Khieu Ponnary

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: first wife of the brutal Cambodian dictator Pol Pot who was married to him from 1956 until 1979, and who was a key witness for genocide investigators to the scope of the brutality of his regime in the 1970's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer and old age ailments

 

Born: 1920

 

Died: July 1, 2003

 

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia