How Did Luther Die?

How Did Luther Die? April 8, 2015

I was asked recently how Luther died, and wanted to fact-check what I thought the answer to that question was. So I did what anyone would do – I typed the question in on Google. Here is the top part of the result:

How Did Luther Die

Am I the only one surprised that a question about “Luther” gives top results about Luther Vandross, and only after that results about Martin Luther?

The consensus seems to be that Martin Luther died of a stroke, whereas Luther Vandross died of a heart attack. That is not the only difference between these two Luthers. One is also clearly more famous than the other…if Google is anything to go by.


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