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Dead at age 62

853 Notable deaths

Farrah Fawcett

American actress (1947–2009).

Born February 2nd, 1947 in Corpus Christi. [ref]

Died June 25th, 2009 at 62 years old in Santa Monica (colorectal cancer). [ref]

Carl Sagan

American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and science educator (1934-1996).

Born November 9th, 1934 in Brooklyn. [ref]

Died December 20th, 1996 at 62 years old in Seattle (pneumonia). [ref]

Robert Oppenheimer

American theoretical physicist, known as "father of the atomic bomb".

Born April 22nd, 1904 in New York City. [ref]

Died February 18th, 1967 at 62 years old in Princeton (lung cancer). [ref]

Elizabeth Montgomery

American actress (1933-1995).

Born April 15th, 1933 in Hollywood.

Died May 18th, 1995 at 62 years old in Beverly Hills (colorectal cancer). [ref]

Christopher Hitchens

British-american author and journalist (1949-2011).

Born April 13th, 1949 in Portsmouth. [ref]

Died December 15th, 2011 at 62 years old in Houston (esophageal cancer, bronchopneumonia, cancer). [ref]

Robin Gibb

English singer (1949–2012).

Born December 22nd, 1949 in Douglas. [ref]

Died May 20th, 2012 at 62 years old in London (cancer, colorectal cancer, liver cancer). [ref]

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark

Greece prince; father of prince philip, duke of edinburgh (1882-1944).

Born February 2nd, 1882 in Tatoi Palace.

Died December 3rd, 1944 at 62 years old in Hotel Metropole.

Sonny Bono

American entertainer, musician and politician (1935-1998).

Born February 16th, 1935 in Detroit. [ref]

Died January 5th, 1998 at 62 years old in Stateline (skiing accident). [ref]

Qasem Soleimani

Iranian senior military officer.

Born March 11th, 1957 in Qanat-e Malek, Kerman. [ref]

Died January 3rd, 2020 at 62 years old in Baghdad International Airport (airstrike). [ref]

Bumpy Johnson

African-american mobster (1905-1968).

Born October 31st, 1905 in Charleston.

Died July 7th, 1968 at 62 years old in Harlem (myocardial infarction).

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