It is wrong to feel happiness at the news of someone's death, but I doubt few will shed tears over this:
Saparmurat Niyazov 1940-2006
As an aside, why do these dictators have such an obsession with spending vast amounts of money building kitsch monstrosities?
Also, Turkmenistan is energy rich so the Americans/Russians are both right now probably assembling a puppet with great haste.
May Allah protect the people of Turkmenistan and improve their situation.