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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Friday, 25 March 2016

1052  On May - 23 birth of king Philip I of France (d. 1108)  

1100  Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161) was born on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history birth of claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized  

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

1617  On May - 23 birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

1620  Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized was born on May - 23.  

1644  Thomas Eisenhut, composer was born on May - 23.  

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

1707  On May - 23 birth of carolus Linneus, Sweden, biological classifier  

1707  On May - 23 birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778)  

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

1718  William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer was born on May - 23.  

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

1734  On this day in history birth of friedrich Anton Mesmer, Austria, physician/hypnotist (Mesmerism)  

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

1737  On this day in history birth of louis Francois Chambray, composer  

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

1753  On May - 23 birth of giovanni Battista Viotti, violonist/composer  

1754  Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon) was born on May - 23.  

1756  Nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1759  Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer was born on May - 23.  

1790  On May - 23 birth of jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer (d. 1842)  

1794  On May - 23 birth of isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer  

1795  On this day in history birth of charles Barry, architect  

1799  On this day in history birth of thomas Hood, English poet/composer (Song of the Shirt)  

1812  On this day in history 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 May - 23.  

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

1824  Ambrose Everett Burnside, Major General (Union volunteers) was born on May - 23.  

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

1832  Pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer was born on May - 23.  

1834  On May - 23 birth of carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (d. 1890)  

1837  On May - 23 birth of james Sanks Brisbin, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

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Famous Deaths In May - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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 this day in history.  

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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