Famous Deaths In May - 18
Tuesday, 26 May 2020
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.
1160 On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies
1401 On this day in history death of wÅ‚adysÅ‚aw Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372
1410 Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on this day in history.
1450 On May - 18 death of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397)
1550 Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on May - 18.
1551 On May - 18 death of domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)
1584 Death of Ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559) on May - 18.
1587 On May - 18 felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
1625 On May - 18 francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
1653 On May - 18 carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
1675 On this day in history jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 On this day in history elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1724 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1733 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1767 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28 on May - 18.
1780 Death of Charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland on May - 18.
1781 On May - 18 death of tÃºpac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, TÃºpac Amaru (b. 1742)
1799 On this day in history pierre de Beaumarchais, dramatist, dies
1800 On May - 18 death of alexander Suvorov, Russian general (b. 1729)
1807 On this day in history death of john Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721)
1808 On May - 18 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
1829 Bernardo Bittoni, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1832 Bonafacio Asioli, composer, dies at 62 on May - 18.
1839 On May - 18 carolina [Maria A] Bonaparte (countess Lipona), dies at 57
1844 On this day in history death of richard McCarty, American politician (b. 1780)
1848 William A Leidesdorf, black, dies at 38 in SF on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history william H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48
1864 On this day in history james Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41
1889 On May - 18 death of isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823)
1900 Death of Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813) on May - 18.
1909 On this day in history george Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81
1910 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on May - 18.
1911 Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on May - 18.