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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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

1100  On this day in history 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 May - 23 birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

1620  On May - 23 birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  

1644  On May - 23 birth of thomas Eisenhut, composer  

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

1707  Carolus Linneus, Sweden, biological classifier was born on this day in history.  

1707  On this day in history birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778)  

1710  Francois-Gaspard Adam, French sculptor (garden sculptures) was born on May - 23.  

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

1729  Giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno) was born on May - 23.  

1734  Friedrich Anton Mesmer, Austria, physician/hypnotist (Mesmerism) was born on this day in history.  

1735  Charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal/author was born on this day in history.  

1737  Louis Francois Chambray, composer was born on this day in history.  

1741  Andrea Lucchesi, composer was born on May - 23.  

1753  On this day in history 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 May - 23.  

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  Isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer was born on May - 23.  

1795  On May - 23 birth of charles Barry, architect  

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

1812  Henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles) was born on this day in history.  

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  Lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (d. 1891) was born on this day in history.  

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

1828  Edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College) was born on this day in history.  

1832  On May - 23 birth of pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer  

1834  Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (d. 1890) was born on May - 23.  

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  Hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies on May - 23.  

1153  On May - 23 david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68  

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

1423  On May - 23 benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies  

1498  On May - 23 death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  

1523  On this day in history 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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