Nelson Rockefeller’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 8, 1908

Death Date

Jan 26, 1979

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Jan 26, 1979



The politician Nelson Rockefeller died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Businessman and politician who served as the 41st Vice President of the United States under President Gerald Ford from 1975 to 1977. He was also the 49th Governor of New York from 1959 to 1973.

His grandfather was industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. He was married to his second wife Happy Rockefeller from 1963 until his death 1979. He had six children. 



“The secret to success is to own nothing, but control everything.” (Nelson Rockefeller)


“America is not just a power, it is a promise. It is not enough for our country to be extraordinary in might; it must be exemplary in meaning.” (Nelson Rockefeller)


“It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.” (Nelson Rockefeller)


“Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.” (Nelson Rockefeller)


“The chief problem of low-income farmers is poverty.” (Nelson Rockefeller)