Famous Deaths in May 1900

  • May 5 Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter (b. 1817)
  • May 7 Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81
  • May 18 Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813)
  • May 20 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer, dies at 80
  • May 31 James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1871-75), dies at 75
  • May 31 John Power, Irish baronet/whiskey manufacturer, dies in battle