Famous People Who Died of Cholera

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List Rules 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. (114 items)
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cholera
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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (, German: [ˈɡeːɔɐ̯k ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈheːɡl̩]; August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher and an important figure of German idealism. He achieved wide recognition in his day and—while primarily influential within the continental tradition of philosophy—has become increasingly influential in the analytic tradition as well. Although Hegel remains a divisive figure, his canonical stature within Western philosophy is universally recognized. Hegel's principal achievement was his development of a distinctive articulation of idealism, sometimes termed absolute idealism, in which the dualisms of, for instance, mind and nature and subject and object ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 61 (1770-1831)

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

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James K. Polk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cholera
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James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th president of the United States, serving from 1845 to 1849. He previously was Speaker of the House of Representatives (1835–1839) and governor of Tennessee (1839–1841). A protégé of Andrew Jackson, he was a member of the Democratic Party and an advocate of Jacksonian democracy. Polk is chiefly known for extending the territory of the United States during the Mexican–American War; during his presidency, the United States expanded significantly with the annexation of the Republic of Texas, the Oregon Territory, and the Mexican Cession following the American victory in the Mexican–American War. After building a successful law ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 54 (1795-1849)

Birthplace: Pineville, North Carolina, United States of America

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Georges Cuvier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cholera
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Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier (French: [kyvje]; 23 August 1769 – 13 May 1832), known as Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "founding father of paleontology". Cuvier was a major figure in natural sciences research in the early 19th century and was instrumental in establishing the fields of comparative anatomy and paleontology through his work in comparing living animals with fossils. Cuvier's work is considered the foundation of vertebrate paleontology, and he expanded Linnaean taxonomy by grouping classes into phyla and incorporating both fossils and living species into the classification. Cuvier is also known for establishing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 63 (1769-1832)

Birthplace: Montbéliard, France

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José María... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cholera
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José María San Martín

Colonel José María San Martín (29 March 1811 – 12 August 1857) was born in Nacaome, Honduras to Colonel Joaquín de San Martín and Joaquina Fugón.Although born in Honduras, his family moved to Chalatenango, El Salvador when he was a child. He studied philosophy at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala but did not graduate. Instead he returned to El Salvador in 1829 where he later married Isabel García de Machón.In 1832 he became a deputy in the parliament of the Province of El Salvador. In 1834 he joined the army. Later that year his father Joaquín de San Martín y Ulloa, declared the separation of the province of El Salvador in the Central American Confederation invading José Francisco ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 46 (1811-1857)