Birthdays in History in December 1832

  • Dec 1 Archibald Gracie Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Dec 8 Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian author "Pa Guds Veje" and Nobel laureate (d. 1910)
  • Dec 12 Abraham C Wertheim, Dutch banker/MP (liberal)
  • Dec 14 Daniel Harris Reynolds, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1902)

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Dec 15 Gustave Eiffel, French engineer and architect who designed and built the Eiffel tower, born in Dijon, France (d. 1923)

Engineer and Achitect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Achitect
Gustave Eiffel
  • Dec 19 John Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone
  • Dec 21 John Henry Ketcham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1906)
  • Dec 22 Edward Hatch, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1889)
  • Dec 25 Thomas Alfred Smyth, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1865)
  • Dec 27 Pavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and patron of art, born in Moscow (d. 1897)