Famous people who died at the age of 74.

A list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 74 years old.

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

Mark Twain

Author. Deceased
Died on April 21st, 1910
Died at the age of 74
Heart attack.

Joseph Stalin

Soviet Leader. Deceased
Died on March 5th, 1953
Died at the age of 74
Brain hemorrhage.

Roald Dahl

Author. Deceased
Died on November 23rd, 1990
Died at the age of 74
Cancer of the blood.

Fred Rogers

Television host. Deceased
Died on February 27th, 2003
Died at the age of 74
Stomach cancer.

Sherman Hemsley

Actor. Deceased
Died on July 24th, 2012
Died at the age of 74
Superior vena cava syndrome.

Muhammad Ali

Boxer. Deceased
Died on June 3rd, 2016
Died at the age of 74
Septic shock following a respiratory illness.

Peter Mayhew

Actor. Deceased
Died on April 30th, 2019
Died at the age of 74
Heart attack.

Herman Cain

Businessman and Tea Party activist. Deceased
Died on July 30th, 2020
Died at the age of 74

Statistics about the 74-year-olds above.

A few statistics about the 8 celebrity deaths above.

  • 100% of the deaths in the 74 age group were male.
  • These deaths make up 2% of our database (8/497).
  • Out of the 8 people on this list, 25% of them passed away due to cancer.
  • 25% of them died from a heart attack.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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