Young boy who was born with an extremely rare genetic condition known as mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome. His parents campaigned to keep him alive on life support while the hospital that he was admitted to pushed for the opposite.
He was diagnosed with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome just two months after birth.
In July 2017, his parents withdrew their legal challenge against the Great Ormond Street Hospital.
He was the son of Chris Gard and Connie Yates.
Both he and Terri Schiavo suffered from medical conditions that led to legal disputes.