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Dead at age 56

631 Notable deaths

Adolf Hitler

Austrian nationalized german politician, leader of the national socialist party and dictator of germany (1889-1945).

Born April 20th, 1889 in Braunau am Inn. [ref]

Died April 30th, 1945 at 56 years old in Berlin (ballistic trauma). [ref]

George VI

King of the united kingdom from 1936 to 1952, emperor of india from 1936 to 1948 (1895-1952).

Born December 14th, 1895 in York Cottage.

Died February 6th, 1952 at 56 years old in Sandringham House (lung cancer).

Steve Jobs

American entrepreneur and co-founder of apple inc. (1955–2011).

Born February 24th, 1955 in San Francisco. [ref]

Died October 5th, 2011 at 56 years old in Palo Alto (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Adolf Eichmann

German-austrian ss officer and one of the major organizers of the holocaust (1906–1962).

Born March 19th, 1906 in Solingen.

Died June 1st, 1962 at 56 years old in Ramla (hanging). [ref]

Sinéad O'Connor

Irish singer-songwriter.

Born December 8th, 1966 in Glenageary.

Died July 26th, 2023 at 56 years old in London. [ref]

Linda McCartney

American photographer, recording artist (1941-1998).

Born September 24th, 1941 in Scarsdale. [ref]

Died April 17th, 1998 at 56 years old in Tucson (breast cancer). [ref]

Rick James

American singer and musician (1948–2004).

Born February 1st, 1948 in Buffalo. [ref]

Died August 6th, 2004 at 56 years old in Los Angeles (myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes). [ref]

Marcheline Bertrand

American actress and producer (1950-2007).

Born May 9th, 1950 in Blue Island.

Died January 27th, 2007 at 56 years old in Los Angeles (ovarian cancer).

Erin Moran

American actress (1960-2017).

Born October 18th, 1960 in Burbank.

Died April 22nd, 2017 at 56 years old in Corydon (head and neck cancer). [ref]

Rik Mayall

Englush actor, comedian and writer.

Born March 7th, 1958 in Harlow. [ref]

Died June 9th, 2014 at 56 years old in Barnes (myocardial infarction). [ref]

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As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. Leonardo da Vinci