In this article we will talk about 50 notable people who have died from Coronavirus worldwide. Coronavirus has killed 1.5 million people worldwide and the number continues to grow. Among those who have suffered from coronavirus include celebrities, sports stars, and political figures. Famous people with coronavirus have captured the world’s attention and shows us that anyone and everyone is susceptible to the illness and its complications.
List of 50 Notable People Who Have Died From Coronavirus Worldwide
Check out the list below of 50 notable people who have died from Coronavirus worldwide. The list includes celebrities, sports figures, political figures, and other famous people who have died from coronavirus.
Jay Johnstone, a former outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 74 on September 26. Johnstone won two World Series Championships with the team against the New York Yankees in 1978 and 1981.
Bruce Williamson, the former lead singer for The Temptations, died from the coronavirus on September 6, 2020. Williamson was a part of the R&B group from 2007 to 2015. He died in his Las Vegas home and was 49 years old.
William Pursell, a two-time Grammy-nominated music composer, died from coronavirus-induced pneumonia on September 3, 2020. He was 94.
Frank Cullotta, a former mobster, died of health complications related to the coronavirus on August 20, the Associated Press reported. Cullotta was granted immunity for testifying against his former boss and spent his later years as a YouTuber and a mob museum tour guide.
Herman Cain, a former Republican presidential candidate, has died from coronavirus, his website shared on July 30. He was hospitalized less than two weeks after attending President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 20, and remained there for close to a month.
Trini Lopez, a pop singer, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 83 on August 11, per Mirror. The musician was known for starring in the film, “The Dirty Dozen.”
Nick Cordero, Tony Award-nominated Broadway actor Nick Cordero died at the age of 41 due to complications from COVID-19.
Dan Foster, a radio personality, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at age 61 on June 17. Foster was a radio host in Nigeria, where he has been referred to as “the God of radio.”
Nur Omar Mohamed, Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at age 67, Omar tweeted on June 15. Omar told the New York Times in 2018 that her father’s advice has guided her through life.
Chris Trousdale, 34-year-old singer Chris Trousdale died of health complications related to the coronavirus on June 2. Trousdale was known for singing and dancing in a boy band called Dream Street from 1999 to 2002.
Author H.G. Carrillo, who wrote the novel “Loosing My Espanish,” died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 59, the Washington Post reported on May 22. Carrillo was on the board of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and taught at George Washington University.
U.S. Senator Annie Glenn died of health complications related to the coronavirus on May 19 at 100. She was the widow of former astronaut John Glenn.
Wilson Roosevelt Jerman, a former White House butler, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 91, Fox 5 reported on May 19. Serving as a cleaner, doorman, and butler for 11 presidents from 1957 to 2012, he was one of the White House’s longest-serving employees.
Jimmy Glenn, a Boxing Hall of Fame trainer turned New York bar owner, died of health complications related to the coronavirus, Eater reported on May 7. Glenn owned Jimmy’s Corner, a famous dive bar in Times Square.
Ty, A UK-based rapper, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at age 47, the Guardian reported on May 7. Ty’s album “Upwards” was nominated for the Mercury Prize, an annual UK music award, in 2004.
Michael Halkias, owner of the Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, New York, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 82, Anamniseis reported on May 6.
Len Fagan, drummer and owner of the nightclub Coconut Teaszer, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 72 on May 3, the club’s Facebook page shared. Fagan is credited with helping to build the Los Angeles music scene with his showcases of up-and-coming bands.
Gulshan Ewing, a journalist, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 92, her daughter Anjali Ewing confirmed to BBC on May 1. Ewing was known for editing two of India’s most popular women’s magazines — Eve’s Weekly and Star & Style. Ewing guided young female journalists during a feminist movement in the 1970s and 1980s.
Actor BJ Hogg died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 65, Express confirmed on April 30. One of Hogg’s most notable roles was on the HBO series Games of Thrones as Sir Addam Mabrand.
Jonathan Adewumi, co-owner of an Afro-Caribbean restaurant in Brooklyn called Amarachi, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 57, NY1 reported on April 28. Eater called Adewumi “one of Brooklyn’s staunchest advocates for African culture and cooking.”
Troy Sneed, a Grammy-nominated gospel singer, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 52, his friend, radio personality KD Bowe, confirmed on Instagram on April 27. Sneed released seven albums between 1999 and 2012.
Richard Sanders, a journalist, died after complications from the coronavirus at 62, BBC confirmed on April 25. Sanders was best known for presenting BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today show.
Fredrick Thomas, a rapper from the Bronx, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 35 on April 23. A notable New York rapper for over a decade, he was known by fans as Fred the Godson.
Matteo De Cosmo, an art director, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 52 on April 21, Variety reported on May 1. De Cosmo was best known for his work on the Marvel TV show, “The Punisher.”
John Horton Conway, a mathematician, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 82 on April 11. Conway created the online “Game of Life” game to teach players how life evolves.
Charles Gregory, an Emmy-nominated hairstylist, died of health complications related to the coronavirus on April 8. Gregory was known for working on films and TV shows with Tyler Perry.
Mahmoud Jibril, former Libyan Prime Minister and head of National Forces Alliance, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 67 on April 5. Jibril was the head of the NATO-supported opposition government that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi’s 40-year long rule in 2011.
Adam Schlesinger, a Grammy, Tony, Oscar, and Emmy nominated musician and songwriter, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 52 on April 1. Schlesinger co-founded the pop band “Fountains of Wayne” and won an Emmy for his work on “My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”
Kevin Thomas Duffy, a federal judge who presided over terrorism cases, died of health complications related to coronavirus at 87 on April 1. He is best known for overseeing the World Trade Center bombing trial in 1993.
Gita Ramjee, a world-renowned HIV scientist, died from health complications related to the coronavirus on March 31.
James T. Goodrich, a neurosurgeon who was a pioneer in separating conjoined twins, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 73 on March 30. Goodrich first became prominent in 2004 for operating on twins who shared significant amounts of brain tissue.
Maria Mercader, an executive producer at CBS News, died from health complications related to the coronavirus at 54 on March 29.
Michael McKinnell, an architect who designed the Boston City Hall, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 84 on March 27. McKinnell entered a contest for the design of the building, and he won because of his innovative and public-minded design.
Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor who tried to warn medics of the novel coronavirus and contracted it while treating patients in Wuhan, China, died of the virus on February 7.
Tom Seaver, Baseball icon Tom Seaver — who’s widely regarded as one of the greatest Mets players of all time — died on Aug. 31 at his home in Calistoga, California, from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19, his family confirmed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Roy Horn, German magician and entertainer Roy Horn, who came to fame as half of the duo Siegfried & Roy — and whose career was cut short when he was attacked by one of their famed white tigers on stage in 2003 — died in Las Vegas on May 8 from complications related to COVID-19, his rep confirmed. Roy, who was 75, was diagnosed with the coronavirus in late April.
Floyd Cardoz, Top Chef Masters winner Floyd Cardoz died March 25 as a result of complications from coronavirus. He was 59. The chef was admitted to the hospital with a fever a week earlier, and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.
Lucia Bosè, Italian actress Lucia Bosè, who starred in such films as Michelangelo Antonioni’s “Story of a Love Affair” (1950) and Juan Antonio Bardem’s “Death of a Cyclist” (1955), died on March 23 of pneumonia after contracting COVID-19, according to the Guardian. She was 89.
Rick May, a voice actor best known to gamers as the husky-throated Soldier in Team Fortress 2, died in Swedish nursing home on April 13 after contracting COVID-19. He was 79.
Sergio Rossi , Legendary footwear designer Sergio Rossi died April 3. He was 84. Rossi was hospitalized for a few days in Cesena, Italy, prior to his passing, according to Footwear News.
Noach Dear, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Noach Dear died April 19 following a battle with the coronavirus. He was 66.
Robby Browne, Corcoran Group broker Robby Browne, 72, died of coronavirus complications on April 11. Browne, who also was a philanthropist and LGBTQ advocate, had a number of famous clients who became friends, including Uma Thurman, Alec Baldwin, Denzel Washington and Hilary Swank. From his homes at 25 Central Park West and in Bridgehampton, he hosted parties and charity events that drew the likes of Hillary Clinton, Martina Navratilova and more.
Lee Fierro, The Jaws actress died at age 91 in early April after battling the disease.
Ken Shimura, Famed Japanese comedian Ken Shimura died on March 29, less than a week after testing positive for coronavirus in Tokyo. The actor began his career in 1974 and was often described by fans as Japan’s Robin Williams.
Renzo Gattegna, former President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (2006-2016), died from coronavirus on November 10.
Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, former President of France (1974-1981) died from coronavirus complications on December 2.
Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India (2012-2017) died from complications related to coronavirus on August 31.
Rita Sargsyan was the former First Lady of Armenia (2008-2018) and died on November 20 after battling coronavirus
David Hodgkiss, who had been Chairman of the Lancashire County Cricket Club since 2017, died on March 30 from complications related to coronavirus.
Tom Dempsey, NFL kicker who played for the New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, LA Rams, Houston Oilers, and Buffalo Bills during his career, died on April 4 at the age of 73 from complications related to coronavirus.
So those are the world’s notable people who have died from Coronavirus. As you can see, Coronavirus does not discriminate in who it attacks and strikes down. Sports stars have died from coronavirus. Celebrities have died from coronavirus. Political figures and famous people continue to have coronavirus with tragic results. Infection opens the door for potential deadly complications to anyone, anywhere, and at any age.
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