Soe Win

 

 

Age: 60

 

Summary: prime minister of Myanmar who had been reviled for his role in a bloody attack on Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her followers in 2003 when he was the fourth-ranking member of the military junta, who was nicknamed "the Butcher of Depayin" for his role in the 2003 attack on Suu Kyi and her followers in that northern town, and who was largely considered as a figurehead.

 

 

Cause of Death: Leukemia

 

Born: May 10, 1947

 

Died: October 12, 2007

 

Location: Yangon, Myanmar