Famous Deaths in May 1814

  • May 6 George Joseph Vogler, composer, dies at 64
  • May 7 Franz Volrath Buttstett, composer, dies at 79
  • May 12 Robert Treat Paine, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 83
  • May 29 Jos├ęphine de Beauharnais, first wife of Napoleon I and first Empress of France (1804-14), dies of pneumonia aged 50