On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1802

  • Dec 2 Melancthon Smith Wade, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1868)
  • Dec 15 Janos Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry), born in Kolozsv├ír, Hungary (d. 1860)
  • Dec 27 Thomas Fearnley, Norwegian landscape painter