On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1848

  • May 5 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1906)
  • May 12 Cyrill Kistler, German composer, educator, and music theorist, born in Gro├čaitingen, Swabia, Germany (d. 1907)
  • May 15 Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (d. 1926)
  • May 23 Helmuth J L von Moltke, German general/chief of staff (WWI)
  • May 23 Otto Lilienthal, pioneer aviator