Famous People Born in December 1797

  • Dec 3 Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore
  • Dec 11 Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), (d. 1878)
  • Dec 13 Heinrich Heine, German poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)
  • Dec 17 Joseph Henry, American scientist/inventor/pioneer of electromagnetism
  • Dec 19 Josef Theodor Krov, composer
  • Dec 26 Hans Skramstad, composer