Svetlana Alliluyeva – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Svetlana Alliluyeva died at age 85, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding politician Svetlana Alliluyeva's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Historian, political theorist, writer and lecturer who is best known for being the youngest child and only daughter of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin who defected when the Russian dictator died.

An early relationship of hers was cut short by her father because the other man was Jewish.

She became a naturalized US citizen in 1967, which resulted in an international furor.

How did Svetlana Alliluyeva die?

Svetlana Alliluyeva's death was caused by colon cancer.

Svetlana Alliluyeva, also known as Lana Peters, died of colon cancer at a care home in the state of Wisconsin last Tuesday, officials say. Her defection from the Soviet Union in 1967 was a propaganda coup for the US.

Information about the death of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Cause of deathColon Cancer
Age of death85 years
BirthdayFebruary 28, 1926
Death dateNovember 22, 2011
Place of deathRichland Center, Wisconsin, United States
Place of burialN/A


"God grants an easy death only to the just."

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"As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness."

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"It is human nature that rules the world, not governments and regimes."

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