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Dead at age 53

531 Notable deaths

George Michael

British singer (1963–2016).

Born June 25th, 1963 in East Finchley. [ref]

Died December 25th, 2016 at 53 years old in Goring-on-Thames (fatty liver disease, dilated cardiomyopathy). [ref]

Richard Ramirez

American serial killer and rapist (1960–2013).

Born February 29th, 1960 in El Paso.

Died June 7th, 2013 at 53 years old in Greenbrae (lymphoma, liver failure).

Vladimir Lenin

Russian politician, communist theorist and the founder of the soviet union.

Born April 22nd, 1870 in Ulyanovsk. [ref]

Died January 21st, 1924 at 53 years old in Bolshiye Gorki (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Irrfan Khan

Indian actor.

Born January 7th, 1967 in Tonk.

Died April 29th, 2020 at 53 years old in Mumbai (neuroendocrine tumor). [ref]

Jackie Robinson

American baseball player.

Born January 31st, 1919 in Cairo.

Died October 24th, 1972 at 53 years old in Stamford (myocardial infarction).

Babe Ruth

American baseball player (1895–1948).

Born February 6th, 1895 in Baltimore.

Died August 16th, 1948 at 53 years old in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (esophageal cancer).

John Denver

American singer and songwriter (1943-1997).

Born December 31st, 1943 in Roswell. [ref]

Died October 12th, 1997 at 53 years old in Monterey (aircraft crash). [ref]

Hermann Göring

German nazi politician, military leader and convicted war criminal (1893–1946).

Born January 12th, 1893 in Rosenheim. [ref]

Died October 15th, 1946 at 53 years old in Nuremberg, Nuremberg Court Prison (cyanide poisoning). [ref]

Vivien Leigh

British actress (1913-1967).

Born November 5th, 1913 in Darjeeling.

Died July 8th, 1967 at 53 years old in Eaton Square (tuberculosis). [ref]

Anne Heche

American actress (1969–2022).

Born May 25th, 1969 in Aurora.

Died August 14th, 2022 at 53 years old in Los Angeles (traffic collision). [ref]

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