Former US president George HW Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, has died at age 94, his family announced late Friday.
In January 1945 he married Barbara Pierce, with whom he went on to have six children - George, Robin (who died as a child), John (also known as Jeb), Neil, Marvin, and Dorothy.
"The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41's life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens", he said, referring to his father's nickname.
Shortly after his wife Barbara Bush passed away in May, there were fears that Bush might die too.
The longest living president in U.S. history, one of his biggest achievements was steering America through the end of the Cold War.
Republican candidate George HW Bush defeated Democrat Michael Dukakis in November 1988 in a 40-state sweep.
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The day after her death, Mr Bush was hospitalised with a blood infection.
In a statement from his office, Bush was described as a naval aviator, oil pioneer and the nation's 41st president. Before getting the keys to the White House, he served eight years as the vice president of Republican icon Ronald Reagan.
Bush was president of the US from 1989-1993 and brought a "dedication to traditional American values" and a determination to make the USA a "kinder and gentler nation", according to a White House biography.
The former president, who served as a US naval aviator during World War Two, had attended his wife's funeral in Houston in a wheelchair and wore a pair of colorful socks festooned with books, in honor of his late wife's commitment to literacy.
Serving in the Second World War as a Navy pilot, he was shot down in the Pacific in 1994.
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