How Did Maya Angelou Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Maya Angelou death

The poet Maya Angelou passed away at age 86, impressive.

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
BirthdayApril 4, 1928
Death dateMay 28, 2014
Place of deathWinston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes scattered


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