Famous Deaths in May 1910

  • May 6 Edward VII, King of England (1901-10), dies at 68
  • May 10 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85
  • May 10 William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies
  • May 16 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
  • May 18 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
  • May 18 Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (b.1841)
  • May 20 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, composer, dies at 88
  • May 22 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46

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May 27 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, Cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), dies at 66

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  • May 29 Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Russian composer (Islamej), dies at 73

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May 31 Elizabeth Blackwell, 1st woman physician, dies at 89