The playwright Brendan Behan passed away at age 41, 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 Brendan Behan and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Talented Irish poet and playwright who died of alcoholism. He wrote The Quare Fellow, The Hostage, and Borstal Boy.
At age 13, he left school to join his father’s profession as a house painter.
He was part of the Irish Republican Army.
How did Brendan Behan die?
Brendan Behan's death was caused by collapsing.
Behan died on 20 March 1964 after collapsing at the Harbour Lights bar (now Harkin’s Harbour Bar) in Echlin Street, Dublin.
|Cause of death||collapsing|
|Age of death||41 years|
|Birthday||February 9, 1923|
|Death date||March 20, 1964|
|Place of death||Dublin, Ireland|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Brendan Behan
"Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day."Brendan Behan
"No man can discover his own talents."Brendan Behan
"If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it."Brendan Behan
"The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less."Brendan Behan
"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody."Brendan Behan