18/12/2013 03:34 GMT

Ronnie Biggs Dead: Life And Times Of Great Train Robber In Pictures

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Ronnie Biggs has died

Great train robber Ronnie Biggs, who has died at 84, played a part in one of the 20th century's most notorious crimes.

When he fled justice and became a celebrity crook, he was labelled as both a loveable rogue and a cowardly thug.

Here is his life in pictures:

Photo gallery Ronnie Biggs: The Life and Times See Gallery