Former U.S. President George H.W.
Bush has died at age 94.
Serving as the 41st President of the United States, Bush presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Army during the first Gulf War.
Bush lived longer than any of his Presidential predecessors and he passed away at shortly after 10pm on Friday (November 30).
The news of his death was delivered by Bush family spokesperson, Jim McGrath.
No further details about the circumstances of his death were available at the time.
Bush was father to the 43rd President of the U.S., George W.
Bush, who served two terms from 2000 to 2008.
Former first lady Barbara Bush, wife to George Bush senior, also passed away this year, in April.
Bush senior served only one term as President after serving for eight years as Vice President to Ronald Reagan.
He lost the chance at a second term during the 1992 Presidential race against Democrat Bill Clinton.
He was the last veteran of World War Two to serve as U.S. President.