Deng Xiaoping’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 22, 1904

Death Date

February 19, 1997

Age of Death

92 years

Cause of Death

Parkinson's Disease


World Leader

The world leader Deng Xiaoping died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of the People’s Republic of China from 1978 to 1992 who is best known for his involvement in the 1989 massacre in Tiananmen Square. He is credited with helping China become one of the fastest growing economies during the end of the 20th century.

He was married three times; his third wife, Zhuo Lin, married him in 1939 in Mao’s cave dwelling.



“When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself.” (Deng Xiaoping)


“The United States brags about its political system, but the President says one thing during the election, something else when he takes office, something else at midterm and something else when he leaves.” (Deng Xiaoping)


“Reform is China’s second revolution.” (Deng Xiaoping)


“It doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice.” (Deng Xiaoping)


“Seek truth from facts.” (Deng Xiaoping)