeffrey Schnapp was the director of the... more »

Joan Jett

Joan Jett is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress,... more »

John O. Brennan

John Owen Brennan is an American government official who is the Director of the Central... more »

Annie Herring

Annie Herring is one of the pioneers of the Jesus music genre, later to be called Contemporary... more »

Albert B. White

Albert Blakeslee White was the 11th Governor of West Virginia from 1901 to 1905. White was... more »

Emilie Autumn

Emilie Autumn Liddell, better known by her stage name Emilie Autumn, is an American... more »

David Stern

David Joel Stern is the former commissioner of the National Basketball Association. He started... more »

Davit Kezerashvili

Davit Kezerashvili is a Georgian politician, who from November 10, 2006 to December 5, 2008 was... more »

Athan Maroulis

Athanasios Demetrios Maroulis is an actor, vocalist and record producer born in Brooklyn, New... more »

Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Angel Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM is an Italian tenor, and singer-songwriter. Born with poor... more »

King Sunny Adé

"King" Sunny Adé is a popular performer of Yoruba Nigerian jùjú music and a pioneer of modern... more »

Abdul Hamid II

Abdul Hamid II was the 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and the last Sultan to exert effective... more »

Martin Crowe

Martin David Crowe, MBE, is a former New Zealand cricketer, commentator and author. He was a... more »

Anna Karina

Anna Karina is a Danish-French citizen, film actress, director, and screenwriter who has spent... more »

Martha Scott

Martha Ellen Scott was an American actress. She was featured in major films like Cecil B... more »

Scott Baio

Scott Baio is a film actor and television director. more »

Richard Busby

The Rev. Dr. Richard Busby was an English Anglican priest who served as head master of... more »

Richard Fairbrass

Richard Peter John Fairbrass is an English singer, bassist and TV presenter, best known as lead... more »

Andy Cairns

Andrew James Cairns, is a founding member, singer, guitarist, and songwriter for Therapy?, a... more »

John Brown

John Brown FRSE FRCPE was a Scottish physician and essayist. He was the son of the clergyman... more »

Hobart Cavanaugh

Hobart Cavanaugh was an American character actor in films and on stage. Born in Virginia City,... more »

Bob Goodlatte

Robert William "Bob" Goodlatte is a member of the United States House of Representatives for... more »

Barthold Heinrich Brockes

Barthold Heinrich Brockes was a German poet. He was born in Hamburg and educated at the... more »

Roger Nichols

Roger Scott Nichols was an American recording engineer, producer and inventor. Nichols is best... more »