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Dead at age 70

1,225 Notable deaths

George V

King of the united kingdom and the british dominions, and emperor of india (1865-1936).

Born June 3rd, 1865 in Marlborough House.

Died January 20th, 1936 at 70 years old in Sandringham House (chronic bronchitis).

Howard Hughes

American aviator, engineer, industrialist, and film producer (1905-1976).

Born December 24th, 1905 in Houston.

Died April 5th, 1976 at 70 years old in Houston (myocardial infarction, kidney failure). [ref]

Stanley Kubrick

American filmmaker (1928–1999).

Born July 26th, 1928 in The Bronx. [ref]

Died March 7th, 1999 at 70 years old in Childwickbury Manor (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Orson Welles

American actor, director, writer, and producer (1915–1985).

Born May 6th, 1915 in Kenosha. [ref]

Died October 10th, 1985 at 70 years old in Los Angeles (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Niki Lauda

Austrian former formula 1 driver (1949-2019).

Born February 22nd, 1949 in Vienna. [ref]

Died May 20th, 2019 at 70 years old in Zürich. [ref]

Kim Jong-il

Supreme leader of the democratic people's republic of korea (1994—2011).

Born February 16th, 1941 in Vyatskoye, Khabarovsk Krai.

Died December 17th, 2011 at 70 years old in Pyongyang (myocardial infarction). [ref]


British musician.

Born December 24th, 1945 in Burslem.

Died December 28th, 2015 at 70 years old in Los Angeles (heart failure, prostate cancer). [ref]

Rush Limbaugh

American political commentator (1951–2021).

Born January 12th, 1951 in Cape Girardeau.

Died February 17th, 2021 at 70 years old in Palm Beach (lung cancer). [ref]

James Earl Ray

American assassin of martin luther king jr..

Born March 10th, 1928 in Alton.

Died April 23rd, 1998 at 70 years old in Nashville (hepatitis C).

M. G. Ramachandran

Film actor, chief minister of tamil nadu (1917-1987).

Born January 17th, 1917 in Kandy.

Died December 29th, 1987 at 70 years old in Chennai.

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