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List of famous people who died of arteriosclerosis, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from arteriosclerosis 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 arteriosclerosis, including actors, musicians and athletes.

This list below has a variety of people, like John Adams and Cecil Kellaway, in it.

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

These notable arteriosclerosis deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has arteriosclerosis as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (28 items)
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Arteriosclerosis
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John Adams was the second president of the United States, having earlier served as the first vice president of the United States. An American Founding Father, Adams was a statesman, diplomat, and a leading advocate of American independence from Great Britain. Well educated, he was an Enlightenment political theorist who promoted republicanism, as well as a strong central government, and wrote prolifically about his often seminal ideas—both in published works and in letters to his wife and key adviser Abigail Adams. Throughout this life, Adams was opposed to slavery, never owned a slave, and was quite proud of the fact. After the Boston Massacre, with anti-British feelings in Boston at a ...more

Age: Died at 91 (1735-1826)

Birthplace: Eastern United States, Braintree, New England, Norfolk County, United States of America, + more

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#11 on The Greatest U.S. Presidents of All Time

#12 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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#75 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

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Joe E. Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Arteriosclerosis
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Joseph Evans Brown was an American actor and comedian, remembered for his amiable screen persona, comic timing, and enormous smile. He was one of the most popular American comedians in the 1930s and 1940s with successful films like A Midsummer Night's Dream, Earthworm Tractors and Alibi Ike. In his later career Brown starred in Some Like It Hot as Osgood Fielding III, in which he utters the famous punchline "Well, nobody's perfect". ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1891-1973)

Birthplace: Holgate, Ohio, United States of America

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Chico Marx is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Arteriosclerosis
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Leonard "Chico" Marx was an American comedian, bandleader, actor and film star as part of the Marx Brothers. His persona in the act was that of a charming, dim-witted albeit crafty con artist, seemingly of rural Italian origin, who wore shabby clothes, and sported a curly-haired wig and Tyrolean hat. In virtually every film that includes the main trio of the Marx Brothers, Chico is seen working with Harpo Marx, usually as partners in crime. Leonard was the oldest of the Marx Brothers, though he was not the first-born; he was preceded by Manfred Marx, who died in infancy. In addition to his work as a performer, he played an important role in the management and development of the act, at least ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1887-1961)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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#49 on The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

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William Collier, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Arteriosclerosis
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William Collier Jr. was an American film and stage actor who appeared in 89 films. ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1902-1987)

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

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