Ghulam Azam


Age: 91

Summary: Bangladeshi convicted war criminal and former leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests in 2013 after a special tribunal sentenced him to 90 years in prison on 61 charges of war crimes during the Bangladesh 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: November 7, 1922

Died: October 23, 2014

Dhaka, Bangladesh