On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1835

  • May 1 Alfred Napoleon Alexander "Natti" Duffié, French-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Paris, France (d. 1880)
  • May 4 Edmund Hart Turpin, English composer, born in Nottingham, England (d. 1907)
  • May 11 Kārlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (d. 1905)
  • May 21 Newton Martin Curtis, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in De Peyster, New York (d. 1910)
  • May 21 František Chvostek, Moravian physician (d. 1884)
  • May 26 Edward Porter Alexander, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and military engineer, born in Washington, Georgia (d. 1910)
  • May 30 Alfred Austin, English poet laureate of England (Garden), born in Headingley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1913)
  • May 31 Hijikata Toshizō, Japanese military leader, born in Hino, Tokyo, Japan (d. 1869)