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Dead at age 85

1,471 Notable deaths

Hedy Lamarr

Austrian-american actress and co-inventor of an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping (1914-2000).

Born November 9th, 1914 in Vienna. [ref]

Died January 19th, 2000 at 85 years old in Casselberry (cardiovascular disease). [ref]

Mary of Teck

Queen consort of the united kingdom empress of india.

Born May 26th, 1867 in Kensington Palace.

Died March 24th, 1953 at 85 years old in Marlborough House (lung cancer).

Agatha Christie

English mystery and detective writer (1890–1976).

Born September 15th, 1890 in Ashfield, Torquay. [ref]

Died January 12th, 1976 at 85 years old in Winterbrook. [ref]

Shirley Temple

American actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat (1928–2014).

Born April 23rd, 1928 in Santa Monica. [ref]

Died February 10th, 2014 at 85 years old in Woodside (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). [ref]

Carl Jung

Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist (1875–1961).

Born July 26th, 1875 in Kesswil. [ref]

Died June 6th, 1961 at 85 years old in Küsnacht (stroke). [ref]

John Madden

American football player and coach.

Born April 10th, 1936 in Austin. [ref]

Died December 28th, 2021 at 85 years old in Pleasanton. [ref]

Tony Curtis

American film actor (1925–2010).

Born June 3rd, 1925 in Flower Hospital. [ref]

Died September 29th, 2010 at 85 years old in Henderson (heart failure). [ref]

Karl Lagerfeld

German fashion designer (1933–2019).

Born September 10th, 1933 in Hamburg. [ref]

Died February 19th, 2019 at 85 years old in Neuilly-sur-Seine (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Milkha Singh

Indian track and field athlete.

Born October 17th, 1935 in Govindpura. [ref]

Died June 18th, 2021 at 85 years old in Chandigarh (COVID-19). [ref]

Tim Conway

American stand-up comedian (1933-2019).

Born December 15th, 1933 in Willoughby.

Died May 14th, 2019 at 85 years old in Los Angeles (normal pressure hydrocephalus).

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