Deaths in History in May 2013

  • May 4 Christian de Duve, British cytologist and biochemist, dies from euthanasia at 95
  • May 4 Morgan Morgan-Giles, British Naval officer and politician, dies at 98
  • May 6 Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 94
  • May 8 Taylor Mead, American writer, actor and performer (Factory, Taylor Mead's Ass), dies at 88
  • May 13 Joyce Brothers, American psychologist, dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • May 16 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), dies at 79
  • May 16 Bernard Waber, American children's book author, dies from kidney failure at 88
  • May 17 Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentinean dictator, dies from complications from a fall at 87
  • May 22 Fusilier Lee Rigby, British Army soldier, murdered near the Royal Artillery Barracks in London by two Islamic terrorists, Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale
  • May 26 Jack Vance, American sci-fi author, dies at 96
  • May 31 Tim Samaras, American tornado chaser, dies from tornado injuries at 55