On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1709

  • Dec 1 Franz Xaver Richter, composer
  • Dec 11 Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Queen consort of Spain, born in Palace of Versailles, France (d. 1742)
  • Dec 23 Jean-Noel Hamal, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1778)
  • Dec 27 Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague)

Person of interestElizabeth of Russia

Dec 29 Elizabeth of Russia [Elizaveta Petrovna], Empress of Russia (1741-62) and daughter of Peter the Great, born in Kolomenskoye, Moscow, Russia (d. 1762)

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