How Christopher Hitchens Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Christopher Hitchens reached the respectable age of 62 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous novelist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Widely published author who harshly critiqued religion, Mother Teresa, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Henry Kissinger.

He had two children, Alexander and Sophia, with his first wife Eleni Meleagrou.

How did Christopher Hitchens die?

Christopher Hitchens' death was caused by Pneumonia.

Information about the death of Christopher Hitchens
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death62 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayApril 13, 1949
Death dateDecember 15, 2011
Place of deathHouston, Texas, United States
Place of burialDonated to Medical Science

Quotes

Trust is not the same as faith. A friend is someone you trust. Putting faith in anyone is a mistake.

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I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat.

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There are people who cannot forget, as neither do I, the lesson of the years of the Indochina War. Which was, first, that the state is capable of being a murderer. A mass murderer, and a conspirator and a liar.

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To ‘choose’ dogma and faith over doubt and experience is to throw out the ripening vintage and to reach greedily for the Kool-Aid.

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Littera scripta manet – ‘The written word will remain’. That’s true, but it won’t be that much comfort to me.

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