Famous People Born in May 1851

  • May 1 Laza Lazarević, Serbian writer and psychiatrist (d. 1891)
  • May 18 James Budd, Governor of California (d. 1908)
  • May 20 Emile Berliner, Germany, inventor (flat phonograph record)
  • May 20 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, US, nun/daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • May 21 Leon Bourgeois, France, politician, internationalist (Nobel 1920)
  • May 23 Antoni Stolpe, composer
  • May 28 Dick Barlow, cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880s)
  • May 29 Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)