How Seamus Heaney Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Seamus Heaney reached the respectable age of 74 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Novelist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Northern Irish-born author and poet who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. His best known works include Death of a Naturalist (1966), a modern translation of Beowulf (1999), and Field Work (1979).

He was one of nine children born to Patrick Heaney and Margaret Kathleen McCann. Later, he had two sons of his own with his wife, Marie Heaney.

How did Seamus Heaney die?

Seamus Heaney's death was caused by Complications From A Stroke.

Information about the death of Seamus Heaney
Cause of deathComplications From A Stroke
Age of death74 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayApril 13, 1939
Death dateAugust 30, 2013
Place of deathBlackrock Clinic - Private Hospital Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Place of burialCemetery of St Mary's Church, Bellaghy, Northern Ireland

Quotes

Loyalism, or Unionism, or Protestantism, or whatever you want to call it, in Northern Ireland – it operates not as a class system, but a caste system.

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History says, ‘Don’t hope on this side of the grave.’

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I think that water is immediately interesting. It’s just, as an element, it is full of life. It is associated with origin; it is bright – it reflects you.

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I’m not personally obsessed with death. At a certain age, the light that you live in is inhabited by the shades – it ’tis.

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Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.

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