Famous Birthdays On 29 December

Jon Voight

Birthday: December 29, 1938
Nationality: American
Age: 81 Years, 81 Year Old Males
Jon Voight is an ‘Academy’ award-winning American actor best known for his role in the film ‘Coming Home.’ A critically acclaimed character actor, he is the recipient of four ‘Golden Globe Awards’ and several other prestigious awards. The son of a Czechoslovakian-American professional golfer, he became interested in acting while in high school. Following his graduation from the ‘Catholic University of America,’ he proceeded to pursue an acting career in New York City.

Andrew Johnson

Nick Name: Sir Veto, The Tennessee Tailor, The Grim Presence
Birthday: December 29, 1808
Nationality: American
Died At Age: 66
Andrew Johnson was the 17th president of the United States of America. Johnson was serving as the vice-president when President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated and succeeded him as the president. Born into an extremely poor family, Andrew Johnson never had the privilege of attending school and had to live life the hard way. Nevertheless, he was smart enough to build his future solely on his understanding of politics and sheer hard work.

Elizabeth of Russia

Birthday: December 29, 1709
Nationality: Russian
Died At Age: 52
Elizabeth of Russia, also known as Elizaveta Petrovna, was the Empress of Russia from 1741 to 1762. She was a very powerful and popular monarch who led the country into two major European wars—the War of Austrian Succession and the Seven Years’ War. Born as one of the daughters of Peter the Great and Catherine I, Elizabeth was a beautiful, intelligent and smart girl. As one of the only two daughters of her parents, who survived to adulthood, she was doted on by both her parents and was provided with a loving upbringing.

William Ewart Gladstone

Birthday: December 29, 1809
Nationality: British
Died At Age: 88
One of the most formidable men the history of UK politics, William Ewart Gladstone was the Prime Minster of United Kingdom four times. Known as the ‘The People’s William’, he was a Conservative when he entered politics, but later moved to the liberal party, where he remained till his retirement. A god-fearing person and man of principles, Gladstone brought a wave of reforms in Britain and also freed Ireland by separating its Church from Britain. His intelligence and command over language were two of his several impressive traits which he used to the best of his capacity.

Paula Poundstone

Birthday: December 29, 1959
Nationality: American
Age: 60 Years, 60 Year Old Females
Paula Poundstone is an American comedian, author, actress, and commentator. She is well known for her quick wit, and striking, impromptu humourous take on contemporary events. She is adept at presenting a unique brand of interactive, observational and improvisational comedy to theatre, radio, film, and television audiences.

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