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Maximilian Wöber

born February 4th, 1998

Maximilian Wöber is an Austrian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back or left-back for German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach, on loan from EFL Championship club Leeds United and the Austria national team.

Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully

died December 22nd, 1641

Maximilien de Béthune, 1st Prince of Sully, Marquis of Rosny and Nogent, Count of Muret and Villebon, Viscount of Meaux was a nobleman, soldier, statesman, and counselor of King Henry IV of France. Historians emphasize Sully's role in building a strong centralized administrative system in France using coercion and highly effective new administrative techniques. While not all of his policies were original, he used them well to revitalize France after the European Religious Wars. Most, however, were repealed by later monarchs who preferred absolute power. Historians have also studied his Neostoicism and his ideas about virtue, prudence, and discipline.

Maximilien Robespierre

born May 6th, 1758

Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre was a French lawyer and statesman, widely recognized as one of the most influential and controversial figures of the French Revolution. Robespierre fervently campaigned for the voting rights of all men and their unimpeded admission to the National Guard. Additionally he advocated for the right to petition, the right to bear arms in self-defence, and the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade.

Maxine Cooper

May 12th, 1924 - April 4th, 2009

Gladys Maxine Cooper was an American actress, activist, and photographer. She was perhaps best known for her role as private detective Mike Hammer's secretary Velda in the 1955 film Kiss Me Deadly, which the Los Angeles Times called a "film noir classic."

Maxine Jones

born January 16th, 1962

Maxine Jones, is an American singer, songwriter, actress and businesswoman, best known as a founding member of the R&B/pop group En Vogue, one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. She sang lead vocals on the group's signature singles "My Lovin' " and "Don't Let Go (Love)", both of which garnered international success and sold over a million copies. Throughout her career, Jones has sold over 20 million records with En Vogue. Her work has earned her several awards and nominations, including two American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, four MTV Video Music Awards, and four Soul Train Music Awards.

Maxine Kumin

died February 6th, 2014

Maxine Kumin was an American poet and author. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1981–1982.

Maxine Medina

born May 10th, 1990

Maria Mika Maxine Perez Medina (Tagalog: [ˈmɐksɪn mɛˈdɪnɐ]; born May 10, 1990) is a Filipino designer, actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2016. She represented the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant and finished as a Top 6 finalist.

Maxine Sullivan

born May 13th, 1911

Maxine Sullivan, born Marietta Williams in Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States, was an American jazz vocalist and performer.

Maxwell Atoms

born January 21st, 1974

Adam Maxwell Burton, known professionally as Maxwell Atoms, is an American animator, screenwriter, storyboard artist, and voice actor. He is the creator of the Cartoon Network series Grim & Evil and its subsequent spin-offs, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and Evil Con Carne.

Maxwell Caulfield

born November 23rd, 1959

Maxwell Caulfield (né Maxwell P.J. Newby; born 23 November 1959) is a British-American film, stage, and television actor and singer. He has appeared in Grease 2 (1982), Electric Dreams (1984), The Boys Next Door (1985), The Supernaturals (1986), Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989), Waxwork 2 (1992), Gettysburg (1993), Empire Records (1995), The Real Blonde (1997), The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997), and in A Prince for Christmas (2015). In 2015, Caulfield toured Australia with his wife Juliet Mills and sister-in-law Hayley Mills in the comedy Legends! by Pulitzer Prize winner James Kirkwood. He voiced James Bond in the video game James Bond 007: Nightfire (2002).

Maxwell Holt

born March 12th, 1987

Maxwell Philip Holt is an American professional volleyball player. He is a member of the U.S. national team, and a bronze medalist at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The 2014 World League and the 2015 World Cup winner. At the professional club level, he plays for Beijing BAIC Motor.

Maxwell Jacob Friedman

born March 15th, 1996

Maxwell Tyler Friedman, better known by his ring name Maxwell Jacob Friedman, is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW), where he is a one-time former AEW World Champion, with his reign being the longest in AEW World title history. He is also the current holder of the AEW Dynamite Diamond Ring, which he has won for five consecutive years.

May 17

born May 17th, 1836

May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 228 days remain until the end of the year.

May 20

born May 20th, 1922

May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 225 days remain until the end of the year.

May 5

born May 5th, 1952

May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 240 days remain until the end of the year.

May Allison

died March 27th, 1989

May Allison was an American actress whose greatest success was achieved in the early part of the 20th century in silent films, although she also appeared on stage.

May Britt

born March 22nd, 1934

May Britt is a Swedish actress who had a brief career in the 1950s in Italy and later in the United States. She was married to American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. from 1960 to 1968.

May Chin

born September 21st, 1965

Kao Chin Su-mei (born September 21, 1965), also known as Chin Su-mei, May Chin and Ciwas Ali, is a Taiwanese politician and retired actress and singer. She is of Manchu and Atayal descent, Ciwas Ali being her Atayal name. In the 1980s and 1990s, she starred in many popular TV series and films including Ang Lee's The Wedding Banquet (1993). She also released several Mandopop albums. She retired from showbiz in 1999 following her diagnosis of liver cancer which she recovered from.

May Clark

June 1st, 1885 - March 17th, 1971

May Clark (1 June 1885 – 17 March 1971) was an English silent film actress turned cinematographer. She played Alice in the 1903 film Alice in Wonderland, the first film adaptation of Lewis Carroll's 1865 children's book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

May Cutler

died March 3rd, 2011

May Ebbitt Cutler was a Canadian writer, journalist, playwright, and publisher. She founded Tundra Books in her home in 1967, becoming Canada's first female publisher of children's books. She served a four-year term as the first female mayor of Westmount, Quebec from 1987 to 1991. As a writer of "literary works" she used the pseudonym Ebbitt Cutler.

May Gibbs

born January 17th, 1877

Cecilia May Gibbs MBE was an Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist. She is best known for her gumnut babies, and the book Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

May Hollinworth

born May 1st, 1895

May Hollinworth was an Australian theatre producer and director, former radio actress, and founder of the Metropolitan Theatre in Sydney. The daughter of a theatrical producer, she was introduced to the theatre at a young age. She graduated with a science degree, and worked in the chemistry department of the University of Sydney, before being appointed as director of the Sydney University Dramatic Society, a post she held from 1929 until 1943

May Irwin

June 27th, 1862 - October 22nd, 1938

May Irwin (born Georgina May Campbell; June 27, 1862 – October 22, 1938) was an actress, singer and star of vaudeville. Originally from Canada, she and her sister Flo Irwin found theater work after their father died. She was known for her performances as a coon shouter and recordings.

May Jordan McConnel

died April 28th, 1928

Mary Emma Jordan McConnel was an Australian trade unionist and suffragist. She was the first paid female trade union organiser in Queensland.

May Leslie Stuart

died June 20th, 1956

May Leslie Stuart (born Mary Catherine Barrett, January 1887 – 20 June 1956) was an English actress and singer in operetta and Edwardian musical comedy from 1909 to 1915. She also sang on the music hall circuit, performing with her father, the composer Leslie Stuart.

May McAvoy

September 8th, 1899 - April 26th, 1984

May Irene McAvoy (September 8, 1899 – April 26, 1984) was an American actress who worked mainly during the silent-film era. Some of her major roles are Laura Pennington in The Enchanted Cottage, Esther in Ben-Hur, and Mary Dale in The Jazz Singer.

May Sarton

born May 3rd, 1912

May Sarton was the pen name of Eleanore Marie Sarton, a Belgian-American novelist, poet, and memoirist. Although her best work is strongly personalised with erotic female imagery, she resisted the label of ‘lesbian writer’, preferring to convey the universality of human love.

May Waldron

November 1st, 1868 - December 22nd, 1924

May Waldron (born Mary Dougherty, November 1, 1861 or 1868 – December 22, 1924), and later known as May Waldron Robson, was a Canadian-born American actress.

May Whitty

June 19th, 1865 - May 29th, 1948

Dame Mary Louise Webster, DBE (née Whitty; 19 June 1865 – 29 May 1948), known professionally as May Whitty and later, for her charity work, Dame May Whitty, was an English stage and film actress. She was one of the first two women entertainers to become a Dame. The British actors' union Equity was established in her home. After a successful career she moved over to Hollywood films at the age of 72. She went to live in the United States, where she remained for the remainder of her life, appearing in films.

Maya Ali

born July 27th, 1985

Maryam Tanveer, known by her stage name Maya Ali (Urdu: مایا علی; born 27 July 1989), is a Pakistani actress. She made her debut with a brief role in telenovela Durr-e-Shehwar and later received praise for portraying the titular characters in Aik Nayee Cinderella and Aun Zara both (2012). Ali got breakthrough for her performance as Manahil Javed in Hum TV's romance Mann Mayal. In 2018 she made her film debut with Teefa In Trouble.

Maya Angelou

born April 4th, 1928

Maya Angelou was an American memoirist, poet, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees. Angelou's series of seven autobiographies focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), tells of her life up to the age of 17 and brought her international recognition and acclaim.

Maya Deren

born April 29th, 1917

Maya Deren was a Ukrainian-born American experimental filmmaker and important part of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, film theorist, poet, lecturer, writer, and photographer.
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