How Wangari Muta Maathai Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Wangari Muta Maathai reached the respectable age of 71 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous politician.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Kenyan environmentalist and women’s rights activist who was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. She served as assistant minister for Environment and Natural Resource from 2003 to 2005.

She married Mwangi Mathai in 1969.

How did Wangari Muta Maathai die?

Wangari Muta Maathai's death was caused by Ovarian Cancer.

Information about the death of Wangari Muta Maathai
Cause of deathOvarian Cancer
Age of death71 years
BirthdayApril 1, 1940
Death dateSeptember 25, 2011
Place of deathThe Nairobi Hospital’s Doctors' Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya
Place of burialWangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies, Nairobi, Kenya