Umaru Yar'Adua

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: president of Nigeria whose election in 2007 marked that country's first peaceful transition of power from one civilian to another.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from kidney ailments and pericarditis

 

Born: August 16, 1951

 

Died: May 5, 2010

 

Location: Lagos, Nigeria