Famous Deaths in May 1818

  • May 2 Herman W Daendels, governor-gen of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55
  • May 7 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer, dies at 70
  • May 8 Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78

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May 10 Paul Revere, American silversmith and patriot who alerted the colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, dies at 83

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  • May 14 Matthew Gregory Lewis, English novelist (b. 1775)
  • May 26 Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Russian fieldmarshal/War Minister, dies