30 April: today's birthdays

  • Akon - Senegalese-born American singer and songwriter
  • Jacques Audiard -  French film director and screenwriter. He directed A Prophet, Rust and Bone and Dheepan 
  • Eugen Bleuler - Swiss psychiatrist
  • Jaume Cabré - Catalan philologist, novelist and screenwriter
  • Jane Campion - New Zealand film director and screenwriter. She won an Oscar for Writing Original Screenplay 
  • Kirsten Dunst - American actress, singer and model
  • Gal Gadot - Israeli actress and model, born Gal Gadot Varsano
  • Johnny Galecki - American actor born in Belgium of Irish, Italian, and Polish descent. He is best known for his role as David Healy in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss - German mathematician and physicist, one of the most influential since antiquity
  • Pierre-Felix Guattari - French philosopher and psychoanalyst
  • Sam Heughan - Scottish actor. He is best known for his role as Jamie Fraser in TV series Outlander
  • James Hewitt - Former lover of Lady Diana Spencer
  • Nicolas Hulot - French journalist, environmental activist, and politician
  • Ferenc Lehár - Austro-Hungarian composer, also known as Franz Lehár
  • Don Schollander - American former swimmer
  • Antonio Tejero - Spanish politician
  • ​Marc-André ter Stegen - German professional footballer 
  • Elio Toaff - Italian rabbi
  • Joachim von Ribbentrop - German politician during Nazi Germany
  • Lars von Trier - Danish film director. He directed Dogville, Melancholia, and Nymphomaniac 
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