On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1672

  • May 5 Samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609)
  • May 8 Jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de TrĂ©ville and French Officer (b. 1598)
  • May 11 Charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, Scottish peer, dies at 57
  • May 28 Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, English soldier, admiral and patron of Samuel Pepys, killed at the Battle of Solebay at 46
  • May 28 John Trevor, English politician (b. 1626)