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British politician who served as the Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 to 1999. He received numerous national honors for his service, including Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George.
He spent most of his childhood Northern Ireland. He eventually moved to England, where he attended Bedford School.
He published several books, including Swords and Ploughshares (2008) and Game of Spies (2016).
How did Paddy Ashdown die?
Ashdown was diagnosed with bladder cancer in October 2018. He died on 22 December 2018 at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, at the age of 77.
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||77 years|
|Birthday||February 27, 1941|
|Death date||December 22, 2018|
|Place of death||Norton-sub-Hamdon, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future."Paddy Ashdown
"I was told there would be riots in the streets, but there were no riots."Paddy Ashdown
"Bosnia is under my skin. It's the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all; there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years."Paddy Ashdown
"It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations."Paddy Ashdown
"We have invented a new human right here - the right to return home after a war."Paddy Ashdown