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List of famous people who died of apoplexy, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from apoplexy includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of apoplexy, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List people include John Ordronaux, Pope-elect Stephen and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from apoplexy?" and "Which famous people died due to apoplexy?"

These notable apoplexy deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has apoplexy as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (12 items)

John Ordronaux was an American Civil War army surgeon, a professor of medical jurisprudence, a pioneering mental health commissioner and a generous patron of university endowments. Between 1859 and 1901 Ordronaux published at least fifteen books and articles about subjects as diverse as heroes of ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1830-1908)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Pope-elect Stephen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Apoplexy
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Pope-elect Stephen II was a Roman priest elected pope in March 752 to succeed Zachary; he died of a stroke a few days later, before being ordained a bishop. In 745, Zachary had made him a cardinal presbyter, with the titulus of San Crisogono, the same titulus later held by Cardinal Frederick of ...more

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Profession: Pope-elect

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William H. Prescott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Apoplexy
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William Hickling Prescott was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Despite suffering from serious visual impairment, which at times prevented him from reading or writing for himself, Prescott became ...more

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Age: Died at 63 (1796-1859)

Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Historian

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Charles Le Gendre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Apoplexy
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Charles William Joseph Émile Le Gendre was a French-born American general and diplomat, who served as advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Empire of Japan from 1872 to 1875 and as advisor to Emperor Gojong of the Korean Empire from 1890 to 1899. ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1830-1899)

Birthplace: Oullins, France

Profession: Diplomat

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