Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 10, 1787

Death Date

Sep 10, 1851

Age of Death

63 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Sep 10, 1851

Profession

Teacher

The teacher Thomas Hopkins died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Educational pioneer who co-founded, along with Laurent Clerc and Mason Cogswell, what is now known as the American School for the Deaf, the first instutition for deaf education in North America. He was also the school’s first principal.

His wife, Sophia Fowler, was a former student of his. They had eight children together, including Edward Miner Gallaudet, who founded what would later become Gallaudet University, the first college for the deaf.