Deaths in History in May 1910

  • May 3 Howard T Ricketts, American pathologist (studied typhus fever), dies of typhus at 39
  • May 6 Edward VII, King of England (1901-10), dies at 68
  • May 10 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85
  • May 10 William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies
  • May 16 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
  • May 18 Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish novelist (b.1841)
  • May 22 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46

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May 27 Robert Koch, German pioneering bacteriologist (TB, Cholera, Nobel Prize 1905), dies at 66

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May 31 Elizabeth Blackwell, English-American physician who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, dies at 89