Ariel Sharon, Israeli General and Prime Minister, Dies at 85

By Jane Hwang - 2014-01-11T13:36:41Z

Photograph by Kevin Frayer/AP Photo

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Ariel Sharon, 1928-2014

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died on January 11, 2014.  He was 85 years old. He had been hospitalized since January 2006 after suffering a stroke.

Left: Ariel Sharon during a question and answer session with Israeli news editors in Tel Aviv on Dec. 1, 2005.