|Real Name||Andrei Gennadyevich Karlov|
|Diplomatic Journey||• Karlov was fluent in Korean so he was appointed to USSR embassy in North Korea from 1979 to 1984, and 1986 to 1991, before having served as Russia's ambassador to North Korea from 2001 to 2006.
• Between 1992 and 1997, for five years, he worked in the Russian embassy in South Korea.
• From 2007 to 2009, Karlov served as Deputy Director of the Consular Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
• He was appointed ambassador to Turkey in July 2013.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 198 lbs
|Hair Colour||White and Grey|
|Date of Birth||4 February 1954|
|Date of Death||19 December 2016|
|Cause of Death||Assassination|
|Age (as in 2016)||62 Years|
|Birth Place||Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union|
|Place of Death||Ankara, Turkey|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aquarius|
|College||Moscow State Institute of International Relations.|
|Family||Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Girls, Affairs and More|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Andrei Karlov
- Did Andrei Karlov smoke?: Not Known
- Did Andrei Karlov drink alcohol?: Not Known
- On 19 December 2016, at 8:15 pm, Karlov was shot and killed by a 22-year-old off-duty Turkish police officer, Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, at an art exhibition in Ankara, Turkey.
- During the assassination, assassin was crying out: “Don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” and “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) while holding a gun in one hand and waving the other in the air.
- The assassin, who was dressed in a suit and tie, opened fire at Karlov at point-blank range while the ambassador was delivering his speech.
- The assassination came about after several days of protests by the Turkish people over Russian involvement in the Syrian Civil War and the battle over Aleppo, though the Russian and Turkish governments had been negotiating a ceasefire.
- Andrei Karlov is the fourth Russian ambassador who died in harness.