Vladimir Nabokov (Novelist) Death – Age of Death and Cause of Death

Vladimir Nabokov

The novelist Vladimir Nabokov passed away at age 78, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Russian-born author whose famous works, Lolita (1955) and Pale Fire (1962), exemplify his skill in wordplay and literary detail. He was a seven-time finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction.

He was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and grew up speaking French and English, as well as Russian. He later studied zoology, Slavic languages, and Romance languages at Trinity College, Cambridge.

He wrote an acclaimed memoir entitled Speak, Memory.

How did Vladimir Nabokov die?

bronchitis caused Vladimir Nabokov's death in 1977.

Information about the death of Vladimir Nabokov
Cause of deathbronchitis
Age of death78 years
BirthdayApril 23, 1899
Death dateJuly 2, 1977
Place of deathMontreux, Switzerland
Place of burialN/A


"Genius is an African who dreams up snow."

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"Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained."

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"Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it."

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"No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic characters as Chekhov has."

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"Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one."

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