Douglas MacArthur’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 26, 1880

Death Date

Apr 5, 1964

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Place of Death

Apr 5, 1964


War Hero

The war hero Douglas MacArthur died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Decorated U.S. Five-Star Army General and commander best known for his exceptional leadership during World War II. 

He was born into a military family, and he and his father were both recipients of the prestigious Medal of Honor. He married three times. His last marriage, to Jean MacArthur, lasted from 1937 until his death. He had one son, Arthur MacArthur IV. 



“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.” (Douglas MacArthur)


“The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It’s the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.” (Douglas MacArthur)


“I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I’ve done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier?” (Douglas MacArthur)


“There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.” (Douglas MacArthur)


“Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.” (Douglas MacArthur)