Sushil Koirala


Age: 76

former prime minister of Nepal from 2014 to 2015 who was a key figure in the adoption of Nepal's new constitution and became a leader of his country's largest political party, who spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal and led protests in 2006 that ended a centuries-old monarchy and turned Nepal into a republic, but who spent 15 years in exile in India because of his opposition to the no-party system imposed by the kings.

Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia and respiratory failure

Born: August 12, 1939

Died: February 9, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal