Anwar al-Awlaki

 

 

Age: 40

 

Summary: American-born radical cleric and a leading figure in Al-Qaeda's Yemen affiliate considered as its most dangerous English-speaking propagandist and plotter who was considered as the force behind several major plots aimed at killing Americans in the U.S. in recent years, notably the deadly assault at an American army base in Fort Hood, Texas and attempts to bomb Times Square and a Detroit-bound jetliner.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a U.S. drone strike

 

Born: April 22, 1971

 

Died: September 30, 2011

 

Location: Al-Jawf, Yemen