Famous People Born in May 1854

  • May 5 Antonio Smareglia, composer
  • May 11 John Blackham, cricketer (Australia's 1st wicketkeeper)
  • May 11 Ottmar Mergenthaler, Hachtel Germany, inventor (linotype)
  • May 13 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch director (Lost & Found, Silvia Silombra)
  • May 13 Paul Klengel, composer
  • May 18 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (To my Fatherland)
  • May 24 Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WWI)
  • May 24 John Riley Banister, American law officer and cowboy (d. 1918)
  • May 27 Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Jeune Belgium)