Kiro Gligorov

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: first democratically elected president of Macedonia who served two terms in the 1990's as his country became independent from Yugoslavia, but who suffered head injuries and lost an eye during an assassination attempt in October 1995 when a bomb blast targeted his car as he headed to work.

 

 

Cause of Death: In his sleep

 

Born: May 3, 1917

 

Died: January 1, 2012

 

Location: Skopje, Macedonia