Wilbur Smith’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 9, 1933

Death Date

November 13, 2021

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Non-fiction Author

The non-fiction author Wilbur Smith died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

African-born author whose work pertains to the discovery and colonization of African territories. His works include the Ballantyne, Courtney, and Egyptian series.

He was married and divorced twice and had three children before he wed his third wife, Danielle Thomas, in 1971. He dedicated all of his books to her until her death in 1999.

How did Wilbur Smith die?

His death was announced on his website. No cause was specified.

Quotes

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They say I’m worth either €200 million, €100 million, €50 million or €10 million, but that’s something between God, the HMRC and myself.

Wilbur Smith
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There are people out there with an eye on my hard-earned cash who think that I am a pushover. I am not!

Wilbur Smith
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People don’t really know themselves until they’re 30. Like most people nowadays, I went to university, got a degree and wandered for a bit. I trained to be a chartered accountant, which I didn’t much enjoy, and it was only slowly that the idea of becoming a creative writer gelled.

Wilbur Smith
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Real men read my books.

Wilbur Smith
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Every time one of my books sells a million copies in paperback, Pan Macmillan gives me a gold statuette of Pan. I have about 20 of them.

Wilbur Smith