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Kenyan environmentalist and women’s rights activist who was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. She served as assistant minister for Environment and Natural Resource from 2003 to 2005.
She married Mwangi Mathai in 1969.
How did Wangari Muta Maathai die?
Wangari Muta Maathai's death was caused by Ovarian Cancer.
|Cause of death||Ovarian Cancer|
|Age of death||71 years|
|Birthday||April 1, 1940|
|Death date||September 25, 2011|
|Place of death||The Nairobi Hospital’s Doctors' Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya|
|Place of burial||Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies, Nairobi, Kenya|