29 July: today's birthdays

  • Fernando Alonso - Spanish racing driver. He has been twice the World Champion in Formula 1
  • Alexis de Tocqueville - French philosopher, sociologist, historian, and politician. He wrote Democracy in America
  • George Dixon - Canadian boxer. He was the first black boxer to win a world championship
  • Henri Fayol - Turkish-born French engineer, first theorist of business administration
  • Alvin Ward Gouldner - American sociologist and political scientist. He wrote The Coming Crisis of Western Sociology 
  • Lukáš Jarolím - Czech soccer player
  • Eyvind Johnson - Swedish writer and translater, Nobel Prize in Literature in 1974
  • Georg Michael Kerschensteiner - German pedagogist and educator
  • Allison Mack - German-born American actress
  • Jim Marshall - English businessman, nicknamed The father of loud, a pioneer of the electric guitar. He founded the Marshall Amplification
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