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