Ilya Ilyich Metchnikoff Death Cause and Date

Ilya Ilyich's Death

Born (Birthday) May 15, 1845

Death Date July 15, 1916

Age of Death 71 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession Biologist

The biologist Ilya Ilyich died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Russian biologist who pioneered research into the immune system and human aging. He won the the Nobel prize in Medicine in 1908 for his revolutionary work on phagocytosis.

His first wife, Ludmilla Feodorovitch, succumbed to tuberculosis; he met his second wife, Olga, two years later.