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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Oldest Member Of The US Supreme Court And A Feminist, Has Died At 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Oldest Member Of The US Supreme Court And A Feminist, Has Died At 87

In the United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served as a judge of the country's Supreme court since 1993, died at the age of 87. She was its oldest member and the second woman in history to receive such a position. The cause of death, according to the Associated Press, was pancreatic cancer-Ginsburg passed away at home surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer.

The news was resonant: according to the same Associated Press, hundreds of people gathered outside the Supreme court to honor the memory of Ruth Bader. For many, she was an icon of feminism, as she fought against gender discrimination. Donald Trump also said a few words about the late judge — after learning about the incident. He called her "an amazing woman." Now the US President will have to decide on a candidate for the vacant seat. It is known that Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself wanted her successor to be chosen by the winner of the presidential election, which is expected in November.

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