How Eli Lilly Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Eli Lilly reached the not so modest age of 59 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous pharmacologist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Founder of Eli Lilly and Company, the first pharmaceutical organization to mass-produce penicillin. His chain of pharmacies eventually sold products in over one hundred countries.

He enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War, eventually rising to the rank of Colonel and commanding a cavalry unit.

He pioneered the idea of drug prescriptions and was one of the first pharmacists to only give addictive or dangerous medications to people who had first consulted with a physician.

How did Eli Lilly die?

Information about the death of Eli Lilly
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death59 years
BirthdayJuly 8, 1838
Death dateJune 6, 1898
Place of deathIndianapolis, Indiana, United States
Place of burialN/A