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Famous People Who Died of Stomach Cancer

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

These people, like John Wayne and Napoleon Bonaparte include images when available.

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

These notable stomach cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has stomach cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
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    Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was known as the creator, composer, producer, head writer, showrunner, and host of the preschool television series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001). The program was marked by its slow pace and its host's quiet manner. He was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, and had a difficult childhood in which he was isolated and bullied. After earning a bachelor's degree in music from Rollins College in 1951, Rogers began working in television, initially at NBC in New York. He returned to Pittsburgh in 1953 to work for children's  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 74 (1928-2003)
    • Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA

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    Enrico Fermi (Italian: [enˈriːko ˈfermi]; 29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) was an Italian and naturalized-American physicist and the creator of the world's first nuclear reactor, the Chicago Pile-1. He has been called the "architect of the nuclear age" and the "architect of the atomic bomb". He was one of very few physicists to excel in both theoretical physics and experimental physics. Fermi held several patents related to the use of nuclear power, and was awarded the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on induced radioactivity by neutron bombardment and for the discovery of transuranium elements. He made significant contributions to the development of statistical mechanics,  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 53 (1901-1954)
    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
  • John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director. He is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as the film The Grapes of Wrath (1940). His four Academy Awards for Best Director (in 1935, 1940, 1941, and 1952) remain a record. One of the films for which he won the award, How Green Was My Valley, also won Best Picture. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Ford directed more than 140 films (although most of his silent films are now lost) and he is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 79 (1894-1973)
    • Birthplace: Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States of America

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  • Sydney Irwin Pollack (July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 20 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 movies or shows and produced over 44 films. His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing. He was also nominated for Best Director Oscars for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) and Tootsie (1982) in which he also appeared. Some of his other best known works include Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Way We Were (1973), Three Days of the Condor (1975) and Absence of Malice (1981). His subsequent films included Havana (1990), The Firm (1993), The Interpreter (2005), and he produced and  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 73 (1934-2008)
    • Birthplace: Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Indiana, United States of America

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