Ettore Sottsass’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 14, 1917

Death Date

Dec 31, 2007

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 31, 2007



The architect Ettore Sottsass died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Created furniture, typewriters, jewelry, and lighting fixtures in the 20th century; helped design the first Italian mainframe computer, the Elea 9003, which won the 1959 Compasso d’Oro; known for his work as a design consultant for Olivetti.

He was raised in Milan, where his father worked as an architect.

Ettore Sottsass has died on december 31st, 2007 at his home in milan of heart failure after suffering from flu.