Today's Birthdays - Week of April 13

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April 13, 1743, – Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson by Mather Brown (StreetView)
Thomas Jefferson by Mather Brown

April 14, 1948 – Jim Williams, an analog circuit designer and technical author.

Jim Williams (StreetView)
Jim Williams

April 15, 1961 – José Anigo, a French former football defender and manager at Olympique de Marseille.

José Anigo (StreetView)
José Anigo

April 16, Wilbur Wright, one of the inventors of the first airplane.

Wright brothers (StreetView)
Wright brothers

April 17, 1816 – Emil Jens Baumann Adolf Jerichau, a Danish sculptor.

Jens Adolf Jerichau (StreetView)
Jens Adolf Jerichau

April 18, 1882 – José Bento Renato Monteiro Lobato, one of Brazil’s most influential writers, mostly for his children’s books set in the fictional Sítio do Picapau Amarelo.

Monteiro Lobato (StreetView)
Monteiro Lobato

April 19, 1953 – Sara Simeoni, an Italian former high jumper, who won a gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics and twice set a world record in the women’s high jump.

Sara Simeoni (StreetView)
Sara Simeoni