Birthdays in History in December 1947

  • Dec 2 Michael Green, English TV/video producer
  • Dec 2 Ivan Atanassov Petrov, Bulgarian neurologist
  • Dec 4 Ursula Krechel, writer
  • Dec 5 Jugderdemidjin Gurragcha, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39)
  • Dec 5 Bruce Golding, Jamaican politician
  • Dec 5 Tony Gregory, Irish politician
  • Dec 6 Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician
  • Dec 7 Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer
  • Dec 8 Frans Leijnse, Dutch politician (PvdA 2nd Chamber)
  • Dec 8 Thomas R. Cech, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 8 Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Skolt Sámi writer
  • Dec 9 Tom Daschle, American politician
  • Dec 9 Jaak Jõerüüt, Soviet-born Estonian politician
  • Dec 10 Rəsul Quliyev, Azerbaijani politician
  • Dec 14 Linda Sutton, English artist
  • Dec 14 Dilma Rousseff, Brazilian politician, President of Brazil (2011-16), born in Belo Horizonte
  • Dec 15 Rodney Bingenheimer, Pioneering American radio personality
  • Dec 17 Marilyn Hassett, LA Ca
  • Dec 17 Simon Bates, English DJ
  • Dec 18 Eddie Antar, founder and CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 22 Brian C Daley, US, sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron)
  • Dec 23 Bill Rodgers, marathon runner (Boston, NY)
  • Dec 24 Kevin Sheedy, coach of Australian Football League club Essendon FC
  • Dec 26 James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Dec 30 Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)