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April 13th, 1931...

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TIME Magazine: Roy W. Howard

(TIME Cover: April the 13th, 1931)

 Famous people born on the 13th of April:

1519 - Catherine de Medici, wife of Henry II of France (d. 1589)
1584 - Albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666)
1743 - Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States (New style date) (d. 1826)
1771 - Richard Trevithick, English engineer and inventor of the first working railway steam locomotive (d. 1833)
1866 - Butch Cassidy, American outlaw (d. 1908)
1901 - Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst and semanticist (d. 1981)
1906 - Samuel Beckett, Irish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1989)
1944 - Jack Casady, American musician (Jefferson Airplane)
1962 - Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born guitarist (Red Hot Chili Peppers) (d. 1988)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1931

Erik Axel Karlfeldt

The poetry of Erik Axel Karlfeldt


Photo: nobelprize.org

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