13 July: today's birthdays
- Albert Ayler - American musician, singer and composer
- Diana Bacosi - Italian shooter. She won a gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics
- Catherine Breillat - French film director, screenwriter and author. She directed the film A Real Young Girl (Une vraie jeune fille)
- Patrice de Mac-Mahon - French politician
- Harrison Ford - American actor. He starred in the Star Wars trilogy, Indiana Jones saga and Blade Runner
- La Goulue - Stage name of French cancan dancer Louise Weber
- Madeleine Leininger - American nurse and anthropologist
- Ma Ying-jeou - Taiwanese lawyer and politician, born in Hong Kong. He is the current President of the Republic of China, a country best known as Taiwan, where the official language is Chinese.
Taiwan was once called Formosa, from Portuguese ilha formosa, which means beautiful island.
Ma Ying-jeou was elected to a second term in 2012: he is the 12th and 13th President of the Republic of China
- Ernõ Rubik - Hungarian architect, designer and inventor. He invented the famous Rubik's Cube
- Wole Soyinka - Nigerian writer, poet and playwright of Yorubo decent. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986
- Simone Veil - French lawyer and politician of Jewish descent, born Simone Jacob. She survived from the Auschwitz concentration camp