On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1631

  • May 6 Robert Bruce Cotton, English politician and antiquarian (his library formed basis of British Museum manuscript collection), dies at 60
  • May 11 Christoph Buel, German composer, dies at 57
  • May 26 Enrico Caterino Davila, Italian writer (Storia delguerre civili Francia), dies at 54