Gough Whitlam




Age: 98


Summary: former prime minister of Australia from 1972 to 1975 whose government was credited with instituting lasting social reforms during a short tenure that ended in a bitter constitutional crisis, and who had abolished capital punishment and outlawed racial and sex discrimination.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: July 11, 1916


Died: October 21, 2014


Location: Sydney, Australia