How Aleksa Santic Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Aleksa Santic reached the not so modest age of 55 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous poet.

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Bosnian-Serbian poet, writer, songwriter, and translator who wrote nearly 800 poems (collected in six volumes) and seven plays. Also an editor, he headed a literary review called Zora during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

He was ten years old when his hometown of Mostar, Bosnya Villayet (then part of the Ottoman Empire) was occupied by Austria-Hungary.

Following his 1924 death, a village in Serbia was re-named Aleksa Santic in his honor.

His parents, Mara and Risto Santic, had four other children. Tragically, one of Santic’s sisters died as an infant.

Santic, like Russian playwright Anton Chekhov and many other literary and artistic figures of the era, suffered from tuberculosis.

How did Aleksa Santic die?

Aleksa Santic's death was caused by Tuberculosis.

Šantić died on 2 February 1924 in his hometown of tuberculosis.
Information about the death of Aleksa Santic
Cause of deathTuberculosis
Age of death55 years
BirthdayMay 27, 1868
Death dateFebruary 2, 1924
Place of deathMostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Place of burialN/A