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, 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 
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