10 Writers Who Died Too Soon
6. Emily Bronte
Emily Bronte was a British writer and known for her important work, the Wuthering Heights. Published in 1847, the novel is currently recognized as an English literature classic. Like her sister Anne Bronte, Emily’s health was also affected by the unhealthy condition of her home. The water source was contaminated by a graveyard runoff and during a brother’s funeral; she was already a sick woman. Despite her worsening condition, Emily refused to get medical helps. On December 1948, she eventually died of tuberculosis and interred in a cemetery at West Yorkshire. She was 30.