Like the Twitter account manager, much of the world has been surprised by Kissinger's life span thus far. The controversial figure has outlived many of the officials he worked alongside, including all of Richard Nixon's Cabinet.
Should Kissinger live to his next birthday, he will be 100 years old.
\u201cNo and I didn\u2019t think this account would be such a long term commitment\u201d
— Is Henry Kissinger Dead Yet? (@Is Henry Kissinger Dead Yet?)
On Twitter, there are people who both advocate for Kissinger's death and celebrate his age. The debate echoes much of the controversial narrative that surrounded Kissinger throughout his life.
\u201chenry kissinger die manifestation tweet <3\u201d
In a 2015 POLITICO article, Nicholas Thompson described Kissinger as "one of the worst people to ever be a force for good."
"He manipulated colleagues and nations. He faked the beginning of a nuclear war in order to advance some perverse personal game theory. He callously perpetrated international crimes. But he was a man of ideas at the center of an American strategy that ultimately benefited the world in some grand sense," Thompson wrote.
\u201cRobbie Coltrane: dead.\nHenry Kissinger: alive.\nMe: unjust and incompetent.\u201d