Famous People Born in May 1825

  • May 1 George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap)
  • May 4 Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist (comparative anatomy), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England (d. 1895)
  • May 4 Augustus Le Plongeon, French-American photographer and antiquitarian, born in Island of Jersey, France (d. 1908)
  • May 6 Joseph Bailey, American civil engineer and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Morgan County, Ohio (d. 1867)
  • May 8 George Bruce Malleson, English officer in India and author, born in Wimbledon, London (d. 1898)
  • May 10 Rudolf Viole, composer
  • May 20 Antoinette Brown Blackwell, clergy (1st ordained US female minister)
  • May 21 George Lafayette Beal, American politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Norway, Maine (d. 1896)
  • May 26 Felipe GutiĆ©rrez Y Espinosa, Puerto Rican composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1899)
  • May 29 David Bell Birney, American businessman, lawyer, and Major General (Union Army), born in Huntsville, Alabama (d. 1864)