Famous People Born in May 1843

  • May 2 Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer
  • May 6 Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah
  • May 9 Belle Boyd, spy (Confederate)/actress/lecturer
  • May 10 Kaufmann Kohler, reform rabbi/theologian
  • May 10 Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (d. 1920)
  • May 13 Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician
  • May 21 Charles-Albert Gobat, Tramelan, Switzerland, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1914)
  • May 21 Louis Renault, French lawyer
  • May 23 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer
  • May 29 Emile Pessard, composer