How Did Muhammad Ali Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Muhammad Ali death

The boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at age 74, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Born Cassius Clay, he became a boxing icon as well as a peace activist and a philanthropist. He was known as “The Greatest,” recording 56 career wins, 37 of them by knockout, in his 61 professional bouts.

He married his first wife Sonji Roi in 1964 and they divorced in 1966. He was then married to Belinda Boyd from 1967 to 1977 and Veronica Porsche Ali from 1977 to 1986 before marrying Yolanda Williams in 1986. He had a total of nine children, and his youngest daughter, Laila, had a celebrated boxing career.  

How did Muhammad Ali die?

Septic Shock caused Muhammad Ali's death in 2016.

Information about the death of Muhammad Ali
Cause of deathSeptic Shock
Age of death74 years
BirthdayJanuary 17, 1942
Death dateJune 3, 2016
Place of deathScottsdale, Arizona, United States
Place of burialCave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, United States


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The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.

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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

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My only fault is that I don’t realize how great I really am.

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I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.

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