Sierra Leone rebel leaderDied when: 80 years 206 days (966 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Foday Saybana Sankoh (17 October 1937 – 29 July 2003) was the founder of the Sierra Leone rebel group Revolutionary United Front (RUF), which was supported by Charles Taylor-led NPFL in the 11-year-long Sierra Leone Civil War, starting in 1991 and ending in 2002.
An estimated 50,000 people were killed during the war, and over 500,000 people were displaced in neighboring countries.
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