Famous Deaths in May 1832

  • May 4 Jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church

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May 13 Georges Cuvier, French naturalist (b. 1769)

Naturalist and Zoologist Georges Cuvier
Naturalist and Zoologist
Georges Cuvier
  • May 14 John van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried
  • May 15 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer, dies at 73
  • May 18 Bonafacio Asioli, composer, dies at 62
  • May 26 Francois-Louis Perne, composer, dies at 59
  • May 31 √Čvariste Galois, French mathematician (b. 1811)