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Famous People Who Died of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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

The list you're viewing contains people like J Dilla and Ferdinand Marcos.

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

These notable systemic lupus erythematosus deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has systemic lupus erythematosus as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. {#nodes}
  • Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos Sr. (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was a Filipino politician and kleptocrat who was the tenth President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. A leading member of the far-right New Society Movement, he ruled as a dictator under martial law from 1972 until 1981. His regime was infamous for its corruption, extravagance, and brutality.Marcos claimed an active part in World War II, including fighting alongside the Americans in the Bataan Death March and being the "most decorated war hero in the Philippines". A number of his claims were found to be false and the United States Army documents described Marcos's wartime claims as "fraudulent" and... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1917-1989)
    • Birthplace: Sarrat, Philippines

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  • Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925 – August 3, 1964) was an American novelist, short story writer and essayist. She wrote two novels and thirty-two short stories, as well as a number of reviews and commentaries. She was a Southern writer who often wrote in a sardonic Southern Gothic style and relied heavily on regional settings and supposedly grotesque characters, often in violent situations. The unsentimental acceptance or rejection of the limitations or imperfection or difference of these characters (whether attributed to disability, race, crime, religion or sanity) typically underpins the drama.Her writing reflected her Roman Catholic religion and frequently examined questions of... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 39 (1925-1964)
    • Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia

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  • Charles Kuralt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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    Charles Bishop Kuralt (September 10, 1934 – July 4, 1997) was an American journalist. He is most widely known for his long career with CBS, first for his "On the Road" segments on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, and later as the first anchor of CBS News Sunday Morning, a position he held for fifteen years.Kuralt's "On the Road" segments were recognized twice with personal Peabody Awards. The first, awarded in 1968, cited those segments as heartwarming and "nostalgic vignettes"; in 1975, the award was for his work as a U.S. "bicentennial historian"; his work "capture[d] the individuality of the people, the dynamic growth inherent in the area, and ... the rich heritage of this... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 63 (1934-1997)
    • Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America
  • J Dilla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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    James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by the stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee, was an American record producer and rapper who emerged in the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan, as one third of the acclaimed music group Slum Village. His obituary at NPR stated that he "was one of the music industry's most influential hip-hop artists," working with notable acts including A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Erykah Badu, The Roots, The Pharcyde, Madlib and Common.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 32 (1974-2006)
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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