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.

Victor HugoVictor Hugo
(Author & Poet)

26 February 1802

French

Constantine the GreatConstantine the Great
(Roman Emperor)

27 February 0272

Ancient Roman

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
(Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist)

01 February 1902

American

John DerekJohn Derek
(Actor)

12 August 1926

American

Martha WashingtonMartha Washington

02 June 1731

American

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
(Former First Lady of Botswana)

09 December 1923

Botswanan

Sher Shah SuriSher Shah Suri
(Founder of the Sur Empire in North India)

1486 AD

Indian

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

28 September 1852

British

Margaret RutherfordMargaret Rutherford
(Actress)

11 May 1892

British

Dina Merrill Dina Merrill
(Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist)

29 December 1923

American

Claude McKayClaude McKay
(Writer)

15 September 1889

Jamaican,American

Helen TaftHelen Herron Taft
(First Lady of the United States)

02 June 1861

American

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Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
(British writer)

26 December 1913

British

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
(Cell Biologist)

24 August 1899

Belgian

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
(Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine)

04 December 1908

American

C. Day LewisC. Day Lewis
(Poet)

27 April 1904

Irish,British

Tony AccardoTony Accardo
(Criminal)

28 April 1906

American

Matthew CowlesMatthew Cowles
(Television actor, Film actor, Stage actor)

28 September 1944

American

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Rocky GrazianoRocky Graziano
(Boxer, Television actor)

01 January 1919

Italian,American

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
(Amateur wrestler)

22 May 1878

Pakistani

James ForrestalJames Forrestal
(Officer, Banker, Investment banker)

15 February 1892

American

Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
(Boss)

16 June 1923

American

Baal Shem TovBaal Shem Tov
(Rabbi, Physician)

25 August 1698

Polish

Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
(Singer, Dub actor, Opera singer, Actor)

06 February 1914

American

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Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
(Politician)

24 January 1898

German

Martin GardnerMartin Gardner
(Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic, Science fiction writer, Stage magician)

21 October 1914

American

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
(Boxer)

25 September 1942

Argentinian

Alessandro ManzoniAlessandro Manzoni
(Italian poet)

07 March 1785

Italian

Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
(Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist)

29 January 1936

Indian

Ernst TollerErnst Toller
(Playwright, Politician, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet lawyer, Poet)

01 December 1893

German

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Lino BrockaLino Brocka
(film director, screenwriter, actor)

03 April 1939

Filipino

Henri DutilleuxHenri Dutilleux
(Composer, Musicologist, Film score composer)

22 January 1916

French

Pope Alexander VIIPope Alexander VII
(Diplomat, Cleric, Catholic priest)

13 February 1599

Italian

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
(Psychanalyst, Psychiatrist, Non-fiction writer, Neurologist)

07 July 1873

Hungarian

Francesco GuicciardiniFrancesco Guicciardini
(Historian, Politician, Writer, Diplomat)

06 March 1483

Italian

Alfred HersheyAlfred Hershey
(American geneticist)

04 December 1908

American

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Cevdet SunayCevdet Sunay
(President)

10 February 1899

Turkish

Jules RenardJules Renard
(writer, aphorist, playwright, novelist, diarist)

22 February 1864

French

Alister HardyAlister Hardy
(Biologist, Marine biologist)

10 February 1896

British

Constantine XConstantine X
(Emperor)

1006 AD

Turkish

Joseph BrooksJoseph Brooks
(screenwriter, film producer, composer)

11 March 1938

American

Jiří MahenJiří Mahen
(Writer, Librarian, Playwright, Journalist, Poet)

12 December 1882

Czech

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Pierre-Jules RenardPierre-Jules Renard

22 January 1864

French

Ștefan DimitrescuȘtefan Dimitrescu
(Painter)

18 January 1886

Romanian