Famous Deaths In May - 22
Saturday, 23 October 2021
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.
0987 On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1068 Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.
1455 Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.
1457 On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)
1501 On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
1538 On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)
1540 On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
1666 Death of Gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608) on May - 22.
1667 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68 on May - 22.
1688 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1745 Death of François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (b. 1671) on this day in history.
1746 On this day in history death of thomas Southerne, Irish dramatist (b. 1660)
1760 Death of Israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700) on this day in history.
1772 On May - 22 death of durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (b. 1687)
1781 On May - 22 garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45
1801 On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58
1819 On May - 22 john H van Kinsbergen, lt-admiral/founder (Corps Marines), dies at 84
1825 On this day in history domenico Corri, composer, dies at 80
1851 On this day in history death of mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer, journalist (b. 1755)
1859 Ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49 on May - 22.
1868 Julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies on May - 22.
1878 On May - 22 franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52
1880 On this day in history heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
1885 On May - 22 victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83
1898 On May - 22 edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48
1910 On this day in history jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.
1925 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1928 William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on May - 22.
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45
1945 On this day in history carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver, dies
1948 Claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57 on this day in history.