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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Monday, 27 June 2016

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  On May - 23 birth of claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized  

1606  On May - 23 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  On this day in history birth of carolus Linneus, Sweden, biological classifier  

1707  Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778) was born on May - 23.  

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1710  On May - 23 birth of francois-Gaspard Adam, French sculptor (garden sculptures)  

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

1729  On May - 23 birth of giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1753  On May - 23 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  On this day in history birth of antoinio da Silva Leite, composer  

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

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

1795  Charles Barry, architect was born on this day in history.  

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

1812  Henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles) was born on May - 23.  

1813  Mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 was born on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history birth of james Buchanan Eads, US, engineer/inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis)  

1820  On this day in history 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 May - 23 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 this day in history.  

1834  On May - 23 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  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  Death of Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer on this day in history.  

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

1498  On this day in history death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  

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

1524  Death of Ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487) on May - 23.  

1568  On May - 23 adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27  

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