May 25, 2020
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Ex-Burmese president Sein Lwin, 81, aka ‘Butcher of Rangoon’, is dead. A general highly placed in the infamous but faceless hierarchy of Myanmar’s military junta, he etched his name in history with his brutal suppression of the ’88 democracy stir.

Fred Olivi, the co-pilot of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, dies at 82.

Justice S. Rajendra Babu will succeed Justice V.N. Khare as the 34th CJI with effect from May 2. Babu, who acquitted Jayalalitha in the TANSI land case, will, however, retire on June 1.

McDonald’s chairman/CEO Jim Cantalupo, who came out of retirement in 2003 to helm a new phase in the company, dies at 60.

Ratu Sir Kamisere, founding father of modern Fiji, dies at 83. The nation’s first prime minister, he was forced out as president in a coup in 2000.

Norris Mcwhirter, co-founder of the Guinness Book of World Records, dies at 78.

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