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Influential EU Politician Wilfred Martens Passes Away at 77

Former Belgian Prime Minister and long-serving President of the centre-right European Peoples’ Party Wilfried Martens died Thursday at the age of 77.

Society » Obituaries | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1312

Bulgaria Bids Farewell to Film Director Rangel Vulchanov

Relatives, friends, colleagues and public figures will bow heads on Thursday in memory of beloved film director Rangel Vulchanov, who died Monday, aged 84.

Society » Obituaries | October 3, 2013, Thursday // 09:15 | Viewed: 1174

Eminent Bulgarian Film Director Rangel Vulchanov Dies at 84

Eminent Bulgarian film director Rangel Valchanov died Monday at the age of 84 after prolonged illness.

Society » Obituaries | September 30, 2013, Monday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2852

Prominent Bulgarian Journalist Passes Away at 65

Well-known Bulgarian journalist Alis Kraycheva passed away from cancer at the age of 65 in the Military hospital in Sofia on Monday morning.

Society » Obituaries | September 23, 2013, Monday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2565

Oscar-Nominated Actress Karen Black Dies of Cancer

Karen Black, who starred in a string of major films in the 1970s and earned an Oscar nomination for Five Easy Pieces, has died after battling cancer for three years.

Society » Obituaries | August 9, 2013, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1742

Grammy-Winning Jazz Icon George Duke Dies at 67

George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul, has died. He was 67.

Society » Obituaries | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1429

Prominent Bulgarian Pop Composer Dies at 68

One of the best known Bulgarian composers of pop music, Nayden Andreev, has passed away at the age of 68.

Society » Obituaries | July 29, 2013, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2119

Bulgaria Socialist Party Ex Chair Alexander Lilov Dies at 79

Prof. Alexander Lilov, former leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), died on Saturday. He was 79.

Society » Obituaries | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2755

'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Found Dead in Canada Hotel

Glee star Cory Monteith has been found dead in a Vancouver hotel. He was 31.

Society » Obituaries | July 14, 2013, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1482

Bishop of Bulgaria's Varna to be Buried Thursday

Varna metropolitan bishop Kiril, who was found dead on the sea beach near Varna on July 9, is to be buried Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | July 11, 2013, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1214

Powerful Bulgarian Bishop Found Dead, Foul Play Suspected

The dead body of Varna metropolitan bishop Kiril, a former interim Patriarch and one of the most powerful members of the country’s senior clergy, was discovered near Varna on Tuesday.

Society » Obituaries | July 9, 2013, Tuesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 4261

Bulgaria Ex Foreign Min Stoyan Ganev Dies of Cancer at 57

Stoyan Ganev, former Foreign Minister in the Cabinet of the Union of Democratic Forces headed by Prime Minister  Filip Dimitrov (1991- 1992), passed away on July 1 at the age of 57 in a Connecticut-based hospital where he had been treated for cancer.

Society » Obituaries | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 4236

Pierce Brosnan's Daughter Dies of Ovarian Cancer

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan said on Tuesday that his 41-year-old daughter Charlotte had died after losing her battle with ovarian cancer.

Society » Obituaries | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2189

Oldest Man in History Dies in Japan at 116

A Japanese man recognised as the world's oldest living person, and the oldest man recorded in history, has died aged 116, local officials say.

Society » Obituaries | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1273

Bulgarian Film Director Grybcheva Passes Away at 66

Beloved Bulgarian film director Ivanka Grybcheva passed away at the age of 66 on Sunday.

Society » Obituaries | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1317

Liberal Party Official Commits Suicide in Sofia

Kancho Bokov, the district chairman of the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, has been discovered dead.

Society » Obituaries | May 15, 2013, Wednesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1588

Hundreds Bid Farewell to Popular Bulgarian Actor Chocho Popyordanov, 48

Relatives, friends, colleagues and public figures bowed heads in memory of beloved actor Petar Popyordanov, Chocho, who died much before his time on the eve of Easter.

Society » Obituaries | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 4034

Hundreds Say Goodbye to Prominent Bulgarian Rock Musician

Hundreds of Bulgarians gathered on Sunday to pay their last respects to Petar Gyuzelev, a beloved Bulgarian rock musician who passed away earlier this week.

Society » Obituaries | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 17:43 | Viewed: 2220

Bulgarians Bid Farewell to Rock Legend Petar Gyuzelev

Fans and friends will pay their last respects on Sunday to legendary Bulgarian rock musician Petar Gyuzelev, who passed away in his home at 11:30 am Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgarian Rock Legend Gyuzelev Dies at 67

Legendary Bulgarian rock musician Petar AKA Petsi Gyuzelev has passed away in his home at 11:30 am Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | April 25, 2013, Thursday // 14:35 | Viewed: 2113

Thousands Bid Farewell to Popular Bulgarian Actor Todor Kolev

Thousands of fans flocked to the funeral of one of the most popular and beloved Bulgarian actors Todor Kolev in Sofia Sunday.

Society » Obituaries | February 17, 2013, Sunday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1919
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