Famous People Born On December 26th

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Kit Harington
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: London, England

English actor, Kit Harington, became a widely acclaimed and recognized celebrity after playing Jon Snow in one of the most popular TV shows of all time - Game of Thrones. Also known for his charity work, Kit Harington has been an ambassador for a charity organization called The Royal Mencap Society since 2016.

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Mao Zedong
(Communist Leader of China)
Mao Zedong
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Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Shaoshan, Xiangtan, China
Died: September 9, 1976

One of the most significant and controversial leaders of the 20th century, Mao Zedong was a communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China which he governed as the chairman of Chinese Communist Party. He is appreciated for numerous development work but is criticised for his authoritarian regime and policies which resulted in millions of deaths .

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Charles Babbage
(Father of the computer)
Charles Babbage
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Birth Year: 1791
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 18, 1871
Charles Babbage, or the “father of the computer,” invented the prototype of the world’s first mechanical calculator, the Difference Engine. With the help of mathematician Ada Lovelace, he also created the Analytical Engine, the first general-purpose computer and a precursor of the modern computer, with its looping and sequential mechanism.
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Lars Ulrich
(Drummer and Co-founder of American Heavy Metal Band ‘Metallica’)
Lars Ulrich
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Gentofte, Denmark

Musician, songwriter, and record producer, Lars Ulrich, is best known as the drummer and co-founder of American heavy metal band Metallica. Born into a family of tennis players, he was initially expected to play the sport as well. However, he was more interested in music and proceeded to pursue a successful career in the field. 

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Andy Biersack
(Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band ‘Black Veil Brides’)
Andy Biersack
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Andy Biersack is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. He is credited with founding a rock band named Black Veil Brides where he also serves as the lead vocalist. In 2011, Biersack was mentioned in Revolver magazine's 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars list. In 2012, he was ranked fourth in Kerrang magazine's 50 Greatest Rock Stars in the World Today list.

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Cary Elwes
(Actor)
Cary Elwes
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Cary Elwes is best known as Westley from The Princess Bride, Robin Hood from Robin Hood: Men in Tights, and Dr. Lawrence Gordon from the Saw horror franchise. He has also played numerous supporting roles in films and has been seen in series such as The X-Files and Stranger Things.
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Beth Behrs
(Actress)
Beth Behrs
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Beth Behrs is best known as Caroline Channing from the series 2 Broke Girls and as Gemma Johnson from The Neighborhood. She ventured into films with American Pie Presents: The Book of Love. She has voiced multiple characters in Monsters University and Moochie in Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh.

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Hu Yi Tian
(Actor)
Hu Yi Tian
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Hangzhou

After making waves with his TV debut in A Rush to Dead Summer, Chinese actor Hu Yitian gained accolades and awards for his role of Jiang Chen in the Tencent series A Love So Beautiful. He has also appeared on reality shows such as Twenty-Four Hours.

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Jared Leto
(Actor, Singer)
Jared Leto
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States

Jared Leto is one of the few method actors who remains completely in character while filming a particular project, even to the point of affecting his health. Also a singer-songwriter, he formed a band called Thirty Seconds to Mars, for which he serves as a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is also known for his philanthropic activities.

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Temuera Morrison
(New Zealand Actor Known for His Film 'Once Were Warriors' and His Multiple Roles in 'Star Wars' Franchise)
Temuera Morrison
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand

Temuera Morrison is a New Zealand singer and actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Jango Fett and Boba Fett in the famous Star Wars multimedia franchise. Temuera Morrison has also voiced Boba Fett in several video games, such as Star Wars: Empire at War and Star Wars Battlefront. 

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Aaron Ramsey
(Footballer)
Aaron Ramsey
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales
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Jon Bellion
(Singer and Rapper, Best known For His Song 'All Time Low')
Jon Bellion
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
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Chris Daughtry
(Vocalist, Guitarist)
Chris Daughtry
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Chris Daughtry gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Daughtry, which he formed after finishing fourth in the fifth season of American Idol. He has delivered hits such as It's Not Over and became the runner-up in the second season of The Masked Singer.
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Jade Thirlwall
(Pop Singer)
Jade Thirlwall
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: South Shields, England

English singer and songwriter Jade Thirlwall is a member of the British four-piece girl group Little Mix. Her group became the first group to win the reality TV show, The X Factor. Having sold over 50 million records worldwide, they are one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. Besides music, she also runs a cocktail bar. 

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Hugo Lloris
(French Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Hugo Lloris
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Nice, France

Hugo Lloris is a French football player and the current captain of the France national team as well as the popular club Tottenham Hotspur. One of the most popular goalkeepers of his generation, Lloris has won the prestigious Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award on three occasions. Hugo Lloris also helped his team win the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Steve Allen
(TV personality)
Steve Allen
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Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 2000
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Richard Widmark
(Villainous Tommy Udo in his debut film, Kiss of Death)
Richard Widmark
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Sunrise Township, Minnesota, United States
Died: March 24, 2008
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Eden Sher
(Actress)
Eden Sher
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Tahnee Welch
(Model & Actress)
Tahnee Welch
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
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John Walsh
(television presenter, actor)
John Walsh
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Auburn
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Calico Jack
(British Pirate Captain Who Operated in Cuba and in the Bahamas During the Early 18th Century)
Calico Jack
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Birth Year: 1682
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: November 18, 1720

Calico Jack was a British pirate captain who operated in Cuba and in the Bahamas during the early 18th century. Active towards the end of the Golden Age of Piracy, Calico Jack is best remembered for having two female pirates, including his lover Anne Bonny, as part of his crew. 

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Yohan Blake
(Athlete)
Yohan Blake
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: St. James Parish, Jamaica

Yohan Blake is a Jamaican sprinter who became the youngest 100 meters world champion when he won a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in 2011. He also won gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games as part of the Jamaican relay team. Yohan Blake is the second-fastest man in both 100 meters and 200 meters events.

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Eli Cohen
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Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: May 18, 1965
Israeli spy Eli Cohen is remembered for his espionage activities from 1961 to 1965 in Syria, where he served as the chief advisor to the defense minister. He was eventually convicted and publicly hanged. His story later inspired the Netflix miniseries The Spy and the TV film The Impossible Spy.
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Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
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Birth Year: 1194
Birthplace: Iesi, Marche, Italy
Died: December 13, 1250

Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor reigned as the King of Sicily, King of Germany, King of Italy, and King of Jerusalem. An avid patron of the arts and science, Frederick played an important role in supporting literature. He promoted the Sicilian School of poetry, which played an influential role in developing literature in Italy.

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Baba Amte
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Wardha, Maharashtra
Died: February 9, 2008

Baba Amte was an Indian activist and social worker best remembered for his work that aimed at empowering people suffering from leprosy. Dubbed the modern Gandhi of India, Amte received several prestigious awards, such as the Gandhi Peace Prize, Dr. Ambedkar International Award, Ramon Magsaysay Award, and the Padma Vibhushan.

Henry Valentine Miller
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Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Yorkville, Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 7, 1980
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Emilie Schenkl
(Wife of Subhash Chandra Bose)
Emilie Schenkl
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Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 13, 1996

Emilie Schenkl was the partner of Subhas Chandra Bose, a major leader of Indian nationalism. It is believed they were married in a secret Hindu ceremony but no records exist to prove the same. The couple had a daughter. Bose allegedly died in 1945. Emilie raised her daughter by working shifts in the trunk exchange.

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John Horton Conway
(British Mathematician Known for His Contributions to 'Combinatorial Game Theory (CGT)')
John Horton Conway
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: April 11, 2020

Remembered as versatile mathematician, game wizard and polymath, John Horton Conway had limitless curiosity, which matched with his scientific originality. Although he is best known for devising the cellular automation called Game of Life, he made significant contributions to group theory, number theory, algebra, geometric topology, theoretical physics, combinatorial game theory and geometry. Conway published many outstanding papers in these fields.

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Caroll Spinney
(Puppeteer)
Caroll Spinney
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Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 8, 2019

Caroll Spinney was an American cartoonist, puppeteer, artist, author, and speaker. He is best remembered for playing Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird on the popular educational children's TV series Sesame Street from 1969 to 2018. Over the course of his illustrious career, Caroll Spinney was honored with two Grammy Awards and four Daytime Emmy Awards.

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Roxanne Pallett
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Carlisle, Cumbria, England
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Wallace Huo
(Actor, Singer and Producer)
Wallace Huo
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

While he initially aspired to be a basketball player, Wallace Huo later deviated to singing and then acting. The Taiwanese entertainer is known for his performances in Chinese Paladin 3, Swordsman, and the hit fantasy drama The Journey of Flower. He has grabbed deals with brands such as Hugo Boss, too.

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Ozzie Smith
(Baseball player)
Ozzie Smith
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
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Martin Cooper
(A Pioneer in Wireless Communications Industry and Inventor of First Cellular Mobile Phone)
Martin Cooper
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Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Electrical engineer Martin Cooper had initially served the U.S. Navy in the Korean War. He later joined Motorola and pioneered many inventions in wireless communications. The Charles Stark Draper Prize winner also invented the world’s first mobile phone and made the first cell phone call.
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Carlton Fisk
(Baseball player)
Carlton Fisk
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Bellows Falls, Town of Rockingham, Vermont, United States
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Elisha Cook Jr.
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Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: May 18, 1995
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Tiffany Brissette
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Paradise, California, United States
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Sofiane Feghouli
(Footballer)
Sofiane Feghouli
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Levallois-Perret, France
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Aleksej Pokuševski
(Basketball player)
Aleksej Pokuševski
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Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Novi Sad, Serbia
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Chris Gronkowski
(American Football player)
Chris Gronkowski
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
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Alan King
(Actor)
Alan King
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 9, 2004
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George Dewey
(Military Leader)
George Dewey
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Birth Year: 1837
Birthplace: Montpelier, Vermont, United States
Died: January 16, 1917
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Hari
(film director)
Hari
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Nazareth
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John Scofield
(Guitarist, Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist)
John Scofield
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Dayton
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Mary Somerville
(Mathematician, Linguist, Translator, Astronomer, Scientist)
Mary Somerville
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Birth Year: 1780
Birthplace: Jedburgh
Died: November 28, 1872

One of the two pioneering female honorary members of the Royal Astronomical Society, Mary Somerville was a 19th-century polymath and science writer. Though she specialized in math and astronomy, she was also well-versed in botany and geology. The Connection of the Physical Sciences remains her most notable work.

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Trevor Siemian
(American football player)
Trevor Siemian
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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Ahmed Ben Bella
(First President of Algeria)
Ahmed Ben Bella
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Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Maghnia, Algeria
Died: April 11, 2012

Ahmed Ben Bella, Algeria’s first president, had humble beginnings, as the son of a farmer and small-time businessman. He once went to prison after robbing a post office to fund his revolutionary operations and later formed the National Liberation Front to fight against the French colonial reign.

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Shimron Hetmyer
(Cricketer)
Shimron Hetmyer
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Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Cumberland, East Berbice-Corentyne

Shimron Hetmyer is a Guyanese professional cricket player who represents the West Indies cricket team in international cricket matches. One of the most popular and prominent members of the current West Indies cricket team, Hetmyer is renowned for his ability to strike the ball hard. He also plays in popular T20 tournaments around the world.

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Aksel Lund Svindal
(Alpine skier)
Aksel Lund Svindal
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Lørenskog Municipality, Norway

Aksel Lund Svindal is a former alpine ski racer. A two-time World Cup champion, Svindal is widely regarded as the best Norwegian alpine skier of all time. During the course of his illustrious career, Aksel Lund Svindal won two Olympic gold medals, one Olympic silver medal, and an Olympic bronze medal. He also won five gold medals at World Championships.

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Natalie Nunn
(Television Personality)
Natalie Nunn
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Concord, California, United States
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Fathima Babu
(Actress)
Fathima Babu
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, India

Astrologically, the personality of December 26 folks is determined by the influence of Saturn, the ruler of the zodiacal group. What’s more, the actual date in which December 26 individuals are born is also ruled by the same celestial body thus doubling the influence. People sharing their birthdate on December 26 are doubly determined, dependable and resilient than most Capricorns. They have a sense of humor and wit and are endowed with a passionate drive to take up challenges. Warm, attentive and affectionate, December 26 individuals are self-confident folks with an intense drive to achieve. However, not all is good with December 26 individuals as they are prone to egoistical and unforgiving behaviour. They may even have streak of insecurity and uncertainty. 

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 26

Personality
Energetic and enthusiastic, Capricorns sharing their birthday on December 26 are always on the go. They possess strong determination and will power and an extra edge of competitiveness. As such, failures do not pose as a threat for these people as they very well know how to bounce back from the same. Their strong sense of confidence and determination helps them make a mark in the world and be recognized for their assets. December 26 individuals are brilliant at reading the mind of others and have a good judgement of character. Ambitious and career oriented, these people allow work to dominate the major part of their life. However, this does not mean that these people do not have a personal life. They in fact have this innate unsaid desire to love and be loved to feel complete.

Health
More than physical health, it is psychological health that December 26 individuals need to take care of. These people are prone to taking stress and tension and thus suffer from headache, backache, upset stomach and sleeping disorder. December 26 individuals need to learn to handle stress well in order to experience good health and vitality. Also, these people need to practice meditation and prayer on a regular basis to get rid of the tension and find ways of relaxing themselves mentally and psychologically. Including nutritious food and exercise in the daily routine is quintessential to stay active and feel blessed and relaxed.

Finance
The financial condition of individuals born on December 26 is mostly stable. These people consider money as important but take care not to make it their top priority. They understand the value and worth of money in the sense that the same is important to buy them the necessities and luxuries of life. As such, money does form the center of the lives of December 26 individuals but arising out of the plain desire to see the loved ones secure and protected. While spending money, December 26 individuals are mostly generous with their finances and thus, should work hard to get a little tight-clasped.

Career
Being in control and staying at the topmost position at work are two most crucial factors that December 26 individuals aim to achieve while selecting or making the right career choice. Since these people have an affinity for business, they find the idea of self-employment appealing and have a mindset for the same. December 26 individuals are meticulous in their approach and intelligently endowed. Thus, they have immense potential to succeed in business avenues.  

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships do not come in easily to December 26 individuals. Since these people are prone to feeling vulnerable and weak, they are extremely cautious while forming bonds. However, once a relationship is formed, it remains a part of the lives of these people for years. On the romantic front, December 26 individuals take their time while getting to know people. They are not attracted to those who are too loud or pushy. In fact, an ideal partner is one who is extremely loyal and dedicated and meets their high moral standards. Also, he/she should provide constant reassurance and security. Once committed, December 25 individuals are extremely passionate and loving. IN the relationship, they are consistent, dependable, and loyal. Parenting is a learning process for December 26 individuals. These people are strict disciplinarians but do not like restraining their kids and believe in giving them complete freedom.

Lucky Color: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Number: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 53
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 17, 26