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

This list contains people like Gregory Peck and Andrew Carnegie.

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

These notable bronchopneumonia deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has bronchopneumonia as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (23 items)
Gregory Peck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bronchopneumonia
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Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor. One of the world's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1970s. He had also been nominated for an Oscar for the same category for The Keys of the Kingdom, The Yearling, Gentleman's Agreement and Twelve O'Clock High. Other notable films he appeared in include Spellbound, The Paradine Case, Roman Holiday, Moby Dick, The Guns of Navarone, Cape Fear, How the West Was Won, The Omen and The Boys from Brazil. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 87 (1916-2003)

Birthplace: La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

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#63 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#27 on The Best Actors in Film History

#16 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#63 on Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book

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Andrew Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bronchopneumonia
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Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He is also well known as a leading philanthropist. He gave away to charities and foundations about $350 million – almost 90 percent of his fortune. His 1889 article proclaiming "The Gospel of Wealth" called on the rich to use their wealth to improve society, and it stimulated a wave of philanthropy. Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, and emigrated to the United States with his very poor parents in 1848. Carnegie started work as a telegrapher and by the 1860s had investments in railroads, railroad sleeping cars, bridges and oil derricks. He ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1835-1919)

Birthplace: Dunfermline, United Kingdom

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

#7 on The Most Influential CEOs of All Time

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Julie Vega is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bronchopneumonia
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Julie Pearl Apostol Postigo, better known by her stage name Julie Vega, was a Filipina child actress, singer and commercial model. She remains very popular and well loved in her native Philippines, years after her sudden death at the age of 16 that triggered a massive outpouring of nationwide grief that is still vividly remembered by Filipino showbiz fans today. She won two FAMAS Awards for Best Child Actress during her brief showbiz career. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 17 (1968-1985)

Birthplace: Philippines, Quezon City

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Bob Wills is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bronchopneumonia
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James Robert Wills, better known as Bob Wills, was an American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader. Considered by music authorities as the co-founder of Western swing, he was universally known as the King of Western Swing Wills formed several bands and played radio stations around the South and West until he formed the Texas Playboys in 1934 with Wills on fiddle, Tommy Duncan on piano and vocals, rhythm guitarist June Whalin, tenor banjoist Johnnie Lee Wills, and Kermit Whalin, who played steel guitar and bass. The band played regularly on a Tulsa, Oklahoma radio station and added Leon McAuliffe on steel guitar, pianist Al Stricklin, drummer Smokey Dacus, and a horn section ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 70 (1905-1975)

Birthplace: Kosse, Texas, United States of America

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