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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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  • Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed Duke, was an American actor, filmmaker, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. He was among the top box office draws for three decades.Wayne was born in Winterset, Iowa but grew up in Southern California. He was president of Glendale High School class of 1925. He found work at local film studios. He lost a football scholarship to the University of Southern California as a result of a bodysurfing accident, and began working for the Fox Film Corporation. He appeared mostly in small parts, but his first leading role came in Raoul Walsh's Western The Big... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1907-1979)
    • Birthplace: Winterset, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Napoleon Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Stomach Cancer
    Photo: Antoine-Jean Gros / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain
    Napoleon Bonaparte (, French: [napɔleɔ̃ bɔnɑpaʁt]; Italian: Napoleone di Buonaparte, pronounced [napoleˈone di bwɔnaˈparte]; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader of Italian descent who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was Emperor of the French as Napoleon I from 1804 until 1814 and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. Napoleon dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade while leading France against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars. He won most of these wars and the vast majority of his battles, building a large empire that... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 52 (1769-1821)
    • Birthplace: Ajaccio, France

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  • James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, playwright, and activist. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955), explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century North America. Some of Baldwin's essays are book-length, including The Fire Next Time (1963), No Name in the Street (1972), and The Devil Finds Work (1976). An unfinished manuscript, Remember This House, was expanded and adapted for cinema as the Academy Award–nominated documentary film I Am Not Your Negro. One of his novels, If Beale Street Could Talk, was adapted into an Academy Award-winning dramatic film in... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 63 (1924-1987)
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York

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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 (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter, and orator best known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention (1775): "Give me liberty, or give me death!" 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 was born in Hanover County, Virginia, and was for the most part educated at home. After an unsuccessful venture running a store, and assisting his father-in-law at Hanover Tavern, Henry became a lawyer through self-study. Beginning his practice in 1760, he soon became prominent through his victory in the Parson's Cause against the Anglican clergy. Henry was... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 63 (1736-1799)
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