On This Day

Birthdays in History in May 1829

  • May 1 José de Alencar, Brazilian writer (O Guarani), born in Fortaleza, Ceará, Empire of Brazil (d. 1877)
  • May 6 Phoebe Ann Coffin Hanaford, 1st female ordained minister in New England, born in Siasconset, Massachusetts (d. 1921)
  • May 30 Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1897)