Hektor Jarzabek
Hektor Jarzabek voted up Anonymous' answer

Depends on to whom.

Historically, Christmas was developed as a way to try and get converts to Christianity from paganism in the fourth century.  The Roman Empire of the time, headed by Constantine, collaborated with the early church fathers to graft the Jesus story onto existing pagan traditions of the winter solstice (celebrations like Saturnalia and … Read more