Famous Deaths in May 1922

  • May 4 Viktor Kingissepp, Estonian Bolshevik politician (b. 1888)
  • May 7 Max Wagenknecht, German composer (b. 1857)
  • May 18 Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1845)
  • May 19 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79
  • May 21 Sidney Ainsworth, British silent film actor (Not in the News, The Rajah's Tunic), dies at 49
  • May 28 Carl Teike, German military composer, dies at 58
  • May 29 Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian/Russian actor/director, dies at 39
  • May 30 David Mendes Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet (Adelfas), dies at 45