How Louis Zamperini Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Louis Zamperini reached the astounding age of 97 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous War Hero.

Biography - A Short Wiki

He finished 8th in the 5000 meter race at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin Germany. He then earned a Purple Heart medal after being held as a prisoner of war in Ofuna, Japan during World War II.

He was born to Anthony Zamperini and Louise Dossi, a pair of Italian immigrants, and raised with a brother named Pete and two sisters named Virginia and Sylvia. He was married to Cynthia Applewhite from 1946 to 2001. He had children named Luke and Cissy.

How did Louis Zamperini die?

Louis Zamperini's death was caused by Pneumonia.

Information about the death of Louis Zamperini
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death97 years
ProfessionWar Hero
BirthdayJanuary 26, 1917
Death dateJuly 3, 2014
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes given to family or friend

Quotes

I couldn’t speak English. I’m in kindergarten, and the only reason I got through to first grade is because I cheated.

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All I did was pray to God, every day. In prison camp, the main prayer was, ‘Get me home alive, God, and I’ll seek you and serve you.’ I came home, got wrapped up in the celebration, and forgot about the hundreds of promises I’d made to God.

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Every soldier should learn survival on land, sea, and in the air.

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Hate is self-destructive. If you hate somebody, you’re not hurting the person you hate. You’re hurting yourself. And that’s a healing. Actually, it’s a real healing, forgiveness.

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I was a rotten kid. My excitement came from seeing what I could get away with.

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