Francisco Varela Death Cause and Date

Francisco Varela's Death

Born (Birthday) September 7, 1946

Death Date May 28, 2001

Age of Death 54 years

Cause of Death Hepatitis C

Profession Philosopher

The philosopher Francisco Varela died at the age of 54. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Chilean philosopher and academic best remembered for co-founding the Mind and Life Institute headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

He had four children. He and his family spent seven years in the United States in exile after the 1973 military coup that was led by Augusto Pinochet.

Varela died in 2001 in Paris of Hepatitis C after having written an account of his 1998 liver transplant.