Paddy Ashdown – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The politician Paddy Ashdown passed away at age 77, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Paddy Ashdown and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British politician who served as the Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 to 1999. He received numerous national honors for his service, including Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George.

He spent most of his childhood Northern Ireland. He eventually moved to England, where he attended Bedford School.

He published several books, including Swords and Ploughshares (2008) and Game of Spies (2016).

How did Paddy Ashdown die?

Paddy Ashdown's death was caused by bladder cancer.

Ashdown was diagnosed with bladder cancer in October 2018. He died on 22 December 2018 at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, at the age of 77. On 10 January 2019 a funeral service was held at Church of St Mary the Virgin, Norton Sub Hamdon, in Somerset, and he was buried in the church’s cemetery.

Information about the death of Paddy Ashdown
Cause of deathBladder Cancer
Age of death77 years
BirthdayFebruary 27, 1941
Death dateDecember 22, 2018
Place of deathSouthmead Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Paddy Ashdown

"We have invented a new human right here - the right to return home after a war."

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"We have to make their livelihoods viable, get them the proper prices for their produce, try and make them stay rather than sell their property and leave again."

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"The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions, we have not created a civil society."

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"People do not want politicians they know to be corrupt."

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"We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future."

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