This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 16

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Monday, May 16 2011 by

May 16, 1827 – Pierre Cuypers, Dutch architect (d. 1921)

Rijksmuseum (StreetView)
Rijksmuseum

May 17, 1682 – Bartholomew Roberts, Welsh pirate (d. 1722)

Bart Roberts' memorial stone (StreetView)
Bart Roberts' memorial stone

May 18, 1912 – Perry Como, American singer (d. 2001)

Perry Como's House (former) (Birds Eye)
Perry Como's House (former)

May 19, 1880 – Sir Albert Richardson, English architect (d. 1964)

Ripon Cathedral (Google Maps)
Ripon Cathedral

May 20, 1660 – Andreas Schlüter, German sculptor and architect (d. 1714)

Kikin Palace (Google Maps)
Kikin Palace

May 21, 1878 – Glenn Curtiss, American aviation engineer (d. 1930)

Glenn Curtiss House (Birds Eye)
Glenn Curtiss House

May 22, 1925 – Jean Tinguely, Swiss artist (d. 1991)

Museum Tinguely (StreetView)
Museum Tinguely

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