Famous People Born in December 1866

  • Dec 2 Henry Thacker Burleigh, Erie Pa, African American composer (Springarn Medal)
  • Dec 4 Vassily V Kandinsky, Russian-born German, French abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration), born in Moscow (d. 1944)
  • Dec 12 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)
  • Dec 14 Roger Fry, English artist and art critic (d. 1934)
  • Dec 22 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, Polish organ virtuoso and composer (1904 Organ Concerto), born in Środa,Poland (d. 1924)
  • Dec 28 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian and diplomat (d. 1935)
  • Dec 29 Joseph Limburg, Dutch lawyer and politician, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1940)