Birthdays in History in May 1795

  • May 7 Gerhard M Roentgen, industrialist (founder dockyard Fijenoord)
  • May 10 Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry, historian
  • May 13 Joshua Ratoon Sands, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1883)
  • May 13 GĂ©rard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (d. 1875)
  • May 19 Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University
  • May 23 Charles Barry, architect