Famous People Born in May 1819

Famous Birthdays

  • May 1 William Steele, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1885)
  • May 3 Nicola De Giosa, Italian composer, born in Bari, Italy (d. 1885)
  • May 5 StanisÅ‚aw Moniuszko, Polish composer, born in Ubiel, Belarus (d. 1872)
  • May 15 Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, American lawyer, politician, and Major General (Union Army), born in Russellville, Kentucky (d. 1893)
  • May 16 Daniel Ammen, Capt (Union Navy), (d. 1898)
  • May 17 Johann Nepomuk Kafka, composer
  • May 18 Julius Hopp, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1885)

Person of interestVictoria

May 24 Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom and Ireland (1837-1901), born in London (d. 1901)

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
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  • May 27 Julia Ward Howe, American author/lecturer (Battle Hymn of the Republic)
  • May 28 William Birney, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Huntsville, Alabama (d. 1907)
  • May 30 William McMurdo, British army officer (d. 1894)

Person of interestWalt Whitman

May 31 Walt Whitman, American poet (Leaves of Grass), born in West Hills, New York (d. 1892)