Famous People Born in December 1865

  • Dec 4 Edith Louisa Cavell, England, nurse (WWI)
  • Dec 8 Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Taylor series)
  • Dec 8 Jean Sibelius, Tavastehus Finland, composer (Valse Triste, Finlandia)
  • Dec 13 Gustav Luders, composer
  • Dec 16 Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor
  • Dec 19 Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)
  • Dec 19 Minnie Maddern Fiske, American actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1932)
  • Dec 19 Tikhon Toropets, Pskov Russia, patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint
  • Dec 20 Maude Gonne, Irish nationalist (Irish Joan of Arc)
  • Dec 20 Elsie De Wolfe, American socialite and interior decorator (d. 1950)
  • Dec 25 Evangeline Cory Booth, Salvation Army general (1904-34)
  • Dec 28 FĂ©lix Vallotton, Swiss-French painter and writer (Chaste Suzanna), born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1925)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 30 Rudyard Kipling, English author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1936)