Rev. Sun Myung Moon

 

 

Age: 92

 

Summary: religious leader who founded the Unification Church and built it into a multi-billion dollar business empire that included newspapers, schools, a ski resort, and dozens of other ventures in several countries, but who gained fame in the 1970's and 1980's for pairing up and marrying off thousands of followers at elaborate mass weddings.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia

 

Born: February 25, 1920

 

Died: September 3, 2012

 

Location: Gapyeong, South Korea