David Lange


Age: 63

Summary: former prime minister of New Zealand from 1984 to 1989 considered as an architect of the nation's anti-nuclear policy that strained relations with the U.S. who defied the U.S. and other Western allies in 1985 by banning nuclear arms and nucelar-powered ships from New Zealand territory and waters.

Cause of Death: Kidney failure

Born: August 4, 1942

Died: August 13, 2005

Auckland, New Zealand