Famous People Born in December 1814

  • Dec 1 August Rockel, German composer, born in Graz (d. 1876)
  • Dec 6 Juan Prim, Spanish general and politician (Prime Minister, 1869-70), born in Reus, Catalonia (d. 1870)

Edwin StantonEdwin Stanton (1814-1869)

Dec 19 US Secretary of War during most of the American Civil War (1861-65) and US Attorney General (1860-61), born in Steubenville, Ohio

  • Dec 25 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar (set up For the Welfare of the People organization), born in Amsterdam (d. 1869)
  • Dec 27 James Henry Carleton, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Lubec, Maine (d. 1873)