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99 Notable deaths
 by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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]

Sam Shepard

American playwright and actor (1943–2017).

Born November 5th, 1943 in Fort Sheridan.

Died July 27th, 2017 at 73 years old in Midway (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

David Niven

British actor and novelist (1910-1983).

Born March 1st, 1910 in London. [ref]

Died July 29th, 1983 at 73 years old in Château-d’Oex (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Lou Gehrig

American baseball player.

Born June 19th, 1903 in Manhattan.

Died June 2nd, 1941 at 37 years old in Riverdale (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

Stephen Hillenburg

Animator american.

Born August 21st, 1961 in Fort Sill. [ref]

Died November 26th, 2018 at 57 years old in San Marino (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Henry A. Wallace

Vice president of the united states from 1941 to 1945.

Born October 7th, 1888 in Orient. [ref]

Died November 18th, 1965 at 77 years old in Danbury (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Ronnie Corbett

Scottish stand-up comedian, actor, writer, broadcaster, and comedian (1930-2016).

Born December 4th, 1930 in Edinburgh.

Died March 31st, 2016 at 85 years old in London (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Lead Belly

American folk and blues musician (1888–1949).

Born January 20th, 1888 in Louisiana.

Died December 6th, 1949 at 61 years old in New York City (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

Friedrich Paulus

German general.

Born September 21st, 1890 in Guxhagen. [ref]

Died February 1st, 1957 at 66 years old in Dresden (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Charles Mingus

American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader (1922–1979).

Born April 22nd, 1922 in Nogales. [ref]

Died January 5th, 1979 at 56 years old in Cuernavaca (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

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