The list of famous and famous people born on this date is quite extensive and varied. It includes famous artists, athletes, politicians and singers who celebrate their birthday on August 14, when numerous fans celebrate it with them.
Celebrities born before the 20th century
The prince and close associate of Catherine the Great is Alexander Alekseevich Vyazemsky, who was an eminent dignitary and prosecutor general.
Pope Pius VII, elected head of the Catholics in 1800 and left his mark on history as the man who excommunicated the emperor Napoleon I.
Physicist Hans Christian Oersted, born in Denmark in 1777. The scientist became famous for having discovered the effect of an electric current on a magnet (electromagnetism). In 1830 he was elected an honorary member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences.
Famous writer and journalist Nikolai Ivanovich Grech in the 19th century. It was he who was the editor-in-chief of the "Son of the Fatherland" magazine and one of the founders of the "Northern Bee" newspaper.
Animal writer Ernest Seton-Thompson was born in Canada on August 14, 1860.
And a little later - in 1865 - the writer Dmitry Sergeevich Merezhkovsky was born, who was the husband of Zinaida Gippius and who immigrated with her from Soviet Russia.
This date is known and thanks to the birthday of the author of The Forsyte Saga, John Galsworthy. For this novel, the famous English writer even received the Nobel Prize in 1932.
It was on August 14, 1886 that the Canadian physicist Arthur Jeffrey Dempster was born, who discovered Uranus-235 and invented the mass spectrometer.
Famous people who were born on August 14 in the 20th century
In 1928, the famous film director Liina Wertmüller was born in Italy.
And on August 14, 1933 - chemist and Nobel laureate Richard Robert Ernst, who glorified Swiss science.
In the 30s of the last century, two famous Soviet scientists were born: an astrophysicist and a member of the Academy of the Russian Academy of Sciences Dmitry Alexandrovich Varshalovich, as well as the head of the Human Genome program Lev Lvovich Kiselev.
In 1944, the famous US guitarist Tim Bogert was born - a member of the American bands Vanilla Fudge, Cactus and Beck, Bogert and Appiece. Two years later, another famous musician, Larry Graham, was born, who played in Sly and the Family Stone.
It is on August 14 that many football fans celebrate the birthday of Vladimir Fedorovich Muntian, a football player who played in Dynamo Kiev and the USSR national team.
In 1958, the famous Russian singer Alena Sviridova was born, who sang the famous songs "Pink Flamingo", "Poor Sheep" and "I will come to your aid."
On August 14, but already in 1968, Halle Berry was born - the first black film actress to receive an Oscar for Best Actress in Monster Ball.