Is John Hume Living or Dead?

Has SDLP politician from Northern Ireland (1937–2020) John Hume died? Or is he still alive?

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SDLP politician from Northern Ireland (1937–2020)

John Hume is ...

Born 18 Jan 1937 in Derry
Died 3 Aug 2020 in Derry
Age83 years, 6 months
John Hume
John Hume
John Hume at City Hotel Derry where he was a guest at the final dinner of a SIEF (Societé Internationale d´Ethnologie et de Folklore) conference.

About John Hume

John Hume (18 January 1937 – 3 August 2020) was an Irish nationalist politician from Northern Ireland, widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the recent political history of Ireland, as one of the architects of the Northern Ireland peace process. A native of Derry, he was a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), and served as its second leader from 1979 to 2001. He also served as a Member of the European Parliament, and a Member of the UK Parliament, as well as a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Hume was co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize with David Trimble, and also a received both the Gandhi Peace Prize and the Martin Luther King Award. He is the only person to receive the three major peace awards. In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI made Hume a Knight Commander of the Papal Order of St. Gregory the Great. He was named "Ireland's Greatest" in a 2010 public poll by Irish national broadcaster RTÉ to find the greatest person in Ireland's history.