Famous People Born in December 1778

  • Dec 6 Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, French physicist and chemist (d. 1850)
  • Dec 15 Godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies)
  • Dec 17 Hunphry Davy, English chemist (discovered some elements)
  • Dec 19 Princess Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte, eldest child of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI (d. 1851)
  • Dec 21 Anders Sandøe Ørsted, Danish politician (d. 1860)
  • Dec 26 Juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist
  • Dec 28 Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki, Polish politician (d. 1846)