Andrei Karlov


Age: 62

Russian career diplomat who served as the Russian Ambassador to Turkey from 2013 until 2016 during a tumultuous period between the two countries, which experienced worst diplomatic crisis in recent years following the shooting down of a Russian jet in November 2015 after Turkey claimed it had violated its airspace.

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered in an assassination

Born: February 4, 1954

Died: December 19, 2016

Ankara, Turkey