Rustum Ghazaleh


Age: 61

Summary: Syrian military and intelligence officer who was once considered as the most powerful man in Lebanon and became a key suspect in the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri in 2005, and who was also regarded as one of Syrian president Bashar Assad's most trusted generals.

Cause of Death: Complications from a head injury

Born: May 3, 1953

Died: April 24, 2015

Damascus, Syria