Hugo Van Lawick Death Cause and Date

Hugo Van Lawick's Death

Born (Birthday) April 10, 1937

Death Date June 2, 2002

Age of Death 65 years

Cause of Death Emphysema

Profession Photographer

The photographer Hugo Van Lawick died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Emmy Award-winning Dutch photographer and wildlife filmmaker who popularized the study of chimpanzees and other wild animals through his work.

He was born to Baron Hugo Anne Victor Raoul van Lawick and Isabella Sophia van Ittersum and grew up with a brother.

Death and honors In 1998, Hugo was forced to retire due to emphysema. He left Ndutu to live with his son, “Grub” in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where he died at the age of 65.