Religious Leader

How Marshall Applewhite Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Marshall Applewhite reached the respectable age of 65 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous religious leader.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Cult leader who led the Heaven’s Gate cult to their deaths via mass suicide in 1997. Thirty-nine members of the group lost their lives, making it the largest mass suicide in United States history to that point.

He served in the Army Signal Corps before earning a Master’s degree in Music from the University of Colorado.

He believed that extraterrestrials communicated with him via the television show Star Trek and would often quote the show to his followers.

He was married to Ann Pearce until 1968.

He and Charles Manson are two of the most notorious cult leaders in American history.

How did Marshall Applewhite die?

Information about the death of Marshall Applewhite
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death65 years
ProfessionReligious Leader
BirthdayMay 17, 1931
Death dateMarch 26, 1997
Place of deathRancho Santa Fe, California, United States
Place of burialN/A