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Bulgaria's Deputy Chief of Defense Dies Aged 53

Deputy Chief of Defense Neyko Nenov passed away on Wednessday, the Defense Ministry has said.

Society » Obituaries | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 2584

Greek Singer Demis Roussos Dies

Famous Greek pop and rock singer Demis Roussos has died in an Athens hospital.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1745

Bulgaria Deputy Parliament Speaker Dies Aged 60

Deputy Parliament Speaker Rositsa Yanakieva passed away in the small hours of Monday, her party ABV's press office reports.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 2233

Joe Cocker Dies at 70

English rock and blues singer Joe Cocker died of lung cancer at the age of 70 on Monday in Crawford, Colorado.

Society » Obituaries | December 22, 2014, Monday // 23:20 | Viewed: 990

Spain’s Duchess of Alba Dies at 88

The most colorful aristocrat of Spain and one of the wealthiest and most titled nobles in the world, the 18th Duchess of Alba, known colloquially as Cayetana, died at the age of 88, after suffering a short illness.

Society » Obituaries | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1743

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead At 82

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, died on Monday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgaria's Poet Valeri Petrov Dies

Bulgaria's poet, playwright, script writer and translator Valeri Petrov  passed away at the age of 94 in Sofia Military Hospital on Wednesday, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Obituaries | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 3488

British Film Director Richard Attenborough Dies at 90

British film actor and director Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90, the BBC has reported.

Society » Obituaries | August 25, 2014, Monday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1568

Hollywood's Golden Age Actress Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

Iconic film and stage star Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89.

Society » Obituaries | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2737

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead, Suicide Suspected

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from a suspected suicide at his home in Northern California.

Society » Obituaries | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1675

Blues Musician Jonny Winter Dies At 70

Famous bluesman Johnny Winter has died, reports Classic Rock magazine.

Society » Obituaries | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1726

Eduard Shevardnadze, Former President Of Georgia, Dies At 86

Former President of Georgia and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev’s Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze has died at the age of 86 in Tbilisi, Monday.

Society » Obituaries | July 7, 2014, Monday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1634

Bulgarian Actress Tanya Masalitinova Dies at 92

Prominent Bulgarian actress Tanya Masalitinova has died at the age of 92.

Society » Obituaries | June 1, 2014, Sunday // 10:54 | Viewed: 4311

Poet, Civil Rights Advocate Maya Angelou Dies, Aged 86

Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist, civil rights activist and actress died at the age of 86, Wednesday.

Society » Obituaries | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1378

Poland’s Last Communist Leader Dies, Aged 90

Poland’s last Communist leader Wojciech Jaruzelski has passed away at the age of 90, after years of ailing health.

Society » Obituaries | May 25, 2014, Sunday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1438

Three-time F1 Champion Sir Jack Brabham Dies

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Sir Jack Brabham, has died aged 88 at his home on Australia's Gold Coast after a long battle with liver disease.

Society » Obituaries | May 19, 2014, Monday // 11:20 | Viewed: 969

Bulgarian Opera Singer Nikola Gyuzelev Dies at 77

Nikola Gyuzelev, a renowned Bulgarian opera singer, died on Friday morning at the age of 77.

Society » Obituaries | May 16, 2014, Friday // 10:21 | Viewed: 2321

Renowned Surrealist H. R. Giger Dies Aged 74

H. R. Giger, the Swiss surrealist who gained worldwide fame with his gloomy style and and the creation of special effects for the 1979 film "Alien", died after a fall.

Society » Obituaries | May 13, 2014, Tuesday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1629

Actor Bob Hoskins Dies At 71 Of Pneumonia

Actor Bob Hoskins has died of pneumonia at the age of 71, his agent Clair Dobbs has confirmed.

Society » Obituaries | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1643

Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies Aged 87

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died, aged 87 on Thursday, according to international media reports.

Society » Obituaries | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 23:48 | Viewed: 1534

Celebrated Bulgarian Composer Boris Karadimchev Dies Aged 81

Bulgarian composer Boris Karadimchev passed away, Saturday at the age of 81.

Society » Obituaries | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 21:00 | Viewed: 2032
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