Famous People Born in December 1716

  • Dec 1 Etienne-Maurice Falconet, French sculptor patronized by Madame de Pompadour, born in Paris, France (d. 1791)
  • Dec 16 Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)
  • Dec 23 Johann Heinrich Rolle, German composer, born in Quedlinburg (d. 1785)
  • Dec 25 Johann Jakob Reiske, German scholar and physician (d. 1774)
  • Dec 26 Jean Fran├žois de Saint-Lambert, French poet (d. 1803)
  • Dec 26 Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard), born in Cornhill, England (d. 1771)