Janet Reno – How Did the Politician Die?

Janet Reno died at age 78, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding politician Janet Reno's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

US Attorney General from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton who oversaw the capture and conviction of both Theodore Kaczynski and Timothy McVeigh. She is also well known for the popular impression that Will Ferrell did of her on Saturday Night Live.

She received her law degree from Harvard Law School, after obtaining her undergraduate degree from Cornell University.

She was the first woman to serve as Attorney General and the second longest serving Attorney General.

How did Janet Reno die?

Janet Reno's death was caused by parkinson's disease.

Reno died from Parkinson’s disease on November 7, 2016. She was surrounded by friends and family at the end of her life, including her sister Maggy and her goddaughter.

Information about the death of Janet Reno
Cause of deathParkinson's Disease
Age of death78 years
BirthdayJuly 21, 1938
Death dateNovember 7, 2016
Place of deathMiami, Florida, United States
Place of burialN/A


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"I think lawyers who engage in pro bono service to protect those who cannot help themselves are truly the heroes and the heroines of the legal profession."

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"We're all in this together, and we all have to make an investment in our most precious possession and in the foundation of our future: our young people."

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"One of the most important parts of my life has been community."

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"What we must do is to sit down together as reasonable people and make our government do what is right, and stop doing what may be wrong-headed or wasteful."

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