On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1790

  • May 6 Wilhelm Würfel, Bohemian pianist and composer, born in Plaňány, Kolín (d. 1832)
  • May 12 [Johannes] Carsten Hauch, Danish poet and writer, born in Frederikshald, Norway (d. 1872)
  • May 23 Jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer and naval officer, born in Condé-sur-Noireau, France (d. 1842)