Birthdays in History in December 1815

  • Dec 8 Adolph Menzel, German painter and graphic artist (d. 1905)

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Dec 10 Ada Lovelace, English mathematician considered the first computer programmer, born in London (d. 1852)

Mathematician and Computer Programmer Ada Lovelace
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Ada Lovelace
  • Dec 21 Thomas Couture, French painter/author
  • Dec 22 Johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian
  • Dec 23 Henry Highland Garnet, Maryland, minister/abolitionist/diplomat
  • Dec 26 Israel Bush Richardson, Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • Dec 31 George Gordon Meade, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1872)