Famous people born on July 5?

  • 1029 - Ma'ad al-Mustansir Billah, Caliph (d. 1094)
  • 1321 - Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of Scotland (d. 1362)
  • 1547 - Garzia de' Medici, Prince of Tuscany (d. 1562)
  • 1549 - Francesco Maria Del Monte, Italian diplomat (d. 1627)
  • 1586 - Thomas Hooker, Connecticut colonist (d. 1647)
  • 1653 - Thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (d. 1726)
  • 1670 - Dorothea Sophie of the Palatinate, Duchess of Parma (d. 1748)
  • 1675 - Mary Walcott, American accuser at the Salem witch trials
  • 1717 - Pedro III of Portugal, consort of Maria I of Portugal (d. 1786)
  • 1718 - Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, Viceroy of Ireland (d. 1794)
  • 1745 - Carl Arnold Kortum, German physician (d. 1824)
  • 1755 - Sarah Siddons, British actress (d. 1831)
  • 1780 - François Carlo Antommarchi, French physician (d. 1838)
  • 1793 - Pavel Pestel, Russian revolutionary (d. 1826)
  • 1794 - Sylvester Graham, American nutritionist (d. 1851)
  • 1801 - David Farragut, American naval commander (d. 1870)
  • 1802 - Pavel Nakhimov, Russian admiral (d. 1855)
  • 1805 - Robert Fitz Roy, British naval officer and scientist (d. 1865)
  • 1805 - Jérôme Napoleon Bonaparte, French prince (d. 1870)
  • 1810 - P.T. Barnum, American circus owner (d. 1891)
  • 1820 - William John Macquorn Rankine, Scottish engineer and physicist (d. 1872)
  • 1829 - Ignacio Mariscal, Writer and Mexican diplomat (d. 1910)
  • 1841 - William C. Whitney, American financier (d. 1904)
  • 1853 - Cecil Rhodes, British founder of Rhodesia (d. 1902)
  • 1857 - Clara Zetkin, German socialist (d. 1933)
  • 1860 - Robert Bacon, American politician (d. 1919)
  • 1872 - Edouard Herriot, French politician (d. 1957)
  • 1874 - Eugen Fischer, German physician (d. 1967)
  • 1879 - Wanda Landowska, Polish harpsichordist (d. 1959)
  • 1879 - Dwight F. Davis, American tennis player and politician (d. 1945)
  • 1880 - Jan Kubelík, Czech violinist (d. 1940)
  • 1882 - Inayat Khan, Indian sufi (d. 1927)
  • 1885 - Blas Infante, Spanish politician (d. 1936)
  • 1885 - André Lhote, French painter (d. 1962)
  • 1886 - Willem Drees, Dutch Politician, Prime Minister and Centenarian (d. 1988)
  • 1888 - Herbert Spencer Gasser, American physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1963)
  • 1889 - Jean Cocteau, French writer (d. 1963)
  • 1890 - Frederick Lewis Allen, American social historian (d. 1954)
  • 1891 - John Howard Northrop, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1987)
  • 1891 - Tin Ujević, Croatian poet (d. 1955)
  • 1895 - Gordon Jacob, English composer (d. 1984)
  • 1899 - Marcel Achard, French playwright, screenwriter and author (d. 1974)
  • 1900 - Yoshimaro Yamashina, Japanese ornithologist (d. 1989)
  • 1901 - Sergey Obraztsov, Soviet puppet master (d. 1992)
  • 1902 - Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., American diplomat (d. 1985)
  • 1904 - Harold Acton, American writer and dilettante (d. 1994)
  • 1904 - Ernst Mayr, American biologist (d. 2005)
  • 1904 - Milburn Stone, American actor (d. 1980)
  • 1905 - Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher (d. 1990)
  • 1910 - Georges Vedel, French public law professor (d. 2002)
  • 1910 - Robert K. Merton, American sociologist (d. 2003)
  • 1911 - Georges Pompidou, French politician (d. 1974)
  • 1912 - Mack David, American lyricist
  • 1913 - Smiley Lewis, American musician (d. 1966)
  • 1914 - Gerda Gilboe, Danish actress (d. 2009)
  • 1915 - John Woodruff, American athlete (d. 2007)
  • 1918 - George Rochberg, American composer (d. 2005)
  • 1918 - René Lecavalier, French Canadian radio host and television sportscaster (d. 1999)
  • 1920 - Mary Louise Hancock, American politician and activist
  • 1924 - Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (d. 2001)
  • 1924 - János Starker, Hungarian cellist
  • 1928 - Warren Oates, American actor (d. 1982)
  • 1928 - Pierre Mauroy, French politician
  • 1928 - Katherine Helmond, American actress
  • 1931 - Ismail Mahomed, South African and Namibian Chief Justice (d. 2000)
  • 1932 - Billy Laughlin, American actor (d. 1948)
  • 1932 - Gyula Horn, former Hungarian prime minister
  • 1935 - John Gilmore, American true crime author
  • 1936 - Shirley Knight, American actress
  • 1936 - James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1938 - Ronnie Self, American rock singer and songwriter (d. 1981)
  • 1939 - Booker Edgerson, American football player
  • 1940 - Chuck Close, American painter and photographer
  • 1942 - Johannes Löhr, German footballer and trainer
  • 1943 - Curt Blefary, American baseball player (d. 2001)
  • 1943 - Robbie Robertson, Canadian guitarist (The Band).
  • 1945 - Humberto Benítez Treviño, Mexican Politician and Attorney General of México.
  • 1946 - Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician
  • 1946 - Paul Smith, British fashion designer
  • 1946 - Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete
  • 1948 - William Hootkins, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1950 - Huey Lewis, American musician (Huey Lewis and the News)
  • 1950 - Michael Monarch, American guitarist (Steppenwolf)
  • 1951 - Goose Gossage, American baseball player
  • 1951 - Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer
  • 1954 - Leni Björklund, Swedish politician
  • 1954 - John Wright, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1954 - Jimmy Crespo, American guitarist (Aerosmith)
  • 1955 - Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player
  • 1956 - Patsy Pease, American actress
  • 1956 - James Lofton, American football player and coach
  • 1957 - David Hanson, politician
  • 1957 - David Pinkney , British Touring Car Racer
  • 1957 - Doug Wilson, Canadian hockey player
  • 1958 - Paul Daniel, British opera and symphony conductor
  • 1958 - Bill Watterson, American cartoonist
  • 1959 - Marc Cohn, American singer and songwriter
  • 1960 - Pruitt Taylor Vince, American actor
  • 1960 - James M. Kelly, American politician
  • 1960 - Brad Loree, Canadian actor and stunt performer
  • 1961 - Isabelle Poulenard, French soprano
  • 1961 - Patrizia Scianca, Italian voice actress
  • 1963 - Edie Falco, American actress
  • 1963 - Russ Lorenson, American singer and actor
  • 1965 - Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
  • 1966 - Kathryn Erbe, American actress
  • 1966 - Susannah Doyle, British actress
  • 1966 - Gianfranco Zola, Italian footballer
  • 1967 - Silvia Ziche, Italian comics artist
  • 1968 - Ken Akamatsu, Mangaka
  • 1968 - Kenji Ito, Japanese composer
  • 1968 - John Ruskin a.k.a. Nardwuar the Human Serviette, Canadian journalist
  • 1968 - Alex Zülle, Swiss cyclist
  • 1969 - John LeClair, American hockey player
  • 1969 - RZA, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan)
  • 1969 - Jenji Kohan, American television writer and producer
  • 1970 - Mac Dre, American rapper (d. 2004)
  • 1971 - Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer
  • 1972 - Robert Esmie, Canadaian athlete
  • 1972 - Letha Weapons, adult film actress
  • 1973 - Marcus Allbäck, Swedish footballer
  • 1973 - Bengt Lagerberg, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
  • 1973 - Róisín Murphy, Irish musician
  • 1973 - René Spies, German bobsledder
  • 1974 - Márcio Amoroso, Brazilian footballer
  • 1975 - Hernán Crespo, Argentinian footballer
  • 1975 - Gunnar H. Thomsen, Faroese musician (Týr)
  • 1975 - Kip Gamblin, Australian dancer and actor
  • 1975 - Ai Sugiyama, Japanese tennis player
  • 1976 - Nuno Gomes, Portuguese footballer
  • 1976 - Bizarre, American rapper (D12)
  • 1977 - Royce Da 5'9", American rapper
  • 1977 - Nicolas Kiefer, German tennis player
  • 1979 - Stiliyan Petrov, Bulgarian footballer
  • 1979 - Shane Filan, Irish musician (Westlife)
  • 1979 - Amélie Mauresmo, French tennis player
  • 1980 - Eva Green, French actress
  • 1980 - Jason Wade, American musician (Lifehouse)
  • 1980 - David Rozehnal, Czech footballer
  • 1981 - Jesse Crain, Canadian baseball player
  • 1981 - Ryan Hansen, American actor
  • 1981 - Gianne Albertoni, Brazilian model
  • 1982 - Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer
  • 1982 - Philippe Gilbert, Belgian cyclist
  • 1983 - Zheng Jie, Chinese tennis player
  • 1984 - Marion Trott, German skeleton racer
  • 1984 - Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer
  • 1985 - Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress
  • 1985 - Nick O'Malley, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)
  • 1988 - Adriano Buzaid, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1989 - Joseph King, American musician (Canvas)
  • 1989 - Sean O'Pry, American male supermodel
  • 1991 - Jason Dolley, American actor
  • 1993 - Cody Klop, American actor