Throughout history, the lives of many famous historical figures have been marked not only by their remarkable achievements but also by the diseases that ultimately claimed their lives.

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The first President of the United States died of acute bacterial epiglottitis, a throat infection, on December 14, 1799.

George Washington (1732-1799):

The 16th President of the United States was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865, and died the following day.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865):

The 35th President of the United States was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963):

The famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died at the age of 35, likely due to complications from an unknown illness, possibly rheumatic fever.

Mozart (1756-1791):

The founder of modern nursing died of natural causes, likely heart failure, on August 13, 1910, at the age of 90.

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910):

The young Egyptian pharaoh died at the age of 18 or 19, and recent research suggests that he may have suffered from a variety of health issues to his early death.

Tutankhamun (c. 1341-1323 BC):

The Italian explorer died at the age of 54. It's believed that he suffered from Reiter's syndrome, a form of reactive arthritis, which caused him significant pain and discomfort in his later years.

Christopher Columbus (1451-1506):

The great military conqueror died at the age of 32 under mysterious circumstances. While the exact cause of his death is still debated among historians.

Alexander the Great (356-323 BC):

The co-founder of Apple Inc. died of complications from a rare form of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor known as a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor or pNET.

Steve Jobs (1955-2011):

It's important to note that historical records and medical knowledge have limitations, and the exact causes of death for some historical figures may never be definitively determined.