Hugo Chavez through the years

Associated Press
In this March 1972 photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Hugo Chavez, bottom row, right, poses with his baseball teammates during the internal games at the Military Academy in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 that Chavez has died.  Chavez, 58, was first diagnosed with cancer in June 2011. (AP Photo/Miraflores Press Office)

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died on March 5, 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader's 14-year rule of the South American country.

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