List of famous people who died of bright's disease, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from bright's disease 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 bright's disease, including actors, musicians and athletes.
People include everything from Emily Dickinson to Isaac Albéniz.
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from bright's disease?" and "Which famous people died due to bright's disease?"These notable bright's disease deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has bright's disease as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (14 items)
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. After she studied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in Amherst. Considered an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her room. Most of her friendships were therefore carried out by correspondence. While Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly 1,800 poems were ...more
Age: Died at 56 (1830-1886)
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
#45 on The Best Writers of All Time
#15 on The Best Gay Authorssee more on Emily Dickinson
Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual was a Spanish pianist and composer best known for his piano works based on folk music idioms. Transcriptions of many of his pieces, such as Asturias, Granada, Sevilla, Cádiz, Córdoba, Cataluña, and the Tango in D, are important pieces for classical guitar, though he never composed for the guitar. The personal papers of Isaac Albéniz are preserved, among other institutions, in the Biblioteca de Catalunya. ...more
Age: Died at 49 (1860-1909)
Birthplace: Camprodon, Spainsee more on Isaac Albéniz
John Bunny was an American actor and was one of the first comic stars of the motion picture era. Between 1910 and his death in 1915 Bunny was one of the top stars of early silent film, as well as an early example of celebrity. At one time he was billed as “the man who makes more than the president”. His face was insured for $100,000 and his unexpected death made headlines around the world. Though quickly forgotten, Bunny paved the way for future plump comedians such as Fatty Arbuckle and Jackie Gleason. ...more
Age: Died at 52 (1863-1915)see more on John Bunny
Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt was an American socialite and the first wife of President Theodore Roosevelt. Less than two days after giving birth to their only child, Roosevelt died from Bright's Disease. ...more
Age: Died at 23 (1861-1884)
Birthplace: Chestnut Hill, Newton, Massachusetts, United States of Americasee more on Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt