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Famous People Who Died of Typhoid Fever

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Franz Schubert and Wilbur Wright.

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

These notable typhoid fever deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has typhoid fever as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (75 items)
Franz Schubert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Typhoid Fever
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Franz Peter Schubert (German: [ˈfʁant͡s ˈpeːtɐ ˈʃuːbɐt]; 31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras. Despite his short lifetime, Schubert left behind a vast oeuvre, including more than 600 secular vocal works (mainly Lieder), seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of piano and chamber music. His major works include the Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 (Trout Quintet), the Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 (Unfinished Symphony), the three last piano sonatas (D. 958–960), the opera Fierrabras (D. 796), the incidental music to the play Rosamunde (D. 797), and the song cycles Die schöne ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 31 (1797-1828)

Birthplace: Alsergrund, Vienna, Austria

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Wilbur Wright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Typhoid Fever
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Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) was the older of the two Wright brothers (the other being Orville), two Americans credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 45 (1867-1912)

Birthplace: Millville, Liberty Township, Indiana

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George Washington Gale F... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Typhoid Fever
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George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. (February 14, 1859 – November 22, 1896) was an American civil engineer. He is mostly known for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 37 (1859-1896)

Birthplace: Galesburg, Illinois

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Arnold Bennett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Typhoid Fever
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Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 64 (1867-1931)

Birthplace: Hanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom