Famous People Born in May 1845

  • May 7 Jacob van Stolk Azn, timber merchant/art collector
  • May 12 Gabriel Urbain Faure, Pamiers France, composer (Requiem, Ballade)
  • May 15 Ilya Mechnikov, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist known as the "father of natural immunity" (Nobel 1908), born in Ivanovka, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire
  • May 25 Lip Pike, American baseball player (d. 1883)
  • May 30 Amadeus/Amadeo I, duke of Aosta and King of Spain (1870-73)