Ryan White’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 6, 1971

Death Date

April 8, 1990

Age of Death

18 years

Cause of Death




The activist Ryan White died at the age of 18. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Teenager who became the reluctant poster boy for the HIV and AIDS movement after his expulsion from school due to the disease.

He was born to parents Hubert White and Jeanne Hale. His mom was a huge supporter of his cause.



“Most recently my battle has been against AIDS and the discrimination surrounding it.” (Ryan White)


“The desire to move into a bigger house, to avoid living AIDS daily, and a dream to be accepted by a community and school, became possible and a reality with a movie about my life, The Ryan White Story.” (Ryan White)


“AIDS can destroy a family if you let it, but luckily for my sister and me, Mom taught us to keep going. Don’t give up, be proud of who you are, and never feel sorry for yourself.” (Ryan White)


“A lot of my time was spent searching, thinking and planning my life.” (Ryan White)


“Because of the lack of education on AIDS, discrimination, fear, panic, and lies surrounded me.” (Ryan White)