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

List is made up of people like Harry Houdini and Rudolph Valentino.

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

These notable peritonitis deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has peritonitis as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. {#nodes}
Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Peritonitis
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Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts. He first attracted notice in vaudeville in the US and then as "Harry Handcuff Houdini" on a tour of Europe, where he challenged police forces to keep him locked up. Soon he extended his ...more

Age: Died at 52 (1874-1926)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Pilot, Stunt Performer, Historian, Film Producer, Actor, + more

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Virginia Rappe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Peritonitis
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Virginia Rappe was an American model and silent film actress. She worked mostly in small bit parts, and is best known for her death after attending a party with actor Fatty Arbuckle, who was accused of complicity in her death though ultimately exonerated. ...more

Age: Died at 30 (1891-1921)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

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Rudolph Valentino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Peritonitis
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Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla, professionally known as Rudolph Valentino, was an Italian-born American actor who starred in several well-known silent films including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Sheik, Blood and Sand, The Eagle, and The ...more

Age: Died at 31 (1895-1926)

Birthplace: Castellaneta, Italy

Profession: Actor, Dancer, Teacher

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Évariste Galois is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Peritonitis
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Évariste Galois was a French mathematician born in Bourg-la-Reine. While still in his teens, he was able to determine a necessary and sufficient condition for a polynomial to be solvable by radicals, thereby solving a 350 years-standing problem. His work laid the foundations for Galois theory and ...more

Age: Died at 21 (1811-1832)

Birthplace: Bourg-la-Reine, France

Profession: Mathematician

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