Knud Rasmussen’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 7, 1879

Death Date

Dec 21, 1933

Age of Death

54 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 21, 1933



The explorer Knud Rasmussen died at the age of 54. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

He was considered the father of eskimology, as he was the first person to travel completely through the Northwest Passage.

His father was a missionary, and his mother was half-Inuit.