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Famous People Who Died Of Pneumonia

Here is a list of famous people who died of pneumonia. Death due to pneumonia has plagued mankind for ages. Only in the last 100 years has the number of deaths by pneumonia been reduced due to the proliferation of antibiotics. Did you know, the fatal pneumonia disease took away almost 17% of soldiers & people during Civil War? This list includes all people with pneumonia as cause of death along with our beloved celebrities who died of pneumonia.

Who are some of the famous people who died from pneumonia? Take a look at this unfortunate list and you'll see what celebrities couldn't outrun this potentially deadly affliction.
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    Died at 60 (1851-1911) A very influential writer of the 19th century who never married and was referred to as the worldly monk.

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    Barney Battles, Sr. Died at 30 (1875-1905)

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    Died at 87 (1914-2001) Died in Los Angeles at age 86.

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    Died at 44 (1952-1996) Bassist for the disco group Chic and producer for songs by Diana Ross, Rod Stewart and Sister Sledge died in Tokyo at age 43.

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    Died at 51 (1957-2008) He suffered from sarcoidosis, an inflammatory lung disease that produces tiny lumps of cells in the body's organs, but was reported that the pneumonia was not related to the disease. He died in a

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    Died at 72 (1895-1967) Died in New York City at age 72.

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    Died at 96 (1906-2002) Died at age 95 at his home in Beverly Hills.

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    Died at 100 (1903-2003) Best remembered for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO tours entertaining American military personnel. He died at the age of 100.

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    Died at 32 (1977-2009) Died at age 32 when she was subsequently transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, after 911 was called after she collapsed in her bathroom, where she was pronounced dead on arrival at 10:04 on Dec.

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    Died at 59 (1943-2002) The father of actress Gwyneth Paltrow, and husband of actress Blythe Danner, died from complications of oral cancer and pneumonia. He was best known for his work on The White Shadow, St. Elsewhere,

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    Died at 51 (1852-1903) In accord with Jane's dying wishes, she was buried next to Wild Bill Hickok.

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    Died at 44 (1874-1918) Drew a match for the world chess championship vs. Emanuel Lasker. Pneumonia was brought on by privations following World War I; according to some sources, death was due to starvation.

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    Died at 70 (1867-1937) President of Colombia from 1910 to 1914. He was born in Medell�n, Antioquia, he was a lawyer, professor and journalist, and also served as Ambassador to the Holy See. He died in Medell�n alongside his

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    Died at 82 (1921-2003) Died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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    Died at 76 (1931-2007) Died at 76 in Beverly Hills, California.

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    Died at 33 (1972-2005) Died while in surgery to drain his lungs.

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    age 46 Died at age 39 in Birmingham, England.

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    Died at 50 (1958-2008) Died at the age of 49. He was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the death of the boyfriend of his half-sister Cheyenne.

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    Died at 34 (1967-2001) Schuldiner was diagnosed with brain cancer and received a chemotherapy drug to help with his therapy. As a side effect, the drug weakened Chuck. He died the same year he was diagnosed with cancer.

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    Died at 39 (1971-2010)

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    Died at 50 (1902-1952)

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    Donald Paige Frary Died at 26 (1893-1919) Died at age 25 while attending the Paris Peace Conference, 1919.

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    Dr Henry Edward Roberts Died at the age of 68. Credited as the "father of the personal computer" by inventing the Altair 8800, a machine that sparked the home computer era, kicking starting the careers of Microsoft

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    Died at 79 (1927-2006) He scored a remarkable 84 goals in 85 international matches for Hungary and 514 goals in 529 matches in the Hungarian and Spanish leagues. Died at the age of 79.

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    Died at 72 (1933-2005) The show biz veteran best known as The Riddler to TV's Batman and as Bele on Star Trek also succumbed to lung cancer and emphysema.

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    Died at 75 (1811-1886) Died in Bayreuth aged 74 after contracting pneumonia during a festival held there in honour of Richard Wagner.

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    Died at 88 (1899-1987) Died at age 88 in Los Angeles, California. Interred at Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, CA (the same cemetery where long time dance partner, Ginger Rogers was also laid to rest)

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    Died at 45 (1946-1991) A little over 24 hours after issuing a statement to the press he died at his home in Kensington, London, England at the age of 45. The official cause of death was bronchial pneumonia resulting from

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    age 63 Died at age 72. His death may have been indirectly caused by a Gatorade shower following a season-ending victory.

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    Died at 66 (1928-1994) American actor

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    Died at 80 (1829-1909) He fought against Mexico and the United States and their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades. Died at the age of 79.

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    Died at 37 (1971-2008) Died at age 37 from pneumonia contracted on set in Romania.

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    Slave who escaped to freedom

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    Died at 56 (1878-1934) Died aged 55 after attending a football match in the rain whilst nursing a cold.

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    House Peters Jr. Died in Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital at the age of 92.

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    Died at 92 (1916-2008) Died in Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital at the age of 92.

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    Died at 37 (1899-1936) Afflicted with a weak heart, he died at his home on Palisades Beach Road in Santa Monica with his wife, actress Norma Shearer at his side.

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    Died at 73 (1933-2006) The Godfather of Soul, died at age 73 in Atlanta, Georgia, hospitalized the previous day with "severe pneumonia".

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    Died at 77 (1860-1937)

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    Died at 45 (1952-1997) Died at age 45. On December 8, 1995 at the age of 43, Bauby suffered a massive stroke. When he woke up twenty days later, he found he was entirely speechless; he could only blink his left eyelid. This

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    Died at 60 (1948-2008) Died at the age of 59, leaving behind his partner Sue and two daughters. He was best known for his hidden camera show "Beadle's About", and "You've Been Framed".

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    Died at 76 (1913-1989) Played millionaire Thurston Howell, III on the TV show Gilligan's Island; died at St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica CA.

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    Died at 54 (1936-1990) Creator of the Muppets and founder of The Jim Henson Company; died at age 53 in New York City.

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    Died at 74 (1825-1899) Died at age 73 in Vienna.

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    Died at 61 (1948-2009) The British innovative and influential folk, rock, jazz musician died in Ireland of double pneumonia.

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    Josef Issels Died at 91 (1907-1998) Holistic doctor who treated Bob Marley in Bavaria; died in California.

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    Died at 96 (1914-2010) Died at age 96 in Kolkata, India.

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    Died at 62 (1943-2005) Died Age 62

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    Died at 89 (1903-1992) Died at his home in Santa Monica. Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA.

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    Died at 82 (1828-1910) Died at Astapovo Railway Station, during an attempt to satisfy his wanderlust.

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