Karl May’s Death – Cause and Date

Karl May Death Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) February 25, 1842

Death Date March 30, 1912

Age of Death 70 years

Cause of Death Asthma

Profession Novelist

The novelist Karl May died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A German-born writer, he is known for his adventure novels set in the Old American West and featuring the characters of Winnetou and Old Shatterhand. He also published several novels with Asian, Middle Eastern, South American, and European settings.

He was one of fourteen children born to poor German weavers. He married Emma Pollmer in 1880.