José Martí Death Cause and Date

José Martí’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) January 28, 1853

Death Date May 19, 1895

Age of Death 42 years

Cause of Death Gunshot Wound

Profession Journalist

The journalist José Martí died at the age of 42. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Cuban modernist writer and national hero whose newspaper, Patria, was instrumental in the campaign for Cuban Independence from Spain. His major works include 10 de Octubre (1869), Ismaelillo (1882), and La edad de oro (1889).

He was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up with seven younger sisters. He later married Carmen Zayas Bazan and had a son named Jose Francisco Marti.