Deaths in History in May 1900

  • May 5 Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter (b. 1817)
  • May 18 Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813)
  • May 31 James Loudon, Dutch politician, Governor-General of Dutch East Indies (1872-75), dies at 75
  • May 31 John Power, Irish baronet and whiskey manufacturer (Powers Whiskey), dies in battle