Maya Angelou’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 4, 1928

Death Date

May 28, 2014

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Poet

The poet Maya Angelou died at the age of 86 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An African-American poet and author, she is known for her 1969 autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, as well as for her poem “On the Pulse of Morning.”

She gave birth to her first son at the age of seventeen, just three weeks after finishing high school. She was married to Enistasious Tosh Angelos from 1951 to 1954 and Paul du Fec from 1973 to 1981. 

Quotes

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“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” (Maya Angelou)

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” (Maya Angelou)

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“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” (Maya Angelou)

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“The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud. Somebody who may not look like you. May not call God the same name you call God – if they call God at all. I may not dance your dances or speak your language. But be a blessing to somebody. That’s what I think.” (Maya Angelou)

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“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” (Maya Angelou)