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January 1st:


Peasant rule on January 1st
New Year's Eve, quiet and clear, indicates a good year.

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Davor Šuker Born on January 1, 1968 in Osijek, SFR Yugoslavia is a former Croatian football player and current President of the Croatian Football Association (HNS).
Šuker was nominated for the squad of the Yugoslav national team at the 1990 World Cup, but had no use during the finals. He was twice runner-up with Zagreb and moved abroad in 1991. From July 5, 2012 he was elected President of the Croatian Football Association HNS.


Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev Born on January 1, 1907 according to the Gregorian calendar (on December 19, 1906 according to the Julian calendar still used at the time of his birth) in Kamenskoye (today Dniprodzerzhynsk) in Russia (today Ukraine) and died on November 10, 1982 at 75 Years in Moscow. 2014 was the 107th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Soviet politician and long-time General Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU (1964–1983).


John Edgar Hoover Born January 1, 1895 in Washington, D.C. and died on May 2, 1972 at the age of 77. This year marks the 119th anniversary of his birthday.
He was the founder and long-time director (1924–1972) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


Pierre Frédy de Coubertin Born on January 1st, 1863 in Paris and died on September 2nd, 1937 at the age of 74 in Geneva, Switzerland. This year marks the 151st anniversary of his birthday.
He was a French educator, historian and founder of the modern Olympic Games who founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC, 1894) and designed the symbol of the Olympic rings (1913).


Alexander VI - Rodrigo Borgia Born on January 1st, 1431 (according to the Julian calendar used at that time) in Xàtiva near València in Spain and died on August 18th, 1503 at the age of 72 in Rome. 2014 marked the 583rd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a powerful Renaissance Pope of the Roman Catholic Church (1492-1503) who, with the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494, divided the world at longitude 46 ° 37 'between the dominant naval powers Spain (west) and Portugal (east).

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Source: all data up to and including April 7th: http://geboren.am/kalender or partly freely researched. Data from the Croatian / Yugoslavian personalities: various internet researches

January 2nd:


Farmer rule for January 2nd
As the weather was on Makarius, September will be cloudy or clear.

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Isaac Asimov was born on January 2, 1920 in Petrovichi, Smolensk, Russia and died on April 6, 1992 at the age of 72 in New York City. This year he would have been 94 years old.
He was a Russian-American biochemist and a well-known science fiction writer who, among other things, wrote the novella "I, Robot" (1950), filmed in 2004.


Ernst Marischka Born on January 2, 1893 in Vienna and died at the age of 70 on May 12, 1963 in Chur, Switzerland. Today marks the 121 anniversary of his birthday.
He was an Austrian film director and screenwriter, best known for his three "Sissi" films (1955–1957).


Rudolf Julius Emanuel Clausius Born on January 2, 1822 in Köslin (today Koszalin) in Poland and died on August 24, 1888 at the age of 66 in Bonn. Today marks the 192nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German physicist and pioneer in the field of thermodynamics, the second law of which he discovered.

January 3rd:


Peasant rule on January 3rd
If Genoveva brings us storms and winds, Waltraud (April 9) is often mild to us.

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Michael Schumacher He was born on January 3, 1969 in Hürth-Hermülheim. Schumacher is celebrating his 45th birthday this year
He is a former German racing driver and as a seven-time world champion (1994, 1995, 2000-2004) the most successful and one of the most popular drivers in Formula 1, in which he drove over 300 races in over 20 years (1991-2012).


John Paul Jones Born on January 3, 1946 in Sidcup, Kent, England. This year Jones is celebrating his 68th birthday.
He is a British musician who is best known as a founding member, bassist and keyboardist of the British rock band "Led Zeppelin" (1968–1980).


Gordon Earle Moore was born on January 3, 1929 in San Francisco, California. Moore is celebrating his 85th birthday this year.
He is an American computer pioneer, co-founder of "Intel" (1968) and author of "Moore's Law" (1965).


John Ronald Reuel Tolkien He was born on January 3, 1892 in Bloemfontein / Mangaung in South Africa and died at the age of 81 on September 2, 1973 in Bournemouth, England. 2014 marks the 122nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a British writer (including "The Hobbit or There and Back Again" 1937, "The Lord of the Rings" 1954/1955), philologist and founder of modern fantasy literature.


Konrad Alexander Friedrich Duden was born on January 3rd, 1829 in Lackhausen (today part of Wesel) and died on August 1st, 1911 at the age of 82 in Sonnenberg near Wiesbaden. This year marks the 185th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German teacher and philologist who first published the dictionary named after him and today's standard work on German spelling (1880).

January 4th:


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Kevin Kuske He was born on January 4, 1979 in Potsdam in the German Democratic Republic (GDR). This year 2014 Kuske celebrates his 35th birthday
He is a German bobsledder and four-time Olympic champion (2002, 2006, 2010) as well as six-time world champion and five-time European champion.


John McLaughlin was born on January 4th, 1942 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire in England. McLaughlin is celebrating his 72nd birthday this year.
He is an eminent British jazz guitarist who has, among other things, played in his career since the 1970s. worked with Chick Corea and Miles Davis (including album "Friday Night in San Francisco" 1981).


Gao Xingjian He was born on January 4th, 1940 in Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China. Gao is celebrating his 74th birthday this year
He is a Chinese storyteller, playwright, critic and artist who emigrated to France and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 2000 “for his work of universal kindness, bitter insight and linguistic richness”.


Johann Georg Elser He was born on January 4, 1903 in Hermaringen and died at the age of 42 on April 9, 1945 in the Dachau concentration camp. This year marks the 111th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Swabian carpenter and resistance fighter against National Socialism who single-handedly carried out an assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler with a bomb on November 8, 1939 in Munich's Bürgerbräukeller.


Louis Braille He was born on January 4, 1809 in Coupvray near Paris in France and died at the age of 43 on January 6, 1852 in Paris. This year marks the 205th anniversary of his birthday.
At the age of three he became the inventor of the Braille script named after him (1825), which is still the most widespread and most effective writing system for the blind around the world.


Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm He was born on January 4, 1785 in Hanau and died at the age of 78 on September 20, 1863 in Berlin. This year marks the 229th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German linguist and literary scholar, lawyer, founder of German philology and classical studies and, with his brother Wilhelm ("Brothers Grimm"), a collector of legends and fairy tales.


Benjamin Rush was born according to the Gregorian calendar on January 4, 1746 (December 24, 1745 according to the Julian calendar still used at the time of his birth) in Byberry Township, Pennsylvania in the United States and died on April 19, 1813 at the age of 67 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2014 will be the 268th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a British-American doctor, politician, co-signer of the Declaration of Independence of one of the founding fathers of the United States (1776) and reconciler of the quarreling former presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams (1812).


Sir Isaac Newton He was born according to the Gregorian calendar on January 4th 1643 (on December 25th 1642 according to the Julian calendar still used in this region at that time) in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire in England. March 1727 (Gregorian calendar, March 20, 1727 according to the Julian calendar) in Kensington. 2014 marks the 371st anniversary of his birthday.
He was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, philosopher, administrator and a.o. Author of the “Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica”.

January 5th:


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Janica Kostelić She was born on January 5, 1982 in Zagreb. is a former Croatian ski racer. Janica will be 34 years old this year.
She is Croatian ex-ski racing champion, and has won the overall World Cup three times, five world championship titles and, with four gold and two silver, is the most successful alpine skier in Olympic history. In addition, she was one of only six runners to achieve World Cup victories in all disciplines. Her brother Ivica Kostelić is also a successful ski racer. On April 19, 2007, Janica Kostelić announced her retirement from alpine skiing at the age of only 25. Since then she can often be found in the men's World Cup to support her brother in the finish area. As a trademark she always wears ski goggles and colorful hats in the audience on this occasion.


Peter René Baumann / DJ BoBo He was born on January 5th, 1968 in Kölliken, Aargau in Switzerland. This year Baumann celebrates his 46th birthday.
He is a successful Swiss pop and eurodance musician (including "Somebody Dance With Me" 1992, "Freedom" 1995, "Pray" 1996) and music producer.


Frank-Walter Steinmeier He was born on January 5th, 1956 in Detmold. This year 2014 Steinmeier celebrates his 58th birthday.
He is a German SPD politician (including chairman of the SPD parliamentary group since 2009), former Federal Foreign Minister (2005–2009) and his party's defeated Chancellor candidate in 2009. Frank-Walter Steinmeier is in the SDec. In 2013 he was sworn in as the new foreign minister of the grand coalition in the Bundestag and took over official business in the Foreign Office. Foreign Minister Steinmeier is thus returning to his old place of work a little more than four years after he left the Foreign Office.


Diane Keaton She was born on January 5, 1946 in Los Angeles, California. This year Keaton is celebrating its 68th birthday.
She is an American actress (including "The Godfather" 1972, "Do It Again, Sam" 1972, "The Urban Neurotic" 1977, "The Devil's Club" 1996, "What Your Heart Desires" 2003) and Oscar winner .


María del Carmen Bousada de Lara She was born on January 5, 1940 in Cádiz, Spain and died at the age of 69 on July 11, 2009 in El Puerto de Santa María. This year she would have celebrated her 74th birthday.
She was a Spaniard who became known as the world's oldest mother with the birth of twins at the age of 66 (December 29, 2006).


Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias He was born on January 5, 1938 in Rome. This year he is celebrating his 76th birthday.
He is the King of Spain (since 1975) who succeeded the Franco dictatorship, initiated democratic reforms on the throne and defended Spain's democracy in 1981 against an attempted coup by the military.


Friedrich Dürrenmatt He was born on January 5, 1921 in Konolfingen, Switzerland and died on December 14, 1990 at the age of 69 in Neuchâtel. This year he would have been 93 years old.
He was a Swiss writer and playwright (inter alia "The judge and his executioner" 1950, "The visit of the old lady" 1956, "The physicists" 1962).


Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer He was born on January 5th, 1876 in Cologne and died at the old age of 91 on April 19th, 1967 in Rhöndorf (Bad Honnef). This year marks the 138th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German CDU politician, first Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (1949–1963) and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs (1951–1955).


King Camp Gilette He was born on January 5, 1855 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in the United States and died on July 9, 1932 at the age of 77 in Los Angeles, California. 2014 will be the 159th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American businessman and inventor who invented the blade razor (1895) and successfully mass-produced and sold it with the "Gillette Company" he founded (1901).

January 6th:


Peasant rule for January 6th
If there is no winter by Epiphany, no one can find out.

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Henry Mask He was born on January 6, 1964 in Treuenbrietzen in the German Democratic Republic (GDR). Mask celebrates its 50th birthday this year 2014.
is a former popular German boxer ("gentleman") and "athlete of the year 1993" in Germany.


Rowan Sebastian Atkinson He was born on January 6, 1955 in Consett, County Durham, England. This year 2014, Atkinson is celebrating his 59th birthday.
He is a British actor and comedian who has been recognized internationally in his role as "Mr. Bean ”became known.


Roger Keith Barrett was born on January 6, 1946 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire in England and died on July 7, 2006 at the age of 60 in Cambridge. This year he would have celebrated his 68th birthday.
He was a British guitarist, singer and songwriter who, as a co-founder, was the creative head of the rock group "Pink Floyd" (1964–1968) until he left because of mental health problems.


Adriano Celentano iBorn on January 6, 1938 in Milan, Italy. Celentano is celebrating its 76th birthday this year.
st an Italian singer, actor and presenter who is considered to be the most commercially successful singer and male artist in his country and who became known abroad primarily with the pop song "Azzurro" (1968) composed by Paolo Conte.


Emil Steinberger He was born on January 6, 1933 in Lucerne, Switzerland. This year Steinberger celebrates his 81st birthday.
He is a popular Swiss cabaret artist and actor who became known in particular with his character "Emil" on Swiss cabaret stages and on television in Switzerland and Germany.


August Oetker He was born on January 6, 1862 in Obernkirchen and died on January 10, 1918 at the age of 56 in Bielefeld. This year marks the 152nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German entrepreneur, founder of the food company “Dr. August Oetker ”(1891) and inventor of a baking powder, which he successfully sold as a branded product.


Jacques Étienne Montgolfier He was born on January 6, 1745 in Annonay, France and died at the age of 54 on August 2, 1799 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. This year marks the 269th anniversary of his birthday.
Together with his brother Joseph Michel, he was the inventor of the hot air balloon ("Montgolfière", 1783).


Jeanne d'Arc was born according to the Julian calendar used at the time on January 6, 1412 in Domrémy in France and died on May 30, 1431 at the age of 19 in Rouen. 2014 marks the 602nd anniversary of her birthday.
She was a French peasant girl who, after alleged visions of saints, went to fight against the English as a freedom fighter, was instrumental in the liberation of Orléans (1429, "Maid of Orléans") and is venerated today as a French national heroine and saint.

January 07:

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Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton was born on January 7, 1985 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire in England. Davidson Hamilton celebrates his 29th birthday today.
He is a British automobile racing driver who became the youngest world champion in Formula 1 history in 2008 at the age of 23.


Uwe Adam Ochsenknecht He was born on January 7, 1956 in Biblis. Today Ochsenknecht celebrates its 58th birthday.
is a German actor (including "Das Boot" 1981, "Männer" 1985, "Schtonk!" 1992) and singer.


Paul Keres He was born on January 7, 1916 in Narva, Russia (now Estonia) and died at the age of 59 on June 5, 1975 in Helskinki, Finland. This year he would have celebrated his 98th birthday.
He was an Estonian chess master and one of the best chess players of the 1930s to 1960s, who was the only player to defeat nine world chess champions in games without ever being able to win this title himself.


Rajmund Kolbe He was born on January 7, 1894 in Zduńska Wola in Russia (now Poland) and died at the age of 47 on August 14, 1941 in the Auschwitz I concentration camp in Poland. Today marks the 120th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Polish Franciscan minority who was deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp as a missionary, sacrificed himself there for a foreign inmate and was venerated as a martyr and saint in the Catholic Church.


Johann Philipp Reis He was born on January 7, 1834 in Gelnhausen and died at the age of 40 on January 14, 1874 in Friedrichsdorf. Today marks the 180th anniversary of his birthday.
was a German physicist and pioneer of telephony, who invented the first functioning device for the transmission of sounds over electrical lines and demonstrated it to the public as a prototype in 1861 under the name "Telephon".


Gregory XIII. - Ugo Buoncompagni He was born in Bologna, Italy on January 7th, 1502, according to the Julian calendar used at the time, and died in Rome on April 10th, 1585 at the age of 83. Today marks the 512th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Pope of the Roman Catholic Church (1572–1585) who introduced the “Gregorian Calendar”, which is still valid today, with a calendar reform in 1582.

January 8th:

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Peasant rule for January 8th
If Severin likes it, he'll bring the great cold.

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Ivan Gundulić ital: Giovanni Gondola; He was born on January 8, 1589 in Dubrovnik and died there on December 8, 1638.
He is the most important Croatian writer of the baroque era. He came from a Dubrovnik patrician family and was twice a senator and a member of the small council.


Marco Polo He was born around 1254 and died on January 8, 1324.
The family probably originally came from Dalmatia - in the town of Korčula you can visit the alleged house where Marco Polo was born, as despite Marco Polo's own statements to the contrary (Venice) in his book Il Milione in Croatia there are contradicting opinions about the place of his birth. However, there is no valid evidence of the supposed place of birth Korčula.
He was a seafarer, world traveler and Venetian trader and became known through the reports on his trip to China. Although individual historians have repeatedly expressed doubts about the historicity of his trip to China due to false information and alleged inconsistencies in the travel reports, most historians consider this to be proven.
Allegedly, after his death, Marco Polo was buried in the Benedictine church of San Lorenzo (Venice), where his father was also buried. These graves are said to have been lost when the church was rebuilt between 1580 and 1616. According to other sources, he was buried in the now defunct Church of San Sebastiano.
The lunar crater Marco Polo is named after him.



David Robert Haywood Jones - better known as David Bowie He was born on January 8, 1947 in London. This year 2014, David Bowie is celebrating his 67th birthday.
He is a globally successful British pop musician (including "Space Oddity" 1969, "The Jean Genie" 1972, "Let's Dance" 1983 and the music from the film "Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo") and actor.


Stephen William Hawking was born on January 8, 1942 in Oxford, England. Hawking is celebrating his 72nd birthday this year.
He is a globally respected British astrophysicist and author of popular science books (including "A Brief History of Time"), who has made a name for himself primarily with his work on the Big Bang and black holes.


Elvis Aaron Presley He was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, United States and died at the age of 42 on August 16, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee. This year he would have been 79 years old.
He was an American singer, musician and actor, who as one of the most important representatives of rock and pop culture of the 20th century ("King of Rock 'n' Roll") and with over 1 billion records sold as the world's most successful solo Artist applies.


Willy Millowitsch was born on January 8, 1909 in Cologne and died at the old age of 90 on September 20, 1999 there. This year marks the 105th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a nationally known Cologne folk and theater actor and director of the Millowitsch Theater.


Emily Greene Balch was born on January 8, 1867 in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts in the United States and died on January 9, 1961 in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the age of 94. 2014 marks the 147th anniversary of her birthday.
was an American economist, pacifist, co-founder of the "International Women's League for Peace and Freedom" and recipient of the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize.

January 9th
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Peasant rule for January 9th
Saint Julian breaks the ice; if he doesn't break it, he hugs it.


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Catherine Elizabeth Mountbatten-Windsor She was born on January 9, 1982 in Reading, Berkshire, England. This year 2014 she celebrates her 32nd birthday.
She is the wife of the English Prince William Mountbatten-Windsor, whom she married on April 29, 2011.


Rigoberta Menchú Tum She was born on January 9, 1959 in Chimel, Guatemala. Menchú Tum celebrates its 55th birthday this year 2014.
She is a Guatemalan human rights activist and winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize for her commitment to human rights, especially for indigenous people.


Alec John Jeffreys He was born on January 9, 1950 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. This year 2014, Jeffreys is celebrating his 64th birthday.
He is a British geneticist who, among other things, is responsible for the world today. genetic fingerprint of DNA used by police authorities.


James Patrick Page He was born on January 9, 1944 in Heston, Middlesex, England. This year Page celebrates his 70th birthday.
He is a British guitarist who is best known as a founding member of the British rock band "Led Zeppelin" (1968–1980). composed the ballad "Stairway to Heaven" (1970).


Joan Chandos Báez was born on January 9, 1941 in Staten Island, New York in the United States. Báez is celebrating her 73rd birthday this year.
She is an American folk singer and songwriter (including "We Shall Overcome", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"), who, in addition to her musical career, has been known for her political commitment since the 1960s.


Simone de Beauvoir was born on January 9, 1908 in Paris and died there on April 14, 1986 at the age of 78. This year marks her 106th birthday.
She was a French writer, philosopher and feminist who has been one of the best-known intellectuals in France since her global success “The Other Sex” (1949).



Kurt Tucholsky He was born on January 9, 1890 in Berlin and died at the age of 45 on December 21, 1935 in Gothenburg, Sweden. This year marks the 124th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an important German and politically committed journalist and writer in the Weimar Republic.

10. January
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Peasant rule for January 10th
In Sankt Pauli sunshine, bring a lot of grain and good wine.


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Josip Belušić He was born in Labin, then Austria-Hungary, now Croatia / Istria peninsula, in 1847. Unfortunately, there is no evidence of the date of his death.
He was a Croatian inventor and worked among other things. as a professor in Koper.
Belušić invented the first speedometer in 1888. His invention was patented in Austria-Hungary under the name "Velocimeter".



George Edward Foreman He was born on January 10, 1949 in Marshall, Texas, United States. Foreman is celebrating his 65th birthday this year.
He is a former American heavyweight boxing world champion (1973-1974), who was long considered almost invincible and surprisingly lost to Muhammad Ali in "Rumble in the Jungle" (1974).


Peer Steinbrück He was born on January 10, 1947 in Hamburg. This year Steinbrück celebrates his 67th birthday.
He is a German SPD politician, former Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia (2002–2005), former Federal Minister of Finance (2005–2009) and was his party's candidate for Chancellor in the 2013 federal election.


Roderick David Stewart (Rod Stewart) He was born on January 10, 1945 in Highgate, London, England. This year Stewart is celebrating his 69th birthday.
He is one of the most successful British singers and songwriters (including "Sailing" 1975, "Baby Jane" 1983, "All for Love" 1993).


Philip Wallach Blondheim - Scott McKenzie He was born on January 10, 1939 in Jacksonville Beach, Florida in the United States and died at the age of 73 on August 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. This year he would have been 75 years old.
He was an American singer who landed a worldwide cult hit with "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair)" (1967).


Grigori Jefimowitsch Rasputin He was born on January 10, 1869 according to the Julian calendar still used in this region (according to the Gregorian calendar on January 22, 1869) in Pokrovskoje, Tyumen in Russia and died at the age of 47 on December 30, 1916 = Gregorian Calendar (December 17, 1916 according to the Julian calendar) in Saint Petersburg. 2014 marks the 145th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Russian traveling preacher, alleged clairvoyant and faith healer as well as political advisor to Tsar Nicholas II.

11th January

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Eugen (Evgenij) Kumičić He was born on January 11, 1850 in Brsec, Istria (then Austria-Hungary) and died on May 13, 1904 in Zagreb.
He was a Croatian teacher, politician and writer and is considered a pioneer of Croatian naturalism. For several years he worked as a high school teacher in Split, Zadar and Zagreb - interrupted by study visits to Paris and Venice to learn French and Italian. He owed his stay in France to his acquaintance with naturalistic literature, represented in the lead by Zola. He joined the right-wing party, for which he did press work and, from 1884, also sat in the Sabor, the Croatian parliament.


Anna Christine Friesinger-Postma was born on January 11, 1977 in Bad Reichenhall. Friesinger-Postma is celebrating its 37th birthday this year 2014.
She is a popular former German speed skater, three-time Olympic champion (2002, 2006, 2010) and 16-time world champion.


Edward Aloysius Murphy He was born on January 11, 1918 in the Panama Canal Zone and died at the age of 72 on July 17, 1990. That year he would have celebrated his 96th birthday.
He was an American Air Force engineer who became famous for the formulation of Murphy's Law, named after him, "Everything that can go wrong will go wrong."


Laurens Hammond was born on January 11, 1895 in Evanston, Illinois in the United States and died on July 3, 1973 at the age of 78 in Cornwall, Connecticut. This year marks the 119th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American engineer, businessman and inventor, among others. the Hammond organ.


Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11, 1757 in Nevis in the Caribbean and died on July 12, 1804 at the age of 47 in New York City. This year marks the 257th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American politician, statesman, founding father of the United States of America (co-signatory to the Constitution) and its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789–1795).


Nicolaus Steno He was born according to the Gregorian calendar on January 11, 1638 (January 1, 1638 according to the Julian calendar still used in this region) in Copenhagen in Denmark and died at the age of 48 on December 5, 1686 (Gregorian calendar, on November 25, 1686 according to the Julian calendar) in Schwerin. 2014 marks the 376th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Danish physician, scientist and later a Catholic clergyman (from 1675) who first researched the arrangement and formation of the earth's layers, identified fossils as the remains of deceased animals and was referred to by Wilhelm von Humboldt as the "father of geology".


Theodosius I the Great was born according to the Julian calendar used at that time on January 11, 0347 in Cauca in Spain and died on January 17, 0395 at the age of 48 in Milan, Italy. 2014 will be the 1667th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an (Eastern) Roman emperor (379–394) who in fact elevated Christianity to the state religion and was able to unite the Roman Empire for the last time at the end of his term of office, before finally becoming a Western Roman and an Eastern Roman under his sons Arcadius and Honorius Rich was divided.

January 12th

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Sergei Alexandrowitsch Karjakin He was born on January 12, 1990 in Simferopol in the Ukraine. Karjakin is celebrating its 24th birthday this year 2014.
He is a Ukrainian-Russian chess player and the youngest chess grandmaster of all time (2002 at the age of twelve years and seven months).


Joseph William Frazier was born on January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina in the United States and died on November 7, 2011 at the age of 67 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This year he would have celebrated his 70th birthday.
He was a former American heavyweight boxing world champion (1970–1973) who, inter alia. the "Fight of the Century" (1971) and "The Thrilla in Manila" (1975) fought against Muhammad Ali and was previously an amateur Olympic champion (1964).


Jack London was born on January 12, 1876 in San Francisco, California and died on November 22, 1916 at the age of 40 in Glen Ellen, California. 2014 marks the 138th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American writer known in particular for his adventure novels (including "Call of the Wild" 1903, "The Sea Wolf" 1904, "Wolfsblut" 1906, "Martin Eden" 1909) and journalist.


Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir was born on January 12, 1822 in Mussy-la-Ville in Belgium and died on August 7, 1900 at the age of 78 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés in France. 2014 will be the 192nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Luxembourg-French businessman and inventor who developed the first usable gas engine (1859) and, inter alia. constructed the first road vehicle powered by it, the "Hippomobile" (1863).


Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi was born on January 12, 1746 in Zurich, Switzerland and died on February 17, 1827 at the age of 81 in Brugg. This year marks the 268th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Swiss pedagogue and school reformer of visual pedagogy, after whom numerous schools are named today.

13th January

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Stephan Consul from Istria (Stjepan Konzul Istranin) He was born in Buzet in 1521 and died in Eisenstadt / western Hungary in 1579.
There is no historical information about his education, it is only known that he worked as a Glagolitic priest in Central Istria (in the Old Pazin). Because of his acceptance of the Protestant doctrine, he was expelled in 1549, so that he had to leave his parish and go into exile. First he went to Laibach, then to Krainburg, where he took over the office of Protestant preacher.
In 1557 he began translating Truber's New Testament into the Croatian language from Slovenia. Together with Hans Ungnad and Truber, Consul organized the work of the Slavic Protestant printing establishment in Urach (from 1561 to 1565) and together with Dalmata he printed the work "Tabla za dicu", the Lutheran catechism, and then the New Testament in from Truber's texts Croatian language, respectively the first and second parts of the New Testament. Later, at the invitation of a nobleman there, he moved to Eisenstadt (Kismarton) in western Hungary, where he preached Protestantism to the newly settled Croatians. He died there in 1579.


Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom He was born on January 13th, 1977 in Canterbury, Kent in England. Bloom is celebrating its 37th birthday this year.
He is a British actor who mainly appeared in his roles as "Legolas" in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy (2001-2003) and as "Will Turner" in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films (2003/06 / 07) became known.


Felix Gottwald He was born on January 13, 1976 in Zell am See in Austria. This year Gottwald celebrates his 38th birthday.
He is an Austrian Nordic combined athlete who, with three gold medals and a total of seven Olympic medals (2002, 2006, 2010), is the most successful Olympic athlete in Austria and with 18 medals at Olympic and World Championships, the most successful athlete in his sport.


Otto Lehmann was born on January 13, 1855 in Konstanz and died on June 17, 1922 at the age of 67 in Karlsruhe. This year marks the 159th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German physicist and "father" of research on liquid crystals (main work "Liquid Crystals" 1904), which are used today in liquid crystal displays (LCDs).


Leopold Hoesch He was born on January 13, 1820 in Düren and died at the age of 79 on April 21, 1899 there. This year marks the 194th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an important German industrialist and founder of the steel and mining company Hoesch AG (1871–1991).

January 14th

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Howard Victor Carpendale He was born on January 14, 1946 in Durban, South Africa. Carpendale is celebrating its 68th birthday this year 2014.
He is a South African pop singer and composer who is mainly active in German-speaking countries (including "Hello Again" 1984).


Anselm (Wilhelm) Grün He was born on January 14, 1945 in Junkershausen (today in Hollstadt). This year Grün is celebrating its 69th birthday.
He is a German Benedictine monk who, as a writer of spiritual books with a print run of millions, is one of the most widely read authors in Germany and has been translated into numerous languages.


Peter Fechter He was born on January 14, 1944 in Berlin and died there on August 17, 1962 at the age of 18.This year he would have celebrated his 70th birthday.
He was a German bricklayer, a refugee from the GDR and the 39th Topdesopfer at the Berlin Wall, who subsequently triggered numerous demonstrations in West Berlin, who was gunned down while trying to escape and bled to death in front of the world’s eyes.


Albert Schweitzer He was born on January 14, 1875 in Kayersberg in Alsace in Germany (now France) and died at the age of 90 on September 4, 1965 in Lambaréné in Gabon. 2014 will be the 139th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Protestant theologian, doctor, philosopher, musician and recipient of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize.


Molière - Jean-Baptiste Poquelin He was probably born on January 14, 1622 in Paris and died there on February 17, 1673 at the age of 51. This year marks the 392nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a French actor and an important theater director and playwright, who wrote numerous famous comedies in particular (including "The Conceited Sick" 1673).

15. January

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Peasant rule for January 15th
The mosquito dances around Habakuk, the farmer looks for the food.

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Erling Kagge He was born on January 15, 1963 in Oslo, Norway. Kagge is celebrating his 51st birthday this year.
He is a Norwegian lawyer and extreme athlete who was the first person to reach the South Pole on his own (1993), before he reached the North Pole alone for the first time in a team with Børge Ousland (1990) and with his ascent of Mount Everest (1994) he was the first person to Three Poles Challenge ”.


Martin Luther King was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States and died on April 4, 1968 at the age of 39 in Memphis, Tennessee. This year he would have been 85 years old.
He was a Baptist pastor, leading spokesman for the American civil rights movement against racial segregation, and recipient of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize.


Artturi Ilmari Virtanen was born on January 15, 1895 in Helsinki, Finland and died on November 11, 1973 at the age of 78 in Helsiniki. 2014 marks the 119th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Finnish biochemist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1945 "for his investigations and discoveries in the field of agricultural and food chemistry, in particular for his method of preserving animal feed and forage plants".


Josef Breuer He was born on January 15, 1842 in Vienna and died at the age of 83 on June 25, 1925 there. This year marks the 172nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Viennese doctor and physiologist who, along with Sigmund Freud, who worked with him, is considered a co-founder of psychoanalysis.


Franz Grillparzer was born on January 15, 1791 in Vienna and died there on January 21, 1872 at the age of 81. This year marks the 223rd anniversary of his birthday.
He was an Austrian writer who was considered a national poet and is best known for his dramas (including “Die Ahnfrau” in 1817, “Sappho” in 1818, “The Golden Fleece” in 1819).

January 16

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Peasant rule on January 16th
Theobald, the Theobald, he's making our houses cold.

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Sade - Helen Folasade Adu She was born on January 16, 1969 in Ibadan, Nigeria. This year Adu celebrates her 45th birthday.
He is a Nigerian-British singer, composer and multiple Grammy Award winner who became known in the 1980s as the front singer of the band named after her "Sade" and has sold more than 50 million records with her so far (including "Smooth Operator" 1984) .


Gregor Florian Gysi He was born on January 16, 1948 in Berlin. Gysi is celebrating his 66th birthday this year.
He is a German lawyer, leading politician and parliamentary group leader (since 2005) of the party "Die Linke" (since 1967 member or politician of the SED, SED-PDS and PDS) and former mayor and Senator for Economics of the State of Berlin (2002).


Franz Müntefering He was born on January 16, 1940 in Neheim (today Arnsberg). Müntefering is celebrating its 74th birthday this year.
He is a prominent German SPD politician, including Former Federal Chairman (2004/2005, 2008/2009) and Federal Minister of Transport (1998/1999) and Labor and Social Affairs (2005–2007).


Dian Fossey was born on January 16, 1932 in San Francisco, California and died on December 26, 1985 at the age of 53 in Virunga National Park in Rwanda. This year she would have been 82 years old.
She was an American zoologist and behavioral scientist who researched the life of the endangered mountain gorillas in East Africa up close (from 1963, book "Gorillas im Nebel" 1983, filmed in 1988).


Johannes Rau He was born on January 16, 1931 in Wuppertal and died at the age of 75 on January 27, 2006 in Berlin. This year he would have celebrated his 83rd birthday.
was a German SPD politician who, among other things, For many years he was Prime Minister of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (1978–1998), and the eighth Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany (1999–2004).


André Michelin He was born on January 16, 1853 in Paris and died at the age of 78 on April 4, 1931 there. 2014 will be the 161st anniversary of his birthday.
He was a French engineer and industrialist who, with his brother Édouard Michelin, founded the company "Michelin & Cie" (1988) for the production of pneumatic tires, which were new at the time, and in 1900 published the "Guide Michelin" guide, initially aimed at motorists for the first time.

January 17th

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Peasant rule for January 17th
If the air at Antoni is clear, the year will be dry.

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Michael Kevin Taylor was born on January 17th, 1949 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire in England. Taylor is celebrating his 65th birthday this year 2014.
He is a British musician who became known as the lead guitarist for the rock group "The Rolling Stones" (1969–1974).


Cassius Marcellus Clay He was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. This year Clay celebrates his 72nd birthday.
He is a former American boxer who, after fights like "Rumble in the Jungle" (1974), is widely regarded as the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time (battle name "The Greatest", "Athlete of the Century" of the IOC 1999).


Freddie Frinton - Frederic Bittener Coo was born on January 17th, 1909 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire in England and died on October 16th, 1968 at the age of 59 in London. This year marks the 105th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an English comedian who became famous in Germany as the butler James in the New Year's Eve show "Dinner for One" (1963) alongside May Warden.


Al Capone - Alphonse Gabriel Capone was born on January 17, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York City and died on January 25, 1947 at the age of 48 in Palm Beach, Florida. This year marks the 115th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American criminal and leader of a gangster syndicate in Prohibition America in the 1920s / 1930s.


Benjamin Franklin He was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and died at the age of 84 on April 17, 1790 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2014 marks the 308th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a North American statesman and politician, scientist, inventor (including the lightning rod), natural philosopher, writer, publisher and a founding father of the United States of America (co-signatory to the constitution).


Friedrich III., The Wise - Friedrich von Sachsen He was born according to the Julian calendar used at that time on January 17th, 1463 at Hartenfels Castle in Torgau in Saxony (today Germany) and died on May 5th, 1525 at the age of 62 in Lochau. 2014 marks the 551st anniversary of his birthday.
He was an elector of Saxony (1486–1525), who founded the University of Wittenberg as a promoter of science and, as one of the pioneers of the Reformation, protected Martin Luther, who was able to hide through him at the Wartburg.

January 18th

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Marin Držić (Italian Marino Darsa) He was born in Dubrovnik in 1508; born and died on May 2, 1567 in Venice.
He was a Croatian writer from Dubrovnik and a major comedy writer of Croatian Renaissance literature. Marin Držić came from a poor simple middle-class family. He was forced to train as a priest before going to Siena in 1538, which was then under Spanish rule. There he began to write and tried his hand at poetry in the style of troubadour poetry. Above all, however, he wrote dramas, both comedies and shepherd and shepherd games. Many of his unprinted works were lost.
When he returned to Dubrovnik, theatrical life was in full bloom and enjoyed great popularity among all the stands. Držić wrote numerous commissioned comedies, for example for the annual carnival. With Marin Držić, permanent theater groups were formed in the city for the first time. That meant that the characters in a play were adapted to the actors. For the first time there was also a prologue (foreword). His most famous drama is called "Dundo Maroje".


Kevin Michael Costner He was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, United States. This year Costner celebrates his 59th birthday.
He is an American actor (including "Dances with Wolves" 1990, "Robin Hood - King of Thieves" 1991, "Bodyguard" 1992) and filmmaker.


Ray Dolby He was born on January 18, 1933 in Portland, Oregon, United States and died at the age of 80 on September 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. This year he would have been 81 years old.
He was an American technician and inventor who founded the world-leading company "Dolby" in its field in 1965 and, among other things. with compression systems and multi-channel sound systems the sound z. B. improved in motion pictures.


Anton Turek He was born on January 18, 1919 in Duisburg and died at the age of 65 on May 11, 1984 in Neuss. This year he would have celebrated his 95th birthday.
He was a German soccer player and goalkeeper legend, who was the oldest player of the tournament in the final of the soccer World Cup in 1954 in the German goal and with the team won the 3-2 victory against favorite Hungary ("Turek, you are a devil! Turek, you're a football god! ”).


Oliver Norvell Hardy was born on January 18, 1892 in Harlem, Georgia in the United States and died on August 7, 1957 at the age of 65 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. 2014 marks the 122nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American comedian, film actor, screenwriter, director and, along with his partner Stan Laurel, best known as "Laurel and Hardy" ("Dick and Doof").

January 19th

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Faust Vrančić - Faustus Verantius. He was born in 1551 in Šibenik, Republic of Venice and died on January 20, 1617. He came from a noble Croatian family who lived in Šibenik, but had a summer residence in Šepurine on the nearby island of Prvić.
Vrančić was a diplomat, clergyman, polymath and inventor in Venice, who became known to posterity in particular through his work Machinae Novae. He was fluent in seven languages ​​and was a diplomat in the service of the Emperor in Prague and Archduke Ernst in Vienna from 1581 to 1594.

During this time he also worked on his dictionary of the five noblest languages ​​in Europe (Dictionarium quinque nobilissimarum Europeae linguarum; Latinae, Italicae, Germanicae, Dalmaticae et Hungaricae), which was printed in Venice in 1595. It contains around 5000 terms in the five languages ​​and is considered to be one of the first and most important dictionaries of the Croatian and Hungarian languages, as well as the forerunner of numerous other dictionaries that were inspired by it.



Stefan Edberg He was born on January 19, 1966 in Västervik, Sweden. This year Edberg celebrates his 48th birthday
He is a former Swedish and one of the most successful tennis players of the 1990s. It was number one in the world rankings for 72 weeks and won six Grand Slam titles.


Janis Lyn Joplin was born on January 19, 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas in the United States and died on October 4, 1970 at the age of 27 in Los Angeles, California. This year she would have been 71 years old.
She was a popular American singer and songwriter of the 1960s who made her breakthrough at the Monterey Pop Festival (1967).


Paul Cézanne was born on January 19, 1839 in Aix-en-Provence in France and died there on October 22, 1906 at the age of 67. This year marks the 175th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a French painter who, with his groundbreaking works, is considered to be one of the most important pioneers of modernism.


Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States and died on October 7, 1849 at the age of 40 in Baltimore, Maryland. 2014 marks the 205th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American writer who is considered to be an influential co-founder of modern short stories and the inventor of the detective story (including "The double murder in Rue Morgue" in 1841).


James Watt was born according to the Gregorian calendar on January 30, 1736 (on January 19, 1736 according to the Julian calendar still used at the place of birth) in Greenock, Scotland, and died on August 25, 1819 at the age of 83 in Heathfield, Handsworth, West Midlands in England. 2014 marks the 278th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Scottish inventor and developer whose improvement in the efficiency of the steam engine was a major contributor to the industrial revolution.

January 20th

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Farmer rule for January 20th
On Fabian and Sebastian tree and day start to grow.

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Stanislav Pavao Skalić, (also Paul Skalich, Paul Scaliger, Paulus Scalichius [also: Scaligius] de Lika, alleged "Prince de la Scala" (1570), "Count of Hun and Lycka" (1571), "Margrave of Verona)). Born died in Zagreb in 1534 and probably in 1575.
He was a man of the Renaissance, a humanist, a mystic, a follower of Ramon Llull and the author of the first work with the word encyclopedia in the title. The suffix “de Lika” can mean that his family comes from the Lika.
Skalić was canon in Münster (Westphalia), and together with the theologian Johann Funck, he had great influence on Duke Albrecht I of Brandenburg-Ansbach and became wealthy as a result. Intrigues and disagreements on religious issues with the King of Poland led to Funck's execution and Skalić's flight [exile?]. His property was confiscated.


Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. was born on January 20, 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey in the United States. Aldrin, Jr. is celebrating his 84th birthday this year 2014.
He is a retired American astronaut, a member of the Apollo 11 mission, and second man on the moon (1969).


Jackson DeForest Kelley was born on January 20, 1920 in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States and died on June 11, 1999 at the age of 79 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. This year he would have celebrated his 94th birthday
He was an American actor, best known for his role as Dr. Leonard "Pill" McCoy in the television series "Raumschiff Enterprise" (1966-1969) and six "Star Trek" films (1979-1991) is known.


Manfred Baron von Ardenne He was born on January 20, 1907 in Hamburg and died at the age of 90 on May 26, 1997 in Dresden. This year marks the 107th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German physicist and inventor who, among other things, carried out the first fully electronic television transmission (1930) and over 600 patents a.o. held on electron microscopy, nuclear and radio technology.


André-Marie Ampère He was born on January 20, 1775 in Lyon, France and died at the age of 61 on June 10, 1836 in Marseille. This year marks the 239th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a French physicist, mathematician and a founder of electrodynamics, after which the unit of amperage is named “ampere”.

21th January

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Karl Ernst Thomas de Maizière He was born on January 21, 1954 in Bonn. This year de Maizière celebrates his 60th birthday.
He is a German CDU politician and Federal Minister of the Interior (2009–2011, since 2013), who previously held various positions, including State Secretary and Minister in Saxony (1990–2005), Head of the Federal Chancellery (2005–2009) and Federal Minister of Defense (2011–2013).


Paul Gartner Allen was born on January 21, 1953 in Seattle, Washington in the United States. Allen celebrates his 61st birthday this year 2014.
He is an American entrepreneur and investor who, among other things, together with Bill Gates founded the software company "Microsoft" (1975).


José Plácido Domingo Embil was born on January 21, 1941 in Madrid, Spain. Domingo Embil is celebrating its 73rd birthday this year.
He is an internationally known Spanish opera singer and until the early 2000s he was one of "The Three Tenors" alongside José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti.


Aristotelis Savalas or Telly Savalas He was born on January 21, 1922 in Garden City, Long Island, New York in the United States and died at the age of 72 on January 22, 1994 in Universal City, California. This year he would have been 92 years old.
He was an American actor whose star role was Lieutenant "Kojak" in the TV series "Kojak - Operation in Manhattan" (1973-1978).


Christian Dior was born on January 21, 1905 in Granville, Normandy in France and died on October 24, 1957 at the age of 52 in Montecatini Terme, Italy. This year marks the 109th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a French fashion designer and founder of the company named after him.


Clärenore Stinnes was born on January 21, 1901 in Mülheim an der Ruhr and died on September 7, 1990 at the age of 89 in Sweden. This year marks the 113th anniversary of her birthday.
She was a very successful German racing driver and the daughter of the industrialist Hugo Stinnes, who, together with the cameraman Carl-Axel Söderström, was the first person to circumnavigate the world in a car (1927–1929).


Horace Wells was born on January 21, 1815 in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States and died on January 24, 1848 at the age of 33 in New York City. This year marks the 199th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American dentist and anesthesiologist who discovered the narcotic effects of nitrous oxide and used it in his practice.

22nd of January

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Peasant rule for January 22nd
If Vincent walks in the snow, there is a lot of hay and clover ./22_January

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Janko Bobetko He was born on January 10, 1919 in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia and died on April 29, 2003 in Zagreb, Croatia

He was a professional soldier who rose to general in Yugoslavia. In Croatia he became a Stožerni General and was on the Council of Croatian Generals between 1992 and 1995. During World War II he was a brigade commander under Tito's partisans and later became a lieutenant and later a general. Bobetko was also involved in the Croatian Spring.
In 1996 the book Sve moje bitke (All my battles), written by Bobetko, was published, in which he describes all of his victories during the Croatian war. Bobetko is believed to be partly responsible for war crimes during the Medak military operation. As a result, he was charged as the commander in chief of the military operation by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Bobetko denied having committed or ordered war crimes. The Croatian government refused to extradite the former general until his death.


Sithu U Thant He was born on January 22, 1909 in Pantanaw, Burma, and died at the age of 65 on November 25, 1974 in New York City. This year marks the 105th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Burmese politician and the third Secretary General of the United Nations (1961–1971).


Douglas Corrigan He was born on January 22, 1907 in Galveston, Texas in the United States and died at the age of 88 on December 9, 1995 in Santa Ana, California. 2014 marks the 107th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American aircraft designer (including one of the builders of Charles Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" aircraft) and pilot who became known as the "Wrong Way Corrigan" through his allegedly accidental transatlantic flight (1938).


Gotthold Ephraim Lessing He was born on January 22nd, 1729 in Kamenz, Saxony and died at the age of 52 on February 15th, 1781 in Braunschweig. This year marks the 285th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German poet and playwright (including "Emilia Galotti" 1772, "Nathan the Wise" 1779) and one of the most important figures in the German Enlightenment, with a lasting influence on German literature.


Francis Bacon He was born according to the Julian calendar used at the time in London on January 22, 1561 and died at the age of 65 on April 9, 1626 in Highgate. 2014 marks the 453rd anniversary of his birthday.
He was an English statesman (including Lord Chancellor 1617–1621), an influential philosopher and one of the fathers of modern empirical science, to whom the famous saying "knowledge is power" is ascribed and who is variously considered to be a possible author of Shakespeare's works.

January 23

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Andrija Mohorovičić Born on January 23, 1857 in Volosko near Opatija; died on December 18, 1936 in Zagreb.
He was a Croatian meteorologist and geophysicist. In 1909 he succeeded for the first time in using earthquake waves to capture the interface between the earth's crust and mantle. This interface was later called the Mohorovičić discontinuity and is now often abbreviated to “Moho” in geosciences. Within the lithosphere, the outer shell of the earth, this interface separates the earth's crust from the outer layer of the earth's upper mantle. Ten years after this high point in his work as a seismologist, Mohorovičić retired in 1921. After his death he was buried in the Mirogoj cemetery in Zagreb. The asteroid (8422) Mohorovičić is named after him.



Hans-Georg Kern He was born on January 23, 1938 in Deutschbaselitz (today Kamenz). This year Kern celebrates its 76th birthday.
Today he is a renowned German painter and sculptor who caused a scandal in the 1960s with his provocative work “The Big Night in the Bucket” (1963) and became world famous in the 1970s with his upside-down paintings.


Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky was born on January 23, 1897 in Vienna and died there on January 18, 2000 at the age of 102. This year marks the 117th anniversary of her birthday.
She was the first architect to study in Austria who designed the so-called "Frankfurt Kitchen" (1926), the forerunner and archetype of the modern fitted kitchen, optimized for functionality and rationality.


David Hilbert He was born on January 23, 1862 in Königsberg (today Kaliningrad) in East Prussia (today Russia) and died at the age of 81 on February 14, 1943 in Göttingen. 2014 will be the 152nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was one of the most important German mathematicians of modern times, who, in addition to pioneering work in various areas of mathematics, among others. became known through the presentation of 23 mathematical problems, some of which have not yet been solved, at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Paris in 1900.


Édouard Manet He was born on January 23, 1832 in Paris and died at the age of 51 on April 30, 1883 there. This year marks the 182nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a French painter and pioneer of modern painting between realism and impressionism.


Wolfgang von Kempelen He was born on January 23, 1734 in Pressburg in Hungary (today Slovakia) and died at the age of 70 on March 26, 1804 in Alservorstadt (today Vienna) in Austria. 2014 marks the 280th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Hungarian polymath of the 18th century, inventor (including the "Chess Turk", an alleged chess robot he constructed in 1769), writer, architect and civil servant.

January 24th

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Tomislav The year of birth is unknown, died around 928. He was a Croatian Knez (prince) and the first king of the Croats. As a prince, he ruled over coastal Croatia (Primorska Hrvatska) from 910. After merging with inland Croatia (Panonska Hrvatska), he became king of a unified Croatian kingdom that remained independent until 1102.


Peter Struck He was born on January 24, 1943 in Göttingen and died at the age of 69 on December 19, 2012 in Berlin. This year he would have celebrated his 71st birthday.
He was a German SPD politician and a long-time member of the Bundestag (1980–2009), parliamentary group leader of his party (1998–2002, 2005–2009) and Federal Minister of Defense (2002–2005).


Neil Leslie Diamond He was born on January 24, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York City. This year Diamond is celebrating its 73rd birthday.
He is an American singer and songwriter who published numerous famous and often covered songs, especially in the 1960s and 1970s (including "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" in 1967, "Sweet Caroline" 1969, " I Am I Said "1971," I'm a Believer "1971," Song Sung Blue "1972).


Joachim Gauck He was born on January 24, 1940 in Rostock. Gauck is celebrating his 74th birthday this year.
He is the eleventh Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany (since 2012), a former Protestant pastor, GDR civil rights activist, spokesman for the “New Forum” and former head of the “Gauck” or Stasi records authority named after him.


Friedrich von Prussia was born on January 24th, 1712 in Berlin and died on August 17th, 1786 at the age of 74 in Potsdam. This year marks the 302nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was king "in" and later the first king "of" Prussia (1740–1786), who described himself as the "first servant of the state" and was also called "Old Fritz" by the population.


Hadrian - Publius Aelius Hadrianus He was born according to the Julian calendar used at that time on January 24th 0076 in Italica in Hispania (Roman province, today Spain) and died on July 10th 0138 at the age of 62 in Baiae in Italy. 2014 marks the 1938th anniversary of his birthday.
He was the fourteenth Roman emperor (117-138), who, as the successor to his adoptive father Trajan, is considered the third of the "five good emperors" and the imperial borders. with Hadrian's Wall named after him between what is now England and Scotland.

January 25th


Farmers rule for January 25th
On the day of Pauli conversion - half the winter away, half the winter away.


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Krešimir I. Born in the 8th or 9th century, died around 945. He was the king of the medieval Croatian kingdom from 935 until his death. He came from the Trpimirović dynasty and was the successor to his father Trpimir II. Like his father before, he was able to maintain the military strength of Croatia.


Miroslav's birth and death year are unfortunately not known! Miroslav was the king of the medieval Croatian kingdom from 945 to 949. He was the older son and successor of Krešimir I. During his rule, Croatia was in a civil war that ended with Miroslav's death and Mihajlo Krešimir II.


Dagmar Berghoff She was born on January 25, 1943 in Berlin. Berghoff celebrates her 71st birthday this year 2014.
She is a German radio and TV presenter who was the first woman to be the spokesperson for the news program “Tagesschau” from 1976 to 1999.


Eusébio da Silva Ferreira He was born on January 25, 1942 in Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) in Portuguese East Africa (now Mozambique) and died that year at the age of 71 on January 5, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal.
He was a known as "Pantera Negra" Portuguese football player who was Portugal's greatest football star in the 1960s and 1970s (including at "Benfica Lisbon" 1960-1975).


"Elly" Elisabeth Eleonore Anna Justine Heuss-Knapp She was born on January 25, 1881 in Strasbourg in Germany (now France) and died on July 19, 1952 at the age of 71 in Bonn. This year marks the 133rd anniversary of her birthday.
She was a German politician, social reformer, founder of the German "Müttergenesungswerk" and wife of the first German Federal President Theodor Heuss.


Robert Boyle was born according to the Gregorian calendar on February 4, 1627 (January 25, 1627 according to the Julian calendar still used at the place of birth) in Lismore, Waterford in Ireland and died at the age of 64 on January 10, 1692 (Gregorian calendar, on December 31, 1691 according to the Julian calendar) in London. 2014 marks the 387th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an Irish naturalist, physicist, and chemist who coined the term chemical element and discovered the inversely proportional relationship between pressure and volume in constant temperature gases.

January 26th


Peasant rule for January 26th
Timothy breaks the ice - if it doesn't have one, he makes one.

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Petar Krešimir IV. (Latin: Petrus Cresimiri) died in 1074 from the Croatian dynasty of Trpimirović, was the king of Croatia from 1058 to 1074. He was given the addition of "the great", which is unique in Croatian history, since under his rule Croatia reached its greatest expansion in the Middle Ages.
He was the last ruler from the Trpimirović dynasty in the direct line, followed by his cousin and nephew. His court was located in both Nin and Biograd na Moru.


Robert Cailliau He was born on January 26, 1947 in Tongeren, Belgium. This year 2014, Cailliau celebrates its 67th birthday.
He is a Belgian computer scientist who, together with Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in Bern, helped develop a concept (1990) for today's “World Wide Web”.


Paul Leonard Newman He was born on January 26, 1925 in Shaker Heights, Ohio in the United States and died at the age of 83 on September 26, 2008 in Westport, Connecticut. This year he would have been 89 years old.
He was one of the most renowned American actors of the 20th century (including "The Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" 1958, "Sharks of the Big City" 1961, The Color of Money "1986), director (including" The Love of a Summer "1968 ), Entrepreneur and multiple Oscar winner.


Akio Morita He was born on January 26, 1921 in Tokoname, Aichi, Japan and died at the age of 78 on October 3, 1999 in Tokyo. This year he would have celebrated his 93rd birthday.
He was a Japanese businessman and co-founder of what is now the second largest Japanese electronics company, "Sony Corporation" (1946).


Carl Joachim Friedrich Ludwig von Arnim He was born on January 26, 1781 in Berlin and died at the age of 49 on January 21, 1831 in Wiepersdorf. 2014 marks the 233rd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German writer and an important representative of Heidelberg Romanticism (including the important folk song collection “Des Knaben Wunderhorn” 1805-1808 with around 600 arrangements of German folk songs).

January 27th


Peasant rule for January 27th
Saint Julian's ice breaks, if not, he presses it on harder


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Josip Voltić, born on January 27, 1750 in Tinjan, died on August 25, 1825 in Vienna.
He was a Croatian linguist from Tinjan. Studied the language of the dialects in Istria and wrote the first Croatian-German-Italian dictionary. He has published in Vienna in the Italian "Wiener Letters", which criticizes the bureaucracy in the Austrian monarchy. In 1803 he published his Croatian-Italian-German dictionary in Vienna.



Nicholas Berkeley Mason He was born on January 27, 1944 in Birmingham, England. This year 2014, Mason is celebrating his 70th birthday.
He is a British musician and founding member and drummer of the rock group "Pink Floyd" (since 1964).


Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert von Prussia was born on January 27, 1859 in Berlin and died on June 4, 1941 at the age of 82 in Haus Doorn, Doorn in the Netherlands. This year marks the 155th anniversary of his birthday.
He was the King of Prussia and the third and last German Emperor (1888–1918).


Edward John Smith He was born on January 27, 1850 in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent in England and died at the age of 62 on April 15, 1912 in the North Atlantic. This year marks the 164th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a British captain of the "White Star Line" and among others. Captain of the "Titanic" which sank on its maiden voyage on April 14th, 1912 after colliding with an iceberg.


Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart He was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg in Austria and died at the age of 35 on December 5, 1791 in Vienna. 2014 marks the 258th anniversary of his birthday.
He was one of the most important and world-famous classical composers of the Viennese classical music of over 600 works (including operas "Don Giovanni" 1787 and "Die Zauberflöte" 1791, piano sonata No. 11 with the "Turkish March" 1784, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" 1787) , 40th Symphony, 1788, “Requiem”).



Johann Balthasar Neumann was born on January 27, 1687 in Eger in the Czech Republic and died on August 19, 1753 at the age of 66 in Würzburg. This year marks the 327th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German builder of the Baroque and Rococo (including the Würzburg Residence), who was depicted on the 50 DM note from the last series of DM banknotes.

January 28th

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Ivan Lupis-Vukić (Italian Giovanni Biagio Luppis von Rammer) He was born on January 28, 1813 in Fiume (today Rijeka), and died on January 11, 1875 in Torriggia on Lake Como / Lombardy
He was a Croatian inventor, officer and engineer in the Austrian Navy. He developed the first propeller-driven torpedo. He envisioned a device that was unmanned and controllable from land. The explosive charge contained therein should only detonate at the moment of impact with a ship. His first prototype was three feet long, had glass wings and was controlled from the coast using long ropes. However, the experiment failed due to poor materials.
Together with the British mechanical engineer Robert Whitehead, he opened the world's first torpedo factory in Fiume in 1873 in an adapted former iron foundry.



Ivo Robić Born on January 28, 1923 in Garešnica near Bjelovar, Yugoslavia, now Croatia, and died on March 9, 2000 in Rijeka.
He was a Yugoslav or Croatian pop singer. At the age of 22 he began his singing career in Yugoslavia, after the trained music teacher had previously learned to play the piano, saxophone, clarinet, flute and double bass.
Already a star in his home country, he came to the Federal Republic of Germany in 1955 as a musician in a five-man combo. He also had individual appearances with the band in Leipzig and Berlin (GDR).
1959 was the year of the big breakthrough. Robić recorded the song "Morgen" (number 2 in the German sales charts), composed by Peter Moesser, and achieved his greatest success with it. In the United Kingdom and the United States, too, the title hit the charts there (23rd and 13th respectively) and was sold well over a million times.
With his second success "At 17 life only begins", a cover version of the drifters hit "Save the last dance for me" from 1960, he met the taste of many teenagers. He recorded a total of over 100 music tracks, including jazz and folk songs.
He sang the German title song for the German-Yugoslav television series Ferien auf Lipiza (1966). Robić was a star in Yugoslavia and all successor states throughout his life.
For the last few years until his death he was honorary chairman of the Croatian Union of Musicians. He found his final resting place in the Zagreb Mirogoj cemetery.


Richard Taylor He was born on January 28, 1943 in Dartford, Kent, England. This year 2014, Taylor is celebrating his 71st birthday.
He is a British musician who was the bassist of the rock group "The Rolling Stones" (1962) in the year it was founded and has played with "The Pretty Things" since 1963.


Hans-Jürgen Bäumler He was born on January 28, 1942 in Dachau. Bäumler is celebrating his 72nd birthday this year 2014.
He is a famous former German figure skater in single and pair skating with Marika Kilius and a.o. two-time world champion (1963, 1964).


Arthur Rubinstein He was born on January 28, 1887 in Łódź in Poland and died at the age of 95 on December 20, 1982 in Geneva, Switzerland. This year marks the 127th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a famous Polish pianist who is often counted among the best classical pianists and in particular is regarded as the best Chopin interpreter of the 20th century.


Sidonie-Gabrielle Claudine Colette She was born on January 28, 1873 in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, Yonne in France and died on August 3, 1954 in Paris at the age of 81. 2014 marks the 141st anniversary of her birthday.
She was a respected and highly decorated French writer (including novels "La Vagabonde" 1910, "Gigi" 1944), journalist and dancer, who was the first woman to receive a French state funeral.


Louis Favre was born on January 28, 1826 in Chêne-Bourg, Geneva, Switzerland and died on July 19, 1879 at the age of 53 in Göschenen. This year marks the 188th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Swiss engineer and tunnel builder who planned the Gotthard Tunnel, the longest railway tunnel in the world at the time, and managed a patrol tour in the tunnel until his death.

January 29th

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Radovan Vlatković He was born on January 29, 1962 in Zagreb, Croatia and is a Croatian horn player.
At the age of six, Vlatkovic received his first horn lessons during a two-year stay in the United States. After his return he studied first at the Music Academy in Zagreb, then at the Northwest German Music Academy in Detmold with Michael Höltzel. From 1982–1990 he was first horn player in the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (now the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin) and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at home and abroad since 1990.
From 1992 Vlatkovic worked as a professor at the State University for Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart, and since 1998 he has been a full professor at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Since 2006 he has been a professor at the Zurich University of the Arts.


Ivan Klasnić He was born on January 29, 1980 in Hamburg and is a Croatian soccer player.
Klasnić started with the soccer game at the Altona district club SC Union 03, went from there to TSV Stellingen 88. In 1992 he moved to the youth department of FC St. Pauli, in whose professional squad he was accepted in 1997. In 1998 he also made his professional debut in the 2nd Bundesliga in the men's team. His greatest success with Hamburg was his promotion to the Bundesliga in the 2000/01 season.
Ivan Klasnić played for the U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19 and U-21 of Croatia. After he had turned down invitations to play for the German national soccer team and the national team of Bosnia-Herzegovina, he made his debut with Croatia's senior team against Germany in Split in February 2004. He was part of the Croatian squad at the European Championships in Portugal and Austria / Switzerland in 2008 as well as at the World Championships in Germany.


Peter von Zahn He was born on January 29, 1913 in Chemnitz and died on July 26, 2001 at the age of 88 in Hamburg. This year marks the 101st anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German radio journalist who, as the first permanent German foreign correspondent for the NWDR, reported from the USA in his radio and later television program “From the New World” (1951–1960) and shaped the image of America in post-war Germany.


Boris Leonidowitsch Pasternak He was born according to the Gregorian calendar on February 10, 1890 (January 29, 1890 according to the Julian calendar still used in this region) in Moscow and died on May 30, 1960 at the age of 70 in Peredelkino near Moscow. 2014 marks the 124th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Russian poet and writer (including "Doctor Zhivago" 1957) and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 "for his significant achievement both in contemporary poetry and in the field of the great Russian storytelling tradition".


Daniel Bernoulli He was born according to the Gregorian calendar on February 8, 1700 (January 29, 1700 according to the Julian calendar still used in this region) in Groningen in the Netherlands and died on March 17, 1782 at the age of 82 in Basel in the Switzerland. 2014 marks the 314th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an important Swiss mathematician and physicist, who worked out the equations named after him together with Leonhard Euler and the effect named after him in aerodynamics with Giovanni Battista Venturi.


Katharina von Bora was born according to the Julian calendar used at the time on January 29, 1499 in Pegau and died on December 20, 1552 at the age of 53 in Torgau. This year marks the 515th anniversary of her birthday.
She was a Catholic nun (1515–1523) and from 1525 the wife of the church reformer Martin Luther, with whom she had six children.

January 30th

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Darko Rundek Born on January 30, 1956 in Zagreb / ​​Croatia. He is a Croatian rock singer, songwriter, poet and actor.
His musical career began in the early 1980s as the front man of the world rock band Haustor. In 1982 Darko Rundek obtained his degree in directing from the Drama School in Zagreb with his graduation film America Hurray! by Jean-Claude van Itallie. He has directed a number of plays and has occasionally acted as an actor. Darko Rundek wrote and produced a lot of film music.
Between 1982 and 1991 Darko Rundek directed around 50 radio plays and documentaries for Radio Zagreb, for which he also wrote the music. Radio Zagreb represented some of these works at various international festivals: Prix Italia, Premios Ondas and Prix Futura. Living in France since 1991, he recorded albums with musicians from different parts of the world.


Philip David Charles Collins (Phil Collins) He was born on January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London, England. This year, Collins is celebrating his 63rd birthday.
He is a very successful British singer, drummer and solo artist (including "In the Air Tonight" 1981, "Another Day in Paradise" 1989, "Tarzan" soundtrack 1999) and a member of the rock band "Genesis" (1970-1996, since 2006) ).


Eugene Allen Hackman (Gene Hackman) He was born on January 30, 1930 in San Bernardino, California in the United States. Hackman is celebrating his 84th birthday this year.
He is a renowned American actor (including "No Song for My Father" 1970, "French Connection" 1971, "Mississippi Burning" 1987, "Merciless" 1992, "Public Enemy No. 1" 1998) and multiple Oscar winner .


Douglas Carl Engelbart He was born on January 30, 1925 in Portland, Oregon, United States, and died at the age of 88 on July 2, 2013 in Atherton, California. This year he would have been 89 years old.
He was an American computer pioneer in the field of human-machine interaction and inventor of the computer mouse (1963).
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Max Theiler He was born on January 30, 1899 in Pretoria, South Africa, and died at the age of 73 on August 11, 1972 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. This year marks the 115th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a South African-American biologist and recipient of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for research into yellow fever and its control."


Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York in the United States and died on April 12, 1945 at the age of 63 in Warm Springs, Georgia. 2014 marks the 132nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was an American Democratic Party politician, the 32nd President of the United States of America (1933–1945), and the only US president to hold office for more than two terms.

31 January


Peasant rule on January 31st
If it freezes a lot around Virgilius, there must be a lot of cold in March.

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Queen Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard of Orange-Nassau was born on January 31, 1938 in Baarn in the Netherlands. This year 2014 she celebrates her 76th birthday.
She is the former Queen of the Netherlands (1980-2013), Princess of Orange-Nassau and Princess of the Lippe-Biesterfeld.



Rudolf Ludwig Mößbauer was born on January 31, 1929 in Munich and died on September 14, 2011 at the age of 82 in Grünwald. This year he would have been 85 years old.
He was a German physicist and, along with Robert Hofstadter, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1961 "for his research on the resonance absorption of gamma radiation and his associated discovery, which is called the Mößbauer effect".



Theodor Heuss He was born on January 31, 1884 in Brackenheim and died at the age of 79 on December 12, 1963 in Stuttgart. This year marks the 130th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German politician and first FDP chairman (from 1948), political scientist, journalist and the first Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany (1949-1959).


Amalie Auguste Melitta Bentz was born in the 1870s on January 31, 1873 in Dresden and died on June 29, 1950 at the age of 77 in Holzhausen an der Porta Westfalica. This year marks the 141st anniversary of her birthday.
She was a German entrepreneur and the inventor of the coffee filter (1908).


Franz Peter Schubert was born on January 31, 1797 in Himmelpfortgrund, Vienna in Austria and died on November 19, 1828 at the age of 31 in Vienna. This year marks the 217th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a famous Austrian romantic composer who wrote over 600 songs and a.o. composed several symphonies (including Symphony in B minor "Unfinished" 1822).

February 01, 2014

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Paul Kupelwieser, he was born on February 1, 1843 in Vienna and died on March 20, 1919 in Vienna. He was an Austrian industrialist who lived on Brijuni. In 1893 he quit his job and bought the Brioni Islands from a Venetian for 75,000 guilders. An archipelago of a total of 14 small islands that lie like green gemstones in the blue sea, three and a half kilometers off the coast of Istria near the port city of Pula - today Croatia.
Kupelwieser wanted to cultivate a neglected area in the south of the monarchy. The island was infected with malaria, and Kupelwieser also fell ill. In 1900 he offered the island as a research object to the famous bacteriologist Robert Koch.

In fact, Brioni became malaria-free within 2 years, while the disease raged on the mainland for decades. Kupelwieser invested a multiple of the purchase price, built an infrastructure, expanded the port, laid a submarine water pipe from the mainland to Brioni and built farm buildings (wine and dairy industry, imperial cheese), built hotels, a lido and the first winter swimming pool on the Austrian Riviera.


Leymah Roberta Gbowee was born on February 1st, 1972 in Monrovia, Liberia. Gbowee is celebrating her 42nd birthday this year.
She is a Liberian civil rights activist and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2011 “for her nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and for the right of women to fully participate in peace-making work”.


Boris Nikolajewitsch Yeltsin He was born on February 1, 1931 in Butka, Sverdlovsk in Russia and died on April 23, 2007 at the age of 76 in Moscow. This year he would have celebrated his 83rd birthday.
He was a Russian politician and the first President of Russia (1991-1999).


Hugo Laurenz August Hofmann, Edler von Hofmannsthal He was born on February 1, 1874 in Vienna and died at the age of 55 on July 15, 1929 in Rodaun near Vienna. 2014 marks the 140th anniversary of his birthday.
He was an Austrian writer and playwright of Viennese modernism (including "Jedermann. The game of the dying of the rich man" 1911) and a co-founder of the Salzburg Festival (since 1920).


Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach was born on February 1, 1792 in Königsberg, Prussia (today Kaliningrad in Russia) and died at the age of 55 on November 11, 1847 in Berlin in Prussia (today Germany). This year marks the 222nd anniversary of his birthday.
He was a German doctor and surgeon who is considered a pioneer in transplantation and plastic surgery.


Jakob Roggeveen He was born on February 1, 1659 in Middelburg in the Netherlands and died there on January 31, 1729 at the age of 69. This year marks the 355th anniversary of his birthday.
He was a Dutch navigator and explorer who, while searching for the southern continent, was the first European to set foot on Easter Island (Rapa Nui) in the Southeast Pacific on Easter Sunday 1722.

February 02, 2014


Farmer rule for February 2nd
At Candlemas, the farmer starts again with the year's work.

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Ignjat Đurđević, also Ignazio Giorgi, born in February 1675 in Ragusa (today Dubrovnik), died on January 21, 1737 or January 22, 1737 in Dubrovnik
He was a poet and translator, also a Benedictine monk and astronomer. Đurđević, from a noble family, was a trilingual poet, he wrote in Latin, Italian and Croatian.