How Jacob Philadelphia Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Jacob Philadelphia 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 magician.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former magician and kabbalist remembered as the pioneer of Phantasmagoria, a performance magic show about ghosts.

He received his education from Dr. Christopher Witt.

He wrote the book Little Treatise on Strange and Suitable Feats in 1774.

He was born in England.

He was born Jacob Meyer, but changed his last name to Philadelphia to honor the memory of Benjamin Franklin, who was born in the American city.

How did Jacob Philadelphia die?

Information about the death of Jacob Philadelphia
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death59 years
BirthdayAugust 14, 1735
Death dateJune 1, 1795
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A