Sonja Henie’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 8, 1912

Death Date

October 12, 1969

Age of Death

57 years

Cause of Death

Leukemia

Profession

Figure Skater

The figure skater Sonja Henie died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Norwegian Olympic skater who acted in popular Hollywood musicals, such as The Countess of Monte Cristo.

She was married three times and dated Joe Louis.

Quotes

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“I was born in a blizzard, a special out-of-season blizzard, the worst blizzard Oslo ever suffered. Family, home, circumstances, the country I lived in and the weather I was born in all conspired to make a skater of me.” (Sonja Henie)

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“I want to do with skates what Fred Astaire is doing with dancing.” (Sonja Henie)

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“You can’t go to college and develop into an Olympics champion. It takes too much time, too much training.” (Sonja Henie)