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Robert Trump
Born
Robert Stewart Trump

August 26, 1948(1948-08-26)
DiedAugust 15, 2020(2020-08-15) (aged 71)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma materBoston University
Spouse(s)
ChildrenChristopher Trump-Retchin (adopted)
Parent(s)
FamilyTrump family

Robert Stewart Trump (August 26, 1948 – August 15, 2020) was an American real-estate developer and business executive. He was the younger brother of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States.

Career

Trump joined his father Fred Trump's business and came to manage the Trump Organization's real estate holdings outside Manhattan.[1][2]

He was on the board of directors for ZeniMax Media, parent company to Bethesda Softworks, a position he had from 1999[3] until his death in 2020.[4]

Robert Trump remained a loyal supporter of his brother's political career. In a 2016 interview, Robert Trump stated: "I support Donald one thousand percent."[5]

Death

In June 2020, Trump spent a week in intensive care at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.[6] On August 14, 2020, the White House announced that he had again been hospitalized.[7][8] Trump died at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan on August 15, 2020 at age 71 from a cerebral hemorrhage.[9]

References

  1. Blair, Gwenda (2015). The Trumps: Three Generations of Builders and a Presidential Candidate. Simon & Schuster. p. 454. ISBN 1501139363 . https://books.google.com/books?id=uJifCgAAQBAJ&dq. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 
  2. Horowitz, Jason (January 2, 2016). "For Donald Trump, Lessons From a Brother’s Suffering". New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/03/us/politics/for-donald-trump-lessons-from-a-brothers-suffering.html. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 
  3. McAloon, Alissa (August 17, 2020). "Obituary: ZeniMax board member Robert Trump". https://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/368358/Obituary_ZeniMax_board_member_Robert_Trump.php. Retrieved August 17, 2020. 
  4. "ZeniMax Media Board of Directors". Archived from the original on July 31, 2020. https://web.archive.org/web/20200731034441/https://www.zenimax.com/about. Retrieved August 16, 2020. 
  5. Richard Johnson (January 17, 2016). "Donald Trump’s brother Robert emerges". Page Six. https://pagesix.com/2016/01/17/donald-trumps-brother-robert-emerges/. Retrieved August 16, 2020. 
  6. Holland, Steve (August 16, 2020). "'He was my best friend' - Robert Trump, US president's brother who shunned the spotlight, dies". Irish Independent. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/he-was-my-best-friend-robert-trump-us-presidents-brother-who-shunned-the-spotlight-dies-39453225.html. 
  7. "Robert Trump, Donald's brother, seriously ill in New York hospital". The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/aug/14/robert-trump-donald-brother-seriously-ill-new-york-hospital. Retrieved August 16, 2020. 
  8. Jackson, David; Fritze, John; Subramanian, Courtney (August 14, 2020). "'Having a hard time.' President Trump's brother Robert is hospitalized in New York" (in en-US). USA Today. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/08/14/trumps-brother-robert-trump-admitted-hospital-white-house-says/3374790001/. Retrieved August 16, 2020. 
  9. "Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, dead at age 71". CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/15/politics/robert-trump-dead/index.html. Retrieved August 16, 2020.