On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1834

  • May 20 Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert de Motier, nobleman, dies

Person of interestMarquis de Lafayette

May 20 Marquis de Lafayette, American patriot and French revolutionary, dies at 76

French General and Aristocrat Marquis de Lafayette
French General and Aristocrat
Marquis de Lafayette
  • May 23 Charles Wesley, English organist and composer, dies at 76