Famous People Born Today, Today's Famous Birthdays

Here is a list who born on date 5 February today. Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day. Today's famous birthdays list for February 5

Who Born Today, Famous Birthdays on February 5

Date Name
976 Sanjō, emperor of Japan (d. 1017)
1321 John II, marquess of Montferrat (d. 1372)
1438 Philip II, duke of Savoy (d. 1497)
1505 Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss statesman and historian (d. 1572)
1519 René of Châlon, prince of Orange (d. 1544)
1525 Juraj Drašković, Croatian Catholic cardinal (d. 1587)
1533 Andreas Dudith, Croatian-Hungarian nobleman and diplomat (d. 1589)
1589 Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet and educator (d. 1669)
1594 Biagio Marini, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1663)
1608 Gaspar Schott, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1666)
1626 Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)
1650 Anne Jules de Noailles, French general (d. 1708)
1703 Gilbert Tennent, Irish-American minister (d. 1764)
1723 John Witherspoon, Scottish-American minister and academic (d. 1794)
1725 James Otis, Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1783)
1748 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer and conductor (d. 1798)
1788 Robert Peel, English lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1850)
1795 Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist, geologist, and physicist (d. 1871)
1804 Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finnish poet and hymn-writer (d. 1877)
1808 Carl Spitzweg, German painter and poet (d. 1885)
1810 Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist and composer (d. 1880)
1827 Peter Lalor, Irish-Australian activist and politician (d. 1889)
1837 Dwight L. Moody, American evangelist and publisher, founded Moody Church, Moody Bible Institute, and Moody Publishers (d. 1899)
1840 John Boyd Dunlop, Scottish businessman, co-founded Dunlop Rubber (d. 1921)
1840 Hiram Maxim, American engineer, invented the Maxim gun (d. 1916)
1847 Eduard Magnus Jakobson, Estonian missionary and engraver (d. 1903)
1848 Joris-Karl Huysmans, French author and critic (d. 1907)
1848 Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean lieutenant (d. 1882)
1852 Terauchi Masatake, Japanese field marshal and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1919)
1866 Domhnall Ua Buachalla, Irish politician, 3rd and last Governor-General of the Irish Free State (d. 1963)
1870 Charles Edmund Brock, British painter and book illustrator (d. 1938)
1876 Ernie McLea, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1931)
1878 André Citroën, French engineer and businessman, founded Citroën (d. 1935)
1880 Gabriel Voisin, French pilot and engineer (d. 1973)
1889 Patsy Hendren, English cricketer and footballer (d. 1962)
1889 Ernest Tyldesley, English cricketer (d. 1962)
1889 Recep Peker, Turkish officer and politician (d. 1950)
1891 Renato Petronio, Italian rower (d. 1976)
1892 Elizabeth Ryan, American tennis player (d. 1979)
1897 Dirk Stikker, Dutch businessman and politician, 3rd Secretary General of NATO (d. 1979)
1900 Adlai Stevenson II, American soldier, politician, and diplomat, 5th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 1965)
1903 Koto Matsudaira, Japanese diplomat, ambassador to the United Nations (d. 1994)
1903 Joan Whitney Payson, American businesswoman and philanthropist (d. 1975)
1906 John Carradine, American actor (d. 1988)
1907 Birgit Dalland, Norwegian politician (d. 2007)
1907 Pierre Pflimlin, French politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 2000)
1908 Marie Baron, Dutch swimmer and diver (d. 1948)
1908 Peg Entwistle, Welsh-American actress (d. 1932)
1908 Eugen Weidmann, German criminal (d. 1939)
1909 Grażyna Bacewicz, Polish violinist and composer (d. 1969)
1910 Charles Philippe Leblond, French-Canadian biologist and academic (d. 2007)
1910 Francisco Varallo, Argentinian footballer (d. 2010)
1911 Jussi Björling, Swedish tenor (d. 1960)
1914 William S. Burroughs, American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 1997)
1914 Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, English physiologist, biophysicist, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
1915 Robert Hofstadter, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1990)
1917 Edward J. Mortola, American academic and president of Pace University (d. 2002)
1917 Isuzu Yamada, Japanese actress (d. 2012)
1919 Red Buttons, American actor (d. 2006)
1919 Tim Holt, American actor (d. 1973)
1919 Andreas Papandreou, Greek economist and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1996)
1921 Ken Adam, German-born English production designer and art director (d. 2016)
1923 Claude King, American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013)
1923 James E. Bowman, American physician and academic (d. 2011)
1924 Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal (d. 2014)
1927 Robert Allen, American pianist and composer (d. 2000)
1927 Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zanten, Dutch captain and pilot (d. 1977)
1928 Tage Danielsson, Swedish author, actor, and director (d. 1985)
1928 Andrew Greeley, American priest, sociologist, and author (d. 2013)
1928 P. J. Vatikiotis, Israeli-American historian and political scientist (d. 1997)
1929 Hal Blaine, American session drummer (d. 2019)
1929 Luc Ferrari, French pianist and composer (d. 2005)
1929 Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician, 19th Chancellor of Austria (d. 2008)
1932 Cesare Maldini, Italian footballer and manager (d. 2016)
1933 Jörn Donner, Finnish director and screenwriter (d. 2020)
1933 B. S. Johnson, English author, poet, and critic (d. 1973)
1934 Hank Aaron, American baseball player (d. 2021)
1934 Don Cherry, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and sportscaster
1935 Alex Harvey, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1982)
1935 Johannes Geldenhuys, South African military commander (d. 2018)
1936 K. S. Nissar Ahmed, Indian poet and academic (d. 2020)
1937 Stuart Damon, American actor and singer (d. 2021)
1937 Larry Hillman, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2022)
1937 Gaston Roelants, Belgian runner
1937 Alar Toomre, Estonian-American astronomer and mathematician
1937 Wang Xuan, Chinese computer scientist and academic (d. 2006)
1938 Rafael Nieto Navia, Colombian lawyer, jurist, and diplomat
1939 Brian Luckhurst, English cricketer (d. 2005)
1940 H. R. Giger, Swiss painter, sculptor, and set designer (d. 2014)
1940 Luke Graham, American wrestler (d. 2006)
1941 Stephen J. Cannell, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2010)
1941 Henson Cargill, American country music singer (d. 2007)
1941 David Selby, American actor and playwright
1941 Barrett Strong, American soul singer-songwriter and pianist
1941 Kaspar Villiger, Swiss engineer and politician, 85th President of the Swiss Confederation
1941 Cory Wells, American pop-rock singer (d. 2015)
1942 Roger Staubach, American football player, sportscaster, and businessman
1943 Nolan Bushnell, American engineer and businessman, founded Atari, Inc.
1943 Michael Mann, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1943 Craig Morton, American football player and sportscaster
1943 Dušan Uhrin, Czech and Slovak footballer and manager
1944 J. R. Cobb, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2019)
1944 Henfil, Brazilian journalist, author, and illustrator (d. 1988)
1944 Al Kooper, American singer-songwriter and producer
1944 Tamanoumi Masahiro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 51st Yokozuna (d. 1971)
1945 Douglas Hogg, English lawyer and politician, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
1946 Amnon Dankner, Israeli journalist and author (d. 2013)
1946 Charlotte Rampling, English actress
1947 Mary L. Cleave, American engineer and astronaut
1947 Clemente Mastella, Italian politician, Italian Minister of Justice
1947 Darrell Waltrip, American race car driver and sportscaster
1948 Sven-Göran Eriksson, Swedish footballer and manager
1948 Christopher Guest, American actor and director
1948 Barbara Hershey, American actress
1948 Errol Morris, American director and producer
1948 Tom Wilkinson, English actor
1949 Kurt Beck, German politician
1949 Yvon Vallières, Canadian educator and politician
1950 Jonathan Freeman, American actor and singer
1950 Rafael Puente, Mexican footballer
1951 Nikolay Merkushkin, Mordovian engineer and politician, 1st Head of the Republic of Mordovia
1952 Daniel Balavoine, French singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1986)
1952 Vladimir Moskovkin, Ukrainian-Russian geographer, economist, and academic
1953 Freddie Aguilar, Filipino singer-songwriter and guitarist
1953 John Beilein, American basketball player and coach
1953 Gustavo Benítez, Paraguayan footballer and manager
1954 Cliff Martinez, American drummer and songwriter
1954 Frank Walker, Australian journalist and author
1955 Mike Heath, American baseball player and manager
1956 Vinnie Colaiuta, American drummer
1956 Héctor Rebaque, Mexican race car driver
1956 David Wiesner, American author and illustrator
1956 Mao Daichi, Japanese actress
1957 Jüri Tamm, Estonian hammer thrower and politician (d. 2021)
1959 Jennifer Granholm, Canadian-American lawyer and politician, 47th Governor of Michigan
1960 Aris Christofellis, Greek soprano and musicologist
1960 Bonnie Crombie, Canadian businesswoman and politician, 6th Mayor of Mississauga
1960 Micky Hazard, English footballer
1961 Savvas Kofidis, Greek footballer and manager
1961 Tim Meadows, American actor and screenwriter
1962 Jennifer Jason Leigh, American actress, screenwriter, producer and director
1963 Steven Shainberg, American film director and producer
1964 Laura Linney, American actress
1964 Ha Seung-moo, Korean poet, pastor, historical theologian
1964 Duff McKagan, American singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
1965 Tarik Benhabiles, Algerian-French tennis player and coach
1965 Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer and manager
1965 Keith Moseley, American bass player and songwriter
1965 Quique Sánchez Flores, Spanish footballer and manager
1966 José María Olazábal, Spanish golfer
1966 Rok Petrovič, Slovenian skier (d. 1993)
1967 Chris Parnell, American actor and comedian
1968 Roberto Alomar, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach
1968 Marcus Grönholm, Finnish race car driver
1969 Bobby Brown, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor
1969 Michael Sheen, Welsh actor and director
1969 Derek Stephen Prince, American voice actor
1970 Jean-Marc Jaumin, Belgian basketball player and coach
1970 Darren Lehmann, Australian cricketer and coach
1970 Jeremy Rockliff, Australian politician, 47th Premier of Tasmania
1971 Michel Breistroff, French ice hockey player (d. 1996)
1971 Sara Evans, American country singer
1972 Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
1972 Brad Fittler, Australian rugby league player, coach, and sportscaster
1973 Richard Matvichuk, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1973 Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dutch singer-songwriter
1973 Luke Ricketson, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
1974 Michael Maguire, Australian rugby league player and coach
1975 Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Dutch footballer and manager
1976 John Aloisi, Australian footballer and manager
1976 Abhishek Bachchan, Indian actor
1977 Ben Ainslie, English sailor
1977 Adam Dykes, Australian rugby league player
1977 Adam Everett, American baseball player and coach
1978 Brian Russell, American football player
1978 Samuel Sánchez, Spanish cyclist
1979 Nate Holzapfel, American entrepreneur and television personality
1980 Brad Fitzpatrick, American programmer, created LiveJournal
1980 Jo Swinson, Scottish politician
1981 Mia Hansen-Løve, French director and screenwriter
1981 Loukas Vyntra, Czech-Greek footballer
1982 Laura del Río, Spanish footballer
1982 Kevin Everett, American football player
1982 Tomáš Kopecký, Slovak ice hockey player
1982 Rodrigo Palacio, Argentinian footballer
1983 Anja Hammerseng-Edin, Norwegian handball player
1984 Carlos Tevez, Argentinian footballer
1985 Lloyd Johansson, Australian rugby player
1985 Laurence Maroney, American football player
1985 Paul Vandervort, American actor, film producer, and former model
1985 Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese footballer
1986 Vedran Ćorluka, Croatian footballer, centre back
1986 Kevin Gates, American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur[27][28]
1986 Sekope Kepu, Australian rugby player
1986 Billy Sharp, English footballer
1986 Reed Sorenson, American race car driver
1986 Carlos Villanueva, Chilean footballer
1987 Darren Criss, American actor, singer, and entrepreneur
1987 Curtis Jerrells, American basketball player
1987 Alex Kuznetsov, Ukrainian-American tennis player
1987 Linus Omark, Swedish ice hockey player
1987 Donald Sanford, American-Israeli sprinter
1988 Karin Ontiveros, Mexican model
1989 Marina Melnikova, Russian tennis player
1990 Dmitry Andreikin, Russian chess player
1990 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Indian cricketer
1990 Jordan Rhodes, Scottish footballer
1991 Nabil Bahoui, Swedish footballer
1991 Gerald Tusha, Albanian footballer
1992 Stefan de Vrij, Dutch footballer
1992 Neymar, Brazilian footballer
1993 Leilani Latu, Australian rugby league player
1993 Ty Rattie, Canadian ice hockey player
1995 Adnan Januzaj, Belgian-Albanian footballer
1996 Stina Blackstenius, Swedish footballer
1997 Patrick Roberts, English footballer
2016 Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, Bhutanese prince

Famous People Born On February 5