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Dead at age 78

1,425 Notable deaths

Larry Flynt

American publisher.

Born November 1st, 1942 in Salyersville. [ref]

Died February 10th, 2021 at 78 years old in Los Angeles (heart failure). [ref]

Michael Nesmith

American musician, songwriter, actor.

Born December 30th, 1942 in Houston.

Died December 10th, 2021 at 78 years old in Carmel Valley Village. [ref]

Coretta Scott King

American author, activist, and civil rights leader; wife of martin luther king, jr..

Born April 27th, 1927 in Marion. [ref]

Died January 30th, 2006 at 78 years old in Rosarito (ovarian cancer). [ref]

Rajendra Prasad

President of india from 1950 to 1962.

Born December 3rd, 1884 in Ziradei. [ref]

Died February 28th, 1963 at 78 years old in Patna. [ref]

Simone de Beauvoir

French philosopher, social theorist and activist (1908–1986).

Born January 9th, 1908 in 6th arrondissement of Paris. [ref]

Died April 14th, 1986 at 78 years old in Paris, 14th arrondissement of Paris (pneumonia). [ref]

Jagadish Chandra Bose

Indian polymath, physicist, and biologist (1858-1937).

Born November 30th, 1858 in Bikrampur. [ref]

Died November 23rd, 1937 at 78 years old in Giridih. [ref]

Ronnie Spector

American singer (1943-2022).

Born August 10th, 1943 in New York City. [ref]

Died January 12th, 2022 at 78 years old in Danbury (cancer). [ref]

Vladimir Nabokov

Russian-american novelist, lepidopterist, professor.

Born April 22nd, 1899 in Saint Petersburg. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1977 at 78 years old in Montreux (disease). [ref]

Juan Domingo Perón

Former president of argentina (1895-1974).

Born October 8th, 1895 in Lobos. [ref]

Died July 1st, 1974 at 78 years old in Quinta presidencial de Olivos (ventricular fibrillation). [ref]

Richard Belzer

American actor and comedian.

Born August 4th, 1944 in Bridgeport. [ref]

Died February 19th, 2023 at 78 years old in Beaulieu-sur-Mer. [ref]

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