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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. 
John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Stomach Cancer
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Marion Mitchell Morrison, better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director, and producer. An Academy Award-winner, Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades. An enduring American icon, he epitomized rugged masculinity and is famous for his demeanor, including his distinctive calm voice, walk, and height. Wayne was born in Winterset, Iowa, but his family relocated to the greater Los Angeles area when he was nine years old. He graduated from Glendale High School. He found work at local film studios when he lost his football scholarship to USC as a result of a bodysurfing accident. Initially working for the Fox Film Corporation, he mostly appeared ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 72 (1907-1979)

Birthplace: Winterset, Iowa, United States of America

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#60 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#75 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#60 on The Best Actors in Film History

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Napoleon Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Stomach Cancer
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Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and its associated wars. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 until 1814, and again in 1815. Napoleon dominated European affairs for nearly two decades while leading France against a series of coalitions in the Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He won the large majority of his 60 major battles and seized control of most of continental Europe before his ultimate defeat in 1815. One of the greatest commanders in history, his campaigns are studied at military schools worldwide and he remains one of the most celebrated and controversial political figures in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 52 (1769-1821)

Birthplace: Ajaccio, France

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#23 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#3 on The Most Important Military Leaders in World History

#6 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#24 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

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James Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Stomach Cancer
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James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son, explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America, and their inevitable if unnameable tensions. Some Baldwin essays are book-length, for instance The Fire Next Time, No Name in the Street, and The Devil Finds Work. Baldwin's novels and plays fictionalize fundamental personal questions and dilemmas amid complex social and psychological pressures thwarting the equitable integration of not only blacks, but also of gay and bisexual men, while depicting some ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1924-1987)

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

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#50 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#3 on The Best Gay Authors

#5 on History's Greatest Essayists

#4 on The Best African American Poets of All Time

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Patrick Henry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Stomach Cancer
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Patrick Henry was an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786. Henry led the opposition to the Stamp Act 1765 and is remembered for his "Give me liberty, or give me death!" speech. Along with Samuel Adams and Thomas Paine, he is regarded as one of the most influential champions of Republicanism and an invested promoter of the American Revolution and its fight for independence. After the Revolution, Henry was a leader of the anti-federalists in Virginia. He opposed the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1736-1799)

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#13 on The Most Influential Politicians in American History

#9 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#47 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#9 on The Best American Founding Fathers

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