Muhammad Ali’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 17, 1942

Death Date

June 3, 2016

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death

Septic Shock

Profession

Boxer

The boxer Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Born Cassius Clay, he became a boxing icon as well as a peace activist and a philanthropist. He was known as “The Greatest,” recording 56 career wins, 37 of them by knockout, in his 61 professional bouts.

He married his first wife Sonji Roi in 1964 and they divorced in 1966. He was then married to Belinda Boyd from 1967 to 1977 and Veronica Porsche Ali from 1977 to 1986 before marrying Yolanda Williams in 1986. He had a total of nine children, and his youngest daughter, Laila, had a celebrated boxing career.  

Quotes

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“I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.” (Muhammad Ali)

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“Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths.” (Muhammad Ali)

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“The word ‘Islam’ means ‘peace.’ The word ‘Muslim’ means ‘one who surrenders to God.’ But the press makes us seem like haters.” (Muhammad Ali)

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“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” (Muhammad Ali)

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“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” (Muhammad Ali)