How Did Norman Mailer Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Norman Mailer Died

The novelist Norman Mailer passed away at age 84, impressive.

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Author of fiction and non-fiction who received the Pulitzer Prize for both The Executioner’s Song (1979) and The Armies of the Night (1968). His well-known essays and essay collections include The White Negro (1957) and The Presidential Papers (1963).

After studying aeronautical engineering at Harvard University, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1948, he published his debut work, a semi-autobiographical novel called The Naked and the Dead.

He co-founded the popular New York City newspaper, The Village Voice, in 1955, and became known for his works of New Journalism (also called creative nonfiction).

How did Norman Mailer die?

Acute renal failure caused Norman Mailer's death in 2007.

The cause was renal failure. Since 1948, when Mr. Mailer wrote “The Naked and the Dead,” he has been one of the most and often the most controversial famous writers in American life, admired for his virtuosity of style and his range of interest, often criticized for being overbearing, chauvinistic and a bully.

Information about the death of Norman Mailer
Cause of deathAcute renal failure
Age of death84 years
BirthdayJanuary 31, 1923
Death dateNovember 10, 2007
Place of deathThe Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A


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