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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?
Ashdown was diagnosed with bladder cancer in October 2018. He died on 22 December 2018 at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, at the age of 77.
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||77 years|
|Birthday||February 27, 1941|
|Death date||December 22, 2018|
|Place of death||Norton-sub-Hamdon, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Politics is compromise."Paddy Ashdown
"I don't think Bosnia is ready for reconciliation, but I do think it is ready for truth."Paddy Ashdown
"I love this country, I love these people, though I can't say I love their politicians. People are always nicer than politicians, but here, you can mark that difference up a hundredfold."Paddy Ashdown
"I've had much nastier things said about me in the British press than in the Bosnian press."Paddy Ashdown
"People do not want politicians they know to be corrupt."Paddy Ashdown