Famous People Who Died in May 1906

  • May 12 Gabriel C. Wharton, American civil engineer and Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 81
  • May 14 Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829)

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

May 23 Norwegian playwright (A Doll's House, Peer Gynt), dies at 78

  • May 30 William Hurlstone, English composer, dies of bronchial asthma at 30
  • May 31 Hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56