Birthdays in History in December 1881

  • Dec 4 Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)
  • Dec 8 Padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems)
  • Dec 17 Johannes CB "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter
  • Dec 22 Enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician
  • Dec 24 Juan Ramon JimĂ©nez, Spain, poet (Distant Gardens, Nobel 1956)
  • Dec 31 Colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry)
  • Dec 31 Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pipelines, Jewish Song)
  • Dec 31 Max Pechstein, German "entartet" painter/graphic artist (The Bridge)