Tariq Aziz


Age: 79

Summary: foreign minister of Iraq from 1983 to 1991 who was the highest-ranking Christian and a top aide in Saddam Hussein's regime and was the international face of Saddam's regime for years, but who was sentenced to death in October 2010 to hang for persecuting members of the Shiite Muslim religious parties that now dominate Iraq.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: April 28, 1936

Died: June 5, 2015

Nasiriyah, Iraq