On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1825

Person of interestAntonio Salieri

May 7 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (Tarare), dies in Vienna at 74

Composer Antonio Salieri
Antonio Salieri
  • May 12 Elias Mann, American composer, dies at 75
  • May 12 Stanislao Mattei, Italian composer, teacher, musicologist, and monk dies at 75
  • May 19 Claude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon, French political philosopher (b. 1760)
  • May 20 Papaflessas, Greek priest and government official (b. 1788)
  • May 22 Domenico Corri, Italian composer, dies at 80
  • May 23 Ras Gugsa of Yejju, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia