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100 people born today: January 31

Ferdinando Fontana

Ferdinando Fontana was an Italian journalist, dramatist, and poet. He is best known today for... more »

Trevor Dunn

Trevor Roy Dunn is an American composer, bass guitarist and double bassist. Dunn came to... more »

Arda Turan

Arda Turan is a Turkish footballer who currently plays as a winger for Atlético Madrid in the... more »

Norm Nelson

Norm Nelson was an American stock car racer. He competed in the United States Auto Club Stock... more »

Gjorgji Hristov

Gjorgji Hristov or Ǵorǵi Hristov is a Macedonian football coach and former striker. Hristov... more »

Dror Bar-Natan

Dror Bar-Natan is a Professor at University of Toronto Department of Mathematics, Canada. His... more »

Nam Hyun-joon

Nam Hyun Joon, often referred to as Poppin' Hyun Joon or Happy Hyun Joon, is a South Korean... more »

Howard Alexander Smith

Howard Alexander Smith was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Republican Party,... more »

Marty Balin

Marty Balin is an American musician. He is best known as the founder and one of the lead singers... more »

Anselm Franz, 2nd Prince of Thurn and Taxis

Anselm Franz, Prince of Thurn and Taxis, full German name: Anselm Franz Fürst von Thurn und... more »

Bump Elliott

Chalmers W. "Bump" Elliott is a former American football player, coach, and college athletics... more »

Stanley H. Ford

Stanley Hamer Ford was a United States Army General. He was prominent as commander of the... more »

Fabien Vehlmann

Fabien Vehlmann is a French comics writer best known for Green Manor and Seuls. Yvan Delporte... more »

F. H. Bradley

Francis Herbert Bradley OM was a British idealist philosopher. His most important work was... more »

Kees Vendrik

Cornelis Constant Maria Vendrik is a member of the Netherlands Court of Audit. more »

Tijs Goldschmidt

Paul-Tijs Goldschmidt is a Dutch writer and evolutionary biologist. Since 1 March 2012,... more »

Lynn Harrell

Lynn Harrell is an American classical cellist. more »

Yumi Yoshimura

Yumi Yoshimura, also known as Sue, is a Japanese musician, singer, and voice actress who is a... more »

Horace Dawson

Horace Greeley Dawson, Jr. was an American diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador... more »

Giacomo Nizzolo

Giacomo Nizzolo is an Italian racing cyclist, who rides for UCI ProTeam RadioShack-Leopard... more »

Álvaro Santos

Álvaro Santos, simply known as Álvaro, is a Brazilian football forward currently playing for... more »

Otis Smith

Otis Fitzgerald Smith is a retired American professional basketball player and former general... more »

Rudolf Lehmann

Rudolf Lehmann was a Standartenführer in the Waffen SS who was a recipient of the Knight's Cross... more »

Victor Henri Rochefort, Marquis de Rochefort-Luçay

Victor Henri Rochefort, Marquis de Rochefort-Luçay was a French politician. He was born in Paris... more »

Cristian Brocchi

Cristian Brocchi is a retired Italian former footballer who last played for Lazio. He was rated... more »

Ted Honderich

Ted Honderich is a Canadian-born British philosopher, Grote Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy... more »

Paddy Keenan

Paddy Keenan is an Irish player of the uilleann pipes who first gained fame as a founding member... more »

Poh Seng Song

Poh Seng Song is an athlete from Singapore who specialises in the 100 metres sprint and 4 x 100... more »

Blake Paul Neubert

Blake Paul Neubert is an American painter, illustrator and writer now based in Fort Collins,... more »

Giacomo Galanda

Giacomo Galanda is an Italian professional basketball player. He is a forward-center of 210 cm... more »

Zuzana Roithová

Zuzana Roithová is a Czech politician and a Member of the European Parliament for the Christian... more »

Vladimir Golenishchev

Vladimir Semyonovich Golenishchev was one of the first and most accomplished Russian... more »

Trevor Gillies

Trevor Gillies is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the... more »

Rebecca Knox

Rebecca Quin is an Irish professional wrestler, better known by her ring name Rebecca Knox. She... more »

Kotoshōgiku Kazuhiro

Kotoshōgiku Kazuhiro, is a sumo wrestler. He made his professional debut in 2002, reaching the... more »

Félix Faure

Félix François Faure was President of France from 1895 until his death. more »

Abel de Pujol

Alexandre-Denis-Abel de Pujol or Abel de Pujol was a French painter. He was a student of David... more »

Ernesto Biondi

Ernesto Biondi was an Italian sculptor who won the grand prix at the 1900 Exposition Universelle... more »

Lady Anne Clifford

Lady Anne Clifford, 14th Baroness de Clifford was the only surviving child of George Clifford,... more »

Kid Cudi

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American hip-hop... more »

Saija Varjus

Saija Varjus is a Finnish popular musician. She was chosen the "Tango Queen" 1996 in the... more »

Joachim Peiper

Joachim Peiper, also known as Jochen Peiper, was a field officer in the Waffen-SS during World... more »

Slavko Vraneš

Slavko Vraneš is a Montenegrin professional basketball player. At 2.30 m he is one of the... more »

Michael Bar-Zohar

Michael Bar-Zohar is an Israeli historian, novelist and politician. He was a member of the... more »

Jody Watley

Jody Vanessa Watley is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and one of the defining... more »

Dutton Cook

Edward Dutton Cook was an English dramatic critic and author. more »

Josh Kelley

Joshua Bishop "Josh" Kelley is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Kelley has recorded for... more »

Héctor Andrés Negroni

Colonel Héctor Andrés Negroni is a historian, senior aerospace defense executive, author and the... more »

Lorenz-Günther Köstner

Lorenz-Günther Köstner is a retired German footballer who is now a football manager of Fortuna... more »

Chandan Roy Sanyal

Chandan Roy Sanyal is an Indian actor who is known for his work in the Hindi and Bengali... more »

Keiichi Tsuchiya

Keiichi Tsuchiya is a professional race car driver. He is also known as the "Drift King" for his... more »

Afonso Alves

Afonso Alves Martins Júnior is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Qatari club Al... more »

August von Bibra

August Ludwig Karl Georg Friedrich Freiherr von Bibra was director of the business affairs of... more »

Norbert Leo Butz

Norbert Leo Butz is an American actor and singer best known for his work in Broadway theatre. He... more »

Yashaii Moran

Yashaii Moran (Lima, January 30, 1991). From five years of age and knew drawing the plans of the... more »

Atanas Burov

Atanas Dimitrov Burov was a Bulgarian banker and politician. more »

Klaus Ihlenfeld

Klaus Ihlenfeld is a German-born artist resident in the United States. more »

Zurab Menteshashvili

Zurab Menteshashvili is a football midfielder from Georgia. His current club is Hapoel... more »

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly is the stage name of English artist Sam Duckworth and his band. He is... more »

Mr. Pete

Mr. Pete is the stage name of an American pornographic actor and film director. He has been a... more »

General Stafford

James Joseph "General" Stafford was a Major League Baseball player from 1890 to 1899. He played... more »

Sybil Sassoon

Sybil Rachel Betty Cecile Sassoon, Marchioness of Cholmondeley, CBE was Chief Staff Officer to... more »

Godfrey Higgins

Godfrey Higgins, was an archaeologist, Freemason and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries,... more »

Attila Mesterházy

Attila Mesterházy is a Hungarian politician who has been chairman of the Hungarian Socialist... more »

Aise Johan de Jong

Aise Johan de Jong is a Dutch mathematician born in Belgium. He currently is a professor of... more »

Wolf Heinrich Graf von Baudissin

Wolf Heinrich Friedrich Karl Graf von Baudissin was a German diplomat, writer, and... more »

Hirofumi Torii

Hirofumi Torii is a Japanese figure skater. He placed 22nd at the 2007 World Junior... more »

Filip Đuričić

Filip Đuričić is a Serbian footballer who currently plays for S.L. Benfica and the Serbian... more »

Ľubomír Guldan

Ľubomír Guldan is a Slovak footballer who plays as a defender for Zagłębie Lubin. more »

Sean Arnold

Sean Arnold is an English actor. He is best known for his roles as Mr. Llewelyn in Grange Hill... more »

Tim Sample

New England humorist Tim Sample, famous both for his presentation and his Maine accent, has sold... more »

Gelett Burgess

Frank Gelett Burgess was an artist, art critic, poet, author and humorist. An important figure... more »

Jaak Urmet

Jaak Urmet is an Estonian writer. Jaak Urmet studied Estonian philology and history at the... more »

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Aaron Starc is an Australian cricketer who currently plays first-class cricket for the... more »

Abdul Al Salam Al Hilal

Abdul Al Salam Al Hilal is a citizen of Yemen, held in extrajudicial detention in the United... more »

Volodymyr Antonovych

Volodymyr Antonovych, was a prominent Ukrainian historian and one of the leaders of the... more »

Neal Chase

Neal Chase is the disputed leader of a small Bahá'í sect known as the Bahá'ís Under the... more »

Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar is a Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party... more »

Leandro Fernández

Leandro Sebastián Fernández is an Argentine football player who was part of the gold medal... more »

Floyd H. Flake

Floyd Harold Flake is the senior pastor of the 23,000 member Greater Allen African Methodist... more »

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known by his initials FDR, was the 32nd President of the... more »

Eiza González

Eiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer. At 17, she gained popularity as the title... more »

Wade Dubielewicz

Wade Roger Dubielewicz, is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender, who last... more »

Farid Abbasov

Farid Abbasov, is a chess Grandmaster from Azerbaijan, rated at 2558 FIDE. He is ranked 378th in... more »

Cameron Wake

Derek Cameron Wake is an American football defensive end for the Miami Dolphins of the National... more »

Gordon K. MacLeod

Gordon Kenneth MacLeod, MD was a physician and professor of health services administration at... more »

Brett Butler

Brett Butler is an American actress, writer, and stand-up comedian, best known for playing the... more »

Hugh Mason

Hugh Mason was an English mill owner, social reformer and Liberal politician. He was born in... more »

Joe Escalante

Joseph Patrick "Joe" Escalante is an American musician, record label owner, radio host, film and... more »

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman is an actor and novelist. more »

Suraj Randiv

Hewa Kaluhalamullage Suraj Randiv Kaluhalamulla, known as Suraj Randiv, born Mohamed Marshuk... more »

Awilda Carbia

Awilda Carbia was an actress, comedian, and impersonator. more »

Wu Den-yih

Wu Den-yih is the Vice President of the Republic of China and a member of the ruling Kuomintang... more »

Rudolf Caracciola

Otto Wilhelm Rudolf Caracciola, more commonly Rudolf Caracciola, was a racing driver from... more »

Gleb Kotelnikov

Gleb Yevgeniyevich Kotelnikov, was the Russian-Soviet inventor of the knapsack parachute, and... more »

Hildegard Burjan

Hildegard Burjan, born Hildegard Freund was the founder of a Catholic religious congregation for... more »

Mahinda Samarasinghe

Mahinda Buddhadasa Samarasinghe, MP is a Sri Lankan politician and former diplomat. He is the... more »

Tribhuvan of Nepal

H.M. Svasti Sri Giriraja Chakra Chudamani Narayanetyadi Vividha Virudavali Virajamana Manonnata... more »

Nabeshima Naoyoshi

Viscount Nabeshima Naoyoshi was the 13th and final daimyō of Kashima Domain in Hizen Province,... more »

Hampus Hellekant

Karl Helge Hampus Hellekant, later Karl Svensson is a Swedish neo-Nazi who was sentenced to 11... more »

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