How old was Victor Frankenstein when he died?

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In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, many characters die, including the main character, Victor Frankenstein. In fact, Victor is the last one to die. Some might call this poetic justice, since he was the cause of so much grief and death to begin with. Victor is the "mad scientist" of the story, the one who creates the monster that comes back to haunt him. 

In the book, Victor is obsessed with cheating death. His mother has died of scarlet fever, and he wants to not have to experience death. He soon learns that is a terrible idea, however, as the corpse parts he pieces...

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