Famous People who Died of a Lung Infection

Famous Lung Infection Victims

List of Deaths from Lung Infection

  • 1953-11-09 Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and writer (Child's Christmas in Wales), dies of a severe lung infection at 39
  • 1985-03-16 Eddie Shore, Canadian ice hockey player and NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins), dies of a lung infection at 82
  • 1997-02-19 Deng Xiaoping, Chinese revolutionary and paramount leader of China (1978-92), dies of a lung infection and Parkinson's disease at 92
  • 2002-09-05 John "Jackie" Kelk, American actor and stand-up comedian (The Aldrich Family, The Adventures of Superman), dies of a lung infection at 79
  • 2008-03-14 Taslim Arif, Pakistan cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests; top score 210no v Aust 1980), dies of lung infection at 53
  • 2010-11-12 Henryk G√≥recki, Polish composer (Symphony No. 3 - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), dies from complications arising from a lung infection at 76
  • 2012-05-16 Doug Dillard, American country rock musician (The Dillards, Gene Clark, Dillard & Clark) and actor (Clem-Popeye), dies of a lung infection caused by a collapsed lung at 75
  • 2013-11-27 Nilton Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from a lung infection at 88
  • 2013-12-05 Nelson Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-90) and President of South Africa (1994-99), dies of a lung infection at 95
  • 2013-12-11 Barbara Branden, Canadian writer, dies from a lung infection at 84
  • 2022-02-15 (Alokesh) "Bappi" Lahiri, Indian disco and film music composer, singer, and record producer, dies of a lung infection at 69