George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States (USA) has died aged 94.

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He had been hospitalized for low blood pressure and fatigue in May, a week after arriving in Maine to spend the summer.

The father of the 43rd president of the US, George Bush Jr, served as the president of America for fours having previously been the vice president for eight years.

He also had a lifetime of public service — as a young Navy pilot in World War II, Texas congressman, CIA director and a vice president to Ronald Reagan.

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His wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, died on April 17.