Velupillai Prabhakaran


Age: 54


Summary: founder and guerilla leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (also known as LTTE), a militant separatist group, who was accused of waging hundreds of suicide attacks, including the 1991 assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, and forcibly recruiting children for the military.



Cause of Death: Killed in a missile attack


Born: November 26, 1954


Died: May 19, 2009


Location: Mullaithivu, Sri Lanka