Famous People Born in December 1884

  • Dec 1 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • Dec 1 Torben Myer, Danish actor (Girl Who Came Back, Judgment at Nuremberg, Sullivan's Travels), born in Århus, Denmark (d. 1975)
  • Dec 2 Ruth Draper, American actress and dramatist (The Italian Lesson), born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)

Rajendra PrasadRajendra Prasad (1884-1963)

Dec 3 Indian independence activist and 1st President of India (1950-62), born in Zeradai, British India

  • Dec 3 Walther Stampfli, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council, born in Büren, Solothurn, Switzerland (d. 1965)
  • Dec 5 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor and pianist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1931)
  • Dec 6 Rose Schneiderman, American socialist, feminist, trade union leader and secretary of labor for New York State (1937-44), born in Sawin, Poland (d. 1972)
  • Dec 7 Petru Groza, Austro-Hungarian born Romanian communist and President of Romania (1945-58), born in Băcia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1958)
  • Dec 10 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter, born in Kharkov, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
  • Dec 14 Jane Cowl, American actress and playwright (Smilin' Through), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1950)
  • Dec 14 Regina Ullmann, Swiss poet and writer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1961)
  • Dec 19 Antonin Zapotocky, Czech communist politician (President of Czechoslovakia 1953-57), born in Zákolany, Kingdom of Bohemia (d. 1957)
  • Dec 19 Ferdinando Liuzzi, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Senigallia, Italy (d. 1940)
  • Dec 20 Max Blokzijl, Dutch singer, journalist, and Nazi collaborator, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1946)
  • Dec 25 [Florence] Evelyn Nesbit, American actress, born in Tarentum, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Dec 26 Félix Éboué, French colonial administrator, born in Cayenne, French Guiana (d. 1944)
  • Dec 27 Bernard van Dieren, Dutch composer (Diaphony; Chinese Symphony), critic, and music writer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1936)
  • Dec 28 Joseph Pholien, Belgian politician (Prime Minister of Belgian 1950-52), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1968)

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo (1884-1948)

Dec 30 Japanese Prime Minister during WW II (1941-44), born in Tokyo

  • Dec 30 Karl Heinrich David, Swiss composer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1951)