Famous Deaths In May - 22
Friday, 23 October 2020
0337 On this day in history constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies
0987 On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1068 On this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)
1455 On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)
1457 On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)
1501 On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
1538 Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.
1666 Death of Gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608) on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68
1688 On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1745 Death of François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (b. 1671) on May - 22.
1746 Death of Thomas Southerne, Irish dramatist (b. 1660) on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history death of israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700)
1772 On this day in history death of durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (b. 1687)
1781 On this day in history garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on May - 22.
1819 On May - 22 john H van Kinsbergen, lt-admiral/founder (Corps Marines), dies at 84
1825 Domenico Corri, composer, dies at 80 on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1868 On May - 22 julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies
1878 On this day in history 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 Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1910 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on this day in history.
1921 On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1925 On May - 22 john [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
1928 William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on May - 22.
1932 On this day in history lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80
1939 Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1945 Carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver, dies on May - 22.
1948 Claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57 on May - 22.