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Charles Krauthammer
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Born (1950-03-13)March 13, 1950
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died June 21, 2018(2018-06-21) (aged 68)
Education McGill University (BA)
Balliol College, Oxford
Harvard Medical School (MD)
Occupation Political columnist
Notable credit(s)
The New Republic (1981-2011)
The Washington Post (1985-present)
The Weekly Standard
Time (1983)
Inside Washington (1990-2013)
Spouse(s)
Robyn Trethewey (m. 1974)

Charles Krauthammer ( March 13, 1950 – June 21, 2018) was an American syndicated Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author, political commentator, and former physician. His weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.

Krauthammer was paralyzed from the waist down due to a diving board accident while at Harvard University.

He was a weekly panelist on PBS news program Inside Washington from 1990 until it ceased production in December 2013. He is a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard and a nightly panelist on Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier.

On June 8, 2018, Krauthammer announced that he had been suffering from small intestine cancer the "past ten months." He died two weeks later on June 21 in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 68.

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