There is dispute about the cause of Beethoven's death: alcoholic cirrhosis, syphilis, infectious hepatitis, lead poisoning, sarcoidosis and Whipple's disease have all been proposed. Most probably Beethoven was accidentally poisoned to death by excessive doses of lead-based treatments administered under instruction from his doctor. (26 March 1827)
There are 3224 births, 3635 deaths, 1046 murders, 446 disasters and 1877 other events about 5437 people in 6007 places until today.
Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-) Calendar is an ongoing project since 1985 by DDV.