Aphra Behn, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The playwright Aphra Behn passed away at age 48, this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Aphra Behn and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An influential playwright and author of the Restoration Era, she is known for plays such as The Rover, Sir Patient Fancy, and The Feigned Courtesans. Her novels include Oroonoko and Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister.

During her younger years, she traveled to many places, including Venezuela and Africa. She published her first dramatic work, The Forced Marriage, in 1670.

She had a stint as a political spy for the English Government.

How did Aphra Behn die?

Information about the death of Aphra Behn
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death48 years
BirthdayDecember 14, 1640
Death dateApril 16, 1689
Place of deathLondon, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Aphra Behn

"There is no sinner like a young saint."

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"Variety is the soul of pleasure."

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"He that knew all that learning ever writ, Knew only this - that he knew nothing yet."

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"Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand."

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"Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret."

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