Birthdays in History in May 1810

  • May 8 James Cooper, American lawyer, politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Frederick County, Maryland (d. 1863)
  • May 9 Louis Gallait, historical painter
  • May 9 WFLC Marianne, princess of Orange-Nassau/daughter of king Willem I
  • May 10 James Shields, Irish-American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Altmore, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 1879)
  • May 15 Jacob Thompson, (Confederacy), (d. 1885)
  • May 23 [Sarah] Margaret Fuller Ossoli, US feminist/revolutionary (NY Tribune)
  • May 24 Abraham Geiger, theologian/author/leader of Reform Judaism
  • May 28 Alexandre Calamo, Swiss painter/etcher/lithographer
  • May 29 Erasmus Darwin Keyes, American banker, businessman and Major General (Union Army) born in Brinfield, Massachusetts (d. 1895)
  • May 29 Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentina politician/writer
  • May 29 Solomon Meredith, American politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Guilford County, North Carolina (d. 1875)
  • May 31 Horatio Seymour, Gov (Union), (d. 1886)