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Poets by Death Details

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Date of Death
Place of Death
Cause of Death
Poet
October 6, 1979
Boston
Brain Aneurysm
Elizabeth Bishop
October 7, 1849
Baltimore
Brain Tumor
Edgar Allan Poe
February 11, 1963
London
Suicide
Sylvia Plath
November 30, 1900
French Third Republic
Meningitis
Oscar Wilde
April 23, 1616
Stratford-upon-Avon
Influenza (U)
William Shakespeare
January 28, 1939
Menton
Natural Passing
W.B Yeats
May 28, 2014
Winston-Salem
Natural Passing
Maya Angelou
March 26, 1892
Camden
Pleurisy
Walt Whitman
January 29, 1963
Boston
Heart Attack
Robert Frost
May 15, 1886
Amherst
Bright's Disease
Emily Dickinson
Date of Death
Place of Death
Cause of Death
Poet
May 22, 1967
New York City
Prostate Cancer
Langston Hughes
May 22, 1948
Chicago
Heart Attack
Claude McKay
May 19, 1971
Baltimore
Crohn's Disease
Ogden Nash
November 4, 1918
Sambre–Oise Canal
Killed in Action
Wilfred Owen
December 12, 1889
Venice
Natural Passing (U)
Robert Browning
August 12, 1827
Westminister
Natural Passing
William Blake
March 9, 1994
San Pedro
Leukemia
Charles Bukowski
February 23, 1821
Rome
Tuberculosis
John Keats
January 4, 1965
Kensington
Emphysema
T.S Eliot
January 18, 1936
London
Duodenal ulcer
Rudyard Kipling
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