Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977)

Death: 2nd July 1977
Location: Cremated, ashes buried at 
Cimetière de Clarens, Montreux, Vaud, Switzerland
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Photo taken by: Gorodilova
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Russian born, American novelist. He gained both fame and notoriety with his novel Lolita (1955), which tells of a grown man's devouring passion for a twelve-year-old girl. This, and his other novels, particularly Pale Fire (1962), won him a place among the greatest novelists of the 20th century.