Lakshman Kadirgamar


Age: 73

Summary: foreign minister of Sri Lanka who campaigned internationally to have the Tamil Tiger rebels declared a terrorist organization but later backed peace talks, and who was appointed foreign minister under president Chandrika Kumaratunga's government after practicing law in Sri Lanka and London.

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

Born: April 12, 1932

Died: August 12, 2005

Colombo, Sri Lanka