Some of our favourite public figures, including singers, politicians, footballers, etc., were born in the month of October. We couldn’t possibly name them all, but here are just a handful whose lives we’ll be celebrating; famous celebrities born in October.
7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – October 4, 1981
Happy Birthday, @Ibra_official 🦁
Wherever Zlatan goes—goals follow pic.twitter.com/RSgWyaO3Po
— B/R Football (@brfootball) October 3, 2018
One of the household names of football, Ibrahimovic was born in Malmö, Sweden on 3 October 1981. He was born to a Muslim Bosniak father, Sefik Ibrahimovic, who emigrated to Sweden in 1977, and a Catholic Croat mother of partial Albanian descent, Jurka Gravic, who also emigrated to Sweden where the couple first met.
6. Kim Kardashian – October 24, 1980
— KELS (@itsKELSEYtho) September 29, 2018
Kimberly Noel Kardashian West, born October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, is an American reality television personality, entrepreneur and socialite. Kardashian first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton but received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J was leaked in 2007.
Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
5. Diego Maradona – October 30, 1960
1986 FIFA World Cup – Argentina vs England. Diego Maradona’s Hand of God. pic.twitter.com/um2VvJJeFl
— SoccerAction (@soccer_action) September 26, 2018
The living football legend, Diego Armando Maradona was born on 30 October 1960, at the Policlínico (Polyclinic) Evita Hospital in Lanus, Buenos Aires Province, but raised in Villa Fiorito, a shantytown on the southern outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to a poor family that had moved from Corrientes Province.
4. Vladimir Putin – October 7, 1952
— Newsweek (@Newsweek) October 5, 2018
Russian politician and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born on 7 October 1952 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg), the youngest of three children of Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and Maria Ivanovna Putina.
His tragedy started earlier as his birth was preceded by the death of two brothers, Viktor and Albert, born in the mid-1930s.