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Q.450

Image: The Economist

The cover of The Economist's edition of Jun 17-23, 2000 (see image above), was memorable, not so much for the man but for the accompanying caption that read "Greetings, earthlings", succintly capturing both a sudden increase in media appearances as well as the other-worldly absurdity of the man in his 'kingdom'.

When he died, the same newspaper marked the occcasion with an article titled "Farewell, earthlings". Who?

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