Ali Hassan Salameh (1940? - January 22, 1979), the so-called "Red Prince", was the chief of operations for the "Black September" organization, which was responsible for the Munich Massacre and other terrorist attacks. His code name was Abu Hassan. He was also the founder of Force 17.
The Israeli Mossad assassinated him in Beirut in 1979 using a remote-controlled car bomb. They had earlier missed him in 1974 in the Lillehammer affair, mistakenly killing an innocent Moroccan waiter, Ahmed Boushiki.