Deaths in History in May 1703

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  • May 1 Kiva Yoshinaka, Japanese monarch, murdered
  • May 3 Eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies

Person of interestCharles Perrault

May 16 Charles Perrault, French author and fairy tale writer (Tales of Mother Goose), dies at 75

Fairytale writer Charles Perrault
Fairytale writer
Charles Perrault
  • May 21 Roemer Vlacq, Dutch admiral, dies in battle

Person of interestSamuel Pepys

May 26 Samuel Pepys, English navy administrator and Member of Parliament famous for his Diary of the English Restoration period, dies at 70

Diarist Samuel Pepys
Diarist
Samuel Pepys