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Sonny Barger dead at 83 – Hells Angels founder dies following cancer battle after helping start famous biker club

HELLS Angels founder Sonny Barger has died at the age of 83 after battling cancer.

The cyclist, from California, died peacefully surrounded by his wife Zorana and relatives on June 29.

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Hells Angels founder Sonny Barger has died at the age of 83Credit: Reuters

A statement on his Facebook page read: “If you read this post, you will know that I am gone. I have requested that this note be posted immediately after my death.

“I have lived a long and good life full of adventure. And I have had the privilege of being part of a great club.”

He told fans to stay loyal, stay free and always appreciate honor.

Barger was best known for launching the Oakland Hells Angels and is often recognized for building it in an international organization, The Mercury News public.

He revealed in his autobiography that he was inspired by the Marlon Brando film The Wild One.

In 1972, Barger and three others were acquitted of murdering a drug dealer in Texas and setting a house on fire.

He was diagnosed with cancer in the 1980s and had his vocal cords removed.

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