Former U.S Secretary of State Henry Kissinger dies at age 100

 Former U.S Secretary of State Dr Henry Kissinger speaking at the annual Gala Dinner of the National Committee on U.S-China Relations in New York. [Xinhua]

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger died on Wednesday at home in Connecticut at the age of 100, Kissinger Associates, Inc said in a statement.

Born in Germany in 1923, Kissinger was survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Nancy Maginnes Kissinger, two children by his first marriage, David and Elizabeth, and five grandchildren.

Kissinger visited China more than 100 times.