On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1640

  • Dec 6 Claude Fleury, French priest and historian, born in Paris (d. 1723)
  • Dec 13 Robert Plot, English naturalist, born in Borden, Kent (d. 1696)
  • Dec 14 Aphra Behn, English playwright and novelist, baptized in Canterbury, England (d. 1689)