On This Day

Historical Figures Born in December 1720

  • Dec 13 Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist, born in Venice (d. 1804)
  • Dec 14 Justus Möser, German statesman and writer, born in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1794)

Bonnie Prince Charlie

Dec 31 Bonnie Prince Charlie [Charles Edward Stuart], English pretender to throne (Jacobite rebellion), born in Palazzo Muti, Rome, Papal States (d. 1788)