Jeane Kirkpatrick’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 19, 1926

Death Date

Dec 7, 2006

Age of Death

80 years

Cause of Death

Congestive Heart Failure

Place of Death

Dec 7, 2006

Profession

Politician

The politician Jeane Kirkpatrick died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The first female to hold the position of American Ambassador to the United Nations who was a fervent supporter of Ronald Reagan’s anticommunism. She was pivotal in directing U.S. policy in Central America during the 1980’s.

She was born in Duncan, Oklahoma, her father an oilfield wildcatter. She was married to Evron Maurice Kirkpatrick from 1955 until 1995 and they had three sons together.

They had three sons: Douglas Jordan (1956–2006), John Evron, and Stuart Alan. She had been diagnosed with heart disease and had been in failing health for several years. Kirkpatrick died at her home in Bethesda, Maryland, on December 7, 2006 from congestive heart failure.

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In the years just before… during the Carter years, the Soviets regularly violated, if you will, both the spirit and theletter of arms control agreements, I think, that they had negotiated during the period of detente.

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Democrats can’t get elected unless things get worse – and things won’t get worse unless they get elected.

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And I have no doubt that the American people generally believe the world is safer, and that we are safer, when we are stronger.

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I think that it’s always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity.

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Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal.