America's first "pinup" girl, known as the "blonde bombshell." Jean Harlow took the world by storm. She was born in 1911 and died in 1937 at the young age of 26, due to kidney disease.
Barry White will always be our first, our last our everything. He died in 2003 from kidney disease.
Famous author and humorist, Erma Bombeck achieved world wide popularity for her newspaper columns describing the life of American suburbanites. Diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at the age of 20, she passed away due to transplant complications at 69.
Comedian, actor, talk show host, George Lopez does it all. A funny Mexican-American who brings laughter to people of all backgrounds received a kidney transplant in 2005.
The leader of the Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra suffered with kidney disease
for several years prior to succumbing to a heart attack in 1998.
Beloved daughter of the famed Nat King Cole, Natalie bedazzled the world with her extraordinary singing talent. In 2009 she received a kidney transplant and is today a vocal advocate for kidney disease awareness.
CHESTER A. ARTHUR
The 21st President of The United States, Chester Arthur suffered from kidney disease for many years prior to his death in 1886.
FERDINAND E. MARCOS
10th President of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos died in exile in Honolulu, Hawaii at the age of 72 from kidney disease.
Master chef and television personality, Julia Child, baked a warm place in our hearts with her American twist on the art of French cooking. Mrs. Child died of kidney disease at the age of 91.
WOLFGANG A. MOZART
Prolific and influential composer, Wolfgang Mozart, fell ill while in Prague and died soon after at the age of 35.
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