On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1771

  • May 1 George Guest, English organist and composer, born in Broseley, England (d. 1831)
  • May 14 Robert Owen, Welsh factory owner and utopian socialist, born in Newtown, Wales (d. 1858)
  • May 19 Rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin, German literary hostess, born in Berlin, Prussia (d. 1833)