Famous Deaths In May - 05
Sunday, 19 January 2020
0311 On May - 05 gaius VM Galerius, emperor of Rome, dies at about 50
0984 On this day in history death of gerberga of Saxony, Queen of Western Francia
1028 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of king Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150)
1309 Charles II, the Lame, King of Naples (1285-1309), dies on May - 05.
1504 On this day in history anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82
1525 On this day in history frederik III, the Wise, ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62
1582 Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies on May - 05.
1586 Death of Henry Sidney, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1529) on this day in history.
1604 On May - 05 claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71
1613 Johann Steuerlein, composer, dies at 66 on May - 05.
1672 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jacob Hintze, composer, dies at 79
1705 Leopold I von Hapsburg, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, dies at 64 on May - 05.
1766 On this day in history death of jean Astruc, French physician and scholar (b. 1684)
1786 Pedro III, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1821 On this day in history napoleon I Bonaparte, emperor France (1799-1815), dies in St Helena
1827 Frederik Augustus I, Justified, King of Saxon (1806-27), dies at 76 on May - 05.
1831 Friedrich Ludwig Seidel, composer, dies at 65 on May - 05.
1837 Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, Italian composer/bandmaster, dies at 85 on May - 05.
1840 On May - 05 gottlob Benedikt Bierey, composer, dies at 67
1855 On May - 05 death of sir Robert Inglis, Bt, English politician (b. 1786)
1859 Peter G L Dirichlet, German mathematician, dies at 53 on May - 05.
1864 Alexander Hays, US Union-general-major, dies in battle at 44 on May - 05.
1875 Jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71 on May - 05.
1885 Lauro Rossi, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1886 On May - 05 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.