Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke's Death

Born (Birthday) July 18, 1635

Death Date March 3, 1703

Age of Death 67 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death London, United Kingdom

Place of Burial St Helen's Church, Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom

Profession Philosopher

The philosopher Robert Hooke died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British philosopher and scientist whose observations through the microscope changed the fundamental assumptions of science.

He was fascinated with the inner workings of mechanisms early in his childhood, and he took apart a clock and made a functional wooden replica.

He became very guarded about his work and remained obscure after his death.

How did Robert Hooke die?

Stooped, short of breath, unwashed and sleeping in his ragged clothes, he finally died in his rooms at Gresham College in the City, alone in the middle of the night, at the age of sixty-seven.