Wernher Von Braun’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 23, 1912

Death Date

Jun 16, 1977

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer

Place of Death

Jun 16, 1977



The physicist Wernher Von died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the greatest rocket scientists ever who, early on in his career, played a key role in Germany’s rocket development program. While working for NASA, he played an integral role in the development of the Saturn V booster which later helped to land the first Americans on the moon.

He married Maria Luise von Quistorp, his cousin on his mother’s side, on March 1, 1947. He and Maria had three children together.