According to Gregory calendar, January 26 is the day number 26 in a given year. Find List of Famous People Born on January 26 in India and the World: Here you can find the names of famous people born on January 26 in India and the World along with their date of birth, their profession and the country they belong to, etc. From World history, you will know about famous people like emperor, king, pundit, historian, explorer etc. And famous people born in modern world history include actors, actresses, filmmakers, businessmen, cricketers as well as players from other sports. This chapter is important as questions related to the birth of famous people are often asked in competitive exams.

Famous People's Birthdays on January 26 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country/Lived
1467Guillaume Budé / Scholar / France
1493Giovanni Poggio / Diplomat / Italy
1541Florent Chrestien / Poet / France
1549Jakob Ebert / Poet / Germany
1595Antonio Maria Abbatini / Composer / Italy
1708William Hayes / Composer / United Kingdom
1714Jean-Baptiste Pigalle / Educator / France
1716George Germain / Politician / United Kingdom
1722Alexander Carlyle / Author / Scotland
1781Ludwig Achim von Arnim / Poet / Germany
1813Juan Pablo Duarte / Philosopher / Dominican Republic
1832George Shiras / Lawyer / United States of America
1842François Coppée / Poet / France
1852Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza / Explorer / Italy
1861Louis Anquetin / Painter / France
1864József Pusztai / Poet / Hungary
1866John Cady / Golfer / United States of America
1878Dave Nourse / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1880Douglas MacArthur / General / United States of America
1885Michael Considine / Politician / Ireland
1885Harry Ricardo / Engineer / United Kingdom
1887François Faber / Cyclist / France
1887Marc Mitscher / Pilot / United States of America
1887Dimitris Pikionis / Academic / Greece
1891Frank Costello / Criminal / Italy
1891August Froehlich / Priest / Germany
1891Wilder Penfield / Surgeon / United States of America
1892Bessie Coleman / Pilot / United States of America
1893Giuseppe Genco Russo / Criminal / Italy
1899Günther Reindorff / Illustrator / Russia
1900Karl Ristenpart / Conductor / Germany
1902Menno ter Braak / Author / Netherlands
1904Ancel Keys / Physiologist / United States of America
1904Seán MacBride / Politician / Ireland
1905Charles Lane / Actor / United States of America
1905Maria von Trapp / Singer / United States of America
1907Henry Cotton / Golfer / United Kingdom
1907Dimitrios Holevas / Priest / Greece
1908Jill Esmond / Actress / United Kingdom
1908Rupprecht Geiger / Painter / Germany
1908Stéphane Grappelli / Violinist / France
1910Jean Image / Director / France
1911Polykarp Kusch / Academic / United States of America
1911Norbert Schultze / Composer / Germany
1913Jimmy Van Heusen / Composer / United States of America
1915William Hopper / Actor / United States of America
1917Louis Zamperini / Runner / United States of America
1918Nicolae Ceaușescu / Politician / Romania
1918Philip José Farmer / Author / United States of America
1918B. D. Sharma / Politician / India
1919Valentino Mazzola / Footballer / Italy
1919Bill Nicholson / Footballer / United Kingdom
1920Hans Holzer / Author / United States of America
1921Eddie Barclay / Producer / France
1921Akio Morita / Business Man / Japan
1922Michael Bentine / Actor / United Kingdom
1922Seán Flanagan / Politician / Ireland
1922Gil Merrick / Footballer / United Kingdom
1923Patrick J. Hannifin / Army Officer / United States of America
1923Anne Jeffreys / Actress / United States of America
1924Annette Strauss / Politician / United States of America
1925David Jenkins / Bishop / United Kingdom
1925Joan Leslie / Actress / United States of America
1925Paul Newman / Actor / United States of America
1925Ben Pucci / Footballer / United States of America
1925Claude Ryan / Politician / Canada
1926Farman Fatehpuri / Linguist / Pakistan
1926Joseph Bacon Fraser / Business Man / United States of America
1927José Azcona del Hoyo / Politician / Honduras
1927Bob Nieman / Baseball Player / United States of America
1927Hubert Schieth / Footballer / Germany
1928Roger Vadim / Actor / France
1929Jules Feiffer / Educator / United States of America
1933Anil Ganguly / Director / India
1934Roger Landry / Business Man / Canada
1934Charles Marowitz / Director / United States of America
1934Huey "Piano" Smith / Writer / United States of America
1935Corrado Augias / Politician / Italy
1935Henry Jordan / Footballer / United States of America
1935Bob Uecker / Actor / United States of America
1935Paula Rego / Artist / United Kingdom
1936Sal Buscema / Illustrator / United States of America
1937Joseph Saidu Momoh / Politician / Sierra Leone
1940Séamus Hegarty / Bishop / Ireland
1941Scott Glenn / Actor / United States of America
1941Henry Jaglom / Writer / United States of America
1943Jack Warner / Politician / Trinidad and Tobago
1944Angela Davis / Activist / United States of America
1944Jerry Sandusky / Footballer / United States of America
1945Jacqueline du Pré / Cellist / United Kingdom
1945David Purley / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1946Christopher Hampton / Writer / United Kingdom
1946Gene Siskel / Journalist / United States of America
1946Susan Friedlander / Mathematician / United States of America
1947Patrick Dewaere / Actor / France
1947Les Ebdon / Academic / United Kingdom
1947Redmond Morris / Director / Ireland
1947Michel Sardou / Actor / France
1949Jonathan Carroll / Author / United States of America
1949David Strathairn / Actor / United States of America
1950Jörg Haider / Politician / Austria
1951David Briggs / Writer / Australia
1951Andy Hummel / Writer / United States of America
1951Anne Mills / Academic / United Kingdom
1953Alik L. Alik / Politician / Micronesia
1953Anders Fogh Rasmussen / Politician / Denmark
1953Lucinda Williams / Writer / United States of America
1954Kim Hughes / Cricketer / Australia
1955Eddie Van Halen / Writer / United States of America
1956Diana Edulagee / Cricketer / India
1958Anita Baker / Writer / United States of America
1958Ellen DeGeneres / Actress / United States of America
1961Wayne Gretzky / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1961Tom Keifer / Writer / United States of America
1962Guo Jian / Painter / Australia
1962Tim May / Cricketer / Australia
1962Oscar Ruggeri / Footballer / Argentina
1963José Mourinho / Footballer / Portugal
1963Simon O'Donnell / Cricketer / Australia
1963Tony Parks / Footballer / United Kingdom
1963Andrew Ridgeley / Writer / United Kingdom
1964Adam Crozier / Business Man / Scotland
1965Thomas Östros / Politician / Sweden
1965Natalia Yurchenko / Gymnast / Russia
1966Kazushige Nagashima / Baseball Player / Japan
1967Anatoly Komm / Business Man / Russia
1967Col Needham / Business Man / United Kingdom
1969George Dikeoulakos / Basketball Player / Romania
1970Kirk Franklin / Writer / United States of America
1973Melvil Poupaud / Actor / France
1973Brendan Rodgers / Footballer / Ireland
1973Mayu Shinjo / Author / Japan
1977Vince Carter / Basketball Player / United States of America
1977Justin Gimelstob / Tennis Player / United States of America
1978Corina Morariu / Tennis Player / United States of America
1981José de Jesús Corona / Footballer / Mexico
1981Juan José Haedo / Cyclist / Argentina
1981Colin O'Donoghue / Actor / Ireland
1982Reggie Hodges / Footballer / United States of America
1983Petri Oravainen / Footballer / Finland
1983Eric Werner / Ice Hockey Player / United States of America
1984Ryan Hoffman / Rugby Player / Australia
1984Iain Turner / Footballer / Scotland
1984Luo Xuejuan / Swimmer / China
1985Heather Stanning / Rower / United Kingdom
1986Gerald Green / Basketball Player / United States of America
1986Mustapha Yatabaré / Footballer / France
1987Sebastian Giovinco / Footballer / Italy
1988Dimitrios Chondrokoukis / High Jumper / Greece
1989MarShon Brooks / Basketball Player / United States of America
1989Emily Hughes / Skater / United States of America
1990Peter Sagan / Cyclist / Slovakia
1990Nina Zander / Tennis Player / Germany
1992Sasha Banks / Wrestler / United States of America
1993Florian Thauvin / Footballer / France
1995Sione Katoa / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1997Gedion Zelalem / Footballer / Germany

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