December 6 is one of the brightest and most famous days of the calendar. It was on this date that Russian and foreign political figures, historical figures, actors, athletes and many other famous people were born.
Celebrities born on December 6th to 20th century
On December 6, 1285, the famous king of Castile and León Fernando IV was born, known for his constant work to unite the country, torn apart by internecine warriors.
It was Fernando IV who became the father of the famous European figure and ruler of Castile Alfonso XI.
In 1421, on the same date, King Henry VI of England was born, who led the country's troops into battle during the Hundred Years War and for several decades had the status of King of France (the only one in the history of the rulers of England). Heinrich is also known for the fact that during his reign, the popular uprising was led by the famous woman warrior Jeanne D'Arc.
Several centuries later, but also on December 6, one of the most famous chemists and physicists in the history of world science, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, was born. It was this Frenchman who first began to conduct endometric experiments, studied the properties of potassium, sodium and boron, was interested in meteorology, proved the elementary nature of iodine, and much more.
Already in the 19th century, on December 6, Nikolai Platonovich Ogarev (1813) and Anton Purtseladze (1839) were born. The first is known in Russian literary criticism as a poet, publicist and revolutionary writer. The second contributed to the history of the then Russian Empire with works on sociology, criticism, drama and fiction.
In 1841, one of the founders of Impressionism, Frederic Bazille, was born in France on this very date.
Famous people who were born on December 6 in the 20th century
The world community still remembers Nikolai Mikhailovich Amosov, who was born on December 6, 1913 and died in 2002, a famous cardiac surgeon and a figure of modern medicine.
In 1920, Dave Brubeck was born, who was famous as an American jazz composer, pianist, and also as a member and leader of The Dave Brubeck Quartet.
Vladimir Naumovich Naumov, a living Russian film director, actor and screenwriter, was born on December 6, 1927.
In 1943, it was on this date that Oleg Evgenievich Grigoriev was born, known as an artist and poet, but, unfortunately, died early in 1992.
Two foreign music industry figures - Joe Hisaishi and Rhoads Randy - were born on December 6, 1950 and 1956. The first wrote many famous hits and lived first in Japan and now in the USA. The second is known as the guitarist who played with Ozzy Osbourne.
In 1957, on December 6, the famous comedian, pop artist, and then politician Mikhail Sergeyevich Evdokimov was born, who headed the government of the Altai Territory from 2004 to 2005 and died tragically as a result of a helicopter crash.