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100 people born today: January 26

Maximilian Sforza

Maximilian Sforza

Maximilian Sforza was a Duke of Milan from the Sforza family, the son of Lodovico Sforza. He... more »

Joseph Görres

Joseph Görres

Johann Joseph von Görres was a German writer and journalist. more »

Katherine Ann Power

Katherine Ann Power

Katherine Ann Power is an American ex-convict and long-time fugitive, who along with her fellow... more »

Fara Williams

Fara Williams

Fara Tanya Franki Williams Merrett is an English football player. She is a central midfielder... more »

Maxim Shabalin

Maxim Shabalin

Maxim Andreyevich Shabalin is a Russian ice dancer. He and partner Oksana Domnina are the 2010... more »

Corazon Aquino

Corazon Aquino

María Corazón Sumulong "Cory" Cojuangco Aquino was a Filipina politician who served as the 11th... more »

Benjamin M. Palmer

Benjamin M. Palmer

Benjamin Morgan Palmer, an orator and Presbyterian theologian, was the first moderator of the... more »

Bernard Tschumi

Bernard Tschumi

Bernard Tschumi is an architect, writer, and educator, commonly associated with... more »

Eduard Shevardnadze

Eduard Shevardnadze

Eduard Shevardnadze is a former Soviet minister of foreign affairs, and later, Georgian... more »

Tomás Mac Giolla

Tomás Mac Giolla

Tomás Mac Giolla was an Irish politician. He was a Teachta Dála and a member of the Central... more »

Yasmien Kurdi

Yasmien Kurdi

Yasmien Yuson Kurdi, is a Filipino award-winning singer, songwriter and actress. She was one of... more »

Cali Lewis

Cali Lewis

Cali Lewis is an American podcaster and Internet personality best known for her podcasts... more »

Les Nunamaker

Les Nunamaker

Leslie Grant Nunamaker born in Malcolm, Nebraska, was a catcher for the Boston Red Sox, New York... more »

Kavita Krishnamurthy

Kavita Krishnamurthy

Kavita Subramaniam née Krishnamurthy is an Indian film playback singer. Trained in classical... more »

Giorgio Gaber

Giorgio Gaber

Giorgio Gaber, byname of Giorgio Gaberscik, was an Italian singer-songwriter, actor and... more »

Claiton Fontoura dos Santos

Claiton Fontoura dos Santos

Claiton Alberto Fontoura dos Santos or simply Claiton is a Brazilian midfielder. more »

John Davis

John Davis

John Davis was a lawyer, member of both the House of Representatives and the Senate of the... more »

Victoria Muniz

Victoria Muniz

Victoria Muniz is an American figure skater who currently skates internationally for Puerto... more »

Eduard Meyer

Eduard Meyer

Eduard Meyer was a German historian. more »

Jane S. Richardson

Jane S. Richardson

Jane Shelby Richardson is an American biophysicist who developed the Richardson diagram, or... more »

Tarleton Gillespie

Tarleton Gillespie

Tarleton Gillespie is a Professor in the Department of Communication at Cornell University and... more »

Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis

Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis

Stéphanie Félicité du Crest de Saint-Aubin, Comtesse de Genlis, known as Madame de Genlis, was a... more »

Andrew P. Harris

Andrew P. Harris

Andrew P. “Andy” Harris is an American politician and physician who has been the U.S... more »

Horace Speed

Horace Speed

Horace Speed was an Oklahoma pioneer and the first United States District Attorney for Oklahoma... more »

Daniel Casper von Lohenstein

Daniel Casper von Lohenstein

Daniel Caspar, also spelled Daniel Casper, and referred to from 1670 as Daniel Caspar von... more »

Brent Celek

Brent Celek

Brent Steven Celek is an American football tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National... more »

Willie Talau

Willie Talau

Viliamu Talau is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays for English club... more »

Thomas Apple

Thomas Apple

Thomas Apple is an American entrepreneur and inventor, best known for co-inventing the logo... more »

Jacob A. Garber

Jacob A. Garber

Jacob Aaron Garber was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. more »

Joi

Joi

Joi Elaine Gilliam, better known by her stage name Joi, is an American R&B/Rock singer,... more »

Igor Miladinović

Igor Miladinović

Igor Miladinović is a Serbian chess grandmaster. On the November 2011 FIDE list his Elo rating... more »

Giorgos Zampetas

Giorgos Zampetas

Giorgos Zampetas was a well-known bouzouki musician. His origins are from the island of Kythnos. more »

Kaloyan Karadzhinov

Kaloyan Karadzhinov

Kaloyan Karadzhinov is a Bulgarian footballer who currently is a free agent. more »

Aurora Jolie

Aurora Jolie

Аврора Джоли — порноактриса. more »

Jacob J. Pugsley

Jacob J. Pugsley

Jacob Joseph Pugsley was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Dutchess County, New York,... more »

Roy Geiger

Roy Geiger

General Roy Stanley Geiger was a United States Marine Corps General who, during World War II,... more »

Lorne Babiuk

Lorne Babiuk

Lorne Allan Babiuk, OC SOM FRSC is a Canadian scientist specializing in immunology,... more »

Etta James

Etta James

Etta James was an American singer. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues,... more »

Filmon Ghirmai

Filmon Ghirmai

Firmon Ghirmai is a German runner who specialized in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He came to... more »

Juraj Jánošík

Juraj Jánošík

Juraj Jánošík was a famous Slovak highwayman. Jánošík has been the main character of many Slovak... more »

William Henry Sykes

William Henry Sykes

Colonel William Henry Sykes, FRS was an Indian Army officer, politician, Indologist and... more »

Gerd-Liv Valla

Gerd-Liv Valla

Gerd-Liv Valla was the leader of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions. She took over in... more »

Adriaan Kortlandt

Adriaan Kortlandt

Prof. Dr. Adriaan Kortlandt was a Dutch ethologist. He was famous for his work on displacement... more »

Emily Haines

Emily Haines

Emily Haines is a Canadian indie rock singer-songwriter. She is the lead singer, keyboardist and... more »

Govert Flinck

Govert Flinck

Govert Teuniszoon Flinck was a Dutch painter of the Dutch Golden Age. more »

Delbert Baker

Delbert Baker

Delbert W. Baker is a Seventh-day Adventist minister, author, educator, and administrator. He is... more »

Martin Laciga

Martin Laciga

Martin Laciga is a retired beach volleyball player from Switzerland, who won the silver medal in... more »

Rupam Islam

Rupam Islam

Rupam Islam is a playback singer, song writer, composer and the lead singer of the band Fossils... more »

J. Joseph Smith

J. Joseph Smith

John Joseph Smith was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut. Born in Waterbury, Connecticut,... more »

Kurt Harland

Kurt Harland

Kurt Harland is a singer, composer, and video game developer/audio engineer. He is best known as... more »

Bianca Castanho

Bianca Castanho

Bianca Castanho Pereira is a Brazilian actress. more »

Herbert Eulenberg

Herbert Eulenberg

Herbert Eulenberg, 1876-1949, was a German poet and author born in Cologne-Mülheim, Germany. He... more »

Stefan Kießling

Stefan Kießling

Stefan Kießling is a German footballer who plays as a striker for Bayer Leverkusen. He has also... more »

Leiji Matsumoto

Leiji Matsumoto

Leiji Matsumoto is a well-known creator of several anime and manga series. His wife Miyako Maki... more »

Daniel Maclise

Daniel Maclise

Daniel Maclise was an Irish history, literary and portrait painter, and illustrator, who worked... more »

Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi

Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi

Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi was an influential German philosopher, literary figure, socialite, and... more »

Paul Cremona

Paul Cremona

Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. is the 11th Archbishop of Malta and a Dominican friar. In Maltese,... more »

Juan Pablo Bennett

Juan Pablo Bennett

Division General Juan Pablo Bennett Argandoña was a Chilean military officer and member of the... more »

Ryszard Wieczorek

Ryszard Wieczorek

Ryszard Wieczorek is the manager of the Polish football team Energetyk ROW Rybnik. He graduated... more »

Ernie Harwell

Ernie Harwell

William Earnest "Ernie" Harwell was an American sportscaster, known for his long career calling... more »

Paul Hofhaimer

Paul Hofhaimer

Paul Hofhaimer was an Austrian organist and composer. He was particularly gifted at... more »

Marc Donato

Marc Donato

Marc Donato is a Canadian actor. more »

Andre Smith

Andre Smith

Andre Dewayne Smith, Jr. is an American football offensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals of... more »

Svein Gjedrem

Svein Gjedrem

Svein Ingvar Gjedrem is a Norwegian economist and former Governor of the Central Bank of... more »

Magnus Olsson

Magnus Olsson

Magnus Olsson is a Swedish Bandy player who currently plays for Edsbyns IF as a midfielder... more »

Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner is a Canadian actress and social activist who works in movies and television... more »

John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot "Jacky" Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, GCB OM GCVO was a British... more »

Andy Pratt

Andy Pratt

Andy Pratt is an American rock music singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. In the 1970s,... more »

Simon Fraser Tolmie

Simon Fraser Tolmie

Simon Fraser Tolmie, PC was a veterinarian, farmer, politician, and the 21st Premier of the... more »

Ondřej Hotárek

Ondřej Hotárek

Ondřej Hotárek is a Czech-Italian pair skater who competes for Italy. With partner Stefania... more »

Stephen Morgan

Stephen Morgan

Stephen Morgan was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Jackson County, Ohio, Morgan... more »

George Cabell

George Cabell

George Craighead Cabell was a nineteenth-century congressman, lawyer and editor from Virginia. more »

Jânio Quadros

Jânio Quadros

Jânio da Silva Quadros was a Brazilian politician who served as President of Brazil for only 7... more »

Hevad Khan

Hevad Khan

Hevad Khan is a professional poker player, best known for making the final table at the 2007... more »

Edmund Sylvers

Edmund Sylvers

Edmund Theodore Sylvers was the lead singer of the 1970s family disco/soul music group The... more »

Christian Ingebrigtsen

Christian Ingebrigtsen

Christian Ingebrigtsen is a Norwegian singer-songwriter and musician. He is a member of the... more »

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire KG, PC was an English soldier and Whig politician who... more »

Hakushū Kitahara

Hakushū Kitahara

Hakushū Kitahara is the pen-name of Kitahara Ryūkichi, a Japanese tanka poet active during the... more »

Witold Lutosławski

Witold Lutosławski

Witold Roman Lutosławski was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor. He was one of the major... more »

James Ebenezer Bicheno

James Ebenezer Bicheno

James Ebenezer Bicheno was a British author and colonial official. Bicheno was the son of the... more »

Toše Proeski

Toše Proeski

Todor "Toše" Proeski was a Macedonian multi-genre singer, songwriter and actor. He was popular... more »

Gary Nixon

Gary Nixon

Gary Nixon was an American professional motorcycle racer who most notably won the A.M.A. Grand... more »

Henri de Brouckère

Henri de Brouckère

Jonkheer Henri Ghislain Joseph Marie Hyacinthe de Brouckère was a Belgian nobleman and liberal... more »

Joan Jeanrenaud

Joan Jeanrenaud

Joan Jeanrenaud was a member of the musical group, Kronos Quartet. more »

Benny Golson

Benny Golson

Benny Golson is an American bebop/hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger. more »

Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell

Peter Gary Tatchell is an Australian-born British political campaigner best known for his work... more »

Charles François Dumouriez

Charles François Dumouriez

Charles-François du Périer Dumouriez was a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars... more »

Aya Kamikawa

Aya Kamikawa

Aya Kamikawa is a Tokyo municipal official, the first transgender person to seek or win elected... more »

Phil Harding

Phil Harding

Philip 'Phil' Harding, FSA is a British field archaeologist. He has become a familiar face on... more »

William McDougall

William McDougall

Sir William McDougall PC CB was a Canadian lawyer, politician and one of the Fathers of... more »

Pompeo Batoni

Pompeo Batoni

Pompeo Girolamo Batoni was an Italian painter whose style incorporated elements of the French... more »

John Philip, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg

John Philip, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg

John Philip, was a duke of Saxe-Altenburg. He was the eldest surviving son of Frederick William... more »

Otto Scholderer

Otto Scholderer

Otto Scholderer was a German painter. more »

Katō Takaaki

Katō Takaaki

Count Katō Takaaki was a Japanese politician and the 24th Prime Minister of Japan from 11 June... more »

Charles Allston Collins

Charles Allston Collins

Charles Allston Collins was a British painter, writer and illustrator associated with the... more »

Conrad Burns

Conrad Burns

Conrad Ray Burns is a lobbyist and former United States Senator from Montana. He is only the... more »

Olivier Assayas

Olivier Assayas

Olivier Assayas is a French film director, screenwriter and film critic. more »

Humphrey T. Walwyn

Humphrey T. Walwyn

Vice-Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn, KCSI KCMG CB DSO was an officer of the British Royal... more »

Carolina Ferraz

Carolina Ferraz

Maria Carolina Álvares Ferraz, or simply Carolina Ferraz, is a Brazilian dancer, actress, TV... more »

Robert George Wardlaw Ramsay

Robert George Wardlaw Ramsay

Colonel Robert George Wardlaw Ramsay FLS, FZS was an army officer and naturalist. His father was... more »