Matthew Webb’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 19, 1848

Death Date

Jul 24, 1883

Age of Death

35 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jul 24, 1883



The swimmer Matthew Webb died at the age of 35. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Swimmer who on August 25, 1875 became the first documented person to swim the English Channel without artificial aid.

He married Madeline Kate Chaddock on April 27, 1880, and had two children, Helen and Matthew with her; they were married until his death.