List of famous people who died of asthma, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from asthma 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 asthma, including actors, musicians and athletes.
Martin Van Buren, Krissy Taylor, and Raj Kapoor are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from asthma?" and "Which famous people died due to asthma?"These notable asthma deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has asthma as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in a number of senior roles, including eighth Vice President and Secretary of State, both under Andrew Jackson. Van Buren's inability as president to deal with the economic chaos of the Panic of 1837 and with the surging Whig Party led to his defeat for re-election in 1840. Of Dutch descent, Van Buren learned early how to coordinate multiple ethnic and political groups. A meticulous dresser, he could mingle in upper class society as well as in saloon environments such as the tavern his father ran. A delegate to a political convention at age 18, he quickly moved from local to state ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 80 (1782-1862)
Birthplace: Kinderhook, New York, USA
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Gilbert Charles Harding was an English journalist and radio and television personality. His many careers included schoolmaster, journalist, policeman, disc-jockey, actor, interviewer and television presenter. He also appeared in several films, sometimes in character parts but usually as himself. Harding had a sizeable role alongside John Mills in the 1952 film The Gentle Gunman. He also made a couple of comedy records in the 1950s. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 53 (1907-1960)
Birthplace: Hereford, United Kingdomsee more on Gilbert Harding
Kristen Erin "Krissy" Taylor was an American model. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 17 (1978-1995)
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of Americasee more on Krissy Taylor
Neil Francis Hawkins was a leading British fascist, both before and after the Second World War. He played a leading role in the British Union of Fascists, controlling the organisational structure of the movement. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 47 (1903-1950)
Birthplace: United Kingdomsee more on Neil Francis Hawkins