Famous Deaths in May 1935

  • May 1 Henri Pélissier, French cyclist (b. 1889)
  • May 11 Edward H Thompson, US archaeologist (Mayan civilization), dies at 78
  • May 12 Józef Pilsudski, Polish statesman and Chief Marshall (1918-22), dies at 67
  • May 15 Kazimir Malevich, Polish/Ukrainian artist (b. 1878)
  • May 17 Paul Dukas, French composer (b. 1865)
  • May 19 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74

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May 19 T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, dies at 46, in a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • May 20 Ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], lawyer/detective writer, dies at 68
  • May 21 Hugo de Vries, botanist Gruppenweise Artbildung, dies at 87

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May 21 Jane Addams, a founder of ACLU (Nobel 1973), dies at 65

Social Worker and Nobel Laureate Jane Addams
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate
Jane Addams
  • May 25 Sir Frank Watson Dyson, English astronomer (b. 1868)
  • May 29 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
  • May 30 Lothar Windsperger, composer, dies at 49