Where did Alex Higgins die?

Where did Alex Higgins die?

Belfast, United Kingdom
Alex Higgins/Place of death

What cancer did Alex Higgins have?

Former snooker player Alex Higgins has died at the age of 61. The two-time world champion, nicknamed ‘Hurricane’, had been suffering from throat cancer for a number of years.

Why did Alex Higgins refuse to eat?

Higgins was in a catch-22, he didn’t like food very much and couldn’t eat because he had no teeth.” A book of condolence for Higgins will be opened in Belfast today to give the city a chance to pay tribute to one of its most famous sons.

How long is Alex Higgins dead?

Alex Higgins

Died 24 July 2010 (aged 61) Belfast, Northern Ireland
Sport country Northern Ireland
Nickname Hurricane
Professional 1971–1997
Tournament wins

When did Alex Higgins die?

July 24, 2010
Alex Higgins/Date of death
Diagnosed with throat cancer 11 years later, Higgins’ weight plummeted to six stone before his death on July 24, 2010 with the cause a combination of malnutrition, pneumonia, tooth decay and a bronchial condition with his health so depleted he was unable to eat properly.

How much was Alex Higgins worth?

He was admitted to hospital again in May. By the summer of 2010, Higgins’ weight had fallen to 6 stone (38 kilograms). Despite having once been worth £4 million, he was bankrupt and survived on a £200-a-week disability allowance. He was found dead in bed in his flat on 24 July 2010.

Where is Alex Higgins grave?

Carnmoney Cemetery, United Kingdom
Alex Higgins/Place of burial

Who is Higgins father?

John Higgins Sr.
John Higgins/Fathers

Who is Higgins wife?

Denise Higginsm. 2000
John Higgins/Wife

John Higgins and his wife Denise Higgins attend the awards ceremony for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2011 at Media City UK on December 22, 2011… John Higgins of Scotland and wife Denise celebrate with the 888.com World Championship Trophy after his victory over Mark Selby of England at The…

Where was Alex Higgins funeral?

Belfast cathedral
The funeral of the former world snooker player Alex Higgins has taken place in his home city of Belfast. Past and present stars of the game, including Stephen Hendry, Ken Doherty and Joe Swail joined mourners in St Anne’s Cathedral to remember his life.

What is Higgins nickname?

The Kid
The ToughestThe Wizard of Wishaw
John Higgins/Nicknames