Known as the outspoken Mayor of New York, Ed Koch has died at age 88. Read more about his life below.
Edward I. Koch, the former U.S. congressman and New York mayor whose wisecracks and pugnacity embodied the city he led back from the edge of bankruptcy in the 1970s, died Friday of congestive heart failure at a hospital in New York, a spokesman said. He was 88.
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