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Famous people who died at 62

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 62 years old.

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

Martin Luther

Martin Luther

German priest Deceased
Died on Feb 18, 1546, at the age of 62.
Possible heart attack.

Nostradamus

Nostradamus

Apothecary Deceased
Died on Jul 2, 1566, at the age of 62.
Gout.

Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

Scientist Deceased
Died on Dec 20, 1996, at the age of 62.
Pneumonia / cancer.

Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono

Singer Deceased
Died on Jan 5, 1998, at the age of 62.
Skiing accident.

Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett

Actress Deceased
Died on Jun 25, 2009, at the age of 62.
Cancer.

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens

Author Deceased
Died on Dec 15, 2011, at the age of 62.
Oesophageal cancer.

Statistics about the 62-year-olds above

Statistics about the 6 celebrity deaths above:

  • Men make up the majority of celebrity deaths in this age group. 83% were male, whereas only 17% were female.
  • These deaths make up 1% of our database (6/650).
  • 17% of these celebrities died in accidents.
  • Out of the 6 people on this list, 50% passed away due to cancer.

Other ages

Other ages that celebrities died at.