How Maya Angelou Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Maya Angelou reached the impressive age of 86 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Poet.

Biography - A Short Wiki

An African-American poet and author, she is known for her 1969 autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, as well as for her poem “On the Pulse of Morning.”

She gave birth to her first son at the age of seventeen, just three weeks after finishing high school. She was married to Enistasious Tosh Angelos from 1951 to 1954 and Paul du Fec from 1973 to 1981. 

How did Maya Angelou die?

Information about the death of Maya Angelou
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death86 years
ProfessionPoet
BirthdayApril 4, 1928
Death dateMay 28, 2014
Place of deathWinston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes scattered

Quotes

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.

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I know that when I pray, something wonderful happens. Not just to the person or persons for whom I’m praying, but also something wonderful happens to me. I’m grateful that I’m heard.

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All great achievements require time.

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Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.

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Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

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