Frank Fenner

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: Australian scientist who played an important role in the World Health Organization's 10-year campaign to eradicate smallpox and made the official announcement in 1980 that the disease had been conquered once and for all.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness

 

Born: December 21, 1914

 

Died: November 22, 2010

 

Location: Canberra, Australia