Paul Alexander was known as the man in the iron lung.

Paul Alexander Man In The Iron Lung

According to this TikTok video posted by user @dailymail, Paul Alexander, known as the man in the iron lung, has passed away at the age of 78.

Paul Alexander Death

Paul Alexander is a polio survivor who passed away recently but was known around the world as the man in the iron lung. As noted in this related article, when he got polio at the age of 6 he was left paralyzed from the neck down. As a result, Paul Alexander had to use a mechanical respirator to breathe as he could not breathe by himself.

Paul Alexander Cause Of Death

It was not exactly clear what caused Paul Alexander to pass away as it has not been mentioned or made public. Paul Alexander had some incredible achievements during his lifetime in which he received a law degree and became a published author, among other things as noted here.

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