On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1708

  • May 6 Fran├žois de Laval, first Roman Catholic bishop of Quebec, dies at 85
  • May 11 Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect, dies at 62
  • May 12 Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658)
  • May 27 Jacques Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 51