Bail Prestor Organa was a senator for the planet Alderaan, and husband of its queen, before and after the Clone Wars. Eventually, he founded the Rebel Alliance along with Mon Mothma and several others. He was a close friend to Obi Wan Kenobi and Yoda. He adopted Leia Organa after Padmé Amidala's death in 19 BBY. He was killed when the Death Star destroyed Alderaan in 0 BBY.