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  • Coronel Jose Maria Barreiro Manjón (1793 - 1819)
    José María Barreiro (1793-1819) Militar español nacido en 1793 en Cádiz y muerto en agosto de 1819 en Bogotá. Combatió en la guerra de Independencia española. Destinado luego al Nuevo Reino de Granad...
  • Rev Alva Woods (1794 - 1887)
    Alva Woods (1794–1887) was an American minister, university professor and university president. He was interim President of Brown University, 1826–28 and President of Transylvania University, 1828-31. ...
  • William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States (1773 - 1841)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician, and th...
  • Colonel George Elsom, Procer (c.1780 - 1819)
    Colonel George Elsom London 1780 - Margarita (Nueva Esparta State) 09-13-1819 A London Timber Merchant, George Elsom served for a time in a militia regiment near London. Not much is known about him...
  • Colonel James Rooke, Procer (c.1770 - 1819)
    Colonel James Rooke (Battalion of Carabobo, 1st Red Husares, Cazadores Britanicos) Dublin 1770 - Belencito (Colombia) 07-28-1819 Retired officer of the British Army, served as a volunteer soldier o...

Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "cause of death."

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  • Please index projects devoted to "cause of death" in this Portal project, and add Geni profiles to those specific projects.
  • If you don't see a cause of death project that applies or are unsure which project to put a profile in, please go to the following discussion: Cause of Death Projects needed???.
  • Please consider creating sub-portal projects ("umbrellas") to group together allied death causes (the "epidemics" portal as example).

Translations more than welcome.


In law, medicine, and statistics, the cause of death is the condition or conditions officially determined to have resulted in a human's death. In modern times, such a determination usually is essential data on a governmental death certificate.


Cause of death was:


(Cause may not be listed; see project intros)

Non natural


From CDC/National Center for Health Statistics - Leading Causes of Death Page last updated: August 21, 2015

  • Heart disease: 611,105
  • Cancer: 584,881
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 149,205
  • Accidents (unintentional injuries): 130,557
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 128,978
  • Alzheimer's disease: 84,767
  • Diabetes: 75,578
  • Influenza and Pneumonia: 56,979
  • Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 47,112
  • Intentional self-harm (suicide): 41,149