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Famous people who died from a stroke

A stroke or brain attack is a medical condition in which the blood supply to the part of your brain is reduced or interrupted, depriving brain tissue of oxygen which results in cell death. There are two main types:

  1. Hemorrhagic, when the blood vessel in your brain leaks or ruptures, causing bleeding
  2. Ischemic, when the arteries to your brain become narrowed or blocked, causing reduced blood flow

Throughout the history many famous people have died from a stroke, mainly because risk factors are smoking, alcohol, obesity, high blood cholesterol. The main risk factor is high blood pressure.

Famous politicians who died from a stroke

richard nixon is one of famous people who died from stroke

Most of the famous politicians who died from a stroke died in their 60s-80s. Some of them were famous presidents and some were prime ministers. Here is the list of famous politicians who died from a stroke:

  • Winston Churchill (1874-1965) – Statesman, politician, journalist, and orator.
  • Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) – Politician and soldier
  • Richard Nixon (1913-1994) – 37th President of  the USA, Military officer and politician
  • Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) – 28th President of the USA, politician and professor
  • Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) – Prime Minister of India, politician and writer
  • Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr (1888-1969) – Politician, diplomat and investor
  • Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) – 13th President of the USA, politician and lawyer
  • John Tyler (1790-1862) – 10th President of the USA, politician and lawyer
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) – 32nd President of the USA and politician
  • Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) – Prime Minister of Great Britain and stateswoman.

Famous actors who died from a stroke

Grace Kelly actress who died from stroke

Many famous actors, TV producers, comedians have died from a stroke. Here is the list of famous actors who died from a stroke:

  • Cary Grant (1904-1986) – Actor
  • Mel Blanc (1908-1989) – Actor, comedian
  • Mae West (1893-1980) – Comedian, actor, singer, screenwriter
  • Glenn Ford (1916-2006) – Actor
  • Paul Robeson (1898-1976) – Actor, athlete, singer, social activist, lawyer
  • Rue McClanahan (1934-2010) – Comedian, Author, Actor
  • Patrice O’Neal (1969-2011) – Actor, Screenwriter, stand-up comedian
  • Anita Louise (1915-1970) – Actor
  • Aaron Spelling (1923-2006) – TV producer, film producer, screenwriter, actor, singer
  • Peter Lorre (1904-1964) – Actor
  • Ida Lupino (1918-1995) – Actor, TV director, screenwriter, film director
  • Minnie Pearl (1912-1996) – Comedian, actor
  • Jay Silverheels (1912-1980) – Actor
  • Grace Kelly (1929-1982) – Actress, Princess of Monaco.
  • Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) – ComedianActor, composer and Filmmaker.

Famous musicians who died from a stroke

Most of the famous musicians who died from a stroke were known all around the world for their music, and some of them are already among historical figures. The list of famous musicians who died from a stroke:

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Musician, Harpsichordist, Composer, Cantor, Organist.
  • Gene Kelly (1912-1996) – Actor, Singer, TV producer, Film producer, choreographer
  • John Cage (1912-1992) – Actor, Film score composer, musician, author
  • Aaron Spelling (1923-2006) – TV producer, film producer, screenwriter, actor, singer
  • Miles Davis (1926-1991) – Actor, film score composer, songwriter, musician, bandleader
  • Isaac Hayes (1942-2008) – Musician, songwriter, film score composer
  • Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) – Italian composer

Other famous people who died from a stroke

Among many other famous people who died from a stroke there are novelists, mathematicians, chemists, kings and leaders. Here is the list of other famous people who died from a stroke:

  • Charles Dickens (1812-1870) – Novelist, Author.
  • L Ron Hubbard (1911-1986) – Religious leader, novelist, writer
  • Al Capone (1899-1947) – Gangster, Mafioso
  • Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) – Microbiologist, chemist, physician, scientist.
  • Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) – Mathematician, diplomat, physician, artist, economist
  • Kirby Puckett (1960-2006) – Baseball player
  • Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) – Author, pastor, writer, motivational speaker, preacher
  • Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (1870-1924) – Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
  • Ivan the Terrible (1530-1584)- Russian Tsar
  • Edward III (1312-1377) – King of England
  • Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)- German philosopher.
  • Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635) – French explorer

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