Famous People Born in May 1831

  • May 1 Emily Stowe, Canadian physician and suffragist (d. 1903)
  • May 13 Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, Dutch minister of Colonies
  • May 16 David Edward Hughes, inventor (microphone, teleprinter)
  • May 24 Richard Hoffman, composer
  • May 28 Eliza Ann Gardner, underground railway conductor