< /məˈθaɪ əs/, 1795–1866, U.S. inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist.
- 1058–1118, king of Jerusalem 1100–18: fought in the first crusade.
- James Arthur . 1924–87, US Black writer, whose works include the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain (1954)
- Stanley, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. 1867–1947, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1923–24, 1924–29, 1935–37)
- 1058–1118, crusader and first king of Jerusalem (1100–18), who captured Acre (1104), Beirut (1109), and Sidon (1110)
masc. proper name, from Old French Baldoin (Modern French Baudouin), from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German Baldawin, literally “bold friend,” from bald “bold” (see bold) + wini “friend” (see win). A popular Flemish name, common in England before and after the Conquest.