Famous People Born in May 1831

  • May 1 Emily Stowe, Canadian physician and suffragist (d. 1903)
  • May 13 Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, Dutch minister of Colonies

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May 16 David Edward Hughes, British-American inventor (microphone, teleprinter), born in either London, England or Corwen, Wales (d. 1900)

  • May 24 Richard Hoffman, composer
  • May 28 Eliza Ann Gardner, underground railway conductor