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Patriarch Holds Memorial Service Marking Death of Bulgaria's Last King Eldest Son

The Bulgarian Patriarch held a memorial service marking forty days since the death of Prince Kardam, the eldest son of Bulgaria's last King and former Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in Sofia on Saturday.

Society » Obituaries | May 16, 2015, Saturday // 15:30 | Viewed: 3052

Blues Legend BB King Dies Aged 89

Guitarist and singer BB King has died at the age of 89, international media report.

Society » Obituaries | May 15, 2015, Friday // 09:22 | Viewed: 947

Bulgaria's Former Vice President Atanas Semerdzhiev Dies at 90

Former Bulgarian Vice President (1990-1992) Gen. Atanas Semerdzhiev has died, the BNR radio station reported on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | May 8, 2015, Friday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1315

Georgi Petkanov, Former Minister of Interior, Justice, Dies at 67

Georgi Petkanov, former Bulgarian Interior Minister and Justice Minister, has died at the age of 67.

Society » Obituaries | May 1, 2015, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1299

German Writer Günter Grass Dies Aged 87

Gunter Grass, the renowned German author and Nobel Prize winner, has died, Deutsche Welle reported.

Society » Obituaries | April 13, 2015, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1170

Bulgarian Last King's Eldest Son Passes Away

Prince Kardam, the eldest son of Bulgaria's last King and former premier (2001-2005) Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, has passed away, BGNES reported.

Society » Obituaries | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 3713

Bulgaria Holds Day of National Mourning for Ex President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria holds a day of national mourning for late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev.

Society » Obituaries | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarian Presidency Lays Condolence Book in Memory of Zhelyu Zhelev

Condolence book in memory of late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who passed away on Friday, was unveiled in the building of the presidential administration on Saturday.

Society » Obituaries | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1135

International Media Pay Tribute to Late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev

The sudden death of former Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who died at the age of 79 on Friday, was widely reported in international media.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1219

Bulgaria Declares Day of Mourning for Late Ex-President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria’s government has declared a national day of mourning for former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997), who passed away on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1182

Bulgaria's Former President Zhelyu Zhelev Dies

Bulgaria's former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997) has died, according to online media reports published on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 09:57 | Viewed: 10527

Bulgaria's Deputy Chief of Defense Dies Aged 53

Deputy Chief of Defense Neyko Nenov passed away on Wednessday, the Defense Ministry has said.

Society » Obituaries | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1492

Greek Singer Demis Roussos Dies

Famous Greek pop and rock singer Demis Roussos has died in an Athens hospital.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1383

Bulgaria Deputy Parliament Speaker Dies Aged 60

Deputy Parliament Speaker Rositsa Yanakieva passed away in the small hours of Monday, her party ABV's press office reports.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1544

Joe Cocker Dies at 70

English rock and blues singer Joe Cocker died of lung cancer at the age of 70 on Monday in Crawford, Colorado.

Society » Obituaries | December 22, 2014, Monday // 23:20 | Viewed: 773

Spain’s Duchess of Alba Dies at 88

The most colorful aristocrat of Spain and one of the wealthiest and most titled nobles in the world, the 18th Duchess of Alba, known colloquially as Cayetana, died at the age of 88, after suffering a short illness.

Society » Obituaries | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1181

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, died on Monday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 899

Bulgaria's Poet Valeri Petrov Dies

Bulgaria's poet, playwright, script writer and translator Valeri Petrov  passed away at the age of 94 in Sofia Military Hospital on Wednesday, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Obituaries | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2090

British Film Director Richard Attenborough Dies at 90

British film actor and director Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90, the BBC has reported.

Society » Obituaries | August 25, 2014, Monday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1222

Hollywood's Golden Age Actress Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

Iconic film and stage star Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89.

Society » Obituaries | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1228

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead, Suicide Suspected

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from a suspected suicide at his home in Northern California.

Society » Obituaries | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1160