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Bulgarian Climber Dies on K2

Bulgarian climber Petar Georgiev Unzhiev, member of Adventure Tours Pakistan International K2 Expedition 2010, has passed away of high altitude sickness in camp 2 on K2.

Society » Obituaries | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 3468

Renowned Bulgarian Film Director Plamen Maslarov Dies at 60

The head of the Bulgarian National Film Archive, Plamen Maslarov, died on June 8, his relatives announced Wednesday.

Society » Obituaries | June 9, 2010, Wednesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 2757

Israeli Correspondent for Bulgaria Dies at 50

Heny Berler, friend of Bulgaria and long-time media correspondent passed away suddenly in Israel Monday.

Society » Obituaries | May 17, 2010, Monday // 21:11 | Viewed: 1847

US Black Sabbath Legend Dio Dies at 67

Legendary US heavy metal singer, Ronnie James Dio, passed away at the age of 67, BBC reports citing Dio's wife and his manager.

Society » Obituaries | May 17, 2010, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 2247

Juan Antonio Samaranch Dies

Former International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch has died in hospital after being taken ill at the weekend.

Society » Obituaries | April 21, 2010, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 2307

Bulgarian Actor Ivan Balsamadzhiev Dies at 57

Famous Bulgarian actor and comedian Ivan Balsamadzhiev died on Satursday, the Union of Bulgarian Actors announced.

Society » Obituaries | April 4, 2010, Sunday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2184

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Nikola Rudarov Dies at 82

One of the most famous Bulgarian actors and directors, Nikola Rudarov, died Friday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | March 26, 2010, Friday // 20:35 | Viewed: 2030

Bulgaria's Sliven District Prosecutor Dies Suddenly

The District Prosecutor in the southern Bulgarian city of Sliven, Peycho Hitov, died suddenly Sunday evening.

Society » Obituaries | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1957

Ex US Secretary of State Alexander Haig Dies Aged 85

Former US Secretary of State Alexander Haig has died at the age of 85.

Society » Obituaries | February 20, 2010, Saturday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgaria Popular Caricaturist Karandasha Dies at 86

Bulgaria's popular artist and caricaturist, Tsvetan Tsekov aka Karandasha died Tuesday at the age of 86.

Society » Obituaries | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2224

OLAF Anti-fraud Director-General Has Died

The Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud office (OLAF), Franz-Hermann Bruner, has died over the weekend, following a long illness.

Society » Obituaries | January 11, 2010, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 4304

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Obituaries

In January, Dimitar Manchev, a favorite theater and movie actor of several generations of Bulgarians, died in Sofia at the age of 74.

Society » Obituaries | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 2358

US Actress Brittany Murphy Dies of Cardiac Arrest

US actress Brittany Murphy died Sunday in her home in Los Angeles of a cardiac arrest.

Society » Obituaries | December 21, 2009, Monday // 01:53 | Viewed: 6745

Father of Russian 'Shock Therapy' Yegor Gaidar Dies at 53

Former Russian Prime Minister Egor Gaidar who was active in Russian politics in the first years of President Boris Yeltsin has died overnight at the age of 53.

Society » Obituaries | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 3876

Famous Bulgarian Theater Director Krikor Azaryan Dies at 75

Professor Krikor Azaryan, a prominent Bulgarian theater director and lecturer, has died at 75 following a battle with a serious disease.

Society » Obituaries | December 14, 2009, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 3858

Bulgarian Military Museum Director Petko Yotov Has Died

The Director of the Bulgarian National Miltary History Museum Petko Yotov has passed away on Tuesday at the age of 62.

Society » Obituaries | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 21:11 | Viewed: 5416

Wife of Famous Bulgarian-Born Artist Christo Dies at 74

Jeanne-Claude, artist and wife Bulgarian-born Christo has died at 74, Bloomberg reports Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | November 19, 2009, Thursday // 20:34 | Viewed: 5103

Serbian Otrhodox Church Patriarch Pavle Dies at 95

The Serbian Orthodox Church has announced that Patriarch Pavle died on Sunday morning, at the age of 95, and that the country will observe 3 days of official mourning.

Society » Obituaries | November 15, 2009, Sunday // 18:23 | Viewed: 4617

Great Friend of Bulgaria Ambassador Emmanuel Ziesmann Dies at 74

Emmanuel Ziesmann has died in Jerusalem, at the age of 74. He was known as the Friend of Bulgaria

Society » Obituaries | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2727

French Anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss Dies at 100

The French intellectual Claude Levi-Strauss, who influenced generations of scientists by laying the foundations of contemporary anthropology, has died at the age of 100.

Society » Obituaries | November 3, 2009, Tuesday // 19:06 | Viewed: 3526

Boyzone Singer Stephen Gately Dies Unexpectedly at 33

The singer of the Irish group Boyzone, Stephen Gately died overnight in the Spanish resort Mallorca.

Society » Obituaries | October 11, 2009, Sunday // 11:48 | Viewed: 7360
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