Famous People Born in December 1901

  • Dec 1 Dorothy James, composer
  • Dec 1 Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)
  • Dec 2 Staf Gustaf Frans Nees, Belgian composer
  • Dec 2 Raimundo Orsi, Argentine-born footballer (d. 1986)
  • Dec 5 Hanns Jelinek, composer

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Dec 5 Walt [Walter Elias] Disney, animator, (Mickey Mouse), producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Co., born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • Dec 5 Werner Heisenberg, German physicist/discovered uncertainty (Nobel 32)
  • Dec 5 Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist (d. 1980)
  • Dec 7 A F [Tony] Pugsley, British rear-admiral (Walcheren attack (1944))
  • Dec 9 Carol Dempster, American actress (d. 1991)
  • Dec 9 Ödön von Horváth, Hungarian-born writer (d. 1938)
  • Dec 9 Jean Mermoz, French pilot (d. 1936)
  • Dec 10 F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4)
  • Dec 13 Georg M Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/theory [OS]
  • Dec 13 John Wijga, painter/illustrator
  • Dec 14 Henri Cochet, tennis champ (US Open-1928)
  • Dec 14 Paul I, King of Greece (1947-64)

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Dec 16 Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cultural Anthropologist Margaret Mead
Cultural Anthropologist
Margaret Mead
  • Dec 19 Oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, American anthropologist/novelist, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 20 Louis I Kahn, US architect [or Feb 20]
  • Dec 20 Robert Van de Graaff, Alabama, physicist (Mobility of Gaseous Ions)
  • Dec 21 Juan A de Zunzunegui y Loredo, Spanish writer
  • Dec 21 Robin Irvine, actor (Easy Virtue), born in London, England
  • Dec 22 Andre Kostelanetz, conductor (Lincoln Portrari), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Dec 23 Gene Sarazen, golfer (PGA 1922, 23, 33)
  • Dec 25 Alice C, English duchess of Gloucester/aunt of Elizabeth II
  • Dec 26 Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer [NS]
  • Dec 26 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer
  • Dec 27 Irene Handl, actress (Riding High, Morgan), born in London, England

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Dec 27 Marlene Dietrich [Maria Losch], singer/actress (Blue Angel), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1992)

Singer/Actress Marlene Dietrich
Singer/Actress
Marlene Dietrich