Andre's Life

The Good and The Bad

Born May 19, 1946

He was born under the Andre Rene Roussimoff

At the age of 14

He left is farm and began training with french wrestling champion Frank Valois

1973

In 1973 Andre debuted in Madison square garden With the WWF

1986

Surgery to help Andre's back forced him to wear a back brace while wrestling

February 5, 1988

Defeated Hulk Hogan for WWF world heavyweight championship

1992

By 1992 he went through a series of knee surgeries making him nearly immobile

January 27, 1993

Roussimoff died of a heart attack in his hotel in Paris, suppose ably just weeks after the burial of his father