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755 Notable deaths
 by stroke

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Younger daughter of king george vi and queen elizabeth the queen mother.

Born August 21st, 1930 in Glamis Castle. [ref]

Died February 9th, 2002 at 71 years old in King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes (stroke). [ref]

Winston Churchill

British statesman, soldier and writer (1874–1965).

Born November 30th, 1874 in Blenheim Palace. [ref]

Died January 24th, 1965 at 90 years old in Hyde Park Gate (stroke). [ref]

Betty White

American actress and comedian (1922–2021).

Born January 17th, 1922 in Oak Park. [ref]

Died December 31st, 2021 at 99 years old in Brentwood (stroke). [ref]

Richard Nixon

President of the united states from 1969 to 1974.

Born January 9th, 1913 in Yorba Linda. [ref]

Died April 22nd, 1994 at 81 years old in Manhattan (stroke). [ref]

Bill Paxton

American actor and filmmaker (1955–2017).

Born May 17th, 1955 in Fort Worth.

Died February 25th, 2017 at 61 years old in Los Angeles (stroke). [ref]

Luke Perry

American actor (1966-2019).

Born October 11th, 1966 in Mansfield.

Died March 4th, 2019 at 52 years old in Burbank (stroke). [ref]

Josef Mengele

Nazi officer and physician (1911-1979).

Born March 16th, 1911 in Günzburg. [ref]

Died February 8th, 1979 at 67 years old in Bertioga (stroke). [ref]

Swami Vivekananda

Indian hindu monk and philosopher (1863-1902).

Born January 12th, 1863 in Swami Vivekananda's Ancestral House & Cultural Centre. [ref]

Died July 4th, 1902 at 39 years old in Belur (stroke). [ref]

Lauren Bacall

American actress (1924-2014).

Born September 16th, 1924 in The Bronx. [ref]

Died August 12th, 2014 at 89 years old in Manhattan (stroke). [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]

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