Alfredo Stroessner’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 3, 1912

Death Date

Aug 16, 2006

Age of Death

93 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Aug 16, 2006


World Leader

The world leader Alfredo Stroessner died at the age of 93. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Paraguayan military leader who was President of Paraguay for an amazing 35 years. He notably gave asylum to war criminals and drug dealers.

He married Eligia Mora and they had three children together. His father was a German immigrant.

Stroessner died on August 16, 2006, in Brasília, at the age of 93. The immediate cause of death was a stroke. He had been suffering from pneumonia after undergoing a hernia operation. The Paraguayan government preemptively dismissed any suggestions for honoring the late president within Paraguay.



We can’t make any statements here. We can’t talk about the internal politics of Paraguay.


There was no reason for a revolution in Paraguay.


I was always confident that I knew. I never expected this.


I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised.