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Founder of the Gonzo journalist movement whose legacy includes Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. He became a counter culture icon for his drug use, patriotism, and resounding literary voice.
He was the eldest child of Virginia Ray Davison and Jack Robert Thompson, who died when Hunter was young. He was married to Anita Thompson from 2003 until his death in 2005. He had a son named Juan Fitzgerald Thompson.
How did Hunter S. Thompson die?
Hunter S. Thompson's death was caused by Suicide.
|Cause of death||Suicide|
|Age of death||67 years|
|Birthday||July 18, 1937|
|Death date||February 20, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Gambling can turn into a dangerous two-way street when you least expect it. Weird things happen suddenly, and your life can go all to pieces.Hunter S. Thompson
As long as I’m learning something, I figure I’m OK – it’s a decent day.Hunter S. Thompson
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.Hunter S. Thompson
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.Hunter S. Thompson
America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.Hunter S. Thompson