Gore VidalBorn: 1925-10-13 - Died: 2012-07-31
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Gore Vidal died on July 31st, 2012, after battling complications with pneumonia. Vidal was 86 years of age.
Who was Gore Vidal :
Gore Vidal (born as Eugene Luther Gore Vidal) was a well-known political activist, playwright, and novelist from West Point in New York, NY. Gore Vidal was mostly known for his fiction/non-fiction essays and political writings.
Gore Vidal began his writing career at the age of 19 in 1946 with his first fiction novel titled Williwaw, kickstarting his writing career with various other fiction and non-fiction novels, along with two Broadway plays, and political-based essays. Writing in the political niche became Vidal's whole career, making him one of the well-known political writers of his time.