Yip Man’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 1, 1893

Death Date

Dec 2, 1972

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death

Laryngeal Cancer



The teacher Yip Man died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Wing Chun grandmaster whose notable students included Bruce Lee and Lok Yiu. He is also known as Yip Kai-man.

He was one of four children born to Yip Oi-dor and Ng Shui. He was married to Cheung Wing-sing and had two sons named Ip Chun and Ip Ching.