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

Examples include Desiderius Erasmus and John, King of England. This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from dysentery?" and "Which famous people died due to dysentery?" These notable dysentery deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has dysentery as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (45 items)

Desiderius Erasmus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Dysentery
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Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. Erasmus was a classical scholar who wrote in a pure Latin style. Amongst humanists, he enjoyed the sobriquet "Prince of the ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1466-1536)

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

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David Livingstone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Dysentery
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David Livingstone was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and an explorer in Africa. His meeting with H. M. Stanley on 10 November 1871 gave rise to the popular quotation "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Perhaps one of the most popular national ...more

Age: Died at 60 (1813-1873)

Birthplace: Blantyre, United Kingdom

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Henry V of England is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Dysentery
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Henry V was King of England from 1413 until his death at the age of either 34 or 35 in 1422. He was the second English monarch who came from the House of Lancaster. After military experience fighting the Welsh during the revolt of Owain Glyn Dwr, and against the powerful aristocratic Percys of ...more

Age: Died at 36 (1386-1422)

Birthplace: Monmouth, United Kingdom

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Francis Drake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Dysentery
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Sir Francis Drake, vice admiral was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577 to 1580. Elizabeth I of England awarded Drake a knighthood in 1581. He was ...more

Birthplace: Tavistock, Devon, United Kingdom

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