May 1702 in history

Born in May 1702

May 2 Friedrich Christoph Oetinger a German Lutheran theologian and theosopher.

Died in May 1702

May 26 Zeb-un-Nisa an Imperial Princess of the Mughal Empire as the eldest child of Emperor Aurangzeb and his Empress consort Dilras Banu Begum. She was also a poet, who wrote under the pen name "Makhfi". Imprisoned by her father in the last 20 years of her life at Salimgarh Fort, Delhi, Princess Zeb-un-Nissa is remembered as a poet, and her writings were collected posthumously as Diwan-i-Makhfi
May 27 Dominique Bouhours a French Jesuit priest, essayist, grammarian, and neo-classical critic. He was born and died in Paris