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Famous People who Died of a Cerebral or Hemorrhage

Famous Cerebral and Brain Hemorrhage Victims

List of Deaths from Cerebral Hemorrhage

  • 1783-09-18 Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (Euler's Constant), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 76
  • 1898-11-04 (Charles) Jerome Hopkins, American composer, pianist, critic, and musical education advocate, dies of a brain hemorrhage at 62
  • 1900-08-25 Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese diplomat and politician (2nd Prime Minister of Japan, 1888-1889; President of the Privy Council, 1894-90), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 59
  • 1902-03-12 John Peter Altgeld, German-American politician (Governor of Illinois, 1893-97), known for pardoning of Haymarket anarchists, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage, while delivering a speech, at 54
  • 1919-09-24 Frank Laver, Australian cricket medium pace bowler (15 Tests, 37 wickets, BB 8/31) and baseball player (first Australian national team), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 49
  • 1921-10-17 Katherine Griffith [Kiernan], American actress (Pollyanna, Fast Company), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 45
  • 1922-08-12 Arthur Griffith, Irish writer and politician who founded Sinn Féin (President of Ireland 1922), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 51
  • 1925-05-12 Amy Lowell, American imagist poet (Pulitzer Prize for Poetry) 1926, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 51
  • 1940-04-18 Florrie Forde [Flannagan], Australian singer and British music hall performer, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 64
  • 1940-09-01 Lillian Wald, American pioneering nurse and social activist who started American community nursing with the Henry Street Settlement in NYC, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 73
  • 1941-03-07 Julian Eltinge [Dalton], American vaudeville, Broadway, and silent film female impersonator star (The Crinoline Girl), dies of a suspected cerebral hemorrhage at 59
  • 1942-03-08 José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban World Chess Champion (1921-27), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage provoked by hypertension at 53
  • 1944-07-17 William James Sidis, American mathematician and child prodigy, dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 46
  • 1944-10-18 Orville "Hoppy" Jones, American bass singer and cellist (The Ink Spots - "If I Didn't Care"), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 39
  • 1947-03-28 Johnny Evers, American Baseball HOF 2nd baseman (World Series 1907, 08 Chicago Orphans/Cubs; WS & NL MVP 1914 Boston Braves) and manager (Chicago Cubs/WS), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 65
  • 1948-07-23 D.W. Griffith, American director and producer (Birth of a Nation), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73
  • 1951-04-02 Simon Barere, Russian pianist, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54 while performing Grieg's Piano Concerto at Carnegie Hall
  • 1952-03-27 Kiichirō Toyoda, Japanese businessman and automobile maker (Toyota Motor Corporation). dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 57
  • 1956-01-05 Mistinguett [Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois], French actress and singer (Moulin Rouge star), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 80
  • 1956-11-10 Victor Young, American violinist, arranger, orchestra leader, and composer ("Street of Dreams"; "Love Letters"; "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You"), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 57
  • 1961-10-13 Maya Deren (born Eleanora Derenkowskaia) American filmmaker dies of a brain hemorrhage aged 44
  • 1962-04-10 Stuart Sutcliffe, Scottish rocker who was the original bassist for the Beatles, dies of a brain hemorrhage at 21
  • 1962-04-17 Louise Fazenda, American vaudeville, and silent and sound screen actress (Mack Sennett comedies), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 66
  • 1964-08-21 Palmiro Togliatti, Italian politician and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Italy (1926-34, 1938-64), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 71
  • 1965-10-31 Rita Johnson, American actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 53
  • 1967-09-29 Carson McCullers, American author (Heart is a Lonely Hunter), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 50
  • 1968-03-23 Edwin O'Connor, American writer (The Edge of Sadness - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1962), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 49
  • 1968-06-14 Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian poet, critic and translator (Nobel 1959), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 66
  • 1968-12-11 Nadine Riga, American actress, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 59
  • 1970-04-11 Cathy O'Donnell [Ann Steely], American film noir actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 46
  • 1970-07-17 Juano Hernandez, Puerto Rican stage and film actor (St Louis Blues; Stars In My Crown), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 73
  • 1970-07-27 António de Oliveira Salazar, Dictator of Portugal (1932-68) who founded and controlled the Estado Novo (New State), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 81
  • 1971-06-09 Harold Lloyd Jr, American actor, singer and son of famous silent film actor Harold Lloyd sr (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 40
  • 1971-12-20 Roy O. Disney, American businessman and co-founder of the Walt Disney Company with brother Walt, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 78
  • 1973-09-13 Betty Field, American actress (Of Mice and Men, Kings Row, Bus Stop), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 57
  • 1973-10-25 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian Olympic marathon champion (Olympic gold, marathon 1960, 64) and Africa's first world record breaking athlete in any sport, who won the 1960 Olympics marathon barefoot, dies of a brain haemorrhage at 41
  • 1973-12-01 David Ben-Gurion, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (1948-53, 1955-63), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 87
  • 1974-03-02 Barbara Ruick, American actress and singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 43
  • 1975-04-12 Josephine Baker, American-French song and dance revue artist (Folies-Bergere), actress, and civil rights activist, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 68
  • 1976-10-27 Deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 57
  • 1977-11-24 Richard Carlson, American actor (All I Desire; Flat Top; Valley of Gwangi), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 65
  • 1978-09-05 Joe Negroni, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 37
  • 1978-10-08 Jim Gilliam, American MLB player and coach (LA Dodgers), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 49
  • 1979-05-29 Mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 87
  • 1979-09-25 Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (Me tulemme taas, Rion yö), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 64
  • 1981-04-07 Christopher "Kit" Lambert, British record producer and manager of The Who, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 45
  • 1983-01-12 (Anthony) "Rebop" Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (traffic, 1971-74), dies of cerebral hemorrhage during a performance in Stockholm, Sweden at 38
  • 1983-05-03 Vaughn Taylor, American actor (Jailhouse Rock, Johnny Jupiter), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 72
  • 1984-01-01 Ken Sitzberger, American diver & broadcaster (Olympic gold 3m springboard 1964), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 38
  • 1984-06-19 Sunny Johnson, American actress (Flashdance), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 30
  • 1984-08-05 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, The Robe), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 58
  • 1985-09-19 Italo Calvino, Italian author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 61
  • 1986-05-09 Tenzing Norgay, Tibetan climber who was the 1st to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 71
  • 1986-11-29 Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], British-born American actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 82
  • 1988-02-06 Barclay Plager, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (NHL All-Star 1970, 71, 73, 74 St. Louis Blues) and coach (St. Louis Blues 1977-83), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 46
  • 1990-06-17 Palmira Henry, fashion designer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • 1990-10-27 Ugo Tognazzi, Italian comedy actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles, The Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 68
  • 1992-09-01 Chick Harbert, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1954, Ryder Cup 1949, 55), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 77
  • 1994-06-12 Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • 1994-11-08 Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54
  • 1995-12-23 Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], British actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 84
  • 1997-10-08 Brown Meggs, CEO (Capitol Records), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • 1998-02-18 Mya Than Tint, Myanmarese author, dies of brain hemorrhage at 69
  • 1999-06-21 Kami [Ukyō Kamimura], Japanese drummer (Malice Mizer), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 27
  • 2000-11-01 George Armstrong, English soccer winger and manager (Arsenal 500 games; Kuwait 1988-89), dies of a brain haemorrhage at 56
  • 2001-06-23 Corinne Calvet, French actress (Phantom of Hollywood, Apache Uprising), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 76
  • 2002-05-17 Sharon Sheeley, American songwriter (Somethin' Else), dies of complications following a cerebral hemorrhage at 62 (b. 1940)
  • 2005-01-12 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 72
  • 2005-10-18 Johnny Haynes, English soccer forward (56 caps; Fulham 594 games), dies of a brain haemorrhage at 71
  • 2005-10-22 Franky Gee [Francisco Gutierrez], American-German rapper and pop singer ("Captain Jack"), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 43
  • 2006-01-14 Jim Gary, American sculptor known for whimsical monumental art and sculptors of large, colorful dinosaurs made from discarded automobile parts, dies of complications from a cerebral hemorrhage at 66
  • 2007-04-05 Mark St. John [Norton], American rock guitarist (KISS, April- November, 1984), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 51
  • 2007-07-03 (Homer) "Boots" Randolph, American session saxophonist ("Yakety Sax"), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 80
  • 2008-08-21 "Huckle" Jerry Finn, American sound engineer and record producer (Blink-182), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage and heart attack at 39
  • 2009-10-21 Louise Cooper, British sci-fi author (Nemesis, Inferno, Infanta, Nocturne), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 57
  • 2011-01-10 Liana Alexandra, Romanian pianist and composer, dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 63
  • 2012-04-21 Charles Colson, Nixon adviser (Watergate), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 80
  • 2012-11-20 Michael Dunford, British guitarist and songwriter (The Nashville Teens, 1960-63; Renaissance - "Scheherazade"), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 68
  • 2013-07-28 William Scranton, American Republican Party politician and diplomat, dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 96
  • 2014-10-01 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • 2015-04-15 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 48
  • 2019-02-26 Charles McCarry, American author and former CIA spy (The Tears of Autumn), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 88
  • 2020-01-01 David Stern, American basketball executive (NBA commissioner 1984-2014; longest-tenured commissioner in history of major North American sports leagues), dies from a brain haemorrhage at 77
  • 2020-07-12 Wim Suurbier, Dutch soccer right back (60 caps; Ajax 392 games) and manager (LA Heat, TB Rowdies), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 75
  • 2021-01-17 Julian "Junior" Mance, American jazz pianist (Dinah Washington; Dizzy Gillespie), dies of a brain hemorrhage after a fall at 92
  • 2022-05-07 Kang Soo-yeon, South Korean actress (The Surrogate Woman, Come Come Come Upward), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 55