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Dead at age 87

1,365 Notable deaths

Margaret Thatcher

British stateswoman and prime minister (1925–2013).

Born October 13th, 1925 in Grantham. [ref]

Died April 8th, 2013 at 87 years old in London (transient cerebral isolation). [ref]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Associate justice of the supreme court of the united states.

Born March 15th, 1933 in Brooklyn.

Died September 18th, 2020 at 87 years old in Washington, D.C. (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Mother Teresa

Albanian-indian catholic nun and missionary (1910–1997).

Born August 26th, 1910 in Skopje.

Died September 5th, 1997 at 87 years old in Kolkata (heart failure).

Helen Keller

American author and activist (1880–1968).

Born June 27th, 1880 in Tuscumbia. [ref]

Died June 1st, 1968 at 87 years old in Easton (disease). [ref]

Desmond Doss

Recipient of the purple heart medal, recipient of the medal of honor (1919-2007).

Born February 7th, 1919 in Lynchburg.

Died March 23rd, 2006 at 87 years old in Piedmont. [ref]

Dr. Seuss

American children's author and cartoonist (1904–1991).

Born March 2nd, 1904 in Springfield.

Died September 24th, 1991 at 87 years old in La Jolla (old age). [ref]

Little Richard

American pianist, singer and songwriter (1932–2020).

Born December 5th, 1932 in Macon.

Died May 9th, 2020 at 87 years old in Tullahoma (bone cancer). [ref]


Emperor of japan from 1926 to 1989.

Born April 29th, 1901 in Aoyama. [ref]

Died January 7th, 1989 at 87 years old in Fukiage Gyoen (duodenum cancer). [ref]

Larry King

American television and radio host (1933-2021).

Born November 19th, 1933 in Brooklyn.

Died January 23rd, 2021 at 87 years old in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (sepsis). [ref]

Gregory Peck

American actor (1916–2003).

Born April 5th, 1916 in La Jolla. [ref]

Died June 12th, 2003 at 87 years old in Los Angeles (bronchopneumonia). [ref]

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The fear of death is the beginning of slavery. Robert Anton Wilson