Velupillai Prabhakaran was a Sri Lankan Tamil guerrilla and the founder and leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, a militant organization that sought to create an independent... Wikipedia
- Native name: வேலுப்பிள்ளை பிரபாகரன்
- Born: November 26, 1954, Valvettithurai, Dominion of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)
- Died: May 18, 2009, Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka
- Cause of death: Killed in action on 18 May 2009
- Other names: Karikalan / Thalaivar Prabhakaran, Anna
- Occupation: Founder & Leader of the Tamil New Tigers in 1972 and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
- Known for: Tamil nationalism, National Leader of Tamil Eelam
- Criminal charge: Planning assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, Colombo Central Bank bombing of 1996
- Criminal penalty: Arrest warrant issued by Colombo High Court, Death warrant issued by Madras High Court, India, Sentenced to 200 years in prison by Colombo High Court.
- Spouse(s): Mathivathani Erambu (1984–2009) †
- Children: Charles Anthony (1989–2009) †, Duvaraga (1986–2009) †, Balachandran (1997–2009) †
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