Famous Deaths in May 1930

  • May 8 Lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61
  • May 10 Edward Stratemeyer, American author (The Rover Boys), dies at 67
  • May 12 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch politician (SDAP), dies at 70

Person of interestFridtjof Nansen

May 13 Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer and diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1922), dies at 68

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • May 13 Helene Lange, German feminist (honoured with the Grand Prussian State Medal), dies at 82
  • May 17 Herbert David Croly, US founder (New Republic), dies at 61
  • May 18 João Marcellino Arroyo, Portuguese composer, dies at 68
  • May 25 Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1848)