Satoru Iwata’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 6, 1959

Death Date

July 11, 2015

Age of Death

55 years

Cause of Death




The entrepreneur Satoru Iwata died at the age of 55 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The fourth president of Nintendo, he was named one of the world’s top CEOs by Barron’s Magazine.

He was married to Kayoko Iwata.



“The term ‘innovative’ or ‘innovation’ is often vague or ambiguous. But in our definition, innovation means to make something which people think impossible possible.” (Satoru Iwata)


“Video games are meant to be just one thing: Fun! Fun for everyone.” (Satoru Iwata)


“Trust your passion. Believe in your dream.” (Satoru Iwata)


“If we reduce the number of employees for better short-term financial results, employee morale will decrease. I sincerely doubt employees who fear that they may be laid off will be able to develop software titles that could impress people around the world.” (Satoru Iwata)


“The digital world is one that has sort of a unique characteristic, where it’s a place in which it’s very easy for the value of content to fall.” (Satoru Iwata)