“It is with profound sorrow that I announce that the leader of the Bulgarian Union of Banat and the most prominent figure in contemporary Bulgarian life in Romania General Nikolai Mirkovic passed away on Saturday night,” said Professor Plamen Pavlov from
Dimitar Tsonev, a popular Bulgarian journalist and TV host, has died.
Legendary US boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74 at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday.
Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff passed away at the age of 68 in Barcelona on Thursday, the cause of his death being cancer.
The former speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Yordan Sokolov, died at the age of 83.
The former United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died, the BBC reported on Tuesday.
One of the greatest defenders in the history of Bulgarian football, Trifon Ivanov, passed away at the age of fifty after suffering a massive heart attack on Saturday.
Legendary pop musician David Bowie has died in his sleep after fighting cancer for 18 months.
Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Dimitar Popov died at the age of 88.
Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt passed away at the age of 96 in his home city of Hamburg on Tuesday.
Filip, the eldest son of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, has died, the President's press office has said.
Egypt-born actor Omar Sharif has died at the age of 83.
Former Russian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov died at the age of 85 on Friday.
Former Turkish President Suleyman Demirel died early on Wednesday morning at the age of 90.
European royal families attended a memorial service in memory of Prince Kardam, the eldest son of Bulgaria's Last King and former Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Tariq Aziz, Iraq's former deputy prime minister and foreign minister, died Friday after suffering a heart attack.
The Bulgarian Patriarch held a memorial service marking forty days since the death of Prince Kardam, the eldest son of Bulgaria's last King and former Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in Sofia on Saturday.
Guitarist and singer BB King has died at the age of 89, international media report.
Former Bulgarian Vice President (1990-1992) Gen. Atanas Semerdzhiev has died, the BNR radio station reported on Friday.
Georgi Petkanov, former Bulgarian Interior Minister and Justice Minister, has died at the age of 67.
Gunter Grass, the renowned German author and Nobel Prize winner, has died, Deutsche Welle reported.
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