Birthdays in History in December 1936

  • Dec 5 James Lee Burke, American writer
  • Dec 6 Kenneth Copeland, American televangelist
  • Dec 7 Martha Layne Collins, Baghdad Ky, (Gov-D-Ky)
  • Dec 8 Brad Jurjens, Estonia, director (The Bank Job)
  • Dec 11 Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)
  • Dec 11 Taku Yamasaki, Japanese politician
  • Dec 13 Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Nizari Ismailis, prince and billionaire
  • Dec 14 Robert Alan Ridley Parker, PhD/astronaut (STS 9, STS 35), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 16 Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Dec 17 Frank Martinus Arion, [F Efraim M], Antilles, writer (Double Play)

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Dec 17 Pope Francis [Jorge Mario Bergoglio], Catholic Pope (2013-) 1st Jesuit pope, 1st from the Americas and 1st non-European pope since Syrian Gregory III in 741, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pope Francis
  • Dec 22 James Burke, British writer
  • Dec 25 Alexandra HEOC, English princess/daughter of Sir Angus Ogilvy
  • Dec 25 Ismail Merchant, Bombay India, producer (Householder)
  • Dec 26 Kitty Dukakis, substance abuser/wife of Michael (Gov-Mass)
  • Dec 28 Jacques Mesrine, French criminal (d. 1979)
  • Dec 28 Lawrence Schiller, American journalist