Pierre Mendès France

French politician born in 1907. President of the Council of Ministers representing the Radical Party.

Noel Redding

English rock musician born in 1945. Known as the bass player for the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Rosa Spier

Dutch harpist born in 1891. Survivor of Nazi concentration camps & founder of artist retirement community.

Gustaf VI Adolf

King of Sweden (1950 – 1973) born in 1882 known for removing the monarchy’s last political powers.

Jean Dausset

French immunologist born in 1916. Received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1980.

Fausto Coppi

Italian cyclist who won the Giro d’Italia 5 times, Tour de France twice, & 1953 World Championship.

Fons Rademakers

Dutch actor, Academy Award winning director, producer, & screenwriter born in 1920.

Alfonso Garcia Robles

Mexican diplomat & politician born in 1911. Co-recipient of the 1982 Nobel Peace Prize.

U Thant

Burmese diplomat & third secretary-general of the United Nations born in 1909.