Wangari Muta Maathai Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Wangari Muta Maathai died at age 71, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding politician Wangari Muta Maathai's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of Wangari Muta Maathai
Cause of deathOvarian Cancer
Age of death71 years
BirthdayApril 1, 1940
Death dateSeptember 25, 2011
Place of deathThe Nairobi Hospital’s Doctors' Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya
Place of burialWangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies, Nairobi, Kenya