On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1873

  • May 6 José Antonio Páez, President of Venezuela (1830-35), dies at 82
  • May 13 Kaspar Masek, Czech-Slovenian composer, dies at 79
  • May 14 Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician and writer (b. 1797)
  • May 15 Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Romania, dies at 53
  • May 20 Sir George-Étienne Cartier, French Canadian statesman (b. 1814)
  • May 26 August Conradi, German organist and composer, dies at 51