Alexander Zakharchenko

 

 

Age: 42

 

Summary: Ukrainian separatist leader who was the head of state and Prime Minister of the Donetsk People's Republic, a self-proclaimed state and rebel group which declared independence from Ukraine on May 11, 2014, who was appointed Prime Minister in August 2014 after his predecessor Alexander Borodai resigned and went on to win the early November 2014 election for the position.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a bomb explosion

 

Born: June 26, 1976

 

Died: August 31, 2018

 

Location: Donetsk, Ukraine