How Did Louis Zamperini Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Louis Zamperini death

The war hero Louis Zamperini passed away at age 97, astounding.

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?

Pneumonia caused Louis Zamperini's death in 2014.

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


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