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