Famous Deaths in May 1912

  • May 14 August Strindberg, Swedish writer (Deaddans), dies at 63
  • May 14 Frederik VIII C W K, King of Denmark (1906-12), dies at 68
  • May 19 BolesÅ‚aw Prus, Polish writer (b. 1847)
  • May 19 Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiosperms), dies at 68
  • May 25 Austin Lane Crothers, American politician (b. 1860)
  • May 26 Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61

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May 30 Wilbur Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 45

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