Malam Bacai Sanha

 

 

Age: 64

 

Summary: president of Guinea-Bissau who took power in the tiny West African nation in 2009 after the preceding leader was assassinated.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes

 

Born: May 5, 1947

 

Died: January 9, 2012

 

Location: Paris, France