7 celebrities that were born in July

Like our previous posts in our series about the celebrities’ birthdays in current month, today’s post will be on 7 of the world’s top celebrities that were born in the month of July.

Sylvester Stallone

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Michael Sylvester Stallone Gardenzio

Born: 6 July 1946 in New York, United States
Nationality: American
Occupation: Actor, director and screenwriter

John Rambo and Rocky Balboa shall never be forgotten just because of Sylvester Stallone’s iconic performance. He made these characters memorable with his powerful acting. Along with Arnold Schwarzenegger, he ruled in Hollywood action movies for many years.

 

Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela

Born: 18 July 1918 Mvezo, South Africa

Nationality: South African

Occupation: Ex-president of South Africa

27 years in prison, 250+ awards, Nobel Prize for Peace, nothing else is needed to explain the Nelson Mandela’s life. He was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 for resistance against the ruling party because he wanted to get same rights for black and white people. He then released from prison in 1990 and achieved his goals successfully. He will be remembered for his will power and consistency.

Azim Hashim Premji

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Azim Hashim Premji

Born: 24 July 1945 in Bombay, British India

Nationality: Indian

Occupation: Businessman

He is the leader of Indian Software industry and one of the wealthiest Indians. Currently he is the chairman of Wipro Limited(An IT Service providing company). In fact, his company was in business of hydrogenated cooking fats but when Azim Premji took over the charge of his company after his father’s death, he focused on Software and later became the king of software industry.

George Bernard Shaw

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George Bernard Shaw

Born: 26 July 1856 in Dublin, Ireland

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Playwright, Critic

Died: 2 November 1950 in England

An outclass writer, who wrote on many social topics including religion, education, health care and much more. He is the only person that was awarded by the two greatest awards of all times i.e Nobel Prize in Literature and an Oscar Award for the movie Pygmalion. He didn’t take the award money of Nobel Prize as he requested to use the same amount in translation of Swedish Books into English.

Triple H

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Triple H (Paul Michael Levesque)

Born: 27 July 1969 in New Hampshire, United States

Nationality: American

Occupation: Professional wrestler and actor

Hunter Hearst Helmsley is the abbreviation of his ring name Triple H. If you are familiar with WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) you must be familiar with this wrestler who is famous for his unique style in the ring. He has won many titles in WWE and has also made some guest appearances in movies.

 

Henry FordHenry Ford

Born: 30 July 1863 in Michigan, United States

Nationality: American

Occupation: Engineer and Businessman

Died: 7 April 1947 in Michigan, United States

~I will build a car for the great multitude.. And he did so. Henry Ford, the founder of Ford Motor Company, brought a huge revolution in the transportation industry with his Model T Automobile. He has the credit to manufacture the low cost automobiles at that time. The history of automobile industry is incomplete without him.

J.K. Rowling

Born: 31 July 1965 in Gloucestershire, England

Nationality: British

Occupation: Novelist

Joanne Rowling became famous in the whole world when first novel of her fiction series Harry Potter published. She later wrote six more novels of the same series that became the best-selling book series in history. Along with many awards, she was ranked as twelfth richest woman in the United Kingdom.

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3 Responses to 7 celebrities that were born in July
  1. Asim Khurram
    July 20, 2012 | 3:02 pm

    Also add some information about Triple H detail that he became WWE World Heavy Weight champion for 11 times & Son in law of vince mcmahon (MD of WWE)

  2. Jack
    August 4, 2012 | 11:16 am

    You referred to J.K. Rowling as “his” and “he” in your post instead of “her” and “she”. Oops!

  3. admin
    August 4, 2012 | 1:48 pm

    Oops..! Thanks. I corrected it.

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