Henryk Sienkiewicz’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 5, 1846

Death Date

Nov 15, 1916

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Coronary Heart Disease



The novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A Polish writer of historical fiction, he is best known for With Fire and Sword, The Deluge, and Sir Michael. He won the 1905 Nobel Prize in Literature.

He grew up with a brother named Kazimierz and four sisters: Aniela, Helena, Zofia and Maria.



The profession of the writer has its thorns about which the reader does not dream.


It has been said that Poland is dead, exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.


Evidently the merit depends on the result of the work.


This homage has been rendered not to me – for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me – but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius.


The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness.