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Famous people who died at the age of 53.

A list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 53 years old.

The list below is ordered by the person's date of death.

Rene Descartes

Philosopher. Deceased
Died on February 11th, 1650
Died at the age of 53
Pneumonia.

James K. Polk

US President. Deceased
Died on June 15th, 1849
Died at the age of 53
Cholera.

Vladimir Lenin

Communist leader. Deceased
Died on January 21st, 1924
Died at the age of 53
Stroke.

Babe Ruth

Baseball player. Deceased
Died on August 16th, 1948
Died at the age of 53
Cancer.

Jackie Robinson

Baseball player. Deceased
Died on October 24th, 1972
Died at the age of 53
Complications from heart disease and diabetes.

Fred West

English serial killer. Deceased
Died on January 1st, 1995
Died at the age of 53
Hanged himself in prison.

Jerry Garcia

Guitarist. Deceased
Died on August 9th, 1995
Died at the age of 53
Suffered a heart attack during his stay at a drug rehabilitation clinic.

John Denver

American singer. Deceased
Died on October 12th, 1997
Died at the age of 53
Light airplane crash.

Carl Eugene Watts

American serial killer. Deceased
Died on September 21st, 2007
Died at the age of 53
Prostate cancer.

Richard Ramirez

Serial killer. Deceased
Died on June 7th, 2013
Died at the age of 53
Cancer.

George Michael

Singer. Deceased
Died on December 25th, 2016
Died at the age of 53
Dilated cardiomyopathy, myocarditis and fatty liver.

Statistics about the 53-year-olds above.

A few statistics about the 11 celebrity deaths above.

  • 100% of the deaths in the 53 age group were male.
  • These deaths make up 2% of our database (11/497).
  • Suicide accounted for 9% of the deaths in this age group.
  • 9% of these celebrities died in accidents.
  • Out of the 11 people on this list, 27% of them passed away due to cancer.
  • 9% of them died from a heart attack.
  • 9% suffered a stroke.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.


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