Famous People Born in December 1855

  • Dec 5 Clinton Hart Merriam, American ornithologist (d. 1942)
  • Dec 10 Marios Varvoglis, Greek Composer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 10 Henry Nicholas Ridley, West Harling Hall, Norfolk, U.K., Botanist (Malay Peninsula rubber industry)
  • Dec 11 Julian Edwards, composer
  • Dec 23 Alan Gray, British composer (Trinity College), born in York (d. 1935)
  • Dec 25 James Galvin, pitcher, shut-out every opposing team in 1884
  • Dec 26 Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer
  • Dec 27 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist
  • Dec 30 Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
  • Dec 31 Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet