Norman Mailer – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The novelist Norman Mailer passed away at age 84, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Norman Mailer and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Author of fiction and non-fiction who received the Pulitzer Prize for both The Executioner’s Song (1979) and The Armies of the Night (1968). His well-known essays and essay collections include The White Negro (1957) and The Presidential Papers (1963).

After studying aeronautical engineering at Harvard University, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1948, he published his debut work, a semi-autobiographical novel called The Naked and the Dead.

He co-founded the popular New York City newspaper, The Village Voice, in 1955, and became known for his works of New Journalism (also called creative nonfiction).

How did Norman Mailer die?

Norman Mailer's death was caused by acute renal failure.

The cause was renal failure. Since 1948, when Mr. Mailer wrote “The Naked and the Dead,” he has been one of the most and often the most controversial famous writers in American life, admired for his virtuosity of style and his range of interest, often criticized for being overbearing, chauvinistic and a bully.

Information about the death of Norman Mailer
Cause of deathAcute renal failure
Age of death84 years
BirthdayJanuary 31, 1923
Death dateNovember 10, 2007
Place of deathThe Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Norman Mailer

"With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance."

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"What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil."

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"God like Us suffers the ambition to make a destiny more extraordinary than was conceived for Him, yes God is like Me, only more so."

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"Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor."

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"I don't think life is absurd. I think we are all here for a huge purpose. I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for."

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