Brendan Behan – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

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.

Information about the death of Brendan Behan
Cause of deathcollapsing
Age of death41 years
ProfessionPlaywright
BirthdayFebruary 9, 1923
Death dateMarch 20, 1964
Place of deathDublin, Ireland
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Brendan Behan

"Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day."

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"No man can discover his own talents."

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"If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it."

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"The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less."

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"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody."

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