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Famous People Who Died Of Influenza

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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 Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (; 18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, essayist, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate. At various points in his life, Russell considered himself a liberal, a socialist and a pacifist, although he also confessed that his sceptical nature had led him to feel that he had "never been any of these things, in any profound sense." Russell was born in Monmouthshire into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in the United Kingdom.In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against idealism". He is considered one of the founders of analytic...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 97 (1872-1970)
    • Birthplace: Trellech, United Kingdom

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    Tallulah Brockman Bankhead (January 31, 1902 – December 12, 1968) was an American actress of the stage and screen. Bankhead was known for her husky voice, outrageous personality, and devastating wit. Originating some of the 20th century theater's preeminent roles in comedy and melodrama, she gained acclaim as an actress on both sides of the Atlantic. Bankhead became an icon of the tempestuous, flamboyant actress, and her unique voice and mannerisms are often subject to imitation and parody. Tallulah was a member of the Brockman Bankhead family, a prominent Alabama political family; her grandfather and uncle were U.S. Senators and her father served as an 11-term member of Congress, the final...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 66 (1902-1968)
    • Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

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    Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith (29 September 1913 – 7 January 1988), known as Trevor Howard, was an English actor. After varied stage work, he achieved star status with his role in the film Brief Encounter (1945), followed by The Third Man (1949). This led to many popular appearances on film and TV....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 74 (1913-1988)
    • Birthplace: Cliftonville, United Kingdom

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    Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (often romanized as Mendeleyev or Mendeleef) (English: MEN-dəl-AY-əf; Russian: Дмитрий Иванович Менделеев, tr. Dmítriy Ivánovich Mendeléyev, IPA: [ˈdmʲitrʲɪj ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ mʲɪnʲdʲɪˈlʲejɪf] (listen); 8 February 1834 – 2 February 1907 [OS 27 January 1834 – 20 January 1907]) was a Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created a farsighted 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
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1834-1907)
    • Birthplace: Tobolsk, Russia