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December Birthdays
December 1, 2015

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I’ll be adding to this list as I find more birthdays. Note: many birth dates, especially as you look further back in time, were not recorded. Comment below if you know of a birthday that should be added to this list!

Happy birthday to…

  • December 1 – Louis VI (1081), Marie Tussaud (1761)
  • December 2 – William II (1650)
  • December 3 Charles VI (1368)
  • December 5 Martin Van Buren (1782), Walt Disney (1901)
  • December 6 – Ferdinand IV (1285), Henry VI (1421)
  • December 7 – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), Louise of Great Britain (1724)
  • December 8  Mary Queen of Scots (1542)
  • December 9 – John Milton (1608)
  • December 10 – Ada Lovelace (1815), Emily Dickinson (1830)
  • December 12 – Anne of Denmark (1574), Edvard Munch (1863), Frank Sinatra (1915)
  • December 13 – Mary Todd Lincoln (1818)
  • December 14 George VI (1895)
  • December 15 – Nero (37), Gustave Eiffel (1832)
  • December 16 – Catherine of Aragon (1485), Jane Austen (1775)
  • December 18 – Christina, Queen of Sweden (1632), Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1863)
  • December 19 Philip V of Spain (1683), Marie Thérèse of France (1778), Édith Piaf (1915)
  • December 21 – Thomas Becket (1118 or 1120)
  • December 24 – John I (1166), Empress Elizabeth of Austria (1837)
  • December 25 – Isaac Newton (1642), Clara Barton (1821)
  • December 28 – Woodrow Wilson (1856)
  • December 29 – Madame de Pompadour (1721)
  • December 30 – Rudyard Kipling (1865)
  • December 31 – Henri Matisse (1869)

Jillianne Hamilton is a history enthusiast and the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle (historical fiction), The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street (historical romance), and The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII (non-fiction). Jill launched The Lazy Historian in 2015. She lives in Charlottetown on Canada’s beautiful east coast. Learn more.

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Hi, I'm Jillianne.

I'm a historical fiction writer, a lover of history, and a hoarder of books. I'm the author of The Spirited Mrs. Pringle, The Hobby Shop on Barnaby Street, and The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII.

The Lazy Historian is a history blog featuring stories from the past with sass. With a focus on Western European and women's history, I delve into anything fascinating. Learn more.

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