On This Day

Birthdays in History in December 1777

  • Dec 2 Henry Doeff, colonialist (wrote Dutch-Japanese dictionary)
  • Dec 4 Juliette Récamier, French socialite, born in Lyon, Kingdom of France (d. 1849)
  • Dec 14 Juan Nicasio Gallego, Spanish poet and interpreter (El dos the mayo), born in Zamora, Spain (d. 1853)
  • Dec 23 Alexander I, tsar of Russia (1801-25), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1825)