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List of famous people who died of influenza, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died of the flu are listed alphabetically and include the famous influenza victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. This is a list that includes people like Egon Schiele and Radhikabai. These notable influenza deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has the flu as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (76 People)
Bertrand Russell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Influenza
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had never been any of these in any profound sense. He was born in Monmouthshire, into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Britain. In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against idealism". He is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his predecessor Gottlob Frege, colleague G. E. Moore, and his protégé Ludwig Wittgenstein. He is widely held to be ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 98 (1872-1970)

Birthplace: Trellech, United Kingdom

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Tallulah Bankhead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Influenza
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Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was an American actress of the stage and screen, talk-show host, and reputed libertine. Bankhead was also known for her deep voice, flamboyant personality and support of liberal causes, which broke with the tendency of Southern Democrats at the time to support a more conservative agenda. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1981. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 66 (1902-1968)

Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

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Trevor Howard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Influenza
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Trevor Howard was an English actor. After varied stage work, he achieved wide acclaim in the film of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, followed by The Third Man. This led to many popular appearances on film and TV. His distinguished war record is claimed to have been fabricated. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 75 (1913-1988)

Birthplace: Cliftonville, United Kingdom

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Dmitri Mendeleev is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Influenza
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Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created his own version of the periodic table of elements, and used it to correct the properties of some already discovered elements and also to predict the properties of eight elements yet to be discovered. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 73 (1834-1907)

Birthplace: Tobolsk, Russia

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