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King of the united kingdom from 1936 to 1952, emperor of india from 1936 to 1948 (1895-1952).
Born December 14th, 1895 in York Cottage.
Died February 6th, 1952 at 56 years old in Sandringham House (lung cancer).
British musician and lead guitarist of the beatles (1943-2001).
Born February 25th, 1943 in Liverpool. [ref]
Died November 29th, 2001 at 58 years old in Los Angeles (lung cancer). [ref]
American actor (1930–1980).
Born March 24th, 1930 in Beech Grove. [ref]
Died November 7th, 1980 at 50 years old in Ciudad Juárez (lung cancer). [ref]
American actor and film director (1925–2008).
Born January 26th, 1925 in Shaker Heights. [ref]
Died September 26th, 2008 at 83 years old in Westport (lung cancer). [ref]
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).
Cuban-born american musician, actor and television producer (1917-1986).
Born March 2nd, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba.
Died December 2nd, 1986 at 69 years old in Del Mar (lung cancer).
American enterainer (1949–1984).
Born January 17th, 1949 in New York City.
Died May 16th, 1984 at 35 years old in West Hollywood (lung cancer).
American nightclub operator who killed american presidential assassin lee harvey oswald.
Born April 25th, 1911 in Chicago.
Died January 3rd, 1967 at 55 years old in Parkland Memorial Hospital (lung cancer).
American theoretical physicist, known as "father of the atomic bomb".
Born April 22nd, 1904 in New York City. [ref]
Died February 18th, 1967 at 62 years old in Princeton (lung cancer). [ref]
American political commentator (1951–2021).
Born January 12th, 1951 in Cape Girardeau.
Died February 17th, 2021 at 70 years old in Palm Beach (lung cancer). [ref]
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