The politician Paddy Ashdown died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
British politician who served as the Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 to 1999. He received numerous national honors for his service, including Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George.
He spent most of his childhood Northern Ireland. He eventually moved to England, where he attended Bedford School.
He published several books, including Swords and Ploughshares (2008) and Game of Spies (2016).
How did Paddy Ashdown die?
Ashdown was diagnosed with bladder cancer in October 2018. He died on 22 December 2018 at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, at the age of 77.
"Maybe it's legitimate criticism, though it can be hurtful. Maybe I haven't paid sufficient attention to the people with whom I would have a natural affinity as a liberal, and they feel let down by that."Paddy Ashdown
"It would be a foolish high representative who worked that way."Paddy Ashdown
"I don't think Bosnia is ready for reconciliation, but I do think it is ready for truth."Paddy Ashdown
"It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations."Paddy Ashdown
"It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results."Paddy Ashdown