Jan Smuts Death Cause and Date

Jan Smuts' Death

Born (Birthday) May 24, 1870

Death Date September 11, 1950

Age of Death 80 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession World Leader

The world leader Jan Smuts died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

From 1919 until 1924 and again from 1939 until 1948, Smuts served as Prime Minister of South Africa. Also a military man, he was a hero in the Second Boer War and a member of the United Kingdom’s War Cabinet.

Born to Afrikaner farmers Catharina and Jacobus Smuts, he grew up in the Cape Colony. His marriage to Issie Krige resulted in six children.