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Linda Louise McCartney (née Eastman, formerly See, September 24, 1941 – April 17, 1998) was an American photographer, musician and animal rights activist. She married Paul McCartney of The Beatles on March 12, 1969. The couple had four children together: Heather Louise (from her previous marriage, whom Paul McCartney adopted in 1969), Mary Anna, Stella Nina and James Louis. Linda became Lady McCartney when her husband was knighted in 1997.

McCartney authored several vegetarian cookbooks, became a business entrepreneur (starting the Linda McCartney Foods company) and was a professional photographer, publishing Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era. She was a member of Wings.

McCartney was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, and died at the age of 56 on April 17, 1998 at the McCartney family ranch in Tucson, Arizona.



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