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Wednesday 29th of December 1926

97 years ago

Poet and writer Rainer Maria Rilke born as René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke dies of leukemia at the age of 51 in Clinique de Valmont, Route de Valmont, Glion sur Montreux, Vaud, Switzerland.

Rilke suffered ulcerous sores in his mouth, pain troubled his stomach and intestines and he struggled with increasingly low spirits.