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Former Russian PM Chernomyrdin Dies

Former Russian prime minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, who created gas behemoth Gazprom, has died, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. He was 72.

Society » Obituaries | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1753

Tragedy Strikes Family of Ex Miss Bulgaria

Yana Burgazlieva, 24, sister of Miss Bulgaria 2002, has died in the hospital Saturday after almost total organ failure caused by the HELPP syndrome.

Society » Obituaries | October 25, 2010, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 7670

Soul Singer Solomon Burke Dies at 70

American Grammy Award-winner soul singer Solomon Burke died Saturday night.

Society » Obituaries | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 11:54 | Viewed: 3623

American Actor Tony Curtis Dies at 85

American actor Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85 because of cardiac arrest in his home in Las Vegas, his daughter Jamie Lee Curtis has announced.

Society » Obituaries | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 15:27 | Viewed: 2137

Bulgarian Labor Union Leader Dies at 62

Dr. Zhelyazko Hristov, President of Bulgaria's labor union Confederation of Bulgarian Independent Syndicates, KNSB, has passed away.

Society » Obituaries | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 2653

Bulgarian Writer Atanas Seykov Dies at 82

The Bulgarian writer, publicist and lexicographer Atanas Seykov has passed away at 82 years of age.

Society » Obituaries | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2775

Brilliant Bulgarian Philosopher Isaac Passy Dies at 82

One of Bulgaria's most renowned scholars, philosopher and specialist in aesthetics Isaac Passy, died Friday night at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 10:49 | Viewed: 5893

Bulgarian Mystery Voice Stefka Sabotinova Passes Away

Stefka Sabotinova, celebrated and universally loved Bulgarian folk singer, passed away at the age of 80 Friday.

Society » Obituaries | July 30, 2010, Friday // 14:59 | Viewed: 11106

Bulgarian Writer Doncho Tsonchev Dies at 77

Renowned Bulgarian writer Doncho Tsonchev died at the age of 77 Thursday night.

Society » Obituaries | July 23, 2010, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 3040

Bulgarian Climber Dies on K2

Bulgarian climber Petar Georgiev Unzhiev, member of Adventure Tours Pakistan International K2 Expedition 2010, has passed away of high altitude sickness in camp 2 on K2.

Society » Obituaries | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 6619

Renowned Bulgarian Film Director Plamen Maslarov Dies at 60

The head of the Bulgarian National Film Archive, Plamen Maslarov, died on June 8, his relatives announced Wednesday.

Society » Obituaries | June 9, 2010, Wednesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 4036

Israeli Correspondent for Bulgaria Dies at 50

Heny Berler, friend of Bulgaria and long-time media correspondent passed away suddenly in Israel Monday.

Society » Obituaries | May 17, 2010, Monday // 21:11 | Viewed: 2658

US Black Sabbath Legend Dio Dies at 67

Legendary US heavy metal singer, Ronnie James Dio, passed away at the age of 67, BBC reports citing Dio's wife and his manager.

Society » Obituaries | May 17, 2010, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 3104

Juan Antonio Samaranch Dies

Former International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch has died in hospital after being taken ill at the weekend.

Society » Obituaries | April 21, 2010, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 3471

Bulgarian Actor Ivan Balsamadzhiev Dies at 57

Famous Bulgarian actor and comedian Ivan Balsamadzhiev died on Satursday, the Union of Bulgarian Actors announced.

Society » Obituaries | April 4, 2010, Sunday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2895

Legendary Bulgarian Actor Nikola Rudarov Dies at 82

One of the most famous Bulgarian actors and directors, Nikola Rudarov, died Friday at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | March 26, 2010, Friday // 20:35 | Viewed: 3562

Bulgaria's Sliven District Prosecutor Dies Suddenly

The District Prosecutor in the southern Bulgarian city of Sliven, Peycho Hitov, died suddenly Sunday evening.

Society » Obituaries | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2197

Ex US Secretary of State Alexander Haig Dies Aged 85

Former US Secretary of State Alexander Haig has died at the age of 85.

Society » Obituaries | February 20, 2010, Saturday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1983

Bulgaria Popular Caricaturist Karandasha Dies at 86

Bulgaria's popular artist and caricaturist, Tsvetan Tsekov aka Karandasha died Tuesday at the age of 86.

Society » Obituaries | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2981

OLAF Anti-fraud Director-General Has Died

The Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud office (OLAF), Franz-Hermann Bruner, has died over the weekend, following a long illness.

Society » Obituaries | January 11, 2010, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 5571

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Obituaries

In January, Dimitar Manchev, a favorite theater and movie actor of several generations of Bulgarians, died in Sofia at the age of 74.

Society » Obituaries | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 2727
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