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People Who Died In 2011 That We WON’T Miss

Say one last goodbye to some of the planet’s most reviled beings.

1.

The 82-year-old landlady died of natural causes in a central California prison, unlike her seven tenants in Sacramento that she buried in her backyard after collecting their social security checks.

2.

The founder of al-Qaida and architect of the 9/11 attacks was buried at sea within 24 hours of the U.S. Navy SEALs’ capture-or-kill mission in Pakistan.

3.

In 1964, the Ku Klux Klan member kidnapped and killed two 19-year-old African-Americans in Mississippi. The Klansman died of natural causes in a federal prison.

4.

The senior member of Al-Qaeda and teenage pal of Osama bin Laden’s was killed by a U.S. drone in Pakistan this summer.

5.

Libya’s dictator killed tens of thousands of his own people for decades and, arguably just as bad, spent a reported $1 million dollars to have Nelly Furtado perform for his family.

6.

“To this day, I have no idea why it existed.” — Mike Hayes, BuzzFeed social media editor

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