Pablo Dreyfus

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: Argentinean antiviolence activist known for campaigning to end the illegal weapons and drug trade prevalent in South America who made key contributions to Brazil's gun law, known as the Disarmament Statute, enacted in 2003 and credited with lowering the rate of firearms-related deaths in the nation and saving 6,000 lives this past year, whose accomplishments include encouraging better accounting of combat weapons to prevent them from falling into the hands of criminal organizations.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: circa 1969/1970

 

Died: June 1, 2009

 

Location: Fernando de Noronha, Brazil