Updated: 06/23/2018 08:42 AM | First Published: 06/09/2018 12:24 PM

Prominent columnist Charles Krauthammer dies at 68 after losing a battle with cancer




The brilliant syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer is dead after losing almost a year-long battle with cancer on Thursday. He is survived by his wife, Robyn, and son, Daniel.

Charles Krauthammmer dead at 68!

Charles, the winner of Pulitzer prize, was pronounced dead on June 21, Thursday. He endured the pain of chronic disease, malignant cancer for a long time after he underwent surgery in August last year.

Charles Krauthammer  is sitting with a book on his hand

The enormously talented man who has defeated unbelievable odds and overcome obstacles, encountered a foe over which he said he cannot claim victory. In early June 2018, he sent a letter to the readers on the Washington Post’s website where he wrote about his “final verdict.

In the note, he announced that he only has a few weeks to live following the painful battle with aggressive cancer. 

Charles Krauthammer gives his "final verdict" and says he has few "days to live"

He underwent surgery in August 2017, and his sudden absence from the Twitter left his fans astonished. His followers then took to Twitter to get updates about his health condition. Many even predicted his probable death.

During the tensed situation, fans took a sigh of relief when Special Report anchor Bret Baier updated about the recovery details

Charles Krauthammer is in the set of Fox Friends. He is smiling.

After almost two weeks from his “final verdict,” he has now bid his final goodbye. The viewers have seen the best of Charles, and without a doubt, he will always be remembered.

Some of the famous faces have conveyed their heartfelt messages for Charles and his family. Former President George W. Bush said in a written statement,

Laura and I are deeply saddened by the loss of an intellectual giant and dear friend, Charles Krauthammer. For decades, Charles’ words have strengthened our democracy. His work was far-reaching and influential — and while his voice will be deeply missed, his ideas and values will always be a part of our country.

Fox News' personnel Bret Baier and Shannon Bream, American commentator, Sean Hannity, and Charles' well wishers took to Twitter to give their thoughts.

Bret Baier gave his thoughts on Twitter after the demise of Charles Krauthammer

Shannon Bream's tweet on Charles Krauthammer death

Sean Hannity's tweet on Charles Krauthammer demise

Rest in peace, Charles! You will always be remembered.

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