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First IVF Baby Mother Dies

Lesley Brown, who gave birth to the world's first test tube baby, paving the way for millions of women to become mothers, has died after a brief illness. She was 64.

Society » Obituaries | June 22, 2012, Friday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1257

US Sci-Fi Legend Ray Bradbury Dies at 91

Prominent American science fiction author Ray Bradbury has died at 91, his publisher and family informed Wednesday.

Society » Obituaries | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1734

Bulgaria Ex Regional Development Minister Dies at 56

Bulgaria's former regional development minister Valentin Tserovski, who served in the government of Simeon Saxe-Coburg, has passed away after losing his long battle with cancer, his family announced.

Society » Obituaries | May 25, 2012, Friday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1038

TV Remote Inventor Eugene Polley Dies at 96

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless TV remote control, has passed away at the age of 96.

Society » Obituaries | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1207

Bee Gees' Robin Gibb Dies at 62

Bee Gees' singer Robin Gibb has died at age of 62 after a long battle with cancer.

Society » Obituaries | May 21, 2012, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 22639

Disco Queen Donna Summer Dies at 63

Legendary disco singer Donna Summer passed away Thursday after losing a long battle with cancer, according to a report from TMZ.

Society » Obituaries | May 17, 2012, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1393

Popular Bulgarian Pop Singer Katya Filipova Dies at 63

The popular Bulgarian pop singer, Katya Filipova, passed away Sunday at the age of 63 from pulmonary embolism.

Society » Obituaries | May 13, 2012, Sunday // 14:22 | Viewed: 6314

Beastie Boys Star Adam Yauch Dies at 47

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch has died at the age of 47 after losing a nearly three-year battle with cancer, his publicist announced.

Society » Obituaries | May 5, 2012, Saturday // 07:57 | Viewed: 21355

Widow of Controversial Bulgarian Businessman Dies

Eva Mihova, the widow of controversial businessman Mihail Mihov, has died of abrupt bleeding following an operation in a Sofia-based hospital.

Society » Obituaries | May 2, 2012, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 2003

Norway's World Swimming Champion Dies at 26

Norway's world swimming champion Alexander Dale Oen, has died suddenly in the US, aged 26, the country's swimming federation announced.

Society » Obituaries | May 1, 2012, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1840

Levon Helm, The Band Drummer and Singer, Dies at 71

Levon Helm, the legendary drummer, multi-instrumentalist and singer for the popular American rock-and-roll group The Band, died Thursday after losing his long battle with throat cancer.

Society » Obituaries | April 20, 2012, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1367

Famed Bulgarian Actor Naum Shopov Dies at 81

Renowned Bulgarian actor Naum Shopov has died at the age of 81.

Society » Obituaries | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 7397

Commodore Computer Father Dies at 83

Jack Tramiel, a computer-industry pioneer whose Commodore 64 is widely considered the best-selling personal computer in history, died Sunday in California, his family said.

Society » Obituaries | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgarian Professor Mauled by Stray Dogs Passes Away

Botio Tachkov, a renowned economist, who was brutally attacked by a large pack of stray dogs in the Malinova Dolina quarter in the Bulgarian capital at the end of last month, has passed away.

Society » Obituaries | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 29834

Weird Witness in Bulgarian Lawyer Murder Trial Dies

A 78-year-old prisoner, whose scandalous testimonies framed former senior prosecutor Nikola Filchev during the trial over the mysterious murder of a young and beautiful lawyer, has died.

Society » Obituaries | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1677

Bulgarian TV Celebrity Passes Away at 47

Dim Dukov, a Bulgarian hairdresser and TV celebrity, has passed away at the age of 47.

Society » Obituaries | February 28, 2012, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 3665

Prominent Bulgarian Actor Cherkelov Passes Away

Prominent Bulgarian actor Georgi Cherkelov has passed away, his family has told the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.

Society » Obituaries | February 19, 2012, Sunday // 18:51 | Viewed: 2359

Pop Queen Whitney Houston Passes Away at 48

Prominent pop singer Whitney Houston has been found dead in the Beverly Hills Hotel, shocking the music industry on the eve of the 2012 Grammy Awards.

Society » Obituaries | February 12, 2012, Sunday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1959

'Soul Train" Iconic Creator Commits Suicide

The creator of the long-running US TV show Soul Train has shot himself at his Los Angeles home, police said.

Society » Obituaries | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 2013

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Kosta Tsonev Dies at 82

Kosta Tsonev, one of the most beloved Bulgarian actors, has passed away at the age of 82, his family announced.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 19:31 | Viewed: 6925

Greek Director Theo Angelopolous Dies in Road Accident

Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopolous, 76, died late on Tuesday after a road accident.

Society » Obituaries | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1748
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