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Famous people who died at the age of 79.

A list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 79 years old.

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

Geronimo

Historical figure. Deceased
Died on February 17th, 1909
Died at the age of 79
Pneumonia.

Charles de Gaulle

French leader. Deceased
Died on November 9th, 1970
Died at the age of 79
Ruptured blood vessel.

Walter Matthau

Actor. Deceased
Died on July 1st, 2000
Died at the age of 79
Heart attack due to atherosclerotic heart disease.

Elizabeth Taylor

Actress. Deceased
Died on March 23rd, 2011
Died at the age of 79
Heart failure.

Statistics about the 79-year-olds above.

A few statistics about the 4 celebrity deaths above.

  • Men make up the majority of celebrity deaths in this age group. 75% were male, whereas only 25% were female.
  • These deaths make up 1% of our database (4/498).
  • 25% suffered from pneumonia.
  • 25% of them died from a heart attack.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.


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