William Loftus’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 13, 1820

Death Date

Nov 27, 1858

Age of Death

38 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nov 27, 1858



The geologist William Loftus died at the age of 38. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

English geologist, explorer, and archaeological excavation expert who discovered the ancient city of Uruk, Sumeria in 1849. He was at one point the assistant geologist for the Geological Survey of India before falling ill.

In 1845 he married Charlotte Thulbourne. At 38 years old he died at sea.