Birthdays in History in May 1935

  • May 2 Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58)/son of Ghasi I
  • May 2 Hussain ibn Talal, King of Jordan (1952- )
  • May 3 Donald P Hodel, Portland Ore, US Secretary of Interior (1985-89)
  • May 3 Ron Popeil, American inventor
  • May 7 Isobel Warren, Canadian author
  • May 8 Viscount Falkland, British peer (Lib-Dem)
  • May 11 Francisco Umbral, Spanish novelist (d. 2007)
  • May 17 Dennis Christopher George Potter, playwright (Karaoke, Midnight Movie)
  • May 17 Ivan Slone, world-famous watchmaker
  • May 19 Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 2014)

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May 20 José Mujica, President of Uruguay (2010-2015), champion of the poor and former urban guerrilla with the Tupamaros, born in Montevideo

President of Uruguay José Mujica
President of Uruguay
José Mujica
  • May 23 Juliet Campbell, British ambassador (to Luxembourg)
  • May 23 Lord Grenfell, head of External affairs European office, world bank
  • May 24 Joan Micklin Silver, American director
  • May 28 Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • May 29 André Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season), born in Vrede, Free State
  • May 29 Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)
  • May 29 Martin Garrod, Commandant General (Royal Marines)
  • May 31 Jim Bolger, 35th Prime Minister of New Zealand