Birthdays in History in December 1843

  • Dec 6 Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher

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Dec 11 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), born in Clausthal, Hanover (d. 1910)

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  • Dec 21 Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet (d. 1898)
  • Dec 23 Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (d. 1924)
  • Dec 24 Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (d. 1886)
  • Dec 29 Elisabeth of Wied (pen name was Carmen Sylva), queen of Romania and writer (d. 1916)