How does Beowulf finally die?
What does Beowulf’s dying wishes tell you about him?
How is Beowulf buried?
What color is Beowulf’s hair?
Why do weapons not hurt Grendel?
Does Grendel die?
How old was Beowulf when he killed Grendel?
Fifty years later, Beowulf defeats a dragon, but is mortally wounded in the battle. After his death, his attendants cremate his body and erect a tower on a headland in his memory….
Conclusion. Beowulf death was caused by a poisonous wound from the dragon. But he really died because his past and his pride blinded him to the reality that he was an aging king who could no longer perform the same feats of strength and bravery, making him a tragic hero.