Obituary of Christiaan Barnard

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Christiaan Barnard

Christiaan Neethling Barnard (born November 8, 1922 in Beaufort West, Cape Province) was a physician who was best known for being a cardiac surgeon who performed the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant operation. Christiaan died on September 2, 2001 and his death was reportedly because of an asthma attack. He died at age 78.

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Christiaan Barnard Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Barnard, Christiaan
    • Common Name: Christiaan Barnard
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Beaufort West, South Africa
    • Birth Date: November 08, 1922
    • Age: 78 (at death)
    • Occupation: Physician
    • Active Years: 1950-2001
    • Net Worth: $86 million
    • Nationality: South African
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Brown (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Christiaan's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Christiaan Neethling Barnard
    • Father: Adam Barnard (1975-1958)
    • Mother: Maria Elisabeth de Swart (1884-1927)
    • Brother(s):
      • Marius Barnard (born November 3, 1927-died November 14, 2014)
      • Johannes Barnard (1911-1983)
      • Abraham Barnard (1914-1916)
      • Abraham Dodsley Barnard (1932-1937)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Aletta Gertruida Louw (married 1948-divorced 1969)
      • Barbara Zoellner (married 1970-divorced 1982)
      • Karin Setzkorn (married 1988-divorced 2000)
    • Son(s):
      • Armin Barnard
      • Christiaan Barnard Jr.
      • Andre Barnard (1951-1984)
      • Frederick Barnard
    • Daughter(s):
      • Lara Barnard
      • Deirdre Barnard

Death Notice:

  • Date: September 02 2001 at age 78
  • Place: Paphos, Cyprus
  • Cause of Death: Brain Damage (asthma attack)

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PhysicianSouth African Born on November 8th Born in 1922 Died in 2001 Died at age 78 Died from Brain Damage

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