On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1779

  • Dec 1 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
  • Dec 12 Madeleine Sophie Barat, French saint and founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart, born in Joigny, Burgundy, France (d. 1865)
  • Dec 14 Mariano Rodríguez de Ledesma, Spanish composer, born in Zaragoza, Spain (d. 1847)
  • Dec 19 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, engraver, born in Paris, France