Birthdays in History in December 1909

  • Dec 1 Jan Koplowitz, German writer, born in Kudowa (d. 2001)
  • Dec 6 Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist
  • Dec 7 Jacob Kainen, artist/curator
  • Dec 11 Ronald McKie, Australian author (d. 1991)
  • Dec 12 Armand H F Boni, the Good One, Flemish poet/writer
  • Dec 14 Edward L Tatum, US, molecular geneticist (Nobel 1958)
  • Dec 14 Phia [Sophia R] Berghout, harpist/founder Eduard of Beinumstichting
  • Dec 16 Henricus Verbunt, civil servant/resistance fighter
  • Dec 19 W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (d. 2002)
  • Dec 20 Vakkom Majeed, Indian politician (d. 2000)
  • Dec 21 George Ball, Iowa, lawyer/undersecretary of state
  • Dec 21 Seicho Matsumoto, Japanese mystery writer and journalist (d. 1992)
  • Dec 24 Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Foreign Affairs (1956-68)
  • Dec 25 Louis van Lint, Belgian painter
  • Dec 28 Nikola J Vaptsarov, Bulgaria poet (Subrani Sutsjinenija)