On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1760

  • May 9 Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Austrian-born German religious & social reformer, dies at 59
  • May 10 Johann Christoph Graupner, composer, dies at 77
  • May 15 Alaungpaya, King of Burma (b. 1711)
  • May 22 Israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700)