Deaths in History in May 1838

Person of interestTalleyrand

May 17 Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, French statesman, dies at 84

Politician and Diplomat Talleyrand
Politician and Diplomat
Talleyrand
  • May 17 René Caillé, French explorer and the first European to return alive from the town of Timbuktu, dies at 38
  • May 23 Jan Willem Janssens, Dutch Governor-General of Cape colony and Dutch-Indies, dies at 75