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As Ghana's Oldest Cleric Celebrates Birthday Today, Here are 8 Famous Birthdays on 23rd April

If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday! May all your dreams come true. See the famous people you share your birthday with.

John Cena

John Felix Anthony Cena was born on 23rd April 1977, he turns 45 today. He is an American wrestler, actor and former rapper. He is the most accomplished WWE star with 16 title reigns. He followed in Dwayne Johnson’s (The Rock) footsteps and transitioned into acting, with The Marine in 2006. He has since starred in many movies, his role as Peacemaker in The Suicide Squad in 2020 being the latest.

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet and actor. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is popularly known for his works; Othello, Macbeth, Merchants of Venice, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet and many more. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway who was 26 at the time (not to be confused with the famous actress), with whom he had three children. William was born on 23rd April 1564 and died on 23rd April 1616, aged 52.

Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu

Shiek Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu Ghanaian Islamic cleric who currently serves as the National Chief Imam. He is well known for his promulgation of peace and justice. On 16 July 2021, he led the first Jummah prayer in the National Masjid located in Kanda, a suburb of Accra. In November 2020, an ultra-modern sports complex that was built in his community New Fadama was named after him. Former President Kuffuor claimed Osman deserved a Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to the development of Ghana. He was born on the 23rd of April 1919, he turns 103 years today.

Togbe Afede XIV 

He was born James Akpo on 23 April 1957 and currently is the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, President of Asogli Traditional Area, and former President of the Ghana National House of Chiefs. he was born a twin but Philip his twin brother died at a young age. Togbe Afede XIV is an alumnus of the University of Ghana where he obtained a Bachelor in Business Administration in 1979. He also holds a Master in Business Administration from the Yale School of Management in 1989.

He is one of the leading entrepreneurs in Ghana and the owner of Accra Hearts of Oak. He is 65 today.

John Boye

John Boye is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays with Al-Fayha in Saudi Arabia. He is a defender. He has played 70 times for the Black Stars and has scored 6 goals. Boye incurred the wrath of Ghanaians when he was pictured kissing $100,000 in cash when they held the country to ramson over appearance fees for their participation at the FIFA world cup in Brazil 2014. The government embarrassingly flew $3 million in cash from Accra to Rio much to international ridicule. He is 35 today.

Florence Dadson

Florence Dadson was born on 23rd April 1992. She was Ghanaian Footballer who played for Gulf Coast Texans. She represented Ghana at the first FIFA U17 Women's world cup in New Zealand in 2008. She went on to the U20s and then the national team, the Black Queens. Dadson married fellow footballer, David Accam in 2019. She turns 30 today.

Akua Sena Dansua

Akua Sena Dansua was born on 23rd April 1958. She is a politician and former member of parliament for North Dayi Constituency, from January 2001 to January 2013. She served as Minister for Tourism, Youth and Sport and Women's and children's Affairs during this period. She is 64 today.

Notable Mention

Timothy James McVeigh born, on April 23, 1968, was an American domestic terrorist responsible for the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people, 19 of whom were children, injured more than 680 others, and destroyed one-third of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. He was executed on June 11, 2001.

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