How Thor Heyerdahl Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Thor Heyerdahl reached the impressive age of 87 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous explorer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of the famous Norwegian Kon-Tiki and Ra scientific expeditions that set out to prove ancient civilizations could reach each other across the ocean.

His third wife, Jacqueline Beer, was a movie actress and won Miss France in 1954.

How did Thor Heyerdahl die?

Thor Heyerdahl's death was caused by Brain Tumours.

Information about the death of Thor Heyerdahl
Cause of deathBrain Tumours
Age of death87 years
ProfessionExplorer
BirthdayOctober 6, 1914
Death dateApril 18, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war.

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Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world’s most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti.

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Therefore, I feel convinced that any political picture can be changed to suit the needs of the powers that be.

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Progress is man’s ability to complicate simplicity.

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I don’t believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any.

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