Jalal Talabani
 


 

Age: 83



Summary:
former president of Iraq from 2005 to 2014 who led one of Iraq's main Kurdish factions and later became the country's president after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein, who was often seen as a unifying elder statesman who could soothe tempers among Iraq's Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds.




Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke



Born: November 12, 1933


 
Died: October 3, 2017



Location:
Berlin, Germany