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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Friday, 31 July 2015

1052  King Philip I of France (d. 1108) was born on May - 23.  

1100  On May - 23 birth of emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)  

1598  Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1606  On this day in history birth of juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682)  

1617  On this day in history birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  

1644  Thomas Eisenhut, composer was born on this day in history.  

1696  On this day in history birth of johann Caspar Vogler, composer  

1707  On this day in history birth of carolus Linneus, Sweden, biological classifier  

1707  Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778) was born on this day in history.  

1710  Francois-Gaspard Adam, French sculptor (garden sculptures) was born on this day in history.  

1718  On May - 23 birth of william Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer  

1729  Giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno) was born on this day in history.  

1734  Friedrich Anton Mesmer, Austria, physician/hypnotist (Mesmerism) was born on May - 23.  

1735  On May - 23 birth of charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal/author  

1737  Louis Francois Chambray, composer was born on May - 23.  

1741  On this day in history birth of andrea Lucchesi, composer  

1753  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Viotti, violonist/composer  

1754  On this day in history birth of andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon)  

1756  On this day in history birth of nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer  

1759  Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer was born on this day in history.  

1790  Jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer (d. 1842) was born on May - 23.  

1794  On this day in history birth of isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer  

1795  Charles Barry, architect was born on May - 23.  

1799  Thomas Hood, English poet/composer (Song of the Shirt) was born on May - 23.  

1812  On May - 23 birth of henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles)  

1813  On May - 23 birth of mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

1820  James Buchanan Eads, US, engineer/inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis) was born on this day in history.  

1820  On May - 23 birth of lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (d. 1891)  

1824  On May - 23 birth of ambrose Everett Burnside, Major General (Union volunteers)  

1828  On this day in history birth of edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College)  

1832  On this day in history birth of pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer  

1834  On this day in history birth of carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (d. 1890)  

1837  James Sanks Brisbin, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In May - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  On this day in history hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies  

1153  David I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68 on May - 23.  

1304  On this day in history death of jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer  

1423  Benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies on May - 23.  

1498  Death of Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on this day in history.  

1523  On May - 23 death of ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466)  

1524  Death of Ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487) on this day in history.  

1568  Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on May - 23.  

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