Leopoldo Galtieri

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: the last military dictator of Argentina who invaded the Falkland Islands in an attempt to take the island from British rule, but who was soundly defeated by the Brits and forced to resign ending military rule in Argentina when a democracy was restored.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from pancreatic cancer and heart failure

 

Born: July 15, 1926

 

Died: January 12, 2003

 

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina