Sir Lynden Pindling

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: Bahamian politician who served as prime minister of the Bahamas from 1967 to 1992 and led the country through independence from Britain in 1973, but who was accused of covering up for drug traffickers and accepting bribes in the 1980's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

 

Born: March 22, 1930

 

Died: August 26, 2000

 

Location: Nassau, Bahamas