100 people born today: March 29

Emin Pasha

Mehmed Emin Pasha — he was born Isaak Eduard Schnitzer and baptized Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor... more »

Dianne Wiest

Dianne E. Wiest is an American actress on stage, television and film. She has won two Academy... more »

Sir Daniel Dixon, 1st Baronet

Sir Daniel Dixon, 1st Baronet PC was an Irish businessman and politician. more »

Grégoire Aslan

Grégoire Aslan was an ethnic Armenian actor. more »

Chris Spencer

Chris Spencer played as an American Football offensive lineman for the Ole Miss Rebels. more »

J. Robert Lamar

James Robert Lamar was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. Born in Edgar Springs, Missouri,... more »

Thomas Clarkson

Thomas Clarkson, was an English abolitionist, and a leading campaigner against the slave trade... more »

Timothy Blackstone

Timothy Beach Blackstone was a 19th-century railroad executive, businessman, philanthropist, and... more »

Paul Doktor

Paul Doktor was a notable violist and orchestra conductor. The son of singer-pianist Georgine... more »

Brett Ratner

Brett Ratner is an American film director, film producer, and music video director. He is known... more »

Angelo Battelli

Angelo Battelli was an Italian scientist, notable for having measured temperatures and heats of... more »

David Malin

David Malin is a British-Australian astronomer and photographer. more »

Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang

Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang, earlier known as Empress Xiaozhuangwen, was a concubine of the Qing... more »

Evelyn Einstein

Evelyn Einstein was the adopted daughter of Hans Albert Einstein, the son of Albert... more »

Matt Nathanson

Matt Nathanson is an American singer-songwriter whose work is a blend of folk and rock music. In... more »

Oļegs Laizāns

Oļegs Laizāns is a Latvian football midfielder, currently playing for Yenisey Krasnoyarsk in the... more »

Adrian Severin

Adrian Severin is a Romanian politician and Member of the European Parliament. Adrian Severin... more »

Bernardino Machado

Bernardino Luís Machado Guimarães, GCTE, GCL, was a Portuguese political figure, the third and... more »

Julia Stiles

Julia O'Hara Stiles is an American actress. She first gained prominence for her lead roles in... more »

Christian Herter

Christian Archibald Herter was an American politician and statesman; 59th governor of... more »

Chris Long

Christopher Howard Long is an American football defensive end for the St. Louis Rams of the... more »

Andrew Kippis

Andrew Kippis was an English nonconformist clergyman and biographer. more »

Keith Tkachuk

Keith Matthew Tkachuk is a retired American professional ice hockey player who played for four... more »

Daniel Dennett

Daniel Clement "Dan" Dennett III is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist... more »

Curt Hennig

Curtis Michael "Curt" Hennig was an American professional wrestler, manager, and color... more »

Daniele Righi

Daniele Righi is an Italian former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a... more »

Joseph Weigl

Joseph Weigl, was an Austrian composer and conductor, born in Eisenstadt, Hungary, Austrian... more »

Willem Mengelberg

Joseph Willem Mengelberg was a Dutch conductor, famous for his performances of Mahler and... more »

John Neumann

John Nepomucene Neumann, C.Ss.R., was a native of Bohemia who emigrated to the United States,... more »

Bernd Sturmfels

Bernd Sturmfels is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of... more »

Ingrid of Sweden

Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margareta of Sweden was Queen of Denmark from 1947 until 1972 as... more »

Emma Howson

Emma Howson was an Australian opera singer and actress primarily known as the creator of the... more »

Akiko Suzuki

Akiko Suzuki is a Japanese figure skater. She is the 2012 World bronze medalist, a three-time... more »

Ekaterina Bobrova

Ekaterina Alexandrovna Bobrova is a Russian ice dancer. With partner Dmitri Soloviev, she is the... more »

Kurt Aland

Kurt Aland was a German Theologian and Biblical Scholar who specialized in New Testament textual... more »

Frank Murkowski

Frank Hughes Murkowski is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party. He was a... more »

Steve Keen

Steve Keen is a former professor in economics and finance who taught at the University of... more »

Ismar Isidor Boas

Ismar Isidor Boas was a German gastroenterologist born in the town of Exin. He studied medicine... more »

Francisco de Miranda

Sebastián Francisco de Miranda y Rodríguez de Espinoza, commonly known as Francisco de Miranda,... more »

Frank Clark

Frank Clark was an American politician. Frank Clark was a lawyer and politician for some 50... more »

Antônio Gonçalves Teixeira e Sousa

Antônio Gonçalves Teixeira e Sousa was a Brazilian poet, novelist and playwright, whose novel O... more »

Jerry Sloan

Gerald Eugene "Jerry" Sloan is an American former National Basketball Association player and... more »

Georg Heinrich Pertz

Georg Heinrich Pertz, was a German historian born at Hanover. From 1813 to 1818 he studied at... more »

Daniel Montenegro

Daniel Montenegro is a football player. more »

Nathaniel B. Eldredge

Nathaniel Buel Eldredge was a physician, infantry officer, lawyer, sheriff, and ultimately a... more »

Henry Schoolcraft

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was an American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist, noted for his... more »

Aristide Briand

Aristide Briand was a French statesman who served eleven terms as Prime Minister of France... more »

Luan Hoxha

Lieutenant General Luan Hoxha was the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Albania... more »

Samuel Sewall

Samuel Sewall was a judge, businessman, and printer in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, best... more »

Peter Barton

Peter Arthur Barton is a First World War historian and author. His body of research includes... more »

Joseph Xavier Grant

Joseph Xavier Grant was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States... more »

Henry Markram

Henry Markram is professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and director of both... more »

Annie Wersching

Annie Wersching is an American actress who is best known for her role as FBI special agent Renee... more »

Russell Banks

Russell Banks is an American writer of fiction and poetry. more »

Frederik Ruysch

Frederik Ruysch was a Dutch botanist and anatomist, remembered for his developments in... more »

Axel Lille

Axel Johan Lille was a Swedish-speaking Finnish journalist and politician and the main founder... more »

Henry D. Washburn

Henry Dana Washburn was a U.S. Representative from Indiana and a general in the Union Army... more »

Jakob Meckel

Klemens Wilhelm Jacob Meckel was a general in the Prussian army and foreign advisor to the... more »

Victor Danielsen

Victor Danielsen, was the first Faroese Bible translator and Plymouth Brethren missionary... more »

Gonzo Greg

Gonzo Greg Spillane is an American radio personality best known for various incarnations of a... more »

Abraham Walkowitz

Abraham Walkowitz was an American painter grouped in with early American Modernists working in... more »

Robert Thorburn

Sir Robert Thorburn was a Newfoundland merchant and politician who served as the colony's... more »

William Howard Russell

Sir William Howard Russell CVO was born in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. He was a British-Irish reporter... more »

Marina Raskova

Marina Mikhailovna Raskova was a famous Soviet navigator. She later became one of over 800,000... more »

Tony Palacios

Tony Palacios is the lead guitarist of the Christian hard rock band, Guardian. Palacios joined... more »

Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta

Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta was the third son of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies and... more »

Logan Couture

Logan Couture is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently plays for the San Jose... more »

Chris Barrie

Chris Barrie is a British actor, comedian and impressionist. He first achieved success as a... more »

Joel Veitch

Joel Veitch is a British web animator, singer-songwriter, and member of the humour website B3ta... more »

Vayalar Ramavarma

Vayalar Ramavarma, often known as Vayalar, was a modern Malayalam language poet and lyricist... more »

Michelle Gildernew

Michelle Gildernew is an Irish Sinn Féin politician and former Minister for Agriculture and... more »

Illarion Ivanov-Schitz

Illarion Ivanovich Ivanov-Schitz was a Russian architect, notable for developing a unique... more »

Nathan Matthews, Jr.

Nathan Matthews, Jr. was an American politician from Massachusetts who served as Mayor of Boston... more »

Wade Hampton III

Wade Hampton III was a Confederate cavalry leader during the American Civil War and afterward a... more »

Johann André

Johann André was a German musician, composer and music publisher. He was born and died in... more »

Mark Spiro

Mark Spiro is an American songwriter, record producer and recording artist. Represented on over... more »

Wubbo Ockels

Wubbo Johannes Ockels is a Dutch physicist and a former astronaut of the European Space Agency... more »

William Henry Hunt

Í William Henry Hunt, was an English watercolour painter. more »

Arsène Houssaye

Arsène Houssaye, French novelist, poet and man of letters, was born at Bruyères, near Laon. His... more »

Helen Westley

Helen Westley was an American character actress. more »

Jack McCarthy

John Arthur McCarthy, is a former professional baseball player who played outfield in the Major... more »

John Amos Comenius

John Amos Comenius was a Czech teacher, educator and writer. He served as the last bishop of... more »

Roger Nygard

Roger Nygard is an American film and television director, editor, writer, and producer. His... more »

Melchior Anderegg

Melchior Anderegg, from Zaun, Meiringen, was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascensionist... more »

Mario Vargas Llosa

Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa, 1st Marquis of Vargas Llosa is a Peruvian writer, politician,... more »

Benjamin Percy

Benjamin Percy is a contemporary American writer. more »

Harry Thickett

Henry 'Harry' Thickett was a professional footballer and Manager. Born in Hexthorpe, Doncaster... more »

Rick Barry

Richard Francis Dennis "Rick" Barry III is an American retired professional basketball player... more »

William Lindeman

Lindeman was a name used by a series of piano manufacturers in New York in the nineteenth and... more »

Reba McEntire

Reba Nell McEntire is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. She began her... more »

Joseph Bazalgette

Sir Joseph William Bazalgette, CB was a 19th-century English civil engineer. As chief engineer... more »


Devon is an American pornographic actress. more »

Edwar Ramírez

Edwar Emilio Ramírez is a former Dominican professional baseball pitcher. Ramírez appeared in... more »

Nelson Algren

Nelson Algren was an American writer. He may be best known for The Man with the Golden Arm, a... more »

Barry Miles

Barry Miles is an American pianist, drummer, composer, producer, arranger and author. more »

Paul Whiteman

Paul Samuel Whiteman was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director and... more »

Babe Martin

"Babe" Martin was a Major League Baseball outfielder for the St. Louis Browns and a catcher for... more »

José Maria Neves

José Maria Pereira Neves is a Cape Verdean politician who has been the Prime Minister of Cape... more »

Trude Mostue

Trude Mostue is a Norwegian celebrity veterinary surgeon and television presenter. She was born... more »

Edmund Muskie

Edmund Sixtus "Ed" Muskie was an American politician from Rumford, Maine. He served as Governor... more »