Famous Deaths in May 1930

  • May 8 Lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61
  • May 12 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch SDAP leader, dies at 70

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May 13 Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer and diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1922), dies at 68

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • May 13 Helena Lange, German feminist, dies
  • May 17 Herbert David Croly, US founder (New Republic), dies at 61
  • May 18 Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer, dies at 68
  • May 25 Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1848)