Famous Birthdays for 7th June 2018

1619 – Paulus Voet, Dutch jurist and historian, born in Heusden, Netherlands (d. 1667)
1730 – Georg von Pasterwiz, Austrian composer, born in Passau, Germany (d. 1803)
1811 – James Young Simpson, Scottish obstetrician who popularized chloroform for medicinal use, born in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland (d. 1870)
1848 – Paul Gauguin, [Eugene Henri], French post-impressionist painter who worked in French Polynesia, born in Paris (d. 1903)
1862 – Philipp Lenard, Austrian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1947)
1867 – Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, composer
1928 – David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy
1930 – Ian Leggat, cricketer (1 Test v South Africa 1953-54 without distinction)
1934 – Philippe Entremont, French pianist and conductor (Vienna Chamber Orchestra), born in Reims, France
1935 – Harry Crews, US writer/actor (Indian Runner), (d. 2012)

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