Aleksander Einseln was born on October 25, 1931, in Estonia and died on March 16, 2017. He was an Estonian general, the Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces from 1993 to 1995 and a former United States Army colonel. His mother fled from the Soviet occupation during 1944. Einseln served in the US Army taking ..
Usayd al-Adani died on March 2, 2017 He was a senior leader of AQAP. Usayd al-Adani was killed by a missile launched from a surveillance drone. Usayd al-Adani’s killing attracted additional scrutiny as one of the seven other individuals killed by the missile was Yasir al-Silmi, said to be another name for an individual formerly ..
Robert Adeyinka Adebayo was born on March 9, 1928 and died on March 8, 2017. He was the former governor of the now defunct as the Western State of Nigeria, 1966–1971. Adebayo became governor after Col. Francis Adekunle Fajuyi’s death in the 1966 coup d’état. Adebayo received his education at All Saints School, Iyin-Ekiti, and ..
Thor Kristen Tjønveit was born on July 28, 1936 and died in 2017. He was a Norwegian-American aviator. He was raised at Hesthagen in Grimstad, Norway. When he took his pilot’s license, he moved to the United States in 1961; he became an American citizen in 1965. During 1967, Tjønveit crashed in Yukon as was ..
Major-General Sir Joseph Michael Palmer was born on October 17, 1928 and died on February 21, 2017. He was a senior British Army officer. He served as the Defence Services Secretary from 1982 to 1985. Micheal was the son of Lieutenant-Colonel William Robert Palmer, DSO and his wife Joan Audrey Palmer (née Smith). Palmer was ..
Yury Garrievich Abramovich was born on September 5, 1935, in Kharkiv, Ukrainian and died on February 28, 2017, in Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast, Russia. He was a test pilot of the Moscow Aviation Industrial Association (MAIA). During 1959, hee graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute. He worked as a test pilot at aviation enterprise “Znamya Truda” (now ..
Hassan Daaboul died on February 25, 2017. He was a Syrian army general. Daaboul was the head of military intelligence for the city of Homs. Daadoul was one of the 42 people killed by al-Qaeda in a series of suicide bombings in Syria. Hassan Daaboul passed awa..
Abdullah Muhammad Rajab Abd al-Rahman, known as Ahmad Hasan Abu al-Khayr al-Masri was born on November 3, 1957, in Kafr el-Sheikh, Egypt, and died on February 26, 2017. He was an Egyptian al-Qaeda leader. Khayr al-Masri has been described as the general deputy to Ayman al-Zawahiri. He was a member of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad. ..
Jørgen Kieler was born on August 23, 1919, and died on February 19, 2017. He was a Danish physician. He is remembered primarily for his participation in resistance activities under the German occupation of Denmark in the early 1940s. Along with his sister, Elsebet Kieler, Jogen published Frit Denmark or Free Denmark, an illegal newspaper. ..
Lawrence Fontaine Snowden was born on April 14, 1921, and died on February 18, 2017. He was a retired lieutenant general in the United States Marine Corps. Lawrence F. Snowden was commissioned in 1942 and retired in 1979. He was an alumnus of Northwestern University, the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the University ..