Famous Deaths In May - 22
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.
0987 On May - 22 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 this day in history.
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 May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
1538 Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.
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 May - 22.
1745 Death of FranĂ§ois-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 May - 22 death of israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700)
1772 On May - 22 death of durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (b. 1687)
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1801 On May - 22 heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58
1819 John H van Kinsbergen, lt-admiral/founder (Corps Marines), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1825 On May - 22 domenico Corri, composer, dies at 80
1851 Death of Mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer, journalist (b. 1755) on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49
1868 Julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies on May - 22.
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 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83 on May - 22.
1898 Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 on May - 22.
1910 On this day in history jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
1921 On this day in history marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1925 On this day in history john [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
1928 William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80
1939 Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
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.