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Famous People Who Died of Cholera

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Famous People Who Died of Cholera

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

Examples of people on this list include James K. Polk and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

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

These notable cholera deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has cholera as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. {#nodes}
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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    • Age: Dec. at 61 (1770-1831)
    • Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
  • James K. Polk
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 53 (1795-1849)
    • Birthplace: Pineville, North Carolina, USA
  • Georges Cuvier
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 62 (1769-1832)
    • Birthplace: Montbéliard, France
    • Age: Dec. at 46 (1811-1857)