Jean-Jacques Susini


Age: 83

French militant and leader of the right-wing terrorist group Organisation Armee Secrete that opposed Algerian independence from France and was twice condemned to death in absentia for plots to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle of France, who was a so-called pied noir (an Algerian with European roots) who came of political age when the National Liberation Front began its insurgent revolt against French colonial rule in 1954, but who could not fathom Algeria as a sovereign state even as the FLN battled France for nearly eight years in a war for independence.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: July 30, 1933

Died: July 3, 2017

Paris, France