On This Day

Birthdays in History in December 1862

  • Dec 3 Jules Renkin, Belgian politician (28th Prime Minister of Belgium 1931-32), born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 1934
  • Dec 7 Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde), born in Paris (d. 1920)
  • Dec 8 Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's), born in Paris (d. 1921)
  • Dec 14 John M. Acket, Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions) (d. 1933)
  • Dec 16 Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la robe)
  • Dec 23 Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium)
  • Dec 26 Alexander Amfiteatrov, Russian-French-Italian writer, born in Kaluga, Russia (d. 1923)