Deaths in History in May 1925

  • May 7 William Hesketh Lever, First Viscount Leverhulme (b. 1851)
  • May 12 Alfred Milner, British governor (Cape Colony) and colonial administrator, dies at 71
  • May 12 Amy Lowell, American imagist poet (Pulitzer Prize for Poetry) 1926, dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 51
  • May 13 Boris V Savinkov, Russian writer/terrorist, dies
  • May 14 Henry Rider Haggard, British author (King Solomon's Mines, She, Dawn), dies at 68
  • May 22 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, 1st Earl of Ypres and British field marshall (WW I), dies at 72
  • May 30 Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (The Third Reich), dies at 49