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'Barefoot Diva' Cesaria Evora Dies at 70

Singer Cesaria Evora, dubbed the "Barefoot Diva" for often performing without shoes, has died in her native Cape Verde at the age of 70.

Society » Obituaries | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 19:49 | Viewed: 2688

Beloved Bulgarian Actor Velko Kanev Dies at 63

Popular and beloved Bulgarian actor, Velko Kanev, had passed away late Sunday night at the age of 63.

Society » Obituaries | December 12, 2011, Monday // 08:47 | Viewed: 3194

Brazil Football Legend Socrates Dies at 57

Former Brazil captain Socrates, one of the greatest midfielders of all-time, has died at the age of 57.

Society » Obituaries | December 4, 2011, Sunday // 10:13 | Viewed: 19327

Stalin's Only Daughter Dies in US at 85

The only daughter of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, whose defection to the United States in 1967 shocked the communist party, has died of colon cancer, aged 85.

Society » Obituaries | November 29, 2011, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1112

Boxing Champ Joe Frazier Dies, Quickly Defeated by Cancer

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier has died only a few weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer, his family said.

Society » Obituaries | November 8, 2011, Tuesday // 07:20 | Viewed: 1801

Who Is Who: Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs

Steven Jobs was born February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California to Joanne Simpson and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali, two University of Wisconsin graduate students who gave their unnamed son up for adoption.

Society » Obituaries | October 6, 2011, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 6824

Apple's Steve Jobs Dies at 56

Steven P, Jobs, co-founder and former chief executive of Apple, died Wednesday at the age of 56 in California.

Society » Obituaries | October 6, 2011, Thursday // 08:29 | Viewed: 3743

Ex Bulgarian Interior Secretary Tsvyatko Tsvetkov Dies at 67

Reserve officer Col. Tsvyatko Tsvetkov, a former Chief Secretary of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry and a well-known Socialist Party activist, has passed away at the age of 67.

Society » Obituaries | September 17, 2011, Saturday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1320

Chair of Bulgarian Journalists Union Dies at 58

The Chair of the Union of Bulgarian Journalists, Milen Valkov, passed away Tuesday after a brief illness.

Society » Obituaries | September 13, 2011, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1413

Bulgaria-Born Wife of Israel's Former PM Shamir Dies

Shulamit Shamir, the wife of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, was buried in Jerusalem on Sunday after passing away two days earlier.

Society » Obituaries | August 1, 2011, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3039

1st Bulgarian Female Movie Director Dies at 88

Bulgaria's first female movie director and one of the country's most prominent filmmakers, Binka Zhelyazkova, has passed away Sunday at the age of 88.

Society » Obituaries | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2034

Bulgarian Pilot Perishes in Sudan

A Bulgarian pilot, identified as Stefan Georgiev Penchev, 45, has perished in Sudan during a sand storm.

Society » Obituaries | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2017

Prominent Bulgarian Journalist Panitza Passes Away at 80

John-Dimitry Panitza, a prominent Bulgarian journalist, has passed away at the age of 80.

Society » Obituaries | July 29, 2011, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1551

Former US First Lady Betty Ford Dies

Betty Ford, the widow of the late US President Gerald Ford, died Friday at the age of 93.

Society » Obituaries | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1231

Prominent Bulgarian TV Critic Dies

Vasa Gancheva, a prominent Bulgarian TV critic, died Friday after a prolonged illness.

Society » Obituaries | July 1, 2011, Friday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1127

Prominent Bulgarian Patriot, Writer Petar Konstantinov Dies at 82

Prominent Bulgarian writer, patriot and public figure, prof. Petar Konstantinov, founder of the Mati Bulgaria Association, died Tuesday, relatives inform.

Society » Obituaries | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2025

Prominent Bulgarian Artist Georgi Trifonov Dies at 63

Prominent Bulgarian painter and poet, Georgi Trifonov, passed away Saturday morning, the press center of the Bulgarian Culture Ministry informs.

Society » Obituaries | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 12:27 | Viewed: 313847

'Dr Death' Jack Kevorkian Dies at 83

Jack Kevorkian, internationally known as 'Dr. Death' for his assisted suicide advocacy, passed away at 83 at a Detroit hospital on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | June 3, 2011, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2303

Spanish Golf Legend Severiano Ballesteros Dies at 54

Golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros died early on Saturday at his home in northern Spain following a long-term brain tumour illness.

Society » Obituaries | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 10048

Prominent Bulgarian Athlete, Playboy Ivan Slavkov Dies at 70

Bulgarian athlete and highlife figure Ivan Slavkov, aka Bateto, who has gained colorful notoriety over the past decades, passed away in Sofia Sunday aged 70.

Society » Obituaries | May 1, 2011, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4017

Famed Bulgarian Actor Georgi Rusev Dies at 82

Georgi Rusev, one of the most famous and beloved Bulgarian film and theater actors, has died at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | April 1, 2011, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 2427
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