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100 people born today: May 25

Joe Dumars

Joe Dumars

Joe Dumars III is a retired American basketball player in the NBA. At 6'3" Dumars could play... more »

Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Ann Presley is an American actress and business magnate, best known as the ex-wife of... more »

Déborah François

Déborah François

Déborah François is a Belgian actress. more »

John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly

John Christopher Reilly is an American actor, singer, producer, screenwriter, and comedian... more »

Jean-Baptiste Pillement

Jean-Baptiste Pillement

Jean-Baptiste Pillement was a painter and designer, known for his exquisite and delicate... more »

Joseph Rowntree

Joseph Rowntree

Joseph Rowntree was a Quaker philanthropist and businessman from York, England. Rowntree is... more »

Adalbert von Bredow

Adalbert von Bredow

Friedrich William Adalbert von Bredow was a German cavalry officer. more »

Charlie Taylor

Charlie Taylor

Charles Edward Taylor built the first aircraft engine used by the Wright brothers and was a... more »

Coleman Young

Coleman Young

Coleman Alexander Young served as mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1974 to 1994. Young became the... more »

Jan Smuts

Jan Smuts

Jan Christiaan Smuts, OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS, PC was a prominent South African and British... more »

Richard Lochhead

Richard Lochhead

Richard Neilson Lochhead is the Scottish Government's Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and... more »

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin A. Scott Thomas, OBE is an English-French actress. She gained international fame in the... more »

Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer

Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer

Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer was a British military officer and colonial... more »

William Haley

William Haley

Sir William John Haley, KCMG was a British newspaper editor and broadcasting administrator. more »

Dmitri Kruglov

Dmitri Kruglov

Dmitri Kruglov is an Estonian professional footballer who plays for FC Levadia in the Estonian... more »

Johann Philipp von Walderdorf

Johann Philipp von Walderdorf

Johann Philipp von Walderdorff was the Archbishop-Elector of Trier from 1756 until 1768, and the... more »

Marcel Janco

Marcel Janco

Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the... more »

John G. Rowland

John G. Rowland

John Grosvenor Rowland is a former American politician and convicted felon. He was the 86th... more »

Tracy McGrady

Tracy McGrady

Tracy Lamar McGrady, Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player who last played... more »

Paul Paray

Paul Paray

Paul Paray was a French conductor, organist and composer. He is best remembered in the United... more »

Théophile Marie Brébant

Théophile Marie Brébant

Théophile Marie Brébant was a French Army officer during World War I and World War II. He ended... more »

Jim Broadbent

Jim Broadbent

Jim Broadbent is an actor. more »

Vladimír Šmicer

Vladimír Šmicer

Vladimír Šmicer is a former Czech football midfielder and forward player. Šmicer was a devout... more »

Harry Hammond Hess

Harry Hammond Hess

Harry Hammond Hess was a geologist and United States Navy officer in World War II. Considered... more »

Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle

Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards, better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is a renowned... more »

Antonio Caballero y Góngora

Antonio Caballero y Góngora

Antonio Caballero y Góngora was a Spanish Roman Catholic prelate and, from 1782 to 1789, viceroy... more »

Jill Johnson

Jill Johnson

Jill Anna Maria Johnson, is a Swedish country- and pop-singer and songwriter. She performed the... more »

William Mortimer Clark

William Mortimer Clark

Sir William Mortimer Clark, KCMG, KC was a Canadian lawyer and politician. Born in 1836 in... more »

Silje Vige

Silje Vige

Silje Vige is a Norwegian singer from Jørpeland outside of Stavanger. Vige won the Melodi Grand... more »

Emanuel Leutze

Emanuel Leutze

Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze was a German American history painter best known for his painting... more »

Murder of Jesse Dirkhising

Murder of Jesse Dirkhising

Jesse William Dirkhising, also known as Jesse Yates, was an American teenager from Prairie... more »

Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson

Richard Spencer "Rich" Robinson is an American musician and founding member of the rock and roll... more »

Frank Cooke

Frank Cooke

Frank Cooke was an American entrepreneur who lived within, and started a high-tech optical... more »

Ramón González Valencia

Ramón González Valencia

Ramón González Valencia was a Colombian conservative, military officer and statesman. He... more »

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit was a Dutch-German physicist, engineer, and glass blower who is best... more »

Jack Pfiester

Jack Pfiester

John Albert Pfiester, is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues... more »

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been an... more »

Jimmy Demaret

Jimmy Demaret

James Newton Demaret was an American professional golfer. He won 31 PGA Tour events in a long... more »

Ruslana

Ruslana

Ruslana Lyzhychko, known mononymously as Ruslana, is a World Music Award winning and MTV Europe... more »

Robert Wachtel

Robert Wachtel

Robert "Waddy" Wachtel is an American musician, composer and record producer, most notable for... more »

Charles L. Gilliland

Charles L. Gilliland

Charles Leon Gilliland was a United States Army soldier who posthumously received the United... more »

Prince Louis of Battenberg

Prince Louis of Battenberg

Admiral of the Fleet Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven, GCB, GCVO,... more »

John Marshall

John Marshall

John Marshall served as the 27th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky under Governor William S... more »

Terry Callier

Terry Callier

Terrence Orlando Callier, known as Terry Callier was an American jazz, soul and folk guitarist... more »

Charles Lucien Bonaparte

Charles Lucien Bonaparte

Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte, 2nd Prince of Canino and Musignano, was a French... more »

DaMarcus Beasley

DaMarcus Beasley

DaMarcus Lamont Beasley is an American soccer player who plays for Puebla of the Liga MX. He... more »

Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Gian Gastone de' Medici was the seventh and last Medicean Grand Duke of Tuscany. He was the... more »

Robert Garrett

Robert Garrett

Robert Garrett was an American athlete. He was the first modern Olympic champion in discus throw... more »

Robert R. Prentis

Robert R. Prentis

Robert Riddick Prentis was born at the University of Virginia where his father was proctor of... more »

Joseph P. Newsham

Joseph P. Newsham

Joseph Parkinson Newsham was a 19th-century politician, lawyer, merchant and planter from Louisiana. more »

Tommy Chong

Tommy Chong

Thomas B. Kin "Tommy" Chong is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, director, activist, and... more »

William Fairbanks

William Fairbanks

William Fairbanks was an American actor. He appeared in over 65 silent era motion pictures... more »

William F. Albright

William F. Albright

William Foxwell Albright was an American archaeologist, biblical scholar, philologist, and... more »

William Gilbert

William Gilbert

William Gilbert, also known as Gilberd, was an English physician, physicist and natural... more »

Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona

Éric Daniel Pierre Cantona is a French actor and former international footballer for the French... more »

Sir Charles Langham, 13th Baronet

Sir Charles Langham, 13th Baronet

Sir Herbert Charles Arthur Langham, 13th Baronet was an English landowner, photographer,... more »

Driss Jettou

Driss Jettou

Driss Jettou was the Prime Minister of Morocco from 2002 to 2007. more »

George Grey Barnard

George Grey Barnard

George Grey Barnard, often written George Gray Barnard, was an American sculptor, "an excellent... more »

William Trubridge

William Trubridge

William Trubridge is a world champion and double world record holding freediver from New... more »

Zak DeOssie

Zak DeOssie

Zackary Robert "Zak" DeOssie is an American football linebacker and long snapper for the New... more »

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve, QC is a British Conservative politician, barrister, Queen's... more »

Nahid Persson Sarvestani

Nahid Persson Sarvestani

Nahid Persson Sarvestani is an award-winning Iranian-Swedish filmmaker and director. Her most... more »

Victor O. Frazer

Victor O. Frazer

Victor O. Frazer was a Delegate from the United States Virgin Islands to the United States House... more »

Arthur Berkut

Arthur Berkut

Artur Vyacheslavovich Mikheev, better known under his stage name Arthur Berkut, is a Russian... more »

Adrian Frutiger

Adrian Frutiger

Adrian Frutiger is a typeface designer who influenced the direction of digital typography in the... more »

Pontormo

Pontormo

Jacopo Carucci, usually known as Jacopo da Pontormo, Jacopo Pontormo or simply Pontormo, was an... more »

John Thwaites

John Thwaites

Sir John Thwaites was a British politician who was the first Chairman of the Metropolitan Board... more »

Bradley Efron

Bradley Efron

Bradley Efron is an American statistician best known for proposing the bootstrap resampling... more »

Shinichiro Watanabe

Shinichiro Watanabe

Shinichirō Watanabe is a Japanese anime filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for... more »

Sam Barkley

Sam Barkley

Samuel E. Barkley was an American Major League Baseball second baseman. Born in Wheeling, West... more »

Albert Richard Smith

Albert Richard Smith

Albert Richard Smith was an English author, entertainer, and mountaineer. more »

Ramón Osni Moreira Lage

Ramón Osni Moreira Lage

Ramón Osni Moreira Lage, or simply Ramón, is a Brazilian football attacking midfielder, who... more »

Nick van den Berg

Nick van den Berg

Nick van den Berg is a professional pool player. In 2005 he was runner-up to Wu Chia-ching in... more »

C. G. Finch-Davies

C. G. Finch-Davies

Claude Gibney Finch-Davies was a British soldier, ornithologist and painter who produced a... more »

Michail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov

Michail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov was a Soviet/Russian novelist and winner of the 1965 Nobel... more »

Arthur Wing Pinero

Arthur Wing Pinero

Sir Arthur Wing Pinero was an English actor and later an important dramatist and stage director. more »

Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp is a prominent African-American jazz saxophonist. Shepp is best known for his... more »

Arya Babbar

Arya Babbar

Aarya Babbar is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood and Punjabi films. more »

Masahide Kobayashi

Masahide Kobayashi

Masahide "Masa" Kobayashi is a former professional baseball pitcher who currently is the... more »

Juan Toja

Juan Toja

Juan Carlos Toja Vega is a Colombian footballer currently playing for New England Revolution of... more »

Adel Taarabt

Adel Taarabt

Adel Taarabt is a Moroccan footballer who plays for Milan on loan from Queens Park Rangers as an... more »

Jorge Castañeda

Jorge Castañeda

Jorge Germán Castañeda Gutman is a Mexican politician and academic who served as Secretary of... more »

Albert Peter Low

Albert Peter Low

Albert Peter Low was a Canadian geologist, explorer and athlete. His explorations of 1893–1895... more »

Krishna Mohan Banerjee

Krishna Mohan Banerjee

Krishna Mohan Banerjee was one of the 19th-century Indian thinkers who attempted to rethink... more »

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican-American operatic tenor from New York City. He became known... more »

Zaid Shakir

Zaid Shakir

Zaid Salim Shakir is an American Islamic scholar and writer who is a co-founder, and faculty... more »

Owen Benjamin

Owen Benjamin

Owen Benjamin started his comedy career in music. Growing up with an opera singer father,... more »

William Whewell

William Whewell

William Whewell FRS FGS was an English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher,... more »

Kristie Kenney

Kristie Kenney

Kristie Kenney is a Career Ambassador in the United States Foreign Service and the current... more »

Pierre Gaspard Chaumette

Pierre Gaspard Chaumette

Pierre Gaspard Chaumette was a French politician of the Revolutionary period. more »

Sid Couchey

Sid Couchey

Sid Couchey was an American comic book artist best known for his work on the Harvey Comics... more »

Terry Scott Taylor

Terry Scott Taylor

Terry Scott Taylor is an American songwriter, record producer, writer and founding member of the... more »

Marinos Satsias

Marinos Satsias

Marinos Satsias is a Cypriot professional footballer who plays for APOEL F.C. in the Cypriot... more »

Steven Norris

Steven Norris

Steven John Norris is a British Conservative politician. He was the official Conservative... more »

John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale

John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale

John Maitland, 1st Duke and 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, 3rd Lord Thirlestane KG PC, was a Scottish... more »

Bob Wicker

Bob Wicker

Robert Kitridge Wicker was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major... more »

Robert Cunninghame-Graham

Robert Cunninghame-Graham

Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham was a Scottish politician, writer, journalist and adventurer... more »

Lady Florence Dixie

Lady Florence Dixie

Lady Florence Caroline Dixie, before her marriage Lady Florence Douglas, was a British... more »

Jordan Spence

Jordan Spence

Jordan James Spence is an English footballer who is a free agent, having last played for West... more »

Rhinelander Waldo

Rhinelander Waldo

Rhinelander Waldo was appointed the seventh New York City Fire Commissioner by Mayor William Jay... more »

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