Mr McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in July previous year and had been undergoing treatment.
McCain, who was being treated at his home in Arizona, was surrounded by his wife Cindy and his family during his final hours.
Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor who McCain controversially chose as his vice presidential running mate in the 2008 election, offered a heartfelt tribute to a man who made her a major player in GOP politics for a period at the end of the last decade.
A politician, servicemember, husband and father, McCain was known for his strength of character and service to the U.S.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called Mr McCain a "fascinating personality".
As a one-time Republican presidential nominee, McCain ran against Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election.
McCain first voted in favor of debating the bill, giving his fellow Republicans hope that their long-sought goal of repealing Obamacare was in sight. McCain was able to jump clear, but the accident ignited a conflagration that almost destroyed the USS Forrestal and killed 134 of her crew. Senator McCain led a long struggle to remove "earmarks" or pork-barrel amendments from the American legislative process, annoying Republican and Democrats alike.
"Why don't we try the old way of legislating in the Senate, the way our rules and customs encourage us to act?"
In a statement shared shortly after the announcement of McCain's death, Biden reflected on the Senator's experience as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, his unsuccessful bid for America's highest office and his unwavering commitment to the nation.
Over the course of his career he rallied against pork-barrel spending and went against his own party's president, George W. Bush, on strategy for the Iraq war.
Throughout his time in the Senate, McCain made campaign reform one of his signature efforts and fought to restore diplomatic relations with Vietnam in the 1990s.
McCain came up short, but solidified his stature and eventually seized the Republican torch from the unpopular president Bush.
Ten years later, McCain would once again seek the presidency, this time winning the GOP nomination in 2008 in what would turn out to be one of the most historic campaigns in US history.
But it was McCain's fortitude after joining the Navy that would define him.
John Sidney McCain III was born on August 29, 1936, to a prominent naval family steeped in patriotism.
"John McCain's life is proof that some truths are timeless".
In a speech to midshipmen at his alma mater in October 2017, McCain joked about his abysmal academic performance.
"I understand the discipline and the things that go along about being a service person and protecting our freedoms", Edwards said.
His first brush with death came during the war in July 1967 when a missile fired accidentally on board the aircraft carrier, USS Forrestal, sparked a series of explosions and fires that killed 134 sailors.
On his 23rd bombing mission over North Vietnam, his plane was shot down. Fractures in both his arms and right leg are poorly treated, and McCain - whose father has risen to become commander of all U.S. forces in the Pacific, including Vietnam - is beaten and tortured throughout his detention. When the Viet Cong realized his father was an admiral, they wanted to give him an early release, but military protocol called for prisoners to be released in the order they were captured.
In his 36 years of service in Congress, McCain had acquired a reputation as a maverick Republican who was not shy about throwing American troops in harm's way.
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