Charles Wilkes’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 3, 1798

Death Date

Feb 8, 1877

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Feb 8, 1877



The explorer Charles Wilkes died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Naval officer who explored the part of Antarctic that is now named after him.

His aunt who raised him was Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American woman canonized a saint by the Catholic church.