Birthdays in History in May 1815

  • May 3 Hermanus W Witteveen, Dutch theologist
  • May 5 Eugene-Marin Labiche, French playwright
  • May 18 Thomas Stanhope Bocock, rep (Confederacy), (d. 1891)
  • May 19 John Gross Barnard, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Sheffield, Massachusetts (d. 1882)
  • May 27 Henry Parkes, British journalist/premier of Australia