Thomas Carlyle’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 4, 1795

Death Date

Feb 5, 1881

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Feb 5, 1881



The philosopher Thomas Carlyle died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for his satirical and historical publications, this nineteenth-century, Scottish-born author penned such famous works as On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History; Sartor Resartus; and The French Revolution: A History.

In the mid-1820s, he married fellow writer and scholar Jane Welsh. The unhappy union lasted until Welsh’s death in 1866.



Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.


There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.


Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.


A man’s felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.


What you see, but can’t see over is as good as infinite.