Ansel Adams’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 20, 1902

Death Date

Apr 22, 1984

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death

Cardiovascular Disease

Place of Death

Apr 22, 1984



The photographer Ansel Adams died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American photographer and environmentalist well known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West. He helped create the Zone System of photography, a technique that figured out optimal film exposure and development.

He married Virginia Rose Best and had two children: Michael, born August 1933, and Anne, born in 1935.



“Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.” (Ansel Adams)


“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” (Ansel Adams)


“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” (Ansel Adams)


“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” (Ansel Adams)


“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” (Ansel Adams)