Jacques Mesrine’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

December 28, 1936

Death Date

November 2, 1979

Age of Death

42 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Porte de Clignancourt, Paris, France



The criminal Jacques Mesrine died at the age of 42. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Infamous French criminal who repeatedly escaped from jail following several arrests for murder, burglary, kidnapping, and smuggling.

He was a juvenile delinquent who was expelled from several schools before being drafted into the French Army.

He was trapped with no where to go when police marksmen opened fire, striking him fifteen times and resulting in his death.

He married and divorced both Lydia De Souza and Maria de la Soledad.

He was portrayed by Vincent Cassel in the films Mesrine: Killer Instinct and Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1.