On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1829

  • May 1 José de Alencar, Brazilian writer (O Guarani), born in Fortaleza, Ceará, Empire of Brazil (d. 1877)
  • May 6 Phoebe Ann Coffin Hanaford, 1st female ordained minister in New England, born in Siasconset, Massachusetts (d. 1921)
  • May 8 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer, born in New Orleans (d. 1869)
  • May 9 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist and composer, born in Sinalunga, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1888)
  • May 12 Pavlos Carrer, Greek composer (Isabella d'Aspeno), born in Zakynthos (d. 1896)
  • May 30 Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1897)