Omar Karami


Age: 80

Summary: two-time prime minister of Lebanon when the Lebanese pound crashed during his firt term from 1990 to 1992 who was forced to resign after protests that became known as the "Revolution of the Hungry", who assumed the post again in 2004 but was forced to resign in 2005 after the assassination of former premier Rafik Hariri, and whose elder brother Rashid Karami was a long-serving prime minister until his assassination in 1987.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: September 7, 1934

Died: January 1, 2015

Beirut, Lebanon