On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1657

Person of interestWilliam Bradford

May 9 William Bradford, American governor (Plymouth Colony, Mass), dies at 57

First Governor of Plymouth Colony William Bradford
First Governor of Plymouth Colony
William Bradford
  • May 10 Gustaf Horn, Swedish soldier and politician, dies at 65
  • May 16 Andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)