List of famous people who died of tuberculosis, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from tuberculosis AKA consumption includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. You might also be interested in celebrity lung cancer deaths and celebs who died from emphysema. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of tuberculosis, including actors, musicians and athletes.
This is a list that features victims of lung disease like Andrew Jackson and Vivien Leigh.
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from tuberculosis?" and "Which famous people died due to tuberculosis?"
These notable tuberculosis deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has tuberculosis as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office. President Harry S. Truman later called her ...more
Age: Died at 78 (1884-1962)
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Author, Writer
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Vivian Mary Hartley, later known as Vivien Leigh, was an English stage and film actress. She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances as "Southern belle" Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind and Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire, a role she had also ...more
Age: Died at 54 (1913-1967)
Birthplace: Darjeeling, India
Profession: Actor, Singer
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Fryderyk Chopin is a film score composer. ...more
Age: Died at 39 (1810-1849)
Birthplace: Żelazowa Wola, Poland
Profession: Pianist, Composer
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Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina, into a recently immigrated Scots-Irish farming family of relatively modest means. During the American Revolutionary ...more
Age: Died at 78 (1767-1845)
Profession: Prosecutor, Politician, Judge, Soldier, Farmer
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