Charles Krauthammer Bio,Cause of Death, ,Wife, Son, Books, and Net Worth

Who is Charles Krauthammer?

Irving Charles Krauthammer was an American political columnist. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987 for his column in The Washington Post which appeared in more than 400 newspapers worldwide. He was a FOX News commentator, appearing nightly on FOX’s evening news program, Special Report with Bret Baier.

Detailed Charles Krauthammer Biography

He went to Herziliah High School and later enrolled at McGill University in Montreal, graduating in 1970 with first-class honors in economics and political science. In McGill University is where he became vocal about his political views. He studied as a Commonwealth Scholar in politics at Balliol College, Oxford in 1971, before coming back to the United States to attend medical school at Harvard.


Charles was injured in a diving board accident when he was in his first year of medical school sustaining injuries that left him paralyzed from the waist down. He was hospitalized for 14 months thus remaining with his Harvard Medical School class during his hospitalization, graduating in 1975.

Krauthammer relocated to Washington, D.C. in 1978, to direct planning in psychiatric research under the Carter administration. He began providing articles about politics to The New Republic and, in 1980, served as a speechwriter to Vice President Walter Mondale. Krauthammer later joined the New Republic as an editor and writer in 1980 and has written essays for Time and the Weekly Standard. He was named among the top 50 most influential journalists in the national press corps by Washington magazine.

Charles Krauthammer Cause of Death.

Krauthammer had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his abdomen in August 2017. The procedure was thought to be successful until June 8th, 2018 when he announced that his cancer had returned. The doctors had given him weeks to live and on June 21st which was thirteen days later, he died of small intestine cancer in an Atlanta, Georgia hospital at 68 years old.

Charles Krauthammer Books.

  • Cutting Edges: Making Sense of the Eighties (1988)
  • Democratic Realism: An American Foreign Policy for a Unipolar World, (2004 speech)
  • Liberty and Power: A Dialogue on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy in an Unjust World. (2004)
  • Can The World Tolerate an Iran? (2013)
  • Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics (2013)
  • The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors (with Daniel Krauthammer), Crown Forum, 2018.

What is Charles Krauthammer Age?

He was born on March 13, 1950, and died on June 21st, 2018.

Who’re Charles Krauthammer Family Members?

He is the son of Shulim Krauthammer (November 23, 1904 – June 1987), and Thea (Horowitz). his father was from Ukrain and later a France citizen. The Krauthammer family was a French-speaking household. His family moved to Montreal when he was five years old. Through the school year, they lived in Montreal and spent the summers in Long Beach, New York.

Who’re Charles Krauthammer Children?

He had one child namely; Daniel Krauthammer who is also a syndicated columnist and political commentator.

Who’s Charles Krauthammer Wife?

Krauthammer married lawyer Robyn Trethewey in 1974. She stopped practicing law and focused on her career as an artist.

What is Charles Krauthammer Net Worth 2020?

Charles’ net worth was $12 Million at the time of his death. He earned his income as a political commentator and a syndicated columnist.

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