On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1752

  • May 2 Ludwig August Lebrun, German composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1790)
  • May 3 Braz Francisco de Lima, Portuguese composer (d. 1813)
  • May 4 John Brooks, 11th Governor of Massachusetts (1816-23), born in Medford (d. 1825)
  • May 11 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (d. 1840)
  • May 14 Albrecht Thaer, German agronomist (d. 1828)
  • May 14 Timothy Dwight, American theologian (d. 1817)