Famous People Who Died Of Pneumonia

Here is a list of famous people who died of pneumonia. Death due to pneumonia has plagued mankind for ages. Only in the last 100 years has the number of deaths by pneumonia been reduced due to the proliferation of antibiotics. Did you know, the fatal pneumonia disease took away almost 17 percent of soldiers and people during the Civil War?

This list includes all people with pneumonia as cause of death along with our beloved celebrities who died of pneumonia. Famous people on this list include Sister Sledge, Jim Henson, Bert Lahr, Bernard Edwards, and Bernie Mac.

Who are some of the famous people who died from pneumonia? Take a look at this unfortunate list and you'll see what celebrities couldn't shake off this potentially deadly affliction.