Famous People Born in May 1794

  • May 13 Louis-Leopold Robert, French painter (d. 1835)
  • May 17 Anna Brownell Jameson, writer, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • May 23 Isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer
  • May 24 William Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science)
  • May 27 Cornelius Vanderbilt, millionaire (B & O railroad)
  • May 29 Johann Heinrich von M├Ądler, German astronomer (d. 1874)