23 November: today's birthdays

  • François-Noël Babeuf - French journalist and revolutionary, known as Gracchus Babeuf. He led the Conspiracy of the Equals during the French Revolution.
  • Vincent Cassel - French actor, born Vincent Crochon. He was married to Italian model and actress Monica Bellucci
  • Paul Celan (DE) - German-speaking Romanian poet and translator, born Paul Antschel
  • Paul Celan (RO) - German-speaking Romanian poet and translator, born Paul Antschel
  • Miley Cyrus - American actress, singer and singer-songwriter, born Destiny Hope Cyrus
  • Manuel de Falla - Spanish composer, born ​Manuel de Falla y Matheu. He is one of Spain's most important musicians
  • Shane Gould - Former Australian swimmer
  • Lucas Grabeel - American actor, singer, and dancer. Famous for his role as Ryan Evans in the High School Musical film series
  • William Kaelin Jr. - American doctor and professor of medicine at Harvard University specialized in the behaviour of cells in the absense of oxygen (Hypoxia). He is a 2019 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine alongside Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza.
  • Nicolás Maduro - Venezuelan politician, born Nicolás Maduro Moros, currently serving as the President of Venezuela 
  • Annet Malherbe - Dutch actress. She is married to Dutch film director and screenwriter Alex van Warmerdam
  • Krzysztof Penderecki - Polish composer and conductor. His music has been adapted for film soundtracks The Exorcist and Shining
  • Asafa Powell - Jamaican athlete
  • Nam Sung-yong - Former Korean athlete
  • James Toback - American screenwriter and film director 
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