Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Vanishing Point

Fichte died of typhus at the age of 52.

Karl Marx had a long battle with pleurisy, but still made it to 64.

Wittgenstein died of prostate cancer just after he turned 60.

Stephen Crane died at 28.

Jack London barely made it to 40.

2 comments:

mbrawner said...

How 'bout Keats? Laid low at 26 by tuberculosis. Damn.

mbrawner said...

Er, I guess it's 25, rather.