Famous People Born in December 1779

  • Dec 1 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
  • Dec 12 Madeleine Sophie Barat, French saint (d. 1865)
  • Dec 14 Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 18 Joseph Grimaldi, English pantomimist and the "greatest clown in history", born in London (d. 1837)

Greatest Clown in History Joseph Grimaldi
Greatest Clown in History
Joseph Grimaldi
  • Dec 19 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, engraver, born in Paris, France