Former Ugandan leader Idi Amin seen in this image taken last week in the intensive care unit of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Amin died Aug. 16, 2003, at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, a hospital official said. Amin, who had lived for years in exile in Saudi Arabia, had been hospitalized on life-support since July 18. He was in a coma suffering from high blood presure. Late hospital staff said he suffered kidney failure.
A Ugandan listens to news about the death of former Ugandan leader Idi Amin in Entebbe, Aug.16, 2003. Reaction to the death of the man who seized power in a 1971 coup was generally low-key in Uganda.
A Ugandan in Entebbe laughs at the news of former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's death Aug.16, 2003. There was little reaction to the death of Idi Amin who brutalized his country and its people for eight years before his ouster in 1979.
Brig. Gen. Idi Amin, 45, commander of Uganda's armed forces, led a coup which overthrew the government of President Milton Oobote, Jan. 26, 1971.
Idi Amin Dada, Uganda military general, June 1, 1971.
Ugandan President Idi Amin is seen during the Organization of African Unity, OAU, conference in Kampala, Uganda, in August 1975. Amin, a general, is wearing a military uniform.
President Idi Amin Dada of Uganda listens on headphones during the open session of the Arab-African Summit in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, March 7, 1977. At left is Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan from Abu Dhabi, the ruler of the United Arab Emirates. Their respective delegates sit behind them.
Presidents Moktar Ould Daddah, left, of Mauritania; Seyni Kountche, center, of Nigeria; and Idi Amin Dada, right, of Uganda, listen on headphones during the closing session of the 14th Summit meeting of the Organization of African Unity held in Libreville, Gabon, on June 5, 1977. The meeting closed with an endorsement of Soviet-backed patriotic front as the sole legitimate nationalist movement in Rhodesia.
Photo of Uganda President Idi Amin Dada, taken April 23, 1977.
Ugandan President Idi Amin clenches his fists to make a point while addressing the Organization of African Unity, OAU, summit meeting in Khartoum, Sudan, on Friday, July 21, 1978. Shortly after this photograph was taken, the conference went into a closed session.
Idi Amin President of Uganda is shown with Vice President Mustafa Adrisi in Jan, 25, 1978, at a rally in Koboko, Northern Uganda, to mark the seventh anniversary of Amin's rule.
Maj. Gen. Idi Amin drives his Jeep to attend a ceremony following the release of 55 political prisoners in Kampala, Uganda, in this January 1971 photo.
Maj. Gen. Idi Amin waves to thousands of Ugandans gathered in a ceremony following the release of 55 political prisoners in Kampala, Uganda, in this January 1971 photo.
Former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is seen in this 1975 file photo during an Organization of African Unity conference in Kampala, Uganda. Amin, 80, died Aug. 16, 2003 at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia where he had been living in exile since 1979.
President Idi Amin, center right, holds aloft the hand of Tanzanian Brigadier Yusuf Himidi at the Mutukula border with Tanzania in this undated photo. Himidi was in Uganda to bring a goodwill message from Tanzania's leadership follwing years of strained relations between the two countries.
Fourteen white Europeans kneel before Ugandan President Idi Amin during a ceremony where the 14 pledged to take up arms for Uganda in this Sept. 29, 1975, in Kampala, Uganda. Of the 14, seven Britons and one Dutchman were already Ugandan citizens.
Ugandan President Idi Amin is carried in a chair by four British businessmen during a party for diplomats, July 1975, in Kampala, Uganda.
Ugandan President Idi Amin is seen at the United Nations headquarters in New York in this Oct. 1, 1975, photo.