On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1720

  • Dec 4 Jean-Jacques Robson, Flemish composer, born in Dendermonde, Belgium (d. 1785)
  • Dec 13 Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist, born in Venice (d. 1804)
  • Dec 14 Justus Möser, German statesman and writer, born in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1794)

Person of interestBonnie Prince Charlie

Dec 31 Bonnie Prince Charlie [Charles Edward Stuart], English pretender to throne (Jacobite rebellion), born in Palazzo Muti, Rome, Papal States (d. 1788)

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie