Famous Deaths In May - 05
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
0311 On May - 05 gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50
0984 On May - 05 death of gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia
1028 Alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle on May - 05.
1194 On this day in history kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies
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 May - 05 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 May - 05.
1586 On May - 05 death of henry Sidney, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1529)
1604 On this day in history claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71
1613 On this day in history johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66
1672 Death of Samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609) on May - 05.
1678 On this day in history anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70
1702 On May - 05 jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79
1705 Leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1766 Death of Jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (b. 1684) on this day in history.
1786 Pedro III, King of Portugal, dies on May - 05.
1801 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 74 on May - 05.
1808 On May - 05 death of pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757)
1811 On May - 05 death of robert Mylne, Scottish architect (b. 1734)
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 this day in history.
1831 Friedrich Ludwig Seidel, composer, dies at 65 on May - 05.
1837 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1859 On May - 05 peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53
1864 Alexander Hays, US Union-general-major, dies in battle at 44 on this day in history.
1875 On May - 05 jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71
1885 On this day in history lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73
1886 On this day in history joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61
1892 On May - 05 jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer, dies at 80
1896 Death of Silas Adams, American lawyer and politician (b. 1839) on May - 05.