President George Herbert Walker Bush, naval aviator, decorated in his youth for valor in combat, took his experience in war to build a better world as our commander in chief.
The Trumps were informed of Bush's death late Friday while in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the Group of 20 summit of rich and developing nations.
"His presidency was overshadowed in many ways by his predecessor which is understandable", his son and former President George W. Bush once said.
Former President of the United States of America, George H.W. Bush passed away on Friday at the age of 94.
Below, see how Bush's family, friends and colleagues reacted to former President George H.W. Bush's death.
Over the next decade, he held several high-level posts that took him and Barbara around the world: head of the Republican National Committee, US ambassador to the United Nations, envoy to China and director of the Central Intelligence Agency, where he was praised for restoring morale after revelations of widespread illegal activity. Before getting the keys to the White House, he served eight years as the vice president of Republican icon Ronald Reagan.
His son, George W Bush, became the 43rd president of the United States.
Trump tweeted against about Bush's death in the morning.
Obama also highlighted Bush's "diplomatic hand" which allowed to expand "America's promise to new immigrants and people with disabilities; reducing the scourge of nuclear weapons and building a broad worldwide coalition to expel a dictator from Kuwait; and ending the Cold War".
When Bush accepted his party's nomination for president, he described America as "a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky". "We will miss him dearly".
The couple had six children, and throughout hardship and triumph, the Bushes made family their priority.
Bush's commitment to his country came early in life. He ran against one of Bush's sons, Jeb Bush, in the GOP presidential primaries in 2016, and was sharply critical of the two-term presidency of another son, George W. Bush.
The conference was mainly symbolic, but it set the stage for the Oslo Accords two years later.