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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: 4368

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: 2383

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: 6760

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: 3991

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: 3964

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: 5502

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: 5189

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: 4754

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: 2746

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: 3550

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: 7444

Leader of 1943 Anti-Nazi Warsaw Uprising Dies at 90

The last surviving leader of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising against the Nazis, Marek Edelman, has died at the age of 90.

Society » Obituaries | October 3, 2009, Saturday // 12:55 | Viewed: 3970

US Actor Patrick Swayze Dies Aged 57

Dirty Dancing film star Patrick Swayze has died aged 57, his publicist says.

Society » Obituaries | September 15, 2009, Tuesday // 08:28 | Viewed: 4745

DJ AM Found Dead in New York Apartment

Disc jockey Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, who was as famous for his much-chronicled relationships as he was for his creative scratching and mixing on the celebrity club circuit, was found dead in his New York apartment Friday afternoon, CNN reported, citing his

Society » Obituaries | August 29, 2009, Saturday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2415

Soviet, Russian Anthem Author Sergey Mihkalkov Dies at 96

The Russian poet Sergey Mikhalkov (born 1913) best known as the writer of the anthem of the Soviet Union and of today's Russia died Thursday at the age of 96.

Society » Obituaries | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2711

US Senator Edward Kennedy Dies Aged 77

Veteran US Senator Edward Kennedy, the brother of ex-President John F Kennedy, has died at the age of 77 after battling a brain tumor.

Society » Obituaries | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgaria's Former Deputy PM Alexander Bozhkov Dies at 58

Bulgaria's former Deputy Prime Minister and Industry Minister in 1997-1999, Alexander Bozhkov, died Sunday at the age of 58.

Society » Obituaries | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 17:53 | Viewed: 4517

Former South Korea President Kim Dies Aged 83

Kim Dae-jung, the former president of South Korea, has died at the age of 83, hospital sources say.

Society » Obituaries | August 18, 2009, Tuesday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1549

John Kennedy's Sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver Dies at 88

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a member of one of the most prominent American political families of the 20th century, and founder of the Special Olympics, died at the age of 88.

Society » Obituaries | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 4192

"Sixteen Candles", "Breakfast Club" Director Hughes Dies at 59

John Hughes, the producer, writer and director best known for films such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Some Kind of Wonderful" has died, according to a statement from his representative, cited by CNN.

Society » Obituaries | August 7, 2009, Friday // 09:11 | Viewed: 1309

Bulgaria Journalist Zhivka Gicheva Dies in Car Accident

Journalist Zhivka Gicheva died in a car accident late Friday close to Bulgaria's Turgovishte, local police reported.

Society » Obituaries | August 1, 2009, Saturday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2124
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