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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: 7363

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: 3915

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: 4716

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: 2396

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: 2688

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: 1686

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: 4412

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: 1500

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: 4113

"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: 1293

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: 2095

Asia's First Female President Aquino Dies Aged 76

The Philippines has declared 10 days of mourning for its former leader Corazon Aquino, Asia's first female president, who has died at the age of 76.

Society » Obituaries | August 1, 2009, Saturday // 10:34 | Viewed: 2965

Football Legend Bobby Robson Dies at 76

Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson has died at the age of 76, following a long battle with cancer, the BBC reported.

Society » Obituaries | July 31, 2009, Friday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1414

World's Oldest Man Dies Aged 113

Henry Allingham, the world's oldest man and one of the last surviving World War I servicemen, has died at the age of 113, his care home has said.

Society » Obituaries | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2492

US TV News Legend Cronkite Dies Aged 92

The former US TV news anchor Walter Cronkite, known to millions as "the most trusted man in America", has died at the age of 92.

Society » Obituaries | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1263

First Bulgarian Olympic Champion Dies at 78

Nikola Stanchev, Bulgaria's first Olympic champion, has passed away at the age of 78, the Bulgarian wrestling federation said on Monday.

Society » Obituaries | July 13, 2009, Monday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1749

Ex US Defense Secretary McNamara Dies Aged 93

Robert McNamara, who served as US defense secretary during the Vietnam war and the Cuban Missile Crisis, has died aged 93.

Society » Obituaries | July 6, 2009, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1070

WHO IS WHO: Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009)

Jackson's blazing rise to stardom -- and later fall from grace -- is among the most startling of show business tales.

Society » Obituaries | June 26, 2009, Friday // 07:14 | Viewed: 3426

US Actress Farrah Fawcett Dies of Cancer at 62

American actress Farrah Fawcett died Thursday in Los Angeles at the age of 62.

Society » Obituaries | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 4948

Bulgaria Prominent Literary Scholar Encho Mutafov Dies at 66

Bulgaria's prominent literary scholar and critic, Professor Encho Mutafov, passed away Friday at the age of 66.

Society » Obituaries | June 19, 2009, Friday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1344
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