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Olof Palme
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World Leader
    (January 30, 1927-February 28, 1986)
    Born in Stockholm, Sweden
    Birth name was Sven Olaf Palme
    Leader of the Social Democratic Party (1969-86)
    Prime Minister of Sweden (1969-76,1982-86)
    He said that his travels in the US made him a socialist.
    He provided political and financial support for the PLO.
    The US froze diplomatic relations with Sweden after he compared American actions in Vietnam to Nazi atrocities at Guernica, Oradur, Babi-Yar and Lidice (December 23, 1972).
    Although the investigation cost $45 million, his killer was never caught.
    His assassination inspired JFK-style conspiracy theories.
    He started as a reporter covering boxing and theater, and said of his new career, 'I naturally opted for something that combined both -- politics.'
    He campaigned against human rights violations in the Soviet Union, South Africa and Spain.
    Yngwie Malmsteen dedicated an album to him.
    If you manage to figure out who killed him, you could win a reward worth $6 million.

Credit: C. Fishel

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