When did Wangari die?
September 25, 2011 Wangari Maathai/Date of death Kenyas Wangari Muta Maathai, the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner, environmentalist and human rights activist, died 25 September at age 71.
What was the cause of Wangari Maathai death?
Ovarian cancer Wangari Maathai/Cause of death Wangarĩ Maathai died on 25 September 2011 of complications arising from ovarian cancer while receiving treatment at a Nairobi hospital. She is buried at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies in Nairobi.
When did Wangari Maathai born and died?
Wangari Maathai, in full Wangari Muta Maathai, (born April 1, 1940, Nyeri, Kenya—died September 25, 2011, Nairobi), Kenyan politician and environmental activist who was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize for Peace, becoming the first Black African woman to win a Nobel Prize.