Birthdays of Personalities on January 25

1037 :Su Tung-p'o, [J Sotoba], China, layman/poet/administrator [or Dec 19]
1477 :Anna de Bretagne, wife of Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII
1509 :Giovanni Morone, Italian theologist/diplomat/cardinal/"heretic"
1540 :Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)
1615 :Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob)
1626 :John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter
1634 :Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/pension advisor of Holland (1672-88)
1693 :Anna Ivanova Romanova, daughter of Ivan V/empress of Russia (1730-40)
1708 :Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter
1736 :Joseph-Louis, comte de Lagrange, Turin, French mathematician
1741 :Benedict Arnold, general/traitor (US revolution)
1759 :Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)
1766 :Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king Willem I
1770 :Francis Burdett, British politician
1777 :Elias Canneman, Dutch liberal minister of Finance (1813-14)
1796 :William McGillivray, Old Aberdeen, naturalist
1806 :Daniel Maclise, Irish painter
1814 :Francis Harrison Pierpont, governor (Union), died in 1899
1826 :Rembt T H P L A van Boneval Faure, Dutch MP
1839 :Seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917
1841 :John Arbuthnot Fisher, Ceylon, 1st Baron Fisher/admiral of the fleet
1851 :Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar)
1860 :Charles Curtis, (R) 31st US VP (1929-33)
1866 :Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party
1874 :Hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop
1874 :[William] Somerset Maugham, Paris, novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage)
1891 :William C Bullitt, 1st US ambassador to USSR
1896 :John Moores, British gambling magnate/multi-millionaire
1898 :Joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding)
1899 :Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
1901 :Eric Brown, architect
1902 :Gerard P M Knuvelder, Dutch literature historian (Vocation, Kitty)
1904 :Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
1908 :Lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)
1910 :Harold Watkinson, politician/businessman
1912 :Lucius E Burch Jr, US lawyer/civil rights leader
1915 :Michael Duane, educationalist
1919 :Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)
1927 :Seung Sahn, zen teacher (Korean line)
1928 :Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet Georgia, foreign minister of USSR (-91)
1931 :Stikkan, Stig Anderson, music entrepreneur
1933 :Coraz?n Aquino, president of Philippines (1986-92)
1936 :Dan Schaefer, (Rep-R-CO, 1983- )
1938 :Betico Croes, Arubian politician (Status Aparte)
1938 :Etta James, [Jamesette Hawkins], US singer (Roll With Me Henry)
1941 :Elzie "Buddy" Baker, race-car driver
1946 :Josephine M Verspaget, sociologist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
1954 :Condredge Holloway, Alabama, CFL quarterback (Ottawa, Toronto)
1954 :Richard Finch, rock bassist (KC & Sunshine-That's the Way I Like It)
1955 :Joe Strummer, vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Rock the Casbah) [or 8/21/53]
1956 :Andy Cox, rock guitarist (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
1957 :Martha Elizabeth Thomsen, Moses Lake Wash, playmate (May, 1980)
1958 :Gary Brian Tibbs, London, rock bassist (Adam & The Ants, Roxy Music)
1958 :Harti Weirather, Austrian alpine skier
1962 :Chris Chelios, Chicago, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team USA)
1963 :Suzanne Klemann, Dutch singer (Lo?s Lane-I Wanna Be)
1964 :Bob Sweeney, Concord, NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames)
1965 :Brian Holman, Winfield Ks, pitcher (Cin Reds, Seattle Mariners)
1965 :Esa Tikkanen, Helsinki FI, NHL left wing (Panthers, Canucks, Oly-B-98)
1966 :Paul Ranheim, St Louis, NHL left wing (Hartford Whalers)
1966 :Pavel Torgajev, Nizhnij Novgorod, NHL left wing (Calgary Flames)
1966 :Richie Lewis, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1967 :Mario Brunetta, hockey goaltender (Team Italy 1998)
1967 :Randy Mckay, Montreal, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
1968 :Roosevelt Collins, WLAF DL (Amsterdam Admirals)
1969 :Jesse Harte, Rome Ga, heavy metal vocalist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
1969 :Penny Moore, WNBA guard/forward (Charlotte Sting)
1970 :Milt Stegall, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1970 :Pau Coll, WLAF kicker/safety (Barcelona Dragons)
1970 :Scott Hendrickson, CFL guard (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1971 :Herman Smith, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs)
1971 :Kerry Taylor, US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1971 :Kevin Williams, receiver/kick returner (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys)
1971 :Konstantin Matoussevich, Israel, Men's high jump (Oly-7th-1996)
1971 :Tommie Jones, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
1973 :Anthony Harris, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1973 :Elvis Presley Jr, alleged son of Elvis Presley
1973 :Marco Battaglia, tight end (Cincinnati Bengals)
1973 :Terrell Wade, Rembert SC, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1974 :Adam Meadows, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)



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