Liu Xiaobo
 


 

Age: 61



Summary:
Chinese writer and human rights activist who kept vigil at Tiananmen Square in 1989 to protect protesters from enroaching soldiers, promoted a pro-democracy charter that brought him a lengthy prison sentence, and was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize while imprisoned for his pro-democracy writings, and who is considered as one of China's most prominent political prisoners.




Cause of Death: Liver cancer



Born: December 28, 1955


 
Died: July 13, 2017



Location:
Shenyang, China