Idi Amin’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 1, 1925

Death Date

August 16, 2003

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death

Kidney Failure



The politician Idi Amin died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Political leader who became the third President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979. He was a military dictator whose rule was characterized by human rights abuses, political repression, and ethnic persecution.

He married at least five women as a polygamist; he married his first two wives in 1966. He fathered thirteen children. 



“It’s not for me. I tried human flesh and it’s too salty for my taste.” (Idi Amin)


“I am the hero of Africa.” (Idi Amin)


“In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.” (Idi Amin)


“If we knew the meaning to everything that is happening to us, then there would be no meaning.” (Idi Amin)


“Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking.” (Idi Amin)