Abbie Hoffman’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 30, 1936

Death Date

April 12, 1989

Age of Death

52 years

Cause of Death



Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader Abbie Hoffman died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Political activist and co-founder of the Youth International Party who was a member of the Chicago Seven, a radical group that upset the 1968 Democrat convention.

His second wife was Anita Kushner, and their relationship ended in 1980.



“I’m a nomad. A Jewish road warrior. I do not have a concept of home. I wish I did. But I live with the idea that we have to get out of town before dawn.” (Abbie Hoffman)


“The ’60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap, sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.” (Abbie Hoffman)


“The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.” (Abbie Hoffman)


“To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.” (Abbie Hoffman)


“Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.” (Abbie Hoffman)