Deaths in May 1981

All Years

List of deaths in May 1981

NameDate of birthDate of deathAgeGenderCause of deathCountry of deathCitizenship
Alice Kriisa1903-02-261981-05-3178female
Antoine Mattei1917-03-231981-05-3164maleFranceFrance
Barbara Mary Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth1981-05-31female
Barbara Ward1914-05-231981-05-3167femalenatural causesUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Cecil Boden1890-12-181981-05-3190maleUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Edwina Chamier1890-03-271981-05-3191femaleUnited KingdomCanada
Felix Loeffel1892-07-251981-05-3188maleSwitzerlandSwitzerland
Felix Rossignol1921-10-181981-05-3159maleCanada
Flaviano Barrechea Ariola1905-07-041981-05-3175male
Frank Estes Cole1908-03-041981-05-3173maleUnited States of America
Georges Henry1907-10-251981-05-3173maleFranceFrance
Giuseppe Pella1902-04-181981-05-3179maleItalyKingdom of Italy
Gwendolyn B. Bennett1902-07-081981-05-3178femaleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Gyula Lóránt1923-02-061981-05-3158malenatural causesGreeceHungary
Hans Gille1887-02-051981-05-3194male
István Kerese1911-08-131981-05-3169maleHungaryHungary
István Szász1910-02-071981-05-3171maleRomania
Joaquim Pinheiro Monteiro1904-09-231981-05-3176maleBrazilBrazil
Józef Zabielski1902-10-211981-05-3178maleUnited Kingdom
Karl Schmedes1908-11-141981-05-3172maleGermany
Karl Schönherr1925-05-301981-05-3156maleGermanyGermany
Leonardo Villanueva Meyer1891-07-091981-05-3189malePanamaPanama
Mary Smith1901-11-051981-05-3179female
Michail Grigorevitsj Ivanov1909-09-281981-05-3171maleRussiaSoviet Union
Michał Sprusiński1940-09-021981-05-3140malePoland
Michel Rougerie1950-04-211981-05-3131maleCroatiaFrance
Mike Smith1904-11-161981-05-3176maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Otilio Arellano1916-02-091981-05-3165malePhilippines
Vladimir Chernigovsky1907-03-011981-05-3174maleRussiaRussian Empire
Vladimír Vojtek1911-11-191981-05-3169male
William Edward Lodewyk Hamilton Crowther1887-05-091981-05-3194maleAustralia
Михайло Керамитчиев1915-01-011981-05-3166maleNorth Macedonia
张子意1904-09-011981-05-3176People's Republic of China
磯野庸幸1878-10-251981-05-31102male
Ana María O'Neill1894-03-071981-05-3087femaleUnited States of America
Antônio Caringi1905-05-181981-05-3076maleBrazilBrazil
Carl Linfert1900-07-141981-05-3080maleGermanyGermany
Don Ashby1955-03-081981-05-3026maleCanadaCanada
Ernst Wilhelm Kaiser1913-06-141981-05-3067male
Georges Manillier1906-05-231981-05-3075maleFranceFrance
Georg Ponsaing1889-05-151981-05-3092maleDenmark
Győző Saszet1901-05-171981-05-3080male
Ivan Michaylovitsj Pavlov1918-06-181981-05-3062maleUkraineSoviet Union
Ivan Pudić1909-01-011981-05-3072male
Kjell Öfverberg1941-08-251981-05-3039male
Konstantin Zhuk1909-02-201981-05-3072maleUkraineSoviet Union
Manuel Cervera Cabello1907-05-161981-05-3074maleSpain
Marie Mejzlíková1902-12-161981-05-3078femaleCzech RepublicCzechoslovakia
Mehbubur Rahman1981-05-30maleBangladesh
Nino Pedretti1923-08-131981-05-3057maleItalyKingdom of Italy
Peter Lindgren1915-12-131981-05-3065maleSwedenSweden
Sammy Cohen1902-12-081981-05-3078maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Shirō Yokozawa1906-03-101981-05-3075maleJapan
Sven Andersson1907-02-141981-05-3074maleSwedenSweden
Takaharu Kitano1891-05-241981-05-3090maleJapan
Takao Yanai1902-02-151981-05-3079malenatural causesJapan
Ziaur Rahman1936-01-191981-05-3045malehomicideBangladeshBritish India
韓沃申1920-09-141981-05-3060South Korea
Archie W. Butcher1901-04-291981-05-2980maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Arne Larsen1909-07-071981-05-2971maleNorway
Árpád Thierjung1914-05-021981-05-2967maleRomaniaRomania
Benjamin Dietrich1910-10-031981-05-2970maleGermanyGermany
Commander Tristram Anthony Pack-Beresford1907-05-081981-05-2974male
Diomício Freitas1911-04-191981-05-2970maleBrazilBrazil
Dionysia Roi1917-01-011981-05-2964femaleUnited States of AmericaGreece
Frank Altschul1887-04-211981-05-2994maleUnited States of America
Hana Růžičková1941-02-181981-05-2940femaleCzech RepublicCzechoslovakia
Hilda Weiss1900-08-291981-05-2980femaleUnited States of AmericaGermany
Irving Briskin1903-02-281981-05-2978maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Ivan Michaylovitsj Zasorin1913-04-081981-05-2968maleRussiaSoviet Union
Jacques-Antoine Gau1930-10-251981-05-2950maleFranceFrance
Janusz Minkiewicz1914-06-251981-05-2966malePolandPoland
Jenő Béres1912-04-021981-05-2969male
Jerzy Daniel Kędzierski1902-01-031981-05-2979male
Lawson Lysnar Copland Field1896-02-111981-05-2985maleNew Zealand
Mabel Dunham1981-05-291981-05-29female
Martin P. Hottel1904-01-251981-05-2977maleUnited States of America
Mette Lange-Nielsen1929-04-301981-05-2952femaleNorwayNorway
Nina Negri1901-12-241981-05-2979femaleFranceArgentina
Omar Khorshid1945-10-091981-05-2935maleEgyptEgypt
Paula Høegh-Guldberg1890-08-071981-05-2990female
Pavol Viboch1896-04-071981-05-2985maleUnited States of AmericaCzechoslovakia
Petro Parovyshnikov1909-09-171981-05-2971maleUkraineSoviet Union
Prochor Denisovitsj Zalesov1914-08-031981-05-2966maleRussiaSoviet Union
Q204830751912-09-051981-05-2968male
Renato Cataldi1909-12-251981-05-2971maleBrazilBrazil
Rosemary Anne Lucas1932-09-101981-05-2948female
Rudolf Eduard Michael von Wistinghausen1905-01-111981-05-2976maleGermany
Ryūno Kiichirō1902-09-271981-05-2978maleJapan
Soong Ching-ling1893-01-271981-05-2988femalenatural causesPeople's Republic of ChinaRepublic of China (1912–1949)
Srečko Šabec1894-05-151981-05-2987maleKingdom of Yugoslavia
T. A. Pai1922-01-171981-05-2959maleDominion of India
Viktor Severin1890-05-231981-05-2991male
Walter Russell Shaw1887-12-201981-05-2993maleCanadaCanada
William Bunce1911-04-171981-05-2970maleUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
William Glen1903-07-281981-05-2977maleIrelandIreland
Zdeněk Hanuš1920-01-191981-05-2961male
Корнійчук Василь Дем'янович1901-02-091981-05-2980maleUkraine
Приймак Юхим1905-03-251981-05-2976maleUnited States of America
Самохин, Анатолий Николаевич1905-11-301981-05-2975maleRussia
Aleksey Pustovalov1916-03-171981-05-2865maleRussiaSoviet Union
Clarrie Answerth1901-05-271981-05-2880maleAustralia
Eleonore Lipschitz1922-08-011981-05-2858femaleGermany
Erich Meckel1919-02-161981-05-2862maleGermanyGermany
Florian Pierański1909-03-111981-05-2872malePoland
Frank Berryman1894-04-111981-05-2887maleAustraliaAustralia
Fritz Jung1903-06-071981-05-2877maleGermanyGermany
Hartmuth Lahm1912-12-231981-05-2868
Henry Blanke1901-12-301981-05-2879maleUnited States of AmericaGermany
Howden Hume1903-03-301981-05-2878male
Joaquín López Antay1897-08-231981-05-2883malePeru
John Bryan Ward-Perkins1912-02-031981-05-2869maleUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
József Varga1929-12-211981-05-2851malenatural causesHungaryHungary
László Lukovszky1922-04-271981-05-2859maleHungaryHungary
Lem Billings1916-04-151981-05-2865malenatural causesUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Léon Velluz1904-07-311981-05-2876maleFranceFrance
Magdalena Mora1952-01-011981-05-2829femalenatural causesMexico
Marcel Hendrickx1920-12-261981-05-2860maleBelgium
Mary Lou Williams1910-05-081981-05-2871femalenatural causesUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Noël Duvivier1912-12-231981-05-2868maleBelgium
Penka Vasileva1895-07-251981-05-2885femaleItalyBulgaria
Reiko Sato1931-12-191981-05-2849femaleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Stanislav Černý1901-03-271981-05-2880male
Stefan Wyszyński1901-08-031981-05-2879malePolandPoland
Vilém Funk1913-05-261981-05-2868maleCzech RepublicCzechoslovakia
Walter T. Lorch1913-06-261981-05-2867maleGermany
Walt Vezmar1925-01-011981-05-2856maleUnited States of America
Γιώργος Καρατζόπουλος1912-01-011981-05-2869maleGreece
藤原繁太郎1897-01-011981-05-2884male
Aleksiej Szaposznikow1909-10-141981-05-2771maleRussia
Anne Pennington1934-03-311981-05-2747femaleUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Arvo Tuominen1894-09-051981-05-2786maleFinlandFinland
Bento Figueiredo1904-12-131981-05-2776maleBrazil
Boris Beshchev1903-07-301981-05-2777maleRussiaSoviet Union
Bruno Grüttner1896-02-241981-05-2785maleGermanyGermany
Donald Lester Jackson1910-01-231981-05-2771maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Elmer Leonard1888-11-121981-05-2792maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Émile Just Bachelet1892-01-021981-05-2789maleFranceFrance
Fuat Asllani1897-09-151981-05-2783maleAlbania
George O. Smith1911-04-091981-05-2770maleUnited States of America
Gösta Blomberg1905-04-051981-05-2776maleSwedenSweden
Grigoriy Sergeevitsj Barinov1911-06-221981-05-2769maleRussiaSoviet Union
György Lőrinczy1935-04-221981-05-2746maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Heinz Sauermann1905-03-171981-05-2776maleGermany
Henriette Alice McCrea-Metcalf1888-08-041981-05-2792female
Henry Bertram Roper-Caldbeck1911-05-151981-05-2770male
Jacqueline Michel1921-09-171981-05-2759femaleFranceFrance
János Pilinszky1921-11-251981-05-2759maleHungaryHungary
Jan Styczyński1917-07-161981-05-2763malePoland
Joachim von Amsberg1903-12-181981-05-2777maleGermany
Kit Pedler1927-06-111981-05-2753malenatural causesUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Lasse Behm1905-06-021981-05-2775male
Lennart Pilotti1912-11-061981-05-2768maleSweden
Martin Waldron1925-02-021981-05-2756maleUnited States of America
Ondrej Uhorskai1927-05-031981-05-2754maleSlovakia
Paul Rudolf Wilhelm Manteufel1897-01-251981-05-2784male
Philip Bolt1894-07-301981-05-2786maleKingdom of the Netherlands
Q205571951903-01-011981-05-2778male
Reidar Särestöniemi1925-05-141981-05-2756maleFinlandFinland
Roger Wheeler1926-02-271981-05-2755malehomicideUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Shalva Amisulashvili1915-04-151981-05-2766maleGeorgiaDemocratic Republic of Georgia
Yokichirō Miki1902-12-211981-05-2778maleJapan
Венжега Анатолій Іванович1944-09-131981-05-2736male
หลวงปู่อ่อน ญาณสิริ1981-05-27
杨亚峰1902-01-011981-05-2779
Alberto Schommer Koch1897-01-011981-05-2684maleSpainGermany
Aleksej Knorre1914-06-291981-05-2666maleRussiaSoviet Union
André Brunel1912-12-071981-05-2668maleFranceFrance
Bartolo Portuondo1893-08-241981-05-2687maleCuba
Boris Stavrev1901-10-221981-05-2679maleBulgariaBulgaria
Bronisław J. Gubała1909-09-271981-05-2671male
Edward Rochie Hardy1908-06-171981-05-2672
Elg Elgesem1924-03-271981-05-2657maleNorwayNorway
George Bare1899-01-051981-05-2682maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
George Smith1901-10-271981-05-2679maleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Gérard Magnac1946-10-141981-05-2634malenatural causesFranceFrance
Howard Clayton Eberline1917-10-151981-05-2663male
Ida zur Nieden1886-08-101981-05-2694femaleGermanyGermany
Ilonka Karasz1896-07-131981-05-2684femaleUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Iosif Boleslavovitsj Poljakovskiy1925-09-141981-05-2655maleRussiaSoviet Union
Jan Boerenkamp1903-01-051981-05-2678maleKingdom of the Netherlands
Johannes Jacobus Antonius van der Steen1893-06-121981-05-2687maleKingdom of the Netherlands
Nor Ayr1912-09-181981-05-2668maleArmenia
Sterling Wortman Jr.1923-04-031981-05-2658maleUnited States of America
Wolf Detlef Rohr1928-01-011981-05-2653maleGermany
Τάκης Κατσικόπουλος1919-01-011981-05-2662maleGreece
Вайнштейн, Михаил Исакович1940-02-201981-05-2641maleUkraine
Alberto Ferioli1914-04-111981-05-2567maleItalyKingdom of Italy
Alexander Jan Reitsma1919-08-171981-05-2561male
Armando de Armas Romero1914-11-271981-05-2566maleCubaCuba
Ben Earl Looney1904-06-021981-05-2576malenatural causesUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America
Colette Hocheneder1890-02-141981-05-2591femaleAustriaAustria
Dusty Fahrnow1903-01-181981-05-2578maleUnited States of America
Edward Barszcz1928-04-031981-05-2553malesuicidePolandPoland
F.C.L. Bosman1898-05-171981-05-2583maleSouth Africa
Franz Purtschert1925-04-191981-05-2556maleSwitzerlandSwitzerland
Fredric Warburg1898-11-271981-05-2582maleUnited Kingdom
George Rife Clark1902-08-221981-05-2578maleUnited States of America
Georg Malmstén1902-06-271981-05-2578maleFinlandFinland
Hellmut Laun1902-09-141981-05-2578male