Famous Deaths In May - 05
Thursday, 17 October 2019
0311 Gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50 on May - 05.
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 On May - 05 kazimierz II, the Justified, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies
1219 On May - 05 death of king Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150)
1309 On this day in history charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies
1504 Anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82 on May - 05.
1525 Frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1582 On this day in history charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies
1586 Death of Henry Sidney, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1529) on May - 05.
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 On May - 05 death of samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609)
1678 On May - 05 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70
1702 Jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79 on May - 05.
1705 On this day in history leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64
1766 Death of Jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (b. 1684) on May - 05.
1786 On May - 05 pedro III, King of Portugal, dies
1801 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 74 on May - 05.
1808 On this day in history 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 On May - 05 frederik Augustus I, Justified, King of Saxon (1806-27), dies at 76
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 On this day in history death of sir Robert Inglis, Bt, English politician (b. 1786)
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 Jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1885 Lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 On May - 05 death of silas Adams, American lawyer and politician (b. 1839)