Died On May 22nd

Discover the most famous people who died on May 22. The list includes people like Constantine the Great, Victor Hugo, Langston Hughes, Martha Washington, Sher Shah Suri. Famous personalities featured on this list, include poets, playwrights, novelists and boxers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.

Constantine the GreatConstantine the Great
Ancient Roman
Roman Emperor
John DerekJohn Derek
American
Actor

Victor HugoVictor Hugo
French
Author & Poet

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
American
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist

Sher Shah SuriSher Shah Suri
Indian
Founder of the Sur Empire in North India
Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
American
Mafia Boss

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana

Tony AccardoTony Accardo
American
Gangster
Margaret RutherfordMargaret Rutherford
British
Actress

Dina Merrill Dina Merrill
American
Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist
Claude McKayClaude McKay
Jamaican, American
Writer

Helen TaftHelen Herron Taft
American
First Lady of the United States

John French, 1st Earl of YpresJohn French, 1st Earl of Ypres
British
British Army Officer

Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
British
British writer

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
Belgian
Cell Biologist
Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

C. Day LewisC. Day Lewis
Irish, British
Poet

Matthew CowlesMatthew Cowles
American
Television actor, Film actor, Stage actor

Nicky HaydenNicky Hayden
American
Motorcycle racer
James ForrestalJames Forrestal
American
Officer, Banker, Investment banker

Rocky GrazianoRocky Graziano
Italian, American
Boxer, Television actor
The Great GamaThe Great Gama
Pakistani
Amateur wrestler

Whitman MayoWhitman Mayo
American
Actor

Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
American
Singer, Dub actor, Opera singer, Actor
Dong ZhuoDong Zhuo
Chinese
Warlord

Baal Shem TovBaal Shem Tov
Ukrainian
Rabbi
Martin GardnerMartin Gardner
American
Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
German
Politician
Lino BrockaLino Brocka
Filipino
film director, screenwriter, actor

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Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of SomersetEdmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
British
Nobleman
Marques HaynesMarques Haynes
American
Basketball player

Edward BellamyEdward Bellamy
American
Journalist

Judith KerrJudith Kerr
German, British
Writer, Illustrator, Autobiographer, Children's

Alessandro ManzoniAlessandro Manzoni
Italian
Italian poet
Augusta, Lady GregoryAugusta, Lady Gregory
Northern Irish
Dramatist
Constantine X DoukasConstantine X Doukas
Ancient Roman
Emperor

Ernst TollerErnst Toller
German
Playwright, Politician, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Lefty GroveLefty Grove
American
Baseball Pitcher

Maria EdgeworthMaria Edgeworth
Irish, British
Writer
Cevdet SunayCevdet Sunay
Turkish
President

Zellig HarrisZellig Harris
American
Linguist

Gaetano BresciGaetano Bresci
Italian
Anarchist

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
Hungarian
Psychanalyst, Psychiatrist, Non-fiction writer,

Francesco GuicciardiniFrancesco Guicciardini
Italian
Historian, Politician, Writer, Diplomat
Pope Alexander VIIPope Alexander VII
Italian
Pope

Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
Indian
Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist
Albert MemmiAlbert Memmi
French, Tunisian
Writer

Henri DutilleuxHenri Dutilleux
French
Composer, Musicologist, Film score composer

Jules RenardJules Renard
French
writer, aphorist, playwright, novelist, diarist
Hamza El DinHamza El Din
Egyptian
Composer

Samuel Curtis Johnson Jr.Samuel Curtis Johnson Jr.
American
Businessman
William GlackensWilliam Glackens
American
Painter

Abraham MolesAbraham Moles
French
Engineer

Alister HardyAlister Hardy
British
Biologist, Marine biologist

Aimable PélissierAimable Pélissier
French
Military Leader

Lilly Martin SpencerLilly Martin Spencer
British, American
Painter
Augustin ThierryAugustin Thierry
French
Historian

Kurt JoossKurt Jooss
German
Ballet dancer

Joseph Wood KrutchJoseph Wood Krutch
American
Writer

Dick HernDick Hern
British
Horse trainer
Thomas ArcherThomas Archer
British
Architect

Pedro PáezPedro Páez
Spanish
Missionary
François-Marie, 1st duc de BroglieFrançois-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie
French
General

William LindleyWilliam Lindley
British
Engineer

Friedrich Wilhelm MarpurgFriedrich Wilhelm Marpurg
German
Music critic
Rodolfo LancianiRodolfo Lanciani
Italian
Archaeologist

George MacleanGeorge Maclean
British, Scottish
Governor
Heinrich von GagernHeinrich von Gagern
German
Politician

Jacob WackernagelJacob Wackernagel
Swiss
Linguist

Jenő FockJenő Fock
Hungarian
Politician
Ewald Friedrich von HertzbergEwald Friedrich von Hertzberg
German, Prussian
Statesman

Lena Madesin PhillipsLena Madesin Phillips
American
Lawyer
Balduin BaasBalduin Baas
German
Actor

Jiří MahenJiří Mahen
Czech
Writer, Librarian, Playwright, Journalist, Poet

Ștefan DimitrescuȘtefan Dimitrescu
Romanian
Painter

Joseph BrooksJoseph Brooks
American
screenwriter, film producer, composer
Elizabeth MavorElizabeth Mavor
British, Scottish
Writer
Charles Albert BenderCharles Albert Bender
American
Baseball Player

Erich KestinErich Kestin
German
Actor

Mieczyslaw HorszowskiMieczyslaw Horszowski
Polish, Ukrainian, American
Pianist

Lee Jong WookLee Jong Wook
South Korean
Physician
John Montgomery CooperJohn Montgomery Cooper
American
Ethnologist

Wayne Forest MillerWayne Forest Miller
American
photographer