Anton Balasingham


Age: 68

chief negotiator for Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels who had represented the rebel group in peace talks with successive Sri Lankan governments since 1985 after a violent separatist war flared up in 1983 trying to transform the group's militaristic image into a political one.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: March 4, 1938

Died: December 14, 2006

London, England