Horatio Alger Jr. Death Cause and Date

Horatio Alger's Death

Born (Birthday) Jan 13, 1832

Death Date July 18, 1899

Age of Death 67 years

Cause of Death Cardiovascular Disease

Profession Children's Author

The children’s author Horatio Alger died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Author of children’s literature whose rags-to-riches novels include the popular 1868 work, Ragged Dick. His novels for adults include Marie Bertrand and Timothy Crump’s Ward, and he also published several poems.

He was born in Massachusetts to a Unitarian minister father. During the early 1880s, he unofficially adopted two street boys, Charlie Davis and John Downie.