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Dead at age 76

1,476 Notable deaths

Stephen Hawking

British theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author (1942–2018).

Born January 8th, 1942 in Oxford. [ref]

Died March 14th, 2018 at 76 years old in Cambridge (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Albert Einstein

German-born theoretical physicist; developer of the theory of relativity (1879–1955).

Born March 14th, 1879 in Ulm. [ref]

Died April 18th, 1955 at 76 years old in Princeton (abdominal aortic aneurysm). [ref]

O. J. Simpson

American football player and actor (1947–2024).

Born July 9th, 1947 in San Francisco.

Died April 10th, 2024 at 76 years old in Las Vegas (prostate cancer). [ref]

Aretha Franklin

American singer, songwriter, and pianist (1942-2018).

Born March 25th, 1942 in Memphis.

Died August 16th, 2018 at 76 years old in Detroit (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Boris Yeltsin

Soviet and russian politician, 1st president of russia (1931-2007).

Born February 1st, 1931 in Butka. [ref]

Died April 23rd, 2007 at 76 years old in Moscow (heart failure). [ref]

Rue McClanahan

American actress and comedian (1934-2010).

Born February 21st, 1934 in Healdton.

Died June 3rd, 2010 at 76 years old in New York City (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Carl Weathers

American actor and football player (1948–2024).

Born January 14th, 1948 in New Orleans.

Died February 1st, 2024 at 76 years old in Los Angeles. [ref]

Florence Foster Jenkins

American soprano, renowned for her lack of musical skill and singing ability.

Born July 19th, 1868 in Pennsylvania.

Died November 26th, 1944 at 76 years old in New York City (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Jack Lemmon

American actor (1925–2001).

Born February 8th, 1925 in Newton. [ref]

Died June 27th, 2001 at 76 years old in Los Angeles (bladder cancer). [ref]

T. S. Eliot

Us-born british poet (1888–1965).

Born September 26th, 1888 in St. Louis. [ref]

Died January 4th, 1965 at 76 years old in Kensington (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

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By becoming deeply aware of our mortality, we intensify our experience of every aspect of life. Robert Greene