List of people who died in May 2022

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May 17, 2022

This is a list of famous people who died in May 2022.

May 1st

Ricardo Alarcón (84), Cuban politician Kathy Boudin (78), American far-left activist, terrorist, professor Dominique Lecourt (78), French philosopher Takuya Miyamoto (38), Japanese football player Ivica Osim (80), Bosnian-Yugoslav football player and trainer Ric Parnell (70), British rock drummer Jaap Ploos van Amstel (95), Dutch visual artist Régine (Régina Zylberberg) (92), Belgian-French singer, film actress and businesswoman

May 2

Sjef Henderickx (77), Dutch visual artist Axel Leijonhufvud (88), Swedish economist Kailia Posey (16), American reality star Joseph Raz (83), Israeli philosopher

May 3rd

Jan Béghin (72), Belgian politician Tony Brooks (90), British racing driver Theo van Dijk (81), Dutch organist and carillonneur Norman Mineta (90), American politician Meda Mládková (102), Czech art historian Michel Schooyans (91), Belgian philosopher Stanislaw Shushkevich (87), Belarusian mathematician and physicist and President of Belarus

May 4th

Albin Julius (54), Austrian musician Harm Ottenbros (78), Dutch cyclist Sis van Rossem (77), Dutch art historian

May 5

Ronald Lopatni (78), Croatian water polo player Kenneth Welsh (80), Canadian actor

May 6

Patricia A. McKillip (74), American fantasy and science fiction writer Marian van der Meer (85), Dutch politician George Pérez (67), American cartoonist and writer

May 7

Yuri Averbach (100), Russian chess player Mickey Gilley (86), American country singer and songwriter Kang Soo-Youn (55), South Korean actress Jack Kehler (75), American actor Robin Parkinson (92), British actor

May 8

André Arthur (78), Canadian politician and radio host Maria Gusakova (91), Russian cross-country skier Bengt Johansson (79), Swedish handball player Gerard Klaasen (70), Dutch journalist Fred Ward (79), American actor Dennis Waterman (74), British actor

May 9

Jody Lukoki (29), Congolese-Dutch footballer Rob Posthumus (73), Dutch mayor

May 10

John Cripps (95), British-Australian agronomist and scientist Leonid Kravchuk (88), President of Ukraine

May 11

Shireen Abu Akleh (51), Palestinian journalist William Bennett (86), British flutist Jeroen Brouwers (82), Dutch writer Henk Groot (84), Dutch football player Joop Reuver (93), Dutch mayor

May 12

Robert McFarlane (84), US National Security Adviser Alexei Tsvetkov (75), Russian poet and journalist

May 13th

Teresa Berganza (89), Spanish mezzo-soprano Nico de Bruijn (87), Dutch football player Ricky Gardiner (73), Scottish guitarist and composer Ben Mottelson (95), American-Danish physicist and Nobel laureate Simon Preston (83), British organist, conductor and composer Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan (73), President of the United Arab Emirates

May 14th

Robert Cogoi (82), Belgian singer Maximiliano Rolón (27), Argentine footballer Andrew Symonds (46), Australian cricketer

May 15th

Mient Jan Faber (81), Dutch mathematician and peace activist

May 16

Lenny Laroux, Dutch musician and singer

May 17th

Mohamed Rabbae (81), Dutch politician