Born on 24th day

December 24, 3 Galba Roman Emperor for seven months from 68 to 69. Galba was the governor of Hispania Tarraconensis, and made a bid for the throne during the rebellion of Julius Vindex. He was the first emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors
May 24, 15 Germanicus a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty and a prominent general of the early Roman Empire. He was born in Rome, Italia, and was named either Nero Claudius Drusus after his father or Tiberius Claudius Nero after his uncle. He was the grandson-in-law and great-nephew of the Emperor Augustus, nephew and adoptive son of the Emperor Tiberius, father of the Emperor Caligula, brother of the Emperor Claudius, and the maternal grandfather of the Emperor Nero. He received the agnomen Germanicus in 9 BC, when it was posthumously awarded to his father in honour of his victories in Germania
September 24, 15 Vitellius Roman Emperor for eight months, from 16 April to 22 December 69. Vitellius was proclaimed emperor following the quick succession of the previous emperors Galba and Otho, in a year of civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors
October 24, 51 Domitian Roman emperor from 81 to 96. Domitian was the third and last emperor of the Flavian dynasty
January 24, 76 Hadrian Roman Emperor from 117 to 138. He re-built the Pantheon and constructed the Temple of Venus and Roma. He is also known for building Hadrian's Wall, which marked the northern limit of Roman Britain. Hadrian was regarded by some as a humanist and was philhellene in most of his tastes. He is regarded as one of the Five Good Emperors
December 24, 427 Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople the Archbishop of Constantinople from 426 to 427.
July 24, 922 Emperor Suzaku the 61st emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
September 24, 936 'Adud al-Dawla king of the Buyid dynasty from 949 to 983. He is widely regarded as the greatest monarch of the dynasty, and one of the most powerful Muslim rulers during his late reign
April 24, 1086 Ramiro II of Aragon King of Aragon from 1134 until withdrawing from public life in 1137. He was the youngest son of Sancho Ramírez, King of Aragon and Navarre and Felicia of Roucy
February 24, 1102 Constantine I Prince of Armenia the second lord of Armenian Cilicia or “Lord of the Mountains”. During his rule, he controlled the greater part of the regions around the Taurus Mountains, and invested much of his efforts in cultivating the lands and rebuilding the towns within his domain. He provided ample provisions to the Crusaders, for example during the difficult period of the siege of Antioch in the winter of 1097. He was a passionate adherent of the separated Armenian Church
February 24, 1103 Emperor Toba the 74th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
March 24, 1103 Yue Fei a military general who lived in the Southern Song dynasty. His ancestral home was in Xiaoti, Yonghe Village, Tangyin, Xiangzhou, Henan. He is best known for leading Southern Song forces in the wars in the 12th century between Southern Song and the Jurchen-ruled Jin dynasty in northern China before being put to death by the Southern Song government in 1142. He was granted the posthumous name Wumu by Emperor Xiaozong in 1169, and later granted the posthumous title King of È by Emperor Ningzong in 1211. Widely seen as a patriot and national folk hero in China, since after his death, Yue Fei has evolved into a standard epitome of loyalty in Chinese culture
August 24, 1113 Geoffrey Plantagenet Count of Anjou the Count of Anjou, Touraine, and Maine by inheritance from 1129 and then Duke of Normandy by conquest from 1144. By his marriage to the Empress Matilda, daughter and heiress of Henry I of England, Geoffrey had a son, Henry Curtmantle, who succeeded to the English throne and founded the Plantagenet dynasty to which Geoffrey gave his nickname
December 24, 1143 Miles of Gloucester 1st Earl of Hereford High Sheriff of Gloucester and Constable of England.
September 24, 1158 Abraham of Mirozha an abbot of the Mirozhsky Monastery at Pskov in Russia.
December 24, 1166 John King of England King of England from 6 April 1199 until his death in 1216. Following the battle of Bouvines, John lost the duchy of Normandy to King Philip II of France, which resulted in the collapse of most of the Angevin Empire and contributed to the subsequent growth in power of the Capetian dynasty during the 13th century. The baronial revolt at the end of John's reign led to the sealing of the Magna Carta, a document sometimes considered to be an early step in the evolution of the constitution of the United Kingdom
July 24, 1190 Yelü Chucai a statesman of Khitan ethnicity with royal family lineage to the Liao Dynasty, who became a vigorous adviser and administrator of the early Mongol Empire in the Confucian tradition. He was the first of Genghis Khan's retainers to formulate policy during the Mongol conquests, and he also introduced many administrative reforms in North China during the reign of Genghis Khan and his successor Ögedei
July 24, 1198 Berthold of Hanover a German Cistercian and Bishop of Livonia, who met his death in a crusade against the pagan Livonians.
August 24, 1198 Alexander II of Scotland King of Scots from 1214 to his death.
June 24, 1210 Floris IV Count of Holland Count of Holland from 1222 to 1234. He was born at The Hague, a son of William I of Holland and his first wife, Adelaide of Guelders
June 24, 1244 Henry I Landgrave of Hesse the first Landgrave of Hesse. He was the son of Henry II, Duke of Brabant and Sophie of Thuringia
April 24, 1252 Yuri I of Galicia a King of Ruthenia, Prince of Volhynia. His full title was Yuri I, King of Ruthenia, Great Prince of Kiev, Volydymyr-Volhynia, Halych, Lutsk, Dorohochyn
June 24, 1254 Floris V Count of Holland reigned as Count of Holland and Zeeland from 1256 until 1296. His life was documented in detail in the Rijmkroniek by Melis Stoke, his chronicler. He is credited with a mostly peaceful reign, modernizing administration, policies beneficial to trade, generally acting in the interests of his peasants at the expense of nobility, and reclaiming land from the sea. His dramatic murder engineered by King Edward I of England and Guy, Count of Flanders, made him a hero in Holland
October 24, 1260 Qutuz the third of the Mamluk Sultans of Egypt in the Turkic line from 1259 until his death in 1260. It was under his leadership that the Mamluks achieved success against the Mongols in the key Battle of Ain Jalut. Qutuz was assassinated by a fellow Mamluk leader, Baibars, on the triumphant return journey to Cairo. Although Qutuz's reign was short, he is one of the most popular Mamluk sultans in the Islamic world and holds one of the highest positions in Islamic history
February 24, 1265 Roger IV Count of Foix the seventh count of Foix from 1241 to his death. His reign began with the south again at war with the north in France and, though he was reluctant to join his father's old ally, Raymond VII of Toulouse, in revolt and he did not aid the king of England, Henry III, in his Saintonge War
November 24, 1273 Alphonso Earl of Chester the ninth child of Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile. During his lifetime, he was first in line to his father's throne of England and to his mother's county of Ponthieu in France
January 24, 1287 Richard de Bury an English priest, teacher, bishop, writer, and bibliophile. He was a patron of learning and one of the first English collectors of books. He is chiefly remembered for his Philobiblon, written to inculcate in the clergy the pursuit of learning and the love of books. The "Philobiblon" is considered the earliest books to discuss librarianship in-depth
June 24, 1293 Joan the Lame Queen of France as the first wife of King Philip Joan served as regent while her husband fought on military campaigns during the Hundred Years' War.
September 24, 1301 Ralph de Stafford 1st Earl of Stafford an English nobleman and notable soldier during the Hundred Years War against France.
June 24, 1314 Philippa of Hainault Queen of England as the wife of King Edward III. Edward, Duke of Guyenne, her future husband, promised in 1326 to marry her within the following two years. She was married to Edward, first by proxy, when Edward dispatched the Bishop of Coventry "to marry her in his name" in Valenciennes in October 1327. The marriage was celebrated formally in York Minster on 24 January 1328, some months after Edward's accession to the throne of England. In August 1328, he also fixed his wife's dower
June 24, 1322 Joanna Duchess of Brabant the heiress of Duke John III, who died in Brussels, December 5, 1355. Her mother was Marie d'Évreux
March 24, 1335 Edward le Despencer 1st Baron le Despencer the son of another Edward le Despenser and Anne, sister of Henry, Lord Ferrers of Groby. He succeeded as Lord of Glamorgan in 1349
June 24, 1343 Joan of Valois Queen of Navarre the daughter of John II of France , and his first wife, Bonne of Luxembourg. She married Charles II of Navarre , and became Queen-consort of Navarre
August 24, 1358 John I of Castile King of the Crown of Castile from 1379 until 1390. He was the son of Henry II and of his wife Juana Manuel of Castile. He was the last Spanish monarch to receive a formal coronation
June 24, 1360 Nuno Álvares Pereira Dom Nuno Álvares Pereira, Carm. also spelled Nun'Álvares Pereira, was a Portuguese general of great success who had a decisive role in the 1383-1385 Crisis that assured Portugal's independence from Castile. He later became a mystic, was beatified by Pope Benedict XV in 1918 and was canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009
October 24, 1378 David Stewart Duke of Rothesay prince and heir to the throne of Scotland from 1390 and the first Duke of Rothesay from 1398. He was named after his great-great-uncle, David II of Scotland, and also held the titles of Earl of Atholl and Earl of Carrick. He shares with his uncle and arch-rival, Robert Stewart, first Duke of Albany, the distinction of being first Dukes to be created in the Scottish Peerage. David never became King. His marriage to Marjorie Douglas, daughter of Archibald the Grim, the third Earl of Douglas, was without issue
June 24, 1386 John of Capistrano a Franciscan friar and Catholic priest from the Italian town of Capestrano, Abruzzo. Famous as a preacher, theologian, and inquisitor, he earned himself the nickname 'the Soldier Saint' when in 1456 at age 70 he led a crusade against the invading Ottoman Empire at the siege of Belgrade with the Hungarian military commander John Hunyadi
December 24, 1389 John VI Duke of Brittany duke of Brittany, Count of Montfort, and titular earl of Richmond, from 1399 to his death. He was son of Duke John V and Joan of Navarre
June 24, 1390 John Cantius a Polish priest, scholastic philosopher, physicist and theologian. He is also known as John of Kanty or John of Kanti or John Kantius
August 24, 1390 Otto I Count Palatine of Mosbach the Count Palatine of Mosbach from 1410 until 1448, and the Count Palatine of Mosbach-Neumarkt from 1448 until 1461.
August 24, 1393 Arthur III Duke of Brittany Lord of Parthenay and titular Count of Richmond in England and for eleven months at the very end of his life, Duke of Brittany and Count of Montfort after inheriting those titles upon the death of his nephew.
November 24, 1394 Charles Duke of Orléans Duke of Orléans from 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis I, Duke of Orléans, on the orders of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy. He was also Duke of Valois, Count of Beaumont-sur-Oise and of Blois, Lord of Coucy, and the inheritor of Asti in Italy via his mother Valentina Visconti, daughter of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan. He is now remembered as an accomplished medieval poet owing to the more than five hundred extant poems he produced, written in both French and English, during his 25 years spent as a prisoner of war
February 24, 1413 Louis Duke of Savoy Duke of Savoy from 1440 until his death.
June 24, 1413 John IV Marquess of Montferrat the Margrave of Montferrat from 1445 until his death.
September 24, 1418 Anne of Cyprus the daughter of King Janus of Cyprus and Charlotte of Bourbon; and a member of the celebrated Lusignan crusader dynasty. She was Duchess of Savoy as the wife of Louis, Duke of Savoy
November 24, 1427 John Stafford 1st Earl of Wiltshire an English nobleman, the youngest son of Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham. In 1461 he was made a Knight of the Bath
October 24, 1435 Andrea della Robbia an Italian Renaissance sculptor, especially in ceramics.
March 24, 1441 Ernest Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.
January 24, 1444 Galeazzo Maria Sforza Duke of Milan from 1466 until his death. He was famous for being lustful, cruel and tyrannical
February 24, 1463 Giovanni Pico della Mirandola an Italian Renaissance philosopher. He is famed for the events of 1486, when at the age of 23, he proposed to defend 900 theses on religion, philosophy, natural philosophy and magic against all comers, for which he wrote the famous Oration on the Dignity of Man, which has been called the "Manifesto of the Renaissance", and a key text of Renaissance humanism and of what has been called the "Hermetic Reformation"