Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 6, 1880

Death Date

Jun 15, 1938

Age of Death

58 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jun 15, 1938



The painter Ernst Ludwig died at the age of 58. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Expressionist painter who was inspired by African and Polynesian art. He helped found the artists group Die Brücke or The Bridge that pioneered Expressionism early on.

He was born to parents of Prussian and Huguenot ancestry. He led a tragic life devoid of lasting relationships; sadly, he committed suicide in 1938.