Emily Brontë (1818-1848)

Death: 19th December 1848
Location: Family Vault, Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Haworth, West Yorkshire, England
Cause of death: Caught a cold during the funeral of her brother in September 1848, which led to tuberculosis
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British novelist and poet, now best remembered for her only novel Wuthering Heights, a classic of English literature. Emily was the second eldest of the three Brontë sisters, between Charlotte and Anne. She published under the masculine pen name Ellis Bell.