Famous People Born in May 1826

  • May 3 Charles XV Louis E, King of Sweden/Norway (1859-72)/poet
  • May 4 Frederick Church, US romantic landscape painter (Hudson River Sch)
  • May 5 Eugenie M de Montijo y de Guzman, Empress of France
  • May 7 Varina Howell Davis, 1st lady (Confederacy), (d. 1905)
  • May 21 Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro
  • May 22 George Parr, cricketer (legendary Notts batsman, 1st Eng touring capt)
  • May 29 Ebenezer Butterick, inventor (tissue paper dress pattern)