On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1782

  • May 16 John Sell Cotman, English water color artist, born in Norwich, England (d. 1842)
  • May 26 Joseph Drechsler, Czech composer, born in Vlachovo Březí, Czech Republic (d. 1852)
  • May 28 Wouter Johannes van Troostwijk, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1810)