NEW DELHI, INDIA: Mayor of Chicago Richard M. Daley listens to a speaker during an interaction oraganised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi, 25 November 2003. During the event Daley shared his experiences about developing Chicago as a global city. AFP PHOTO/Prakash SINGH (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images) | PRAKASH SINGH via Getty Images

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Mayor of Chicago Richard M. Daley listens to a speaker during an interaction oraganised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi, 25 November 2003. During the event Daley shared his experiences about developing Chicago as a global city. AFP PHOTO/Prakash SINGH (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images) | PRAKASH SINGH via Getty Images

Richard M. Daley, mayor of Chicago from 1989 to 2011, was discharged from a Chicago hospital on Saturday after being admitted into the intensive care unit a week ago, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Daley was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Memorial Hospital last Friday after becoming ill following the return from a business trip to Arizona.

He walked out of the hospital around noon, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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