May 1835 in history

May 1835 events chronologically

May 5 In Belgium, the first railway in continental Europe opens between Brussels and Mechelen
May 6 James Gordon Bennett, Sr. publishes the first issue of the New York Herald

Top 7 most famous people born in May 1835

May 11 Kārlis Baumanis an ethnic Latvian composer in the Russian Empire. He is the author of the lyrics and music of Dievs, svētī Latviju! , the national anthem of Latvia
May 15 Henrik Mohn a Norwegian astronomer and meteorologist. Although he enrolled in theology studies after finishing school, he is credited with founding meteorological research in Norway, being a professor at the Royal Frederick University and director of the Norwegian Meteorological Institute from 1866 to 1913
May 15 Émile Léonard Mathieu a French mathematician. He is most famous for his work in group theory and mathematical physics. He has given his name to the Mathieu functions, Mathieu groups and Mathieu transformation. He authored a treatise of mathematical physics in 6 volumes. Volume 1 is an exposition of the techniques to solve the differential equations of mathematical physics, and contains an account of the applications of Mathieu functions to electrostatics. Volume 2 deals with capillarity. Volumes 3 and 4 with electrostatics and magnetostatics. Volume 5 deals with electrodynamics, and volume 6 with elasticity. The asteroid 27947 Emilemathieu was named in his honour
May 26 Edward Porter Alexander a military engineer, railroad executive, planter, and author. He served first as an officer in the United States Army and later, during the American Civil War , in the Confederate Army, rising to the rank of brigadier general
May 30 Alfred Austin an English poet who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896 upon the death of Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
May 31 Hijikata Toshizō the vice-commander of Shinsengumi, a great swordsman and a talented Japanese military leader who resisted the Meiji Restoration.
May 31 Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville a French Academic painter who studied under Eugène Delacroix. His dramatic and intensely patriotic subjects illustrated episodes from the Franco-Prussian War, the Crimean War, the Zulu War and portraits of soldiers. Some of his works have been collected by the Hermitage Museum in Petersburg and by the Metropolitan Museum in New York

Died in May 1835

May 2 Johann Heinrich Ferdinand von Autenrieth a German physician born in Stuttgart.
May 13 John Nash (architect) a British architect responsible for much of the layout of Regency London under the patronage of the Prince Regent, and during his reign as George Nash was also a pioneer in the use of the Picturesque in architecture. His best-known buildings are the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, and Buckingham Palace
May 16 Felicia Hemans an English poet.
May 19 Karl Georg Albrecht Ernst von Hake a Prussian general and Minister of War.