Famous People Born in December 1893

  • Dec 1 Ernst Toller, German playwright, President of Bavarian Soviet Republic (1919), born in Samotschin (d. 1939)
  • Dec 1 Herman Griffith, cricketer (pioneering WI pace bowler)
  • Dec 2 Julius Bissier, German painter
  • Dec 2 Louis Freeman, band leader
  • Dec 2 William Gaxton, actor (Destry, Convoy), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 6 Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1960)
  • Dec 10 Walter Rein, German composer, born in Stotternheim (d. 1955)
  • Dec 12 Edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments)
  • Dec 13 Curt Jurgens, Munich Germany, actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day)
  • Dec 16 Vladimir Golschmann, conductor with Immortal Downbeat, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 17 Erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter)
  • Dec 23 Ann O'Neal, Missouri, actress (Nana-Professional Father)
  • Dec 24 Carl Brisson, Copenhagen Denmark, actor (Murder at the Vanities)
  • Dec 24 Ruth Chatterton, US actress (Madame X, Sarah & Son)
  • Dec 25 Bert Bertram, actor (How to Steal a Million)
  • Dec 25 Fred Hillebrand, American actor (Martin Kane), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 26 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer
  • Dec 26 Yury Nikolayevich Tyulin, composer

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Dec 26 Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), born in Shaoshan, Hunan (d. 1976)

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Dec 31 J M Blankenberg, cricketer (60 wkts in 18 Tests for South Africa)
  • Dec 31 Max Lamberty, Flemish sociologist/author (Flemish Resurrection)