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281 Notable deaths
 by Alzheimer's disease

Gene Wilder

American actor and comedian (1933-2016).

Born June 11th, 1933 in Milwaukee. [ref]

Died August 29th, 2016 at 83 years old in Stamford (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Rita Hayworth

American actress, dancer and director (1918-1987).

Born October 17th, 1918 in New York City. [ref]

Died May 14th, 1987 at 68 years old in Upper West Side (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Glen Campbell

American guitarist (1936-2017).

Born April 22nd, 1936 in Delight.

Died August 8th, 2017 at 81 years old in Nashville (Alzheimer's disease).

Tony Bennett

American singer.

Born August 3rd, 1926 in Queens.

Died July 21st, 2023 at 96 years old in New York City (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Peter Falk

American actor (1927-2011).

Born September 16th, 1927 in New York City, Manhattan. [ref]

Died June 23rd, 2011 at 83 years old in Beverly Hills (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Rip Torn

American actor (1931-2019).

Born February 6th, 1931 in Temple.

Died July 9th, 2019 at 88 years old in Lakeville (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Vyacheslav Molotov

Soviet politician and minister of foreign affairs (1890–1986).

Born March 9th, 1890 in Sovetsk. [ref]

Died November 8th, 1986 at 96 years old in Moscow (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Robert Loggia

American actor (1930–2015).

Born January 3rd, 1930 in Staten Island. [ref]

Died December 4th, 2015 at 85 years old in Los Angeles (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Claude Shannon

American mathematician and information theorist (1916-2001).

Born April 30th, 1916 in Petoskey. [ref]

Died February 24th, 2001 at 84 years old in Medford (Alzheimer's disease).

Gerd Müller

German footballer (1945–2021).

Born November 3rd, 1945 in Nördlingen.

Died August 15th, 2021 at 75 years old in Wolfratshausen (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

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