Bernard Dowiyogo
 


 

Age: 57



Summary: president of the tiny island nation of Nauru (south of the equator in the Pacific Ocean near Australia) who was key in mending diplomatic ties with Washington, who served 6 separate terms as president beginning in the 1980's, but whose country is currently in political and economic turmoil.




Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes



Born: February 14, 1946


 
Died: March 9, 2003



Location:
Washington, D.C.