Ahmed Abu Laban


Age: 60

Danish-Palestinian imam considered as one of Denmark's most prominent Muslim leader who became a central figure in the 2006 uproar over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad and was thrust into the international spotlight when he accused Denmark of being disrespectful to Islam and Muslim immigrants.

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Born: 1946

Died: February 1, 2007

Copenhagen, Denmark