Dorothy L. Sayers’ Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Dorothy L. Sayers died at age 64, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding novelist Dorothy L. Sayers' death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

A notable novelist, translator and playwright, she is best known for her Lord Peter Wimsey series and other works of detective fiction. She considered her translation of Dante’s The Divine Comedy to be her finest work.

She attended Somerville College, Oxford and included elements of her university experience in her 1935 novel, Gaudy Night. She published her first literary work– a poetry collection–in 1916.

In addition to writings books, she penned memorable jingles for advertising agencies.

How did Dorothy L. Sayers die?

Dorothy L. Sayers' death was caused by coronary thrombosis.

She was 64 years old. Miss Sayers was found early today in the hall of her house by her gardener. A post- mortem examination determined that she had died of a coronary thrombosis.

Information about the death of Dorothy L. Sayers
Cause of deathCoronary thrombosis
Age of death64 years
BirthdayJune 13, 1893
Death dateDecember 17, 1957
Place of deathWitham, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A


"The English language has a deceptive air of simplicity; so have some little frocks; but they are both not the kind of thing you can run up in half an hour with a machine."

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"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force."

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"A human being must have occupation, of he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world."

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"I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking."

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"There's nothing you can't prove if your outlook is only sufficiently limited."

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