On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1747

  • May 9 John Dalrymple, 2nd Earl of Stair, Scottish soldier & diplomat, dies at 73
  • May 28 Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, French writer, dies at 31
  • May 31 Andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (b. 1686)