Famous Deaths in May 1822

  • May 8 John Stark, American military officer (Battle of Bennington), dies at 93
  • May 9 Charles Duquesnoy, composer, dies at 62
  • May 15 Christian Ludwig Dieter, composer, dies at 64
  • May 17 Armand-Emmanuel, Duc de Richelieu, Prime Minister of France (1815-18, 1820-21), dies at 55