Famous People Born On August 12th

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The influence of Sun and Jupiter are responsible for the predictable uniqueness of individuals born on August 12th. Disciplined and focussed, individuals with this birthday have a tendency to stick to decisions once taken. They are practical and have a realistic approach in life. Yearning for knowledge makes them perceive every opportunity as a lesson of growth in life, their optimism, cleverness, creativity and a sense of humor aiding them in the purpose. On the negative side, August 12th born people are susceptible to being moody and tyrannical. They tend to overreact in unfavourable situations. However, they have the innate ability to control their negative side with a little care and thinking.

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 1 
Cara Delevingne
(English Model and Actor)
Cara Delevingne
107
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

English actress Cara Delevingne is known for films like Paper Towns, Suicide Squad, Tulip Fever and London Fields. She’s also a very successful fashion model and has been the face of some of the top brands in the world like Burberry, H&M, Zara and Chanel. She has also walked down the catwalk as a model at many prestigious fashion shows.

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Dixie D’Amelio
(Social Media Personality TikTok Star)
Dixie D’Amelio
126
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Norwalk, the United States

Dixie D'Amelio is an American singer and social media personality best known for posting videos on TikTok. She is currently one of the most-followed and successful TikTok stars. According to Forbes, she is the third highest-earning TikToker. As a singer, she signed a record deal with HitCo Entertainment. In 2020, she collaborated with Wiz Khalifa and released her second single.

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Tyson Fury
(British Professional Boxer and Two-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
Tyson Fury
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Wythenshawe, Manchester, England

A 2-time world heavyweight champion, British Tyson Fury has had an undefeated run in his 32 matches, with 31 wins and 1 unlucky draw in a match against Deontay Wilder. He has also released a bestselling memoir, Behind The Mask, and was named to the Forbes list of the World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2020.

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Mario Balotelli
(Italian Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Mario Balotelli
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
The talented but crazy Italian striker Mario Balotelli is one of the most intriguing and exciting footballers around. Love him or hate him, TIME Magazine in 2013 called him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
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Keith Stanfield
(Actor and Musician Known for His Films ‘Short Term 12’, ‘Selma’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and ‘Crown Heights’)
Keith Stanfield
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States

Keith Stanfield is an American actor best known for playing real-life personalities like Snoop Dogg and Jimmie Lee Jackson in biographical films. For playing rapper Snoop Dogg in Straight Outta Compton, Lakeith Stanfield won the Breakthrough Performer award at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

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Erwin Schrödinger
(Austrian Physicist Who Made Important Contributions to the Development of Quantum Mechanics)
Erwin Schrödinger
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Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: Erdberg, Vienna, Austria
Died: January 4, 1961
Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger, is best known for the "Schrödinger's cat" experiment, or the Schrodinger equation. His book What Is Life? explored genetics through physics. The Nobel Prize winner also wrote on a variety of topics, such as color theory and thermodynamics, and tried to create a unified field theory.
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Pete Sampras
(American Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Pete Sampras
13
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Potomac, Maryland, United States

Former professional tennis player, Pete Sampras, became the winner of 14 Grand Slam singles titles during his career. He was ranked world No. 1 in 1993 and held the record for 286 weeks. Nicknamed “Pistol Pete,” the player was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007.

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Matthijs de Ligt
(Football Player)
Matthijs de Ligt
8
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Leiderdorp

Dutch footballer Matthijs de Ligt currently plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Netherlands national team as a center-back. Making his debut in 2016, he became the youngest player ever to play in a major European final the following year. Football pundits consider him to among the most highly regarded young prospects in world football.

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Rudy Pankow
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Ketchikan, Alaska, United States
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Mark Knopfler
(Former lead guitarist, singer and songwriter of the rock band Dire Straits)
Mark Knopfler
5
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Best known as the lead guitarist and singer of the popular rock band Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler is one of Britain’s most celebrated guitar icons. Known for hits such as Sultans of Swing, he and his band also released Brothers in Arms, one of the best-selling albums of all time.

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Cantinflas
(One of the Most Popular Entertainers in the History of Latin-American Cinema)
Cantinflas
10
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: April 20, 1993

Cantinflas was a Mexican actor, comedian, and filmmaker. Dubbed the Charlie Chaplin of Mexico, Cantinflas is best remembered for playing Passepartout in Around the World in 80 Days, for which he won a Golden Globe Award. Regarded as one of the most popular Mexican comedians of all time, Cantinflas is celebrated as a popular icon throughout Spain and Latin America. 

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George Hamilton
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

George Hamilton is a veteran American actor who has been active in the entertainment industry for almost seven decades during which he has appeared in hundreds of films and TV shows. In his youth, he was considered a fashion icon for his debonair style. A victim of child sexual abuse, he overcame a rough childhood to become a successful and popular personality.

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Yvette Nicole Brown
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: East Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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John Cazale
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Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Revere, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 12, 1978

John Cazale is best remembered for his memorable performance as Fredo Corleone in two The Godfather films. Fans also loved him in The Deer Hunter, The Conversation, and Dog Day Afternoon. He also performed in Broadway and off-Broadway plays. He met an untimely death at 42, due to lung cancer.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas
(Greek Professional Tennis Player )
Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek to win any ATP World Tour title, with his 2018 Stockholm Open win. He is the youngest player to be featured on ATP’s top 10 list and has recorded a career-high global ranking of No. 5, thus becoming the highest-ranked Greek tennis player ever.
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Maggie Lawson
(Best Known for Her Role as Detective ‘Juliet O'Hara’ in the TV Series ‘Psych’)
Maggie Lawson
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Maggie Lawson is an American actress best known for portraying Head Detective Juliet Lynn "Jules" O'Hara in the popular detective comedy-drama TV series Psych. Apart from contributing immensely to the success of Psych, Maggie Lawson has also played key roles in the success of other TV series, such as Party of Five, Inside Schwartz, and Lethal Weapon.  

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Rebecca Gayheart
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Hazard, Kentucky, USA
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Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
(Prince of Russia from 1904 to 1918)
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
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Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918

Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia was the heir apparent to the Russian Empire's throne. The only son of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and Emperor Nicholas II, Alexei was born with haemophilia, which was treated by the popular faith healer Grigori Rasputin. In 1918, Alexei and his family members were executed brutally by Communist revolutionaries.  

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Marian Rivera
(Filipina Recording Artist, Actress, and Commercial Model)
Marian Rivera
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Marian Rivera is a Spanish-Filipino model and actress. She is known for playing important roles in TV series like Marimar, Amaya, and Temptation of Wife. Apart from winning awards for her acting skills, Rivera has also been named FHM Magazine's Sexiest Woman on a couple of occasions. Also known for her philanthropic efforts, Marian Rivera often participates in fundraising campaigns.

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Casey Affleck
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His Academy-Award Winning Film 'Manchester by the Sea')
Casey Affleck
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States

Actor and director, Casey Affleck has been active in the entertainment industry for over three decades. He developed a love for acting while in school and appeared in many school plays. Encouraged by his drama teacher, he decided to become an actor. After struggling for a few years, he established himself successfully in Hollywood.

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Buck Owens
(Musician)
Buck Owens
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Sherman, Texas, United States
Died: March 25, 2006
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Cecil B. DeMille
(One of the Most Commercially Successful Producers & Directors in Film History)
Cecil B. DeMille
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Birth Year: 1881
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 21, 1959

Cecil B. DeMille was an American filmmaker. DeMille is widely regarded as a founding father of the cinema of the United States. He is also considered the most successful filmmaker in the history of American cinema. The recipient of several prestigious awards, DeMille's work has influenced several filmmakers. The Cecil B. DeMille Award is named in his honor. 

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John Derek
(Actor & Director)
John Derek
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Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 22, 1998
John Derek, known for his stunning good looks, launched his last wife, Bo Derek, in Hollywood. He appeared in films such as All the King's Men and had also served in World War II. He directed Bo in Tarzan, the Ape Man and even photographed her for Playboy.
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Bruce Greenwood
(Canadian Actor and Producer)
Bruce Greenwood
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Rouyn-Noranda

Bruce Greenwood is a Canadian actor best known for playing John F. Kennedy in the historical political thriller film Thirteen Days. His performance in the film earned him the Satellite Award under the Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture category. Bruce Greenwood has also received several other awards like Gemini Award and Boston Society of Film Critics Award.

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Khris Middleton
(Basketball player)
Khris Middleton
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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Pat Metheny
(Guitarist)
Pat Metheny
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Lee's Summit
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Helena Blavatsky
(Russian Writer and Co-Founder of the 'Theosophical Society')
Helena Blavatsky
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Birth Year: 1831
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine
Died: May 8, 1891

Russian philosopher Helena Blavatsky, or Madame Blavatsky, was one of the co-founders of the Theosophical Society. She popularized the slogan “There is no religion higher than truth.” She was inspired by the Arya Samaj and later converted to Buddhism. She also wrote books such as The Secret Doctrine.

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Porter Wagoner
(Country Music Singer)
Porter Wagoner
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States
Died: October 28, 2007
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Jane Wyatt
(She starred in a number of Hollywood films, such as Frank Capra's Lost Horizon)
Jane Wyatt
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Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Campgaw, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 20, 2006
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Dominique Swain
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Malibu, California
Dominique Swain gained fame playing the titular role in 1997 film version of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita. She also played Jamie in Face/Off and was seen in quite a few horror/slasher films such as Devour and Dead Mary. She posed nude for PETA and also starred in a Moby music video.
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Meryem Uzerli
(Turkish Actress Known for Her Role as 'Hürrem Sultan’ in the TV Series 'Muhteşem Yüzyl’)
Meryem Uzerli
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany

Turkish-German actor and model Meryem Uzerli soared to fame playing Hürrem Sultan in the Turkish series Muhteşem Yüzyıl, a role that earned her a Golden Butterfly Award. She has also appeared in German series such as Notruf Hafenkante and films such as Journey of No Return.

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Vikram Sarabhai
(Scientist)
Vikram Sarabhai
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Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, India
Died: December 30, 1971

Padma Bhushan- and Padma Vibhushan-winning Indian scientist Vikram Sarabhai was born into the famous Sarabhai family of industrialists who were associated with the Indian Independence Movement. He made major contributions to India’s nuclear power and space research initiatives, developed textile research in India, and helped set up IIM-Ahmedabad.

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Bex Taylor-Klaus
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Jim Beaver
(Actor)
Jim Beaver
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Laramie, Wyoming, USA
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Leah Pipes
(Actress)
Leah Pipes
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Peter Krause
(Television Actor,, film actor, director, actor)
Peter Krause
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Alexandria
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Joe Besser
(Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television actor)
Joe Besser
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Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: March 1, 1988
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Michael Ian Black
0
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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William Goldman
(Novelist)
William Goldman
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Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, USA
Died: November 16, 2018
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Wissam Ben Yedder
(Footballer striker)
Wissam Ben Yedder
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Sarcelles, France

Wissam Ben Yedder is a French football player who currently plays for the France national team as well as the Ligue 1 club AS Monaco. While playing for the Toulouse Football Club, Ben Yedder scored 71 goals, surpassing André-Pierre Gignac's record. In the 2019–20 season, Wissam Ben Yedder was the joint top goalscorer with Kylian Mbappé in Ligue 1.  

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Sir Mix-a-Lot
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington (state) Washington, U.S.
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Antoine Walker
(Basketball Player)
Antoine Walker
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Christy Mathewson
(Baseball player)
Christy Mathewson
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Birth Year: 1880
Birthplace: Factoryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 7, 1925
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Imani Hakim
(Actress)
Imani Hakim
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, US
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Marion Lorne
(Actress)
Marion Lorne
1
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: West Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 9, 1968
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Antoine-Augustin Parmentier
(Botanist, Pharmacist, Physician, Agronomist, Nutritionist)
Antoine-Augustin Parmentier
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Birth Year: 1737
Birthplace: Montdidier
Died: December 17, 1813

While in prison, in the aftermath of the Seven Years’ War, army pharmacist Antoine-Augustin Parmentier was forced to eat potatoes, which were considered fit only for prison ration and animal feed back then. Parmentier later persuaded the Paris Faculty of Medicine to declare potatoes edible and popularized them in France.

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Klara Hitler
(Mother of Adolf Hitler)
Klara Hitler
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Birth Year: 1860
Birthplace: Spital, Austria
Died: December 21, 1907

Klara Hitler was the mother of Adolf Hitler, the leader of Nazi Germany. Born into a modest family in Austria, she was a hardworking and energetic woman with a pleasant demeanor. She married Alois Hitler and had six children, of whom only two—Adolf and Paula—survived to adulthood. She died of breast cancer when she was 47.

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Djibril Cissé
(Association football player)
Djibril Cissé
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Arles, France
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Dana Ivey
(Actress)
Dana Ivey
1
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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George IV of the United Kingdom
(King of the United Kingdom and Hanover (1820 - 1830))
George IV of the United Kingdom
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Birth Year: 1762
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 26, 1830

Regarded as the first gentleman of England, King George IV of the United Kingdom saw his empire consolidating its position as the global hegemon, particularly after the Napoleonic Wars. His regency during the illness of his father and then his 10-year reign were marked by royal extravagance. 

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 12

Personality
Cheerful, versatile and witty, individuals with August 12th birthdays are unique and distinctive. They are blessed with strong imaginative powers and have a penchant for creativity and innovation. Brimming with ideas, these people are great communicators stimulated by variety, change and challenge. Their thirst for knowledge, information and learning makes them different from their counterparts. August 12th people have an easy-going nature and are rational and practical in their approach. They have a strong will and determination and like to finish the task they started. Though they may seem tough on the outside, inside they are sensitive and emotional.

Health
Though individuals born on this day are blessed with a sound health, the choices they make sometimes causes a bad impact on their overall well being. They aim for a high standard of living which often leads to making unhealthy food choices thus causing problems. August 12th natives should drink the recommended amount of water each day to stay hydrated and toned. Also, they should indulge in fun activities to ward off any feeling of repression, frustration or anger.

Finance
August 12th individuals are skilled and talented. As such, they usually work for personal satisfaction rather than money. Having a worthwhile life is more important than attaining the rewards and gains. However, because they are great at what they do, financial success comes automatically to them. These individuals have a steady financial income.

Career
The ideal work options for those born on August 12th are determined by their ambitious practicality, intellectual rapport and artistic talent. Since these people strive for perfection at the workplace, they make great employees. August 12th borns do not mind starting small. But with their hard work and perseverance, they reach the top position. The perfect vocation for these people is one that provides job satisfaction more than one that guarantees a fat pay.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Love and romance are the vital components in the life of August 12th individuals. Emotionally empathetic and enthusiastic, these people look for a partner with whom they can share a great rapport. Someone who shares their interests, liking, preferences, opinions and aspirations are a must for August 12 born people. These people focus on friendship before committing love. Only when a strong sense of physical and spiritual bond is formed, they go ahead with the relationship. An ideal partner for Leo’s born on 12th of August is one who strokes their ego gently and flatters them with appreciation and gratitude. Parenting comes naturally to August 12th individuals. They have an affinity for children and bond with them in an amazing manner. Though they are all friendly and caring with their children, if need be, they can be strict disciplinarians as well.

Lucky Colors: Yellow, Lemon, Sandy Shades
Lucky Numbers: 3, 12, 21, 30, 38, 48, 57
Lucky Days (of the week): Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 3, 12, 30