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26/03/1892 Poet Walt Whitman dies at 72

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In his later years, Whitman's health significantly declined, which lead to his death in Camden, New Jersey. Due to bronchial pneumonia, his lungs diminished to one-eighth of their normal breathing capacity. More than 1000 people came to see his body, before the burial. He was buried in a tomb, at Harleigh Cemetery in Camden.
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