Eric Williams’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 25, 1911

Death Date

Mar 29, 1981

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Mar 29, 1981


World Leader

The world leader Eric Williams died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

From the early 1960s until his death, this People’s National Movement leader served as Trinidad and Tobago’s first Prime Minister. Also a scholar and author, he published an important 1944 work titled Capitalism and Slavery.

He grew up in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, as the son of Thomas Henry Williams and Eliza Frances Boissiere. He later fathered children named Alistair, Erica, and Pamela.



“Once I grew from 6’1′ to about 6’6′, by that time I was going into 12th grade, and that’s when I started wanting to play basketball, because, pretty much basketball players always got the girl.” (Eric Williams)


“I played baseball, and that’s pretty much it. Basketball came late, this was, basketball was the sport that I tried to master, I kind of mastered baseball, so basketball was one of those things where I wanted to master this game, so that’s why I probably play it the way I do.” (Eric Williams)


“My mental approach is totally different. My coach predicated everything on defense. He always talked about defense, defense, defense. I took it to heart that if you play defense, you can take the heart from an offensive player.” (Eric Williams)