How William Blake Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

William Blake reached the respectable age of 69 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous philosopher.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Romantic-period English philosopher, poet, and illustrator. He influenced the visual arts of the Romantic Age.

He belonged to a family of Dissenters, who were believed to have attended a Moravian Church. The Bible influenced much of his early life.

He was not widely known during his lifetime, but after his death, he became regarded as one of the greatest thinkers of the age.

How did William Blake die?

William Blake's death was caused by Pulmonary Edema.

Information about the death of William Blake
Cause of deathPulmonary Edema
Age of death69 years
ProfessionPhilosopher
BirthdayNovember 28, 1757
Death dateAugust 12, 1827
Place of deathLondon, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness."

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"A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent."

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"That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians."

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"I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love."

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"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest."

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