John Garang’s Death – Cause and Date

John Garang Death Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) June 23, 1945

Death Date July 30, 2005

Age of Death 60 years

Cause of Death Helicopter Crash

Profession Politician

The politician John Garang died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of the Sudan People’s Liberal Army who briefly held office as the President of Southern Sudan before dying in a helicopter crash in 2005. He was a powerful leader during the Second Sudanese Civil War, where he fought the Sudanese government from 1983 to 2005.

He was in a long marriage with Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior.

In late July 2005, Garang died after the Ugandan presidential Mi-172 helicopter he was flying in crashed. He had been returning from a meeting in Rwakitura with long-time ally President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.