Praise for former United States president George H.W. Bush, poured in on Saturday hours after his death at 94 at his Houston home.
He was president for only four years, but George HW Bush shaped U.S. history for decades, taking on tough jobs from Beijing to the Central Intelligence Agency, ousting Iraqi forces from Kuwait, sealing a breakthrough budget deal that cost him an election and fathering a future president.
Born on June 12, 1924 in U.S. state of Massachusetts, George H.W. Bush joined the U.S. Navy upon finishing high school in 1942. "Bush, as well as to the government and the people of the United States of America".
"We've lost a great champion of the Agency_an accomplished Director, faithful advocate, and dear friend_with the passing of former President George H.W. Bush".
"We again extend our heartfelt condolences to the Bush family".
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Gorbachev said that he and his wife, Raisa, "deeply appreciated the attention, kindness and simplicity typical of George and Barbara Bush, as well as the rest of their large, friendly family".
Putin praised George H.W. Bush for pursuing constructive dialogue between the two nuclear powers and credited him with doing much for strengthening U.S. We see the Bushes as loving grandparents and great grandparents, and learn about the causes that kept them rooted in public service. Vowing to free Kuwait, Bush rallied the United Nations, the U.
"America has lost a patriot and humble servant in George Herbert Walker Bush", Mr Obama said on Twitter.
The two men famously declared an end to the Cold War at the Malta Summit in December, 1989, weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, with Bush declaring support for Gorbachev's "perestroika" reforms. The former president was widely known as an avid fan of the university's football team.
Former prime minister David Cameron tweeted: "So sad to hear that George HW Bush has passed away".
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Bush, who was twice defeated in Senate races and once elected to the House in Texas after a successful career in the oil industry there, failed in his bid for the 1980 GOP presidential nomination, but rode into the vice-presidency on the coattails of Ronald Reagan, the man he maligned during the campaign for his "voodoo economics".
Bush and his wife, Barbara, take in the action around them at the Republican National Convention in 2008.
Bush declared a "new world order" in 1990 and drove Iraq from Kuwait in a matter of weeks with a lightning air and ground assault - and the backing of a coalition of 32 nations.
- French President Emmanuel Macron "President Bush has left us for one last flight but his destination isn't unknown".
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