In a series of letters, De sedibus et causis morborum per anatomen indagatis, published when he was in his eightieth year, he describes the appearances met with at the post mortem examination as well as the symptoms during life in a number of cases of various diseases.
He died in the eightieth year of his age, and the forty-fourth of his reign.
On the 12th of February 1804 he died, having almost completed his eightieth year.
They appeared respectively in 1885, 1888 and 1890, and were without doubt remarkable feats to be performed by a man who had passed his eightieth year.
Karim Khan died at his capital in il~l9 in the twentieth year of his reign, and, it is said, in the eightieth of his age.
If, however, we are to trust the testimony of Abul-faraj, his decease took place in Sicily, when he was in his eightieth year.
In 1895 his eightieth birthday was celebrated with great enthusiasm: the Reichstag alone, owing to the opposition of the Clericals and the Socialists, refused to vote an address.