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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: 3172

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: 1022

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: 5042

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: 1255

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: 2316

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: 1782

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: 1305

'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: 1683

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: 3939

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: 1406

Bulgaria-born Piano Virtuoso Alexis Weissenberg Dies at 82

Bulgaria-born pianist Alexis Weissenberg, one of the best performers of the twentieth century, died Sunday in Lugano, Switzerland, Spanish media reported.

Society » Obituaries | January 9, 2012, Monday // 10:43 | Viewed: 3584

Bulgaria's Number 1 Patient Rights Activist Dies

Bulgaria's most fervent cancer patient rights activist, Teodora Zaharieva, has passed away Saturday morning.

Society » Obituaries | January 7, 2012, Saturday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2768

The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Obituaries

A number of notable Bulgarian public figures passed away in 2011.

Society » Obituaries | January 6, 2012, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1820

Former Macedonian President Kiro Gligorov Dies

Kiro Gligorov, the first democratically elected president of the Republic of Macedonia, has died at the age of 94.

Society » Obituaries | January 2, 2012, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 6265

Distinguished Bulgarian Director Andonov Dies at 77

Ivan Andonov, one of Bulgaria's most influential actors and movie directors passed away on Friday at the age of 77.

Society » Obituaries | December 30, 2011, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1572

Who Is Who: Czech Playwright, Dissident, President Vaclav Havel

The former President of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, and one of the most well known dissidents in Eastern Europe Vaclav Havel passed away on Sunday, December 18, at the age of 75.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 3035

Former Czech President, Dissident Vaclav Havel Dies

The former President of Czechoslovakia and one of the most well known dissidents in Eastern Europe Vaclav Havel has passed away.

Society » Obituaries | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 13:23 | Viewed: 6496

'Barefoot Diva' Cesaria Evora Dies at 70

Singer Cesaria Evora, dubbed the "Barefoot Diva" for often performing without shoes, has died in her native Cape Verde at the age of 70.

Society » Obituaries | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 19:49 | Viewed: 3181

Beloved Bulgarian Actor Velko Kanev Dies at 63

Popular and beloved Bulgarian actor, Velko Kanev, had passed away late Sunday night at the age of 63.

Society » Obituaries | December 12, 2011, Monday // 08:47 | Viewed: 3371

Brazil Football Legend Socrates Dies at 57

Former Brazil captain Socrates, one of the greatest midfielders of all-time, has died at the age of 57.

Society » Obituaries | December 4, 2011, Sunday // 10:13 | Viewed: 20415

Stalin's Only Daughter Dies in US at 85

The only daughter of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, whose defection to the United States in 1967 shocked the communist party, has died of colon cancer, aged 85.

Society » Obituaries | November 29, 2011, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1201
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