John Brashear – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

John Brashear died at age 79, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding astronomer John Brashear's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Astronomer who patented instruments for telescopes. He received the Elliott Cresson Medal in 1910 and from 1901 to 1904, he was acting chancellor of the Western University of Pennsylvania, now known as the University of Pittsburgh.

He grew up star gazing as a teenager and he used to look through telescopes with his grandfather.

There are craters on both the moon and on mars that are named in his honor.

How did John Brashear die?

Information about the death of John Brashear
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death79 years
BirthdayNovember 24, 1840
Death dateApril 8, 1920
Place of deathPerry South, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of burialN/A