Famous Deaths in May 1862

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 6 Henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau
  • May 16 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40
  • May 18 William H Keim, US Union brigadier general, dies in battle at 48
  • May 21 John Drew, Irish-born American actor and theatre manager, dies from head injuries at 34
  • May 25 Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor, singer and playwright (Judith und Holofernes), dies at 60
  • May 28 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16]
  • May 29 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71
  • May 31 Robert Hopkins Hatton, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in battle at 35