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First Bulgarian Olympic Champion Dies at 78

Nikola Stanchev, Bulgaria's first Olympic champion, has passed away at the age of 78, the Bulgarian wrestling federation said on Monday.

Society » Obituaries | July 13, 2009, Monday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1904

Ex US Defense Secretary McNamara Dies Aged 93

Robert McNamara, who served as US defense secretary during the Vietnam war and the Cuban Missile Crisis, has died aged 93.

Society » Obituaries | July 6, 2009, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1141

WHO IS WHO: Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009)

Jackson's blazing rise to stardom -- and later fall from grace -- is among the most startling of show business tales.

Society » Obituaries | June 26, 2009, Friday // 07:14 | Viewed: 3859

US Actress Farrah Fawcett Dies of Cancer at 62

American actress Farrah Fawcett died Thursday in Los Angeles at the age of 62.

Society » Obituaries | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 6910

Bulgaria Prominent Literary Scholar Encho Mutafov Dies at 66

Bulgaria's prominent literary scholar and critic, Professor Encho Mutafov, passed away Friday at the age of 66.

Society » Obituaries | June 19, 2009, Friday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1432

Renown Bulgarian Historian, Writer Vera Mutafchieva Dies at 80

The renown Bulgarian history professor and writer Vera Mutafchieva passed away at the Government Hospital in Sofia Tuesday at the age of 80.

Society » Obituaries | June 9, 2009, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 3278

Gabon President Omar Bongo Dies at 73

The President of Gabon, Omar Bongo, Africa's longest serving leader, has died aged 73.

Society » Obituaries | June 8, 2009, Monday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1741

Kill Bill Star Carradine Found Dead in Bangkok

Kill Bill and Kung Fu star David Carradine has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room.

Society » Obituaries | June 4, 2009, Thursday // 17:34 | Viewed: 7630

Bulgaria Mayor Dies during Survivor Episode

The Mayor of the Bulgarian town of Radnevo, Noncho Vodenicharov, died Saturday on an island in the Philippines, during the TV reality show "Survivor.

Society » Obituaries | May 31, 2009, Sunday // 10:09 | Viewed: 5693

Bulgaria Football Coach Dies in Tragic Road Accident

43-year-old football coach, Antoly Kirilov, died late Wednesday night in a road accident.

Society » Obituaries | May 21, 2009, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgarian Actor Petar Slabakov Dies at 86

Petar Slabakov, one of Bulgaria's most prominent actors and fighters for democracy, passed away on May 17, his relatives announced.

Society » Obituaries | May 17, 2009, Sunday // 18:29 | Viewed: 4607

Russia Famous Lubeh Musician Kuleshov Dies in Tragic Accident

Prominent Russian musician, Anatoli Kuleshov, has died during a traffic accident in Moscow Sunday.

Society » Obituaries | April 20, 2009, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 8322

Prominent Bulgaria Writer Victor Paskov Dies at 59

Victor Paskov, one of the most successful Bulgarian writers, passed away Thursday just months before turning 60.

Society » Obituaries | April 17, 2009, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 3875

World Famous Bulgarian Surgeon Shoilev Dies at 73

The world-known Bulgarian surgeon, Dimitar Shoilev, died at the age of 73 in Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2306

'70s Famous Porn Actress Marilyn Chambers Dies 56

Marilyn Chambers, the legendary adult movie queen who was the wholesome model on Ivory Snow detergent boxes in the early 1970s when she made her adult movie debut in the X-rated classic "Behind the Green Door", died 56.

Society » Obituaries | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 22179

Dungeons and Dragons Creator Dave Arneson Dies at 61

Dave Arneson's two-year battle with cancer ended Tuesday when the co-creators of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-play game died 61 in a hospice in St Paul, Minnesota.

Society » Obituaries | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3107

Bulgaria Domestic Violence Victim Panyukova Dies

Bilyana Panyukova, mother of the two boys, who were slaughtered by their father has died at the Sofia Institute for Emergency Medicine "Pirogov".

Society » Obituaries | April 3, 2009, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1900

Prominent Bulgarian Weatherman Dies at 63

Prominent Bulgarian meteorologist, Latin Latinov, passed away Saturday at the age of 63.

Society » Obituaries | March 30, 2009, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1752

UK Reality TV Celebrity Dies at 27

British reality TV celebrity Jade Goody died in her sleep this weekend, British media reported, following a public battle with cancer.

Society » Obituaries | March 22, 2009, Sunday // 10:24 | Viewed: 2156

Star Actress Natasha Richardson Dies at 45

British actress Natasha Richardson has died in a New York hospital at the age of 45.

Society » Obituaries | March 19, 2009, Thursday // 09:11 | Viewed: 2130

Renown Novelist and Poet John Updike Dies Aged 76

John Updike, one of the greatest novelists of his age, passed away Tuesday at the age of 76. Updike's novels and detailed dissections of the soul of post-World War II middle America, placed him at the very pinnacle of his profession.

Society » Obituaries | January 28, 2009, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4666
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