|Birth name||Aleksandr Val'terovič Litvinenko|
|Born||30 August 1962
Voronezh, Roushie SFSR, Soviet Union
|Dee'd||23 November 2006 (aged 44)
London, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
|Naitionality||Soviet Union (1962–1991)
Unitit Kinrick (2006–his daith)
Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko (Roushie: Алекса́ндр Ва́льтерович Литвине́нко; 30 August 1962 or 4 December 1962 bi faither's accoont – 23 November 2006) wis an umwhile officer o the Roushie FSB secret service wha specialised in tacklin organised crime – accordin tae US diplomats, Litvinenko coined the phrase Mafia state.
On 1 November 2006, Litvinenko suddenly fell ill an wis hospitalised in whit wis established as a case o pushionin bi radioactive polonium-210 which resultit in his daith on 23 November. He acame the first kent victim o lethal Polonium 210-induced acute radiation syndrome.
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- Guinness World Records: First murder by radiation:
On 23 November 2006, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Litvinenko, a retired member of the Russian security services (FSB), died from radiation poisoning in London, UK, becoming the first known victim of lethal Polonium 210-induced acute radiation syndrome.