Rosalind Franklin Death Cause and Date

Rosalind Franklin's Death

Born (Birthday) July 25, 1920

Death Date April 16, 1958

Age of Death 37 years

Cause of Death Ovarian Cancer

Profession Biologist

The biologist Rosalind Franklin died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for her important contributions to the study of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), she made groundbreaking discoveries related to the structure of the polio and tobacco mosaic viruses.

She grew up in London’s Notting Hill neighborhood as the daughter of wealthy Jewish parents. Sadly, she died of ovarian cancer in her late thirties.