Erich Maria Remarque’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 22, 1898

Death Date

Sep 25, 1970

Age of Death

72 years

Cause of Death

Aortic Aneurysm

Place of Death

Sep 25, 1970



The novelist Erich Maria died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A twentieth-century German author, he is most famous for his classic 1929 novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, which depicts the atrocities of trench warfare during the First World War. His other works include Three Comrades (1937) and The Black Obelisk (1957).

He was married several times; his last marriage was to actress Paulette Goddard.



“Anyway the war is over so far as they are concerned. But to wait for dysentery is not much of a life either.” (Erich Maria Remarque)


“On the steps is a machine-gun ready for action. The square is empty; only the streets that lead into it are jammed with people. It would be madness to go farther – the machine-gun is covering the square.” (Erich Maria Remarque)


“The later it gets the more disturbed the city becomes. I go with Albert through the streets. Men are standing in groups at every corner. Rumours are flying. It is said that the military have already fired on a procession of demonstrating workers.” (Erich Maria Remarque)


“They are more human and more brotherly towards one another, it seems to me, than we are. But perhaps that is merely because they feel themselves to be more unfortunate than us.” (Erich Maria Remarque)


“The crowd, still shouting, gives way before us. We plough our way through. Women hold their aprons over their faces and go stumbling away. A roar of fury goes up. A wounded man is being carried off.” (Erich Maria Remarque)