Gorbachev hails Bush for role in ending Cold War

Reactions to Death of George H.W. Bush Note Legacy of Service

Former president George H.W. Bush passed away November 30 at the age of 94, People reports.

The Bush family confirmed his death through a post on social media website Twitter.

German leaders paid tribute to former USA president George H.W. Bush on Saturday for his role in their country's reunification, calling him a "true friend". He served as the president from 1989 to 1993 before which he was the vice-president between 1981 to 1989. He died just about seven months after the death of his beloved wife, Barbara Bush.

The statement read: "Hillary and I mourn the passing of President George H.W. Bush and give thanks for his great long life of service, love and friendship".

As he accepted the Republican Party's nomination for president in 1988, Bush pleaded for a "kinder, gentler nation".

"This is the aircraft that President Bush flew while he was in the Navy", Anaya says.

Mr Kenyatta said the world has lost an astute statesman and public servant, business icon and a family man who will be emulated by many across the globe.

Incumbent President Donald Trump praised Bush's sound judgement, common sense, and "unflappable" leadership for bringing wealth to the nation.




FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 1991, U.S. President George H. Bush, left, and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev sit together at the Soviet Embassy after meeting in Madrid, Spain.

When Bill Clinton entered the White House, he found a letter from the man he beat: George H.W. Bush.

"We Europeans will forever remember this", Juncker said.

One saw him shot down by Japanese anti-aircraft fire over the Pacific, leaving him to be rescued by a United States submarine. It was George Bush. The elder Bush was a former naval aviator and his family members were attending a re-enlistment ceremony on the carrier named for him.

Instead of joining his father in banking upon graduation from Yale University, Bush headed to bleak west Texas to break into the rough-and-tumble oil business.

Son Jeb made his own presidential run in 2016, but fell short in the Republican primaries against Trump.

Barbara Bush was buried at Texas A&M's presidential library.

But Bush then entered politics, serving in the US House of Representatives and as Washington's envoy to China and chief of the Central Intelligence Agency, before being elected Ronald Reagan's vice president. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

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