On This Day

Deaths in History in May 1831

  • May 1 Antonius van Alphen, apostle vicar of De Bosch, dies at 82
  • May 13 Christian Gottfried Körner, German lawyer, dies at 74
  • May 26 Georg Hermes, German philosopher and theologist (Hermenianen), dies
  • May 26 Ciro Menotti, Italian patriot (b. 1798)
  • May 27 Jedediah Smith, American explorer (b. 1799)
  • May 31 Samuel Bentham, British mechanical engineer (b. 1757)