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Deaths in History in May 1959

  • May 1 Oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies

Person of interestCarlos Saavedra Lamas

May 5 Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), dies at 80

Nobel Peace Laureate Carlos Saavedra Lamas
Nobel Peace Laureate
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
  • May 20 Alfred Schütz, Austrian-American architect and philosopher, dies at 60