Martin Carter’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 7, 1927

Death Date

Dec 13, 1997

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm



The poet Martin Carter died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Guyanese poet who is widely considered one of the most significant Caribbean writers. His best-known works include Poems of Affinity and Poems of Resistance from British Guiana.

He grew up with six siblings in Georgetown, Guyana. He married Phyllis Howard in 1953 and subsequently fathered four children.

Martin Carter died at his home in Manhattan. He was 57. The cause of death was a ruptured aortic aneurysm, said Dr. Jules Hirsch of the Rockefeller University Hospital.