How Did Thor Heyerdahl Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Thor Heyerdahl death

Explorer Thor Heyerdahl passed away at age 87, impressive.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of the famous Norwegian Kon-Tiki and Ra scientific expeditions that set out to prove ancient civilizations could reach each other across the ocean.

His third wife, Jacqueline Beer, was a movie actress and won Miss France in 1954.

How did Thor Heyerdahl die?

Brain Tumours caused Thor Heyerdahl's death in 2002.

Information about the death of Thor Heyerdahl
Cause of deathBrain Tumours
Age of death87 years
ProfessionExplorer
BirthdayOctober 6, 1914
Death dateApril 18, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II.

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I also believe that when one dies, one may wake up to the reality that proves that time does not exist.

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We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the responsible decision makers that modern armaments must no longer be made available to people whose former battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned.

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I don’t believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any.

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But if we begin thinking about the world being over 100 million years old, then it’s absolutely by chance that you and I are sitting here alive today, while all the others are dead or have never been born.

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