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Dead at age 72

1,306 Notable deaths

John Wayne

American actor (1907–1979).

Born May 26th, 1907 in Winterset. [ref]

Died June 11th, 1979 at 72 years old in Westwood (stomach cancer). [ref]

Richard Harris

Irish actor, singer, film director and writer.

Born October 1st, 1930 in Limerick. [ref]

Died October 25th, 2002 at 72 years old in University College Hospital (Hodgkin lymphoma). [ref]

Aleister Crowley

English poet, mountaineer, and occultist.

Born October 12th, 1875 in Royal Leamington Spa. [ref]

Died December 1st, 1947 at 72 years old in Hastings (bronchitis). [ref]

David Carradine

American actor (1936–2009).

Born December 8th, 1936 in Hollywood. [ref]

Died June 3rd, 2009 at 72 years old in Bangkok (erotic asphyxiation). [ref]

N. T. Rama Rao

Indian actor and government minister (1923–1996).

Born May 28th, 1923 in Nimmakuru.

Died January 18th, 1996 at 72 years old in Hyderabad (myocardial infarction).

Peggy Lipton

American actress and singer (1946-2019).

Born August 30th, 1946 in New York City.

Died May 11th, 2019 at 72 years old in Los Angeles (colorectal cancer). [ref]

William Howard Taft

President of the united states from 1909 to 1913.

Born September 15th, 1857 in Cincinnati. [ref]

Died March 8th, 1930 at 72 years old in Washington, D.C. (heart failure). [ref]

Dennis Nilsen

Scottish serial killer.

Born November 23rd, 1945 in Fraserburgh.

Died May 12th, 2018 at 72 years old in Full Sutton. [ref]

Isaac Asimov

American writer and biochemist (1920–1992).

Born January 2nd, 1920 in Petrovichi.

Died April 6th, 1992 at 72 years old in Manhattan (heart failure, AIDS related disease, kidney failure).

Charles Lindbergh

American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist.

Born February 4th, 1902 in Detroit. [ref]

Died August 26th, 1974 at 72 years old in Kipahulu (lymphoma). [ref]

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