Famous Deaths in May 1838

  • May 17 Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French diplomat (b. 1754)
  • May 17 RenĂ© CaillĂ©, French explorer (b. 1799)
  • May 23 John W Janssens, gov-gen (Cape Colony), dies at 75
  • May 28 Thomas Busby, composer, dies