Famous Deaths in May 1667

  • May 2 George Wither, English writer (b. 1588)
  • May 7 Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
  • May 9 Marie Louise de Gonzague-Nevers, French Queen of Poland (1645-48)
  • May 16 Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607)
  • May 22 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68
  • May 25 Gustaf Bonde, Swedish statesman (b. 1620)