Mike Campbell

 

 

Age: 78

 

Summary: white Zimbabwean farmer who won a landmark case in South Africa's highest court challenging the seizure of his farm by President Robert Mugabe's government, but whose farm was ultimately seized and his house burned down by government thugs.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a savage 2008 beating by Mugabe loyalists

 

Born: October 12, 1932

 

Died: April 6, 2011

 

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe