Nikita Khrushchev’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 17, 1894

Death Date

Sep 11, 1971

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Sep 11, 1971


World Leader

The world leader Nikita Khrushchev died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Communist leader and Soviet Premier from 1958 to 1964 who ushered in a significantly less repressive albeit erratic era of de-Stalinization. In 1956 he delivered his infamous “Secret Speech” to the 20th Party Congress in which he denounced Stalin’s purges and accused him of having fostered a leadership personality cult.

His parents were Sergei Khrushchev and Ksenia Khrushcheva.



“The purpose of the United Nations should be to protect the essential sovereignty of nations, large and small.” (Nikita Khrushchev)


“The press is our chief ideological weapon.” (Nikita Khrushchev)


“Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically opposing views get together and shake hands, the contradictions between our systems will simply melt away? What kind of a daydream is that?” (Nikita Khrushchev)


“All the sparrows on the rooftops are crying about the fact that the most imperialist nation that is supporting the colonial regime in the colonies is the United States of America.” (Nikita Khrushchev)


“If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.” (Nikita Khrushchev)