Famous People Born in December 1842

  • Dec 3 Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Economics Association-1st Pres)
  • Dec 3 Phoebe Hearst, American socialite (d. 1919)
  • Dec 3 Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (d. 1899)
  • Dec 7 Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)
  • Dec 9 Pjotr A Kopotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist
  • Dec 15 Henry Gadsby, composer
  • Dec 17 Marius Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician (continous groups)
  • Dec 22 Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet
  • Dec 22 Nicola d' Arienzo, composer
  • Dec 28 Calixa Lavallee, composer