Sheikh Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa



Age: 65


Summary: leader of Bahrain since 1961 considered as an important Persian Gulf ally to Western nations who had struggled to calm unrest from Bahrain's Shiite majority as a Sunni Muslim in recent years.



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: June 3, 1933


Died: March 6, 1999


Location: Manama, Bahrain