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Bulgarian Bishop Nathaniel Dies at 61

Bulgarian Nevrokop's Metropolitan Bishop Nathaniel, has passed away Friday, reported the government hospital.

Society » Obituaries | November 16, 2013, Saturday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1806

Bulgarian National Radio Children’s Choir Head Passes Away at 81

Academician Hristo Nedyalkov, the esteemed founder and head of the Children's Choir with the Bulgarian National Radio, has passed away at the age of 81.

Society » Obituaries | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1701

Poland's 1st Democratic PM after Communism Passes Away

The first Prime Minister of Poland after the fall of communism, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, has passed away in Warsaw at the age of 86.

Society » Obituaries | October 28, 2013, Monday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1365

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: 1328

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: 1205

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: 2909

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: 2576

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: 1762

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: 1455

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: 2134

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: 2794

'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: 1495

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: 1227

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: 4294

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: 4269

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: 2205

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: 1285

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: 1335

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: 1597

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: 4157

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: 2251
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