Famous People Born in May 1759

  • May 1 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
  • May 6 Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
  • May 15 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
  • May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer
  • May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Washington, D.C.)
  • May 22 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
  • May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer
  • May 26 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley

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May 28 William Pitt the Younger, British Prime Minister (Tory: 1783-1801, 1804-06), born in Hayes, Kent, England (d. 1806)

British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger
British Prime Minister
William Pitt the Younger