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Deaths in History in May 1819

  • May 2 Mary Moser, English painter (Flowers Still Life), dies at 74

Person of interestKamehameha I

May 8 Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii (1782-1819), dies at 81

King of Hawaii Kamehameha I
King of Hawaii
Kamehameha I
  • May 16 Alexander van Bylandt, military, dies at 75
  • May 22 Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch naval officer and founder of Dutch Marines Corp, dies at 84