William Webb Ellis Death Cause and Date

William Webb's Death

Born (Birthday) Nov 24, 1806

Death Date January 27, 1872

Age of Death 65 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Inventor

The inventor William Webb died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Anglican priest who allegedly invented the sport of rugby. The winner of the Rugby World Cup receives the William Webb Ellis Cup, a prize named in Ellis’ memory.

His father died in combat during the Peninsular War of 1811.