Famous People Born in December 1849

  • Dec 6 August von Mackensen, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • Dec 11 Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist (Courageous Woman)
  • Dec 19 Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation
  • Dec 21 James Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal)
  • Dec 22 Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)
  • Dec 26 Samuel E "Sam" van Beem, actor (Fanfan la Tulipe)
  • Dec 28 Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck