Famous People Born in December 1847

  • Dec 1 Agathe Grondahl, composer
  • Dec 7 James Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi)
  • Dec 7 Solomon Schechter, US Talmudic scholar/Jewish leader
  • Dec 9 George Grossmith, English actor/writer (d. 1912)
  • Dec 16 Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer
  • Dec 17 Émile Faguet, French writer and critic (d. 1916)
  • Dec 30 John Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists