Famous People Who Died in May 1807

Comte de Rochambeau

May 10 Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau, French Military Leader (commander of the French Expeditionary Force that assisted the Thirteen Colonies), dies at 81

  • May 13 Eliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge, dies at 85
  • May 17 John Gunby, Maryland Soldier in the American Revolutionary War (b. 1745)
  • May 18 John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop & man of letters, dies at 86