Birthdays in History in May 1813

  • May 5 Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher (d. 1855)
  • May 6 Joseph Tarr Copeland, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in New Castle, Maine (d. 1893)
  • May 10 Montgomery Blair, American lawyer (Dred Scott V Sandford), born in Franklin County, Kentucky (d. 1883)
  • May 12 Johann Czerski, German chaplin
  • May 23 Mason Brayman, American attorney, newspaperman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1895)