People

Adélaïde of France

born March 23rd, 1732

Marie Adélaïde de France was a French princess, the sixth child and fourth daughter of King Louis XV and Queen Marie Leszczyńska.

Adelaide of Hungary

died January 27th, 1062

Adelaide of Hungary was the only daughter of King Andrew I of Hungary. It has generally been assumed that her mother was Anastasia of Kiev, but it has been hypothesised that Adelaide could be the result of Andrew I and a different wife, due to the idea that Yaroslav the Wise wouldn't marry his daughter to an exiled dynast, who didn't appear to have a strong claim to the throne, for which he wouldn't gain serious support for until 1045, five years after Adelaide is thought to be born.

Adelaide of Susa

died December 19th, 1091

Adelaide of Turin was the countess of part of the March of Ivrea and the marchioness of Turin in Northwestern Italy from 1034 to her death. She was the last of the Arduinici. She is sometimes compared to her second cousin and close contemporary, Matilda of Tuscany.

Adelaide Tambo

died January 31st, 2007

Adelaide Frances Tambo was a South African anti-apartheid activist and former political exile.

Adelaide, Abbess of Vilich

died February 5th, 1015

Adelaide, Abbess of Vilich, also known as Adelheid, was the abbess of Vilich and also of St. Maria im Kapitol in Cologne; she was declared a saint post-mortem. After her death, she was remembered for the miracles that were ascribed to her. Her parents were Megingoz, count of Guelders, and Gerberga, who was a descendant of German king Henry the Fowler. They were also the founders of the convent at Vilich. The main source for her life is the hagiographical work Vita Adelheidis.

Adelbert Ames

died April 12th, 1933

Adelbert Ames was an American sailor, soldier, businessman and politician who served with distinction as a Union Army general during the American Civil War. A Radical Republican, he was military governor, U.S. Senator, and civilian governor in Reconstruction-era Mississippi. In 1898, he served as a United States Army general during the Spanish–American War. He was the last Republican to serve as the state governor of Mississippi until the election of Kirk Fordice, who took office in January 1992, 116 years after Ames vacated the office.

Adelbert von Chamisso

born January 30th, 1781

Adelbert von Chamisso was a German poet, writer and botanist. He was commonly known in French as Adelbert de Chamisso de Boncourt, a name referring to the family estate at Boncourt.

Adele

born May 5th, 1988

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, known mononymously as Adele, is an English singer-songwriter. She is known for her mezzo-soprano vocals and sentimental songwriting. Adele has received numerous accolades including 16 Grammy Awards, 12 Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award.

Adele Astaire

September 10th, 1896 - January 25th, 1981

Adele Astaire Douglass, was an American dancer, stage actress, and singer. After beginning work as a dancer and vaudeville performer at the age of nine, Astaire built a successful performance career with her younger brother, Fred Astaire.

Adele Goldstine

born December 21st, 1920

Adele Goldstine was an American mathematician and computer programmer. She wrote the manual for the first electronic digital computer, ENIAC. Through her work programming the computer, she was also an instrumental player in converting the ENIAC from a computer that needed to be reprogrammed each time it was used to one that was able to perform a set of fifty stored instructions.

Adele Mara

April 28th, 1923 - May 7th, 2010

Adele Mara (born Adelaida Delgado; April 28, 1923 – May 7, 2010) was an American actress, singer, and dancer, who appeared in films during the 1940s and 1950s and on television in the 1950s and 1960s.

Adele Tan

born March 31st, 1999

Adele Tan Qian Xiu is a Singaporean sports shooter. She competed in the women's 10 metre air rifle event at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Adelina Patti

born February 10th, 1843

Adelina Patti was an Italian opera singer, earning huge fees at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America in the 19th century. She first sang in public as a child in 1851, and gave her last performance before an audience in 1914. Along with her near contemporaries Jenny Lind and Thérèse Tietjens, Patti remains one of the most famous sopranos in history, owing to the purity and beauty of her lyrical voice and the unmatched quality of her bel canto technique.

Adeline Genée

born January 6th, 1878

Dame Adeline Genée DBE was a Danish-British ballet dancer.

Adeline Hayden Coffin

June 20th, 1862 - March 31st, 1939

Adeline Maria Elisabeth Hayden Coffin (née de Leuw; 20 June 1862 – 31 March 1939) was a German-born British actress. In an advertisement for her professional availability in 1921 she described herself, or was described by her agent, as suitable for "Sympathetic Mothers, Grandes Dames, and Character Parts".

Adeliza of Louvain

died April 23rd, 1151

Adeliza of Louvain was Queen of England from 1121 to 1135 as the second wife of King Henry I.

Adella Brown Bailey

born February 8th, 1860

Adella Brown Bailey (1860–1937) was an American politician and suffragist.

Adelsteen Normann

born May 1st, 1848

Eilert Adelsteen Normann was a Norwegian painter who worked in Berlin. He was a noted painter of landscapes of Norway. Normann was the artist who invited Edvard Munch to Berlin, where he painted The Scream. Normann's fjord paintings are credited with making the Norwegian fjords a more popular tourist destination.

Aden Young

born November 30th, 1971

Aden Young (born 30 November 1971) is a Canadian-Australian actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Daniel Holden in the SundanceTV drama Rectify, for which he was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. He has appeared in American, Canadian and Australian productions.

Adetokunbo Ademola

February 1st, 1906 - January 29th, 1993

Omoba Sir Adetokunbo Adegboyega Ademola SAN was a Nigerian jurist who was the Chief Justice of Nigeria from 1958 to 1972. He was appointed as Chief Justice on 1 April 1958, replacing Sir Stafford Foster Sutton who was retiring. Ademola was a son of Oba Sir Ladapo Ademola II, the Alake of the Egba clan of Nigeria. He was the first chancellor of the University of Benin.

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

born August 22nd, 1967

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (/ˌædeɪˈwɑːleɪ ˌækɪˈnuːeɪ ɑːˈbɑːdʒeɪ/; born 22 August 1967) is an English actor, director, and former fashion model known for his roles as Lock-Nah in The Mummy Returns, Nykwana Wombosi in The Bourne Identity, Heavy Duty in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Kurse in Thor: The Dark World, Killer Croc in Suicide Squad, Mr. Eko in Lost, Malko in the fifth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones, and Dave Duerson in the NFL biopic drama Concussion.

Adewale Ogunleye

born August 9th, 1977

Adewale Ogunleye (/ˌɑːdeɪˈwɑːleɪ oʊɡuːnˈleɪjeɪ/; born August 9, 1977) is a former American football defensive end who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2000 and also played for the Chicago Bears and Houston Texans. He played college football at Indiana.

Adil Omar

born May 17th, 1991

Adil Omar is a Pakistani rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and filmmaker from Islamabad. In addition to being a solo artist, he is also involved in songwriting and production for other artists.

Adile Ayda

born March 7th, 1912

Adile Ayda was the first woman career diplomat of Turkey, but is today better remembered as an Etruscologist. She became interested in Etruscan studies while stationed in Rome as the Minister-Counsellor of the Turkish Embassy, did research on the subject during her stay in Italy and wrote down her findings in a number of books, in Turkish and in French. What is spectacular about her texts on Etruscans and renders them of interest is that she posits the Etruscans as Turkic, a proposition that is as controversial today as it was during her lifetime.

Adin Hill

born May 11th, 1996

Adin Hill is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL). Hill was selected by the Arizona Coyotes, 76th overall, in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He has also played with the San Jose Sharks. As their starting goaltender, Hill won the Stanley Cup with the Golden Knights in 2023.

Adin Ross

born October 11th, 2000

Adin David Ross (born October 11, 2000) is an American Twitch and YouTube streamer best known for streaming NBA 2K20 and GTA V.

Aditi Arya

born September 18th, 1993

Aditi Arya (born 18 September 1993) is an Indian actress, model, research analyst and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Femina Miss India World in 2015. She represented India at Miss World 2015 pageant.

Aditi Bhatia

born October 29th, 1999

Aditi Bhatia (born 29 October 1999) is an Indian actress and model known for playing Ruhi Bhalla in Star Plus's Yeh Hai Mohabbatein.

Aditi Govitrikar

born May 21st, 1976

Aditi Govitrikar (born 21 May 1974) is an Indian actress, physician and former model. She is the only Indian woman to win Mrs. World title in 2001. From 1997 to 2004, Govitrikar remains the only Indian supermodel with both a medical doctor and a psychologist qualification. She has been touted by Hindustan Times as "Beauty with Brains". She is a vegetarian and ardent Vipassana practitioner. She was a contestant on Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 1 and Bigg Boss 3. Govitrikar won the Gladrags Megamodel Contest in 1996 and the Gladrags Mrs. India in 2000, subsequently winning Mrs. World Contest in 2001. She ventured into acting when she played a prominent role in Thammudu (1999), a movie that was a runaway hit. She went on to act in many movies including Paheli (2005) India's official entry

Aditi Rathore

born October 30th, 1993

Aditi Rathore is an Indian television actress. She is best known for essaying the role of Avni Ayesha in Star Plus's Naamkarann.

Aditi Sarangdhar

born October 16th, 1981

Aditi Sarangdhar is an Indian actress. She worked in many Marathi movies and series. She is famous for the role of Rama Chaudhary in serial Vadalvaat and Malvika Khanvilkar in serial Yeu Kashi Tashi Me Nandayla.

Aditi Shankar

born July 6th, 1997

Aditi Shankar (born 6 July 1997) is an Indian actress and singer who works in the Indian cinema prominently in Tamil films. Aditi debuted as an actress in director M. Muthaiah's blockbuster Tamil film Viruman (2022) with actor Karthi.
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