Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta


Age: 89

father of Holland's Queen Maxima who stayed away from his daughter's 2002 wedding to the current King Willem-Alexander because of the Dutch government's concern over his participation in Argentina's 1976-1983 military dictatorship, who was known as a technocrat while heading the Agriculture Ministry and was one of the longest-serving civilian Cabinet ministers during the regime, but who denied knowing anything about human rights abuses committed under the junta.

Cause of Death: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Born: January 18, 1928

Died: August 8, 2017

Buenos Aires, Argentina