Famous Deaths In May - 05
Thursday, 05 December 2019
0311 Gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50 on this day in history.
0984 On May - 05 death of gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia
1028 On May - 05 alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle
1194 Kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies on May - 05.
1219 Death of King Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150) on May - 05.
1309 On May - 05 charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies
1504 On this day in history anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82
1525 On May - 05 frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62
1582 Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies on this day in history.
1586 On May - 05 death of henry Sidney, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1529)
1604 On May - 05 claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71
1613 On May - 05 johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66
1672 Death of Samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609) on May - 05.
1678 Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1702 Jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1705 On this day in history leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64
1766 On this day in history death of jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (b. 1684)
1786 On May - 05 pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
1801 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1808 Death of Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) on this day in history.
1811 Death of Robert Mylne, Scottish architect (b. 1734) on May - 05.
1821 Napoleon I Bonaparte, emperor France (1799-1815), dies in St Helena on May - 05.
1827 Frederik Augustus I, Justified, King of Saxon (1806-27), dies at 76 on May - 05.
1831 On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Seidel, composer, dies at 65
1837 On May - 05 niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, Italian composer/bandmaster, dies at 85
1840 On May - 05 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer, dies at 67
1855 Death of Sir Robert Inglis, Bt, English politician (b. 1786) on May - 05.
1859 On this day in history peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53
1864 On May - 05 alexander Hays, US Union-general-major, dies in battle at 44
1875 On May - 05 jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71
1885 Lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1886 Joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer, dies at 80
1896 Death of Silas Adams, American lawyer and politician (b. 1839) on this day in history.