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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: 1213

Boxing Champ Joe Frazier Dies, Quickly Defeated by Cancer

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier has died only a few weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer, his family said.

Society » Obituaries | November 8, 2011, Tuesday // 07:20 | Viewed: 2110

Who Is Who: Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs

Steven Jobs was born February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California to Joanne Simpson and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali, two University of Wisconsin graduate students who gave their unnamed son up for adoption.

Society » Obituaries | October 6, 2011, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 7096

Apple's Steve Jobs Dies at 56

Steven P, Jobs, co-founder and former chief executive of Apple, died Wednesday at the age of 56 in California.

Society » Obituaries | October 6, 2011, Thursday // 08:29 | Viewed: 3807

Ex Bulgarian Interior Secretary Tsvyatko Tsvetkov Dies at 67

Reserve officer Col. Tsvyatko Tsvetkov, a former Chief Secretary of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry and a well-known Socialist Party activist, has passed away at the age of 67.

Society » Obituaries | September 17, 2011, Saturday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1446

Chair of Bulgarian Journalists Union Dies at 58

The Chair of the Union of Bulgarian Journalists, Milen Valkov, passed away Tuesday after a brief illness.

Society » Obituaries | September 13, 2011, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1521

Bulgaria-Born Wife of Israel's Former PM Shamir Dies

Shulamit Shamir, the wife of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, was buried in Jerusalem on Sunday after passing away two days earlier.

Society » Obituaries | August 1, 2011, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3209

1st Bulgarian Female Movie Director Dies at 88

Bulgaria's first female movie director and one of the country's most prominent filmmakers, Binka Zhelyazkova, has passed away Sunday at the age of 88.

Society » Obituaries | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2200

Bulgarian Pilot Perishes in Sudan

A Bulgarian pilot, identified as Stefan Georgiev Penchev, 45, has perished in Sudan during a sand storm.

Society » Obituaries | July 31, 2011, Sunday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2207

Prominent Bulgarian Journalist Panitza Passes Away at 80

John-Dimitry Panitza, a prominent Bulgarian journalist, has passed away at the age of 80.

Society » Obituaries | July 29, 2011, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1706

Former US First Lady Betty Ford Dies

Betty Ford, the widow of the late US President Gerald Ford, died Friday at the age of 93.

Society » Obituaries | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1369

Prominent Bulgarian TV Critic Dies

Vasa Gancheva, a prominent Bulgarian TV critic, died Friday after a prolonged illness.

Society » Obituaries | July 1, 2011, Friday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1234

Prominent Bulgarian Patriot, Writer Petar Konstantinov Dies at 82

Prominent Bulgarian writer, patriot and public figure, prof. Petar Konstantinov, founder of the Mati Bulgaria Association, died Tuesday, relatives inform.

Society » Obituaries | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2270

Prominent Bulgarian Artist Georgi Trifonov Dies at 63

Prominent Bulgarian painter and poet, Georgi Trifonov, passed away Saturday morning, the press center of the Bulgarian Culture Ministry informs.

Society » Obituaries | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 12:27 | Viewed: 314290

'Dr Death' Jack Kevorkian Dies at 83

Jack Kevorkian, internationally known as 'Dr. Death' for his assisted suicide advocacy, passed away at 83 at a Detroit hospital on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | June 3, 2011, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2789

Spanish Golf Legend Severiano Ballesteros Dies at 54

Golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros died early on Saturday at his home in northern Spain following a long-term brain tumour illness.

Society » Obituaries | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 10398

Prominent Bulgarian Athlete, Playboy Ivan Slavkov Dies at 70

Bulgarian athlete and highlife figure Ivan Slavkov, aka Bateto, who has gained colorful notoriety over the past decades, passed away in Sofia Sunday aged 70.

Society » Obituaries | May 1, 2011, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4618

Famed Bulgarian Actor Georgi Rusev Dies at 82

Georgi Rusev, one of the most famous and beloved Bulgarian film and theater actors, has died at the age of 82.

Society » Obituaries | April 1, 2011, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 2632

American Actress Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79

Legendary American actress Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79.

Society » Obituaries | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 3508

Bulgarian Psychic, Healer Kochovska Dies at 66

Bulgarian psychic phenomenon and healer, Vera Kochovska, has passed away Saturday, the private TV channel bTV reported.

Society » Obituaries | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 13:52 | Viewed: 6452

Rock Guitar Icon Gary Moore Dies

The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room in Spain. He was 58.

Society » Obituaries | February 6, 2011, Sunday // 21:32 | Viewed: 4224
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