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Beastie Boys Star Adam Yauch Dies at 47

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch has died at the age of 47 after losing a nearly three-year battle with cancer, his publicist announced.

Society » Obituaries | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 07:57 | Viewed: 18273

Widow of Controversial Bulgarian Businessman Dies

Eva Mihova, the widow of controversial businessman Mihail Mihov, has died of abrupt bleeding following an operation in a Sofia-based hospital.

Society » Obituaries | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1389

Norway's World Swimming Champion Dies at 26

Norway's world swimming champion Alexander Dale Oen, has died suddenly in the US, aged 26, the country's swimming federation announced.

Society » Obituaries | May 1, 2012, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1248

Levon Helm, The Band Drummer and Singer, Dies at 71

Levon Helm, the legendary drummer, multi-instrumentalist and singer for the popular American rock-and-roll group The Band, died Thursday after losing his long battle with throat cancer.

Society » Obituaries | April 20, 2012, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 736

Famed Bulgarian Actor Naum Shopov Dies at 81

Renowned Bulgarian actor Naum Shopov has died at the age of 81.

Society » Obituaries | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2678

Commodore Computer Father Dies at 83

Jack Tramiel, a computer-industry pioneer whose Commodore 64 is widely considered the best-selling personal computer in history, died Sunday in California, his family said.

Society » Obituaries | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 13:04 | Viewed: 889

Bulgarian Professor Mauled by Stray Dogs Passes Away

Botio Tachkov, a renowned economist, who was brutally attacked by a large pack of stray dogs in the Malinova Dolina quarter in the Bulgarian capital at the end of last month, has passed away.

Society » Obituaries | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 4314

Weird Witness in Bulgarian Lawyer Murder Trial Dies

A 78-year-old prisoner, whose scandalous testimonies framed former senior prosecutor Nikola Filchev during the trial over the mysterious murder of a young and beautiful lawyer, has died.

Society » Obituaries | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1136

Bulgarian TV Celebrity Passes Away at 47

Dim Dukov, a Bulgarian hairdresser and TV celebrity, has passed away at the age of 47.

Society » Obituaries | February 28, 2012, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2175

Prominent Bulgarian Actor Cherkelov Passes Away

Prominent Bulgarian actor Georgi Cherkelov has passed away, his family has told the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.

Society » Obituaries | February 19, 2012, Sunday // 18:51 | Viewed: 1647

Pop Queen Whitney Houston Passes Away at 48

Prominent pop singer Whitney Houston has been found dead in the Beverly Hills Hotel, shocking the music industry on the eve of the 2012 Grammy Awards.

Society » Obituaries | February 12, 2012, Sunday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1190

'Soul Train" Iconic Creator Commits Suicide

The creator of the long-running US TV show Soul Train has shot himself at his Los Angeles home, police said.

Society » Obituaries | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1603

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Kosta Tsonev Dies at 82

Kosta Tsonev, one of the most beloved Bulgarian actors, has passed away at the age of 82, his family announced.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 19:31 | Viewed: 3688

Greek Director Theo Angelopolous Dies in Road Accident

Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopolous, 76, died late on Tuesday after a road accident.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1311

Bulgaria-born Piano Virtuoso Alexis Weissenberg Dies at 82

Bulgaria-born pianist Alexis Weissenberg, one of the best performers of the twentieth century, died Sunday in Lugano, Switzerland, Spanish media reported.

Society » Obituaries | January 9, 2012, Monday // 10:43 | Viewed: 3385

Bulgaria's Number 1 Patient Rights Activist Dies

Bulgaria's most fervent cancer patient rights activist, Teodora Zaharieva, has passed away Saturday morning.

Society » Obituaries | January 7, 2012, Saturday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2633

The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Obituaries

A number of notable Bulgarian public figures passed away in 2011.

Society » Obituaries | January 6, 2012, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1754

Former Macedonian President Kiro Gligorov Dies

Kiro Gligorov, the first democratically elected president of the Republic of Macedonia, has died at the age of 94.

Society » Obituaries | January 2, 2012, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 6092

Distinguished Bulgarian Director Andonov Dies at 77

Ivan Andonov, one of Bulgaria's most influential actors and movie directors passed away on Friday at the age of 77.

Society » Obituaries | December 30, 2011, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1471

Who Is Who: Czech Playwright, Dissident, President Vaclav Havel

The former President of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, and one of the most well known dissidents in Eastern Europe Vaclav Havel passed away on Sunday, December 18, at the age of 75.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2867

Former Czech President, Dissident Vaclav Havel Dies

The former President of Czechoslovakia and one of the most well known dissidents in Eastern Europe Vaclav Havel has passed away.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 13:23 | Viewed: 6332
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