Former US president George H W Bush dies at 94

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Dec 01, 2018, 11:01 AM IST


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Former US president George Bush died on Friday, November 30, at the age of 94.

Former US president  George H W Bush died on November 30 at the age of 94, reported news agency AFP.

"Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died," his son, former president George W. Bush, said in a statement released on Twitter by a family spokesman.

"George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for," the statement added.

He was the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd president George W. Bush. Bush served as vice president two terms before he became president.

His death marked the passing of an era, wrote Washington Post.

His wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, died on April 17.