John Glenn’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

December 8, 2016

Age of Death

95 years

Cause of Death




The astronaut John Glenn died at the age of 95 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Astronaut and senator who in 1962 was the first American to orbit the Earth and in 1998 became the oldest person to go to space. He was a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and Presidential Medal of Freedom, among several other distinctions.

He married Annie Glenn in 1943. He and Annie had a daughter named Carolyn and a son named John.



“When the new becomes commonplace, people become accustomed to it. That’s a tribute to our sense of adventure.” (John Glenn)


“I supported the efforts in Honduras to stop the flow of arms from Nicaragua across to El Salvador.” (John Glenn)


“There is still no cure for the common birthday.” (John Glenn)


“As far as entertainment, ‘The Right Stuff’ is a good movie. As far as a documentary of the early space days, which they purported it to be, it is not at all.” (John Glenn)


“I’m not interested in my legacy. I made up a word: ‘live-acy.’ I’m more interested in living.” (John Glenn)