Hundreds of articles have been written to inform the public about the dangers and risks of smoking. However, each year, more and more people are still getting hooked into the habit. This can be attributed to many factors such as, culture, peer pressure, family issues, enticing advertisements, etc. But whatever the reason why a person smoke, the issue remains, smoking is deadly. And famous or not, the health risks of smoking are the same.
Below are the 10 famous people who died from smoking:
1. Sigmund Freud
Who wouldn’t know the father of psychology? Sigmund Freud died at the age of 83 from cancer of the jaw. He was the founder of the first psychoanalytic school of psychiatry. He was also a neurologist.
2. John Butler
For football fanatics, John Butler might ring a bell. He is the general manager of the famous San Diego Chargers. He died at the young age of 56 from lung cancer.
3. Frank Sinatra
If you were born in the 70s, most likely you have heard his greatest hits like “Summer Wind”, “Night and Day” and “My Way”. The music and film industry lost this great singer and actor to heart attack and chronic bladder cancer. He died at the age of 82.
4. John Wayne
John Wayne was once a cigarette endorser of Camel cigarette. Before his death, he was suffering from different cancers, but the worst, which caused his death, was his stomach cancer. He was a known smoker and died at the age of 72.