Birthdays in History in May 1858

  • May 8 John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)
  • May 11 Carl Hauptmann, writer
  • May 19 Roland Napoléon Bonaparte, French prince and president of the Société de Géographie, born in Paris, France (d. 1924)
  • May 21 Jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician
  • May 24 Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)
  • May 28 Carl Rickard Nyberg, Swedish inventor (d. 1939)