Famous People Born in December 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 1 Ernst Toller, German playwright, President of Bavarian Soviet Republic (1919), born in Samotschin (d. 1939)
  • Dec 1 Herman Griffith, cricketer (pioneering WI pace bowler)
  • Dec 2 Julius Bissier, German painter
  • Dec 2 Louis Freeman, band leader
  • Dec 2 Leo Ornstein, Russian-American composer (Bio in Sonata Form), born in Kremenchuk, Russia (d. 2002) (birth date uncertain)
  • Dec 6 Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1960)
  • Dec 10 Walter Rein, German composer, born in Stotternheim (d. 1955)
  • Dec 12 Edward G Robinson [Goldenberg], Romanian actor (Double Indemnity, The Stranger, The Ten Commandments), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1973)
  • Dec 16 Vladimir Golschmann, conductor with Immortal Downbeat, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 17 Erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter)
  • Dec 23 Ann O'Neal [Patsy Ann Epperson], American actress (Professional Father), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1971)
  • Dec 24 Carl Brisson, Danish actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho, Murder at the Vanities), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1958)
  • Dec 24 Ruth Chatterton, American actress (Madame X, Sarah & Son), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
  • Dec 25 Bert Bertram, Australian actor (How to Steal a Million, Shamus), born in Peterborough, Australia (d. 1991)
  • Dec 25 Fred Hillebrand, American actor (Martin Kane, Moon Over Manhattan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1963)
  • Dec 26 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer
  • Dec 26 Yury Nikolayevich Tyulin, composer

Person of interestMao Zedong

Dec 26 Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), born in Shaoshan, Hunan (d. 1976)

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Dec 31 J M Blankenberg, cricketer (60 wkts in 18 Tests for South Africa)
  • Dec 31 Max Lamberty, Flemish sociologist/author (Flemish Resurrection)