Chen Xitong

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: mayor of Beijing, China who had backed the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic protests on June 4, 1989 but later expressed regret for the loss of life of hundreds (possibly thousands) of people before he was brought down by scandal in 1995.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: June 10, 1930

 

Died: June 2, 2013

 

Location: Beijing, China