This Week's Birthdays - Week of April 15

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April 15, 1452 – Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer.

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Vitruvian Man

April 16, 1973 – Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, better known as simply Ako, is a Senegalese American R&B recording artist and songwriter

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April 17, 1837 – John Pierpont Morgan was an American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.

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J.P. Morgan

April 18, 1904 – Drago Gervais was a Croatian Istrian poet and playwright, and one of the most prominent poets writing in the Chakavian dialect of the Croatian language.

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Drago Gervais

April 19, 1987 – Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player.

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Maria Sharapova

April 20, 1893 – Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona.

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Miró i Mallorca

April 21, 1947 – Iggy Pop is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor.

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Iggy Pop