William Muir Death Cause and Date

William Muir's Death

Born (Birthday) April 27, 1819

Death Date July 11, 1905

Age of Death 86 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Novelist

The novelist William Muir died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for his scholarship in the fields of Islamic and Near and Far-Eastern studies, Muir is also known for serving as an imperial administrator and governor in Bengal and British India. His best-known publications include The Koran: Its Composition and Teaching; Annals of the Early Caliphate; and A Life of Mahomet.

He grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, with a brother named John. His marriage to Elizabeth Huntly Wemyss resulted in eleven children, including a son, Colonel A. M. Muir, who was also involved in Far Eastern politics.