Christine Jorgensen Death
Christine passed away on May 3, 1989 at the age of 62 in San Clemente, California. Christine's cause of death was lung and bladder cancer.
When did Christine Jorgensen die?May 3, 1989
How did Christine Jorgensen die? What was the cause of death?Lung and bladder cancer
How old was Christine Jorgensen when died?62
Where did Christine Jorgensen die? What was the location of death?San Clemente, California
Christine Jorgensen Birthday and Date of Death
Christine Jorgensen was born on May 30, 1926 and died on May 3, 1989. Christine was 62 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: May 30, 1926
Date of Death: May 3, 1989
Age at Death: 62
Christine Jorgensen - Biography
Christine Jorgensen (May 30, 1926 – May 3, 1989) was an American trans woman who was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgery. Jorgensen grew up in the Bronx, New York City. Shortly after graduating from high school in 1945, she was drafted into the U.S. Army for World War II. After her service she attended several schools, worked, and around this time heard about transitioning surgery. She traveled to Europe and in Copenhagen, Denmark, obtained special permission to undergo a series of operations starting in 1951.