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Key Netherlands Diplomat, Friend of Bulgaria Passes Away

Henri?tte, Barroness of Lynden-Leijten, the Netherlands' envoy to the Holy See and former ambassador to Bulgaria, has passed away Friday in the Dutch town of Sint Oedenrode.

Society » Obituaries | November 7, 2010, Sunday // 13:48 | Viewed: 6478

Bulgarian Virtuoso Vladimir Vladigerov Dies at 56

Prominent Bulgarian violinist, Vladimir Vladigerov, has passed away suddenly at the age of 56, Darik radio informs Wednesday.

Society » Obituaries | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 18:10 | Viewed: 2533

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: 1796

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: 7891

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: 3766

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: 2260

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: 2725

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: 2840

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: 6432

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: 11460

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: 3146

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: 6792

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: 4282

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: 2776

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: 3181

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: 3609

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: 3001

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: 3712

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: 2228

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: 2040

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: 3077
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