Famous People Born in December 1812

  • Dec 4 Elias Smith Dennis, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Newburgh, New York (d. 1894)
  • Dec 6 Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman (d. 1884)
  • Dec 14 Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies
  • Dec 15 Isidor Dannstrom, composer
  • Dec 16 William Grose, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1900)
  • Dec 18 Wiktor Kazynski, composer
  • Dec 20 Achille Peri, composer
  • Dec 22 Johanne Luise Heiberg, Danish actress (Romeo & Juliet), born in Copenhagen Denmark (d. 1890)
  • Dec 23 Samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty)
  • Dec 23 William Hauser, composer
  • Dec 24 Henry Russell, composer
  • Dec 24 Karl Eduard Zachariae, German jurist (d. 1894)
  • Dec 26 Wilhelm Volkmar, composer
  • Dec 28 Julius Reitz, composer