On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1803

  • Dec 4 Augustus Zerega diZerega, Martinique, ship owner (Red Z Lane)
  • Dec 5 Fyodor Tyutchev, Russian poet and statesman, born in Bryansk, Oryol Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1873)
  • Dec 7 Maria Josepha of Saxony, Queen consort of Spain, born in Dresden Castle, Dresden, Saxony (d. 1829)

Person of interestHector Berlioz

Dec 11 Hector Berlioz, French composer (Symphonie fantastique), born in La Côte-Saint-André, France (d. 1869)

Composer Hector Berlioz
Composer
Hector Berlioz
  • Dec 18 William Allen, (Rep/Gov-Oh)
  • Dec 22 Joseph King Fenno Mansfield, American Major General (Union Army), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1862)
  • Dec 27 John ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75)