Born on November 30

1302 Andrew Corsini O.Carm. was an Italian Carmelite friar and bishop of Fiesole, who is honored as a saint within the Catholic Church
1310 Frederick II Margrave of Meissen the Serious , Margrave of Meissen, son of Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen and Elisabeth von Lobdeburg-Arnshaugk.
1340 John Duke of Berry Duke of Berry and Auvergne and Count of Poitiers and Montpensier. He was the third son of King John II of France and Bonne of Luxemburg; his brothers were King Charles V of France, Duke Louis I of Anjou and Duke Philip the Bold of Burgundy. He is primarily remembered as a collector of the important illuminated manuscripts and other works of art commissioned by him, such as the Très Riches Heures
1364 John FitzAlan 2nd Baron Arundel the son of John FitzAlan, 1st Baron Arundel and Eleanor Maltravers.
1384 Frederick IV Landgrave of Thuringia a member of the House of Wettin and was Margrave of Meissen and Landgrave of Thuringia.
1427 Casimir IV Jagiellon Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1440, and King of Poland from 1447, until his death. He was one of the most active Polish rulers, under whom Poland, by defeating the Teutonic Knights in the Thirteen Years' War recovered Pomerania, and the Jagiellonian dynasty became one of the leading royal houses in Europe. He was a strong opponent of aristocracy, and helped to strengthen the importance of Parliament and the Senate
1466 Andrea Doria a Genoese condottiero and admiral.
1485 Veronica Gambara an Italian poet, stateswoman and political leader.
1498 Andrés de Urdaneta a Spanish circumnavigator, explorer and Augustinian friar. As a navigator he achieved in 1536 the "second" world circumnavigation. Urdaneta discovered and plotted a path across the Pacific from the Philippines to Acapulco in the Viceroyalty of New Spain used by the Manila galleons, which came to be known as "Urdaneta's route." He was considered as "protector of the Indians" for his treatment of the Filipino natives; also Cebu and the Philippines' first prelate
1508 Andrea Palladio an Italian architect active in the Republic of Venice. Palladio, influenced by Roman and Greek architecture, primarily by Vitruvius, is widely considered the most influential individual in the history of Western architecture. All of his buildings are located in what was the Venetian Republic, but his teachings, summarized in the architectural treatise, The Four Books of Architecture, gained him wide recognition. The city of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto are UNESCO World Heritage Sites
1549 Henry Savile (Bible translator) an English scholar, Warden of Merton College, Oxford, and Provost of Eton. He was a Member of the Parliament of England for Bossiney in 1589 and Dunwich in 1593
1554 Philip Sidney remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age. His works include Astrophel and Stella, The Defence of Poesy , and The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia
1594 John Cosin an English churchman.
1599 Andrea Sacchi an Italian painter of High Baroque Classicism, active in Rome. A generation of artists who shared his style of art include the painters Nicolas Poussin and Giovanni Battista Passeri, the sculptors Alessandro Algardi and François Duquesnoy, and the contemporary biographer Giovanni Bellori
1625 Jean Domat born at Clermont in Auvergne.
1636 Adriaen van de Velde a Dutch animal and landscape painter, son of Willem van de Velde the Elder and brother of Willem van de Velde the Younger, the marine painter.
1637 Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont a French ecclesiastical historian.
1642 Andrea Pozzo an Italian Jesuit Brother, Baroque painter and architect, decorator, stage designer, and art theoretician.
1645 Andreas Werckmeister an organist, music theorist, and composer of the Baroque era.
1660 Victor-Marie d'Estrées a Marshal of France.
1667 Jonathan Swift an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer , poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
1668 William August Duke of Saxe-Eisenach a duke of Saxe-Eisenach.
1670 John Toland a rationalist philosopher and freethinker, and occasional satirist, who wrote numerous books and pamphlets on political philosophy and philosophy of religion, which are early expressions of the philosophy of the Age of Enlightenment. Born in Ireland, he was educated at the universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leiden and Oxford and was influenced by the philosophy of John Locke
1683 Ludwig Andreas von Khevenhüller originally from Franconia and had settled in Carinthia.
1697 Johann Albrecht Korff a Russian diplomat, and was the president of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences.
1699 Christian VI of Denmark the King of Denmark and Norway from 1730 to 1746. The eldest surviving son of King Frederick IV of Denmark and Norway and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, he is considered one of Denmark's more anonymous kings, but he was a skilled politician, best known for his authoritarian regime. He was the first king of the Oldenburg dynasty to refrain from entering in any war. He married Sophia Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach and fathered Frederick V
1699 Rafi ud-Darajat the 10th Mughal Emperor. He succeeded Furrukhsiyar on 28 February 1719, being proclaimed Badshah by the Syed Brothers
1719 Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha Princess of Wales between 1736 and 1751, and Dowager Princess of Wales thereafter. She was one of only three Princesses of Wales who never became queen consort. Princess Augusta's eldest son succeeded as George III of the United Kingdom in 1760, as her husband, Frederick, Prince of Wales, had died nine years earlier
1722 Théodore Gardelle a Swiss painter and enameller.
1723 William Livingston a signer of the United States Constitution.
1729 Samuel Seabury (bishop) the first American Episcopal bishop, the second Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, USA, and the first Bishop of Connecticut. He had been a leading Loyalist in New York City during the American Revolution
1736 Samuel Greig known in Russia - Scottish-born Russian admiral who distinguished himself in the Battle of Chesma and the Battle of Hogland. His son Alexey Greig also made a spectacular career in the Imperial Russian Navy
1736 Jean-Jacques de Boissieu a French draughtsman, etcher and engraver.
1739 Göran Rothman a Swedish naturalist, physician and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus.
1744 Karl Ludwig von Knebel a German poet and translator.
1748 Joachim Albertini an Italian-born composer, who spent most of his life in Poland. His opera Don Juan albo Ukarany libertyn was performed in the 1780s with both Italian and Polish libretti
1753 Jean Armand Charlemagne a French dramatic author.
1756 Ernst Chladni a German physicist and musician. His most important work, for which he is sometimes labeled the "father of acoustics", included research on vibrating plates and the calculation of the speed of sound for different gases. He also undertook pioneering work in the study of meteorites and so is also regarded by some as the "father of meteoritics"
1760 Charles Sapinaud de La Rairie a French soldier and Vendéen general during the war in the Vendée.
1761 Smithson Tennant an English chemist.
1765 Johann Friedrich Abegg a German theologian.
1767 Edward Dodwell an Irish painter, traveller and a writer on archaeology.
1768 Jędrzej Śniadecki a Polish writer, physician, chemist and biologist. His achievements include the creation of modern Polish terminology in the field of chemistry
1781 Alexander Berry a Scottish-born surgeon, merchant and explorer who in 1822 was given a land grant of 10,000 acres and 100 convicts to establish the first European settlement on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.
1782 Giuseppe Moretti (botanist) an Italian botanist.
1785 Duke Charles of Mecklenburg a member of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and a Prussian soldier who served in the Napoleonic Wars. From 1827 until his death he was President of the Prussian State Council
1789 Pyotr Kleinmichel Minister of Transport of Imperial Russia.
1791 Count Franz Philipp von Lamberg born in Mór , Hungary. He held the military rank of Feldmarschallleutnant
1792 François-André Isambert a French lawyer, historian, and politician. Isambert was founder and for an extended period contributor of the Gazette des Tribunaux and actively participated in Louis François Wolowski's Revue de législation et de jurisprudence
1793 Johann Lukas Schönlein a German naturalist, and professor of medicine, born in Bamberg. He studied medicine at Landshut, Jena, Göttingen, and Würzburg. After teaching at Würzburg and Zurich, he was called to Berlin in 1839, where he taught therapeutics and pathology. He served as physician to Frederick William IV