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Former coup leader and presidential candidate Hugo Chavez greets supporters in Caracas, Venezuela, in May 16, 1998 photo. (AP Photo/Jose Caruci)

Hugo Chavez through the years

January 4, 2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died on March 5, 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader's 14-year rule of the South American country.