Jin Yong’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

February 6, 1924

Death Date

October 30, 2018

Age of Death

94 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong



The novelist Jin Yong died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Chinese novelist and journalist, he co-founded and edited Ming Pao, a Hong Kong daily newspaper. His popular novels include The Book and the Sword, The Deer and the Cauldron, and Laughing in the Wind.

He worked as a journalist for Ta Kung Pao, a Shanghai newspaper agency.

He was born Louis Cha Leung-yung; he adopted Jin Yong as his pen name.