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Famous Poets And Writers Who Died Of Tuberculosis

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List of famous writers and poets who died of tuberculosis. The study and treatment of tuberculosis led to the discovery of pasteurization and antibiotics. At its height many poets and writers were TB patients. The number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) disease reported in the United States has decreased each year since 1993. As the general standard of living and medical care improved in the United States, the incidence of death due to TB a.k.a consumption decreased. Here is a full list of all writers and poets who succumbed to death as TB victims
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    Gaius Valerius Catullus

    (ca. 84 BC � ca. 54 BC), Roman poet



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    Born: 1891
    Birthplace: Eastern Europe, Rus', Europe, Minsk Region, Minsk + 2 more
    Profession: Poet, Writer
    Cause Of Death: Tuberculosis
    Place Of Death: Ukraine, Eurasia, Crimea, Yalta, Yalta municipality
    Date Of Death: 1917
    Maksim Bahdanovič : see more

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    Born: 1799
    Birthplace: Indre-et-Loire, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Centre Region, France + 2 more
    Nationality: France
    Profession: Novelist, Writer, Playwright
    Interment Location: Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, 20th arrondissement, Seine
    Place Of Death: Île-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1850
    Honoré de Balzac : see more

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    Manuel Bandeira

    Brazilian poet, had TB in 1904 and expressed the effects of the disease in his life in many of his poems.



    Born: 1886
    Birthplace: Northeast Region, Brazil, Pernambuco, Brazil, Recife, Americas
    Nationality: Brazil
    Profession: Poet, Literary critic, Translator, Writer, Teacher
    Place Of Death: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Americas, Rio de Janeiro, Southeast Region, Brazil
    Date Of Death: 1968
    Manuel Bandeira : see more

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    Born: 1836
    Birthplace: Europe, Seville, Andalusia, Southern Europe, Province of Seville + 2 more
    Nationality: Spain
    Profession: Poet, Writer
    Place Of Death: Europe, Madrid, Madrid, Southern Europe, Madrid metropolitan area + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1870
    Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer : see more

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