Suharto

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: former president of Indonesia and the U.S. Cold War ally who led one of the 20th century's most brutal and corrupt dictatorships over 32 years that saw up to a million political opponents, but who was driven from office in 1998 by widespread rioting, economic paralysis, and political chaos.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a cardiovascular disease

 

Born: June 8, 1921

 

Died: January 27, 2008

 

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia