Famous People Born in May 1808

  • May 15 Gottfried Herrmann, composer
  • May 15 Michael William Balfe, composer
  • May 17 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, French composer (Les trois couleurs), (d.1892)
  • May 19 Samuel Jameson Gholson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1883)
  • May 22 Gérard de Nerval [Gérard Labrunie], French writer, born in Paris (d. 1855)
  • May 30 Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer