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 16 dicembre 

 


.Mohammad Sayedul Haque, 75, Bangladeshi politician, Minister of Fisheries and Livestock (since 2014).

.Sharon Laws, 43, British racing cyclist, cervical cancer.

.Tu An, 94, Chinese poet and translator.

 

venerdì 15

.A. B. M. Mohiuddin Chowdhury, 73, Bangladeshi politician, mayor of Chittagong City Corporation (1994–2009).

.Calestous Juma, 64, Kenyan scientist.

.Juan de Loxa {es}, 73, Spanish poet, writer and journalist.

.Felipe Mesones, 81, Argentine football player (Real Murcia, Hospitalet) and coach.

.Kazimierz Piechowski, 98, Polish political prisoner and Holocaust survivor.

.Bechir Rabani, 33, Swedish citizen journalist.

.Bernard Sherman, 75, Canadian businessman and billionaire, CEO and founder of Apotex.

.Michiru Shimada, 58, Japanese anime screenwriter (Dr. Slump, Little Witch Academia, One Piece).

.Paul Straney, 42, Northern Irish footballer (Cliftonville).

.Freddy Van Gaever, 79, Belgian politician and businessman (DAT, VLM Airlines), Senator (2007–2011), cancer.

.Ana María Vela Rubio, 116, Spanish supercentenarian, oldest Spanish person ever.

.Heinz Wolff, 89, German-born British scientist and television presenter (The Great Egg Race), heart failure.

giovedì 14

.Yurizan Beltran, 31, American pornographic actress, suspected drug overdose.

.Ákos Császár, 93, Hungarian mathematician.

.Hubert Damisch, 89, French philosopher.

.Andi Mappetahang Fatwa {id}, 78, Indonesian politician, political prisoner and Islamic scholar, member of the Regional Representative Council, liver cancer.

.Bob Givens, 99, American animator (Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, Garfield and Friends).

.John Hickey, 62, Canadian politician, accidental shooting.

.Karl-Erik Nilsson, 95, Swedish wrestler, Olympic champion (1948).

.R. C. Sproul, 78, American theologian, author, and pastor, founder of Ligonier Ministries, complications from COPD.

.Marc Van Eeghem, 57, Belgian actor, cancer.

.Neeraj Vora, 54, Indian actor, screenwriter and director (Khiladi 420, Mela, Phir Hera Pheri), complications from a stroke and heart attack.

.Marilyn Ware, 74, American diplomat and businesswoman, Ambassador to Finland (2006–2008), complications from Alzheimer's disease.

.Lones Wigger, 80, American sports shooter, Olympic champion (1964, 1972), pancreatic cancer.

.Yu Guangzhong, 89, Taiwanese poet.

mercoledì 13

.Karunatilaka Amunugama, 63, Sri Lankan diplomat, Foreign Secretary, ambassador to China and Germany.

.Pavel Ardzinba, 56, Abkhazian-Georgian businessman and criminal, shot.

.Warrel Dane, 56, American rock singer (Sanctuary, Nevermore), heart attack.

.Laurence de Grandhomme, 61, Zimbabwean cricketer.

.Simon Dickie, 66, New Zealand rowing coxswain, Olympic champion (1968, 1972), fall from balcony.

.John Joseph Gerry, 90, Australian Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane (1975–2003).

.Bruce Gray, 81, Puerto Rican-born Canadian actor (Traders, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Crimson Peak), brain cancer.

.André Haddad, 87, Lebanese Melkite Catholic hierarch, Archbishop of Zahle and Forzol (1983–2010).

.Paul Holz, 65, German footballer (FC Schalke 04, VfL Bochum, Borussia Dortmund). (death announced on this date)

.Bill Hudson, 82, American football player (Montreal Alouettes, San Diego Chargers).

.Dan Johnson, 57, American politician, member of the Kentucky House of Representatives (since 2017), suicide by gunshot.

.Frank Lary, 87, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers, New York Mets), pneumonia.

.Claude Martin, 87, French rower, Olympic silver medalist (1960). (death announced on this date)

.Ryusuke Morimoto {ja}, 77, Japanese calligrapher.

.Tommy Nobis, 74, American football player (Atlanta Falcons).

.Gerald O'Brien, 93, New Zealand politician, MP for Island Bay (1969–1978).

.Rory O'Donoghue, 68, Australian musician and actor (The Aunty Jack Show).

.Willie Pickens, 86, American jazz pianist (Eddie Harris, Elvin Jones) and educator (American Conservatory of Music).

.Martin Ransohoff, 90, American producer (The Beverly Hillbillies, Mister Ed, The Cincinnati Kid), co-founder of Filmways.

martedì 12

.Floro Bogado, 78, Argentine politician, lawyer and diplomat.

.Ken Bracey, 80, American baseball player, manager and scout.

.Pete Brown, 74, American football executive, co-founder of Cincinnati Bengals.

.Michael Clendenin, 83, American newspaper editor (New York Daily News) and reporter, winner of Pulitzer Prize (1974).

.Pat DiNizio, 62, American singer and musician (The Smithereens).

.Marvin Greenberg, 81, American mathematician.

.Manny Jiménez, 79, Dominican baseball player (Kansas City Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs).

.Alessandro Kokocinski, 69, Italian-Argentine artist and set designer.

.Ed Lee, 65, American politician, Mayor of San Francisco (since 2011), heart attack.

.Lewis Manilow, 90, American lawyer and philanthropist, Alzheimer's disease.

.Pat O'Rawe, Irish politician, MLA for Newry Armagh (2003–2007).

.Alphonsus Liguori Penney, 93, Canadian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Grand Falls (1972–1979) and Archbishop of St. John's (1979–1991).

.Anthony Scaduto, 85, American journalist and biographer.

.Michael Service, 84, British medical entomologist (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine). (death announced on this date)

.Harry Sparnaay, 73, Dutch bass clarinetist.

.Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, 104, Israeli Haredi rabbi.

.Wang Qun, 91, Chinese politician, Communist Party Secretary of Inner Mongolia (1987–1994).

.Zarley Zalapski, 49, Canadian ice hockey player (Pittsburgh Penguins, Hartford Whalers, Calgary Flames), complications of a viral infection.

lunedì 11

.Keith Chegwin, 60, English television presenter (Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, Cheggers Plays Pop) and actor (Macbeth), idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

.Jean-François Coatmeur {fr}, 92, French writer.

.Paul T. Fader, 58, American politician, Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey (1998–2003).

.Aline Griffith, Dowager Countess of Romanones, 94, American-born Spanish cipher clerk, aristocrat, socialite and writer.

.Charles Robert Jenkins, 77, American soldier, deserted to North Korea.

.Vera Katz, 84, American politician, member (1973–1990) and Speaker (1985–1990) of the Oregon House of Representatives, Mayor of Portland, Oregon (1993–2005), leukemia.

.Otto Kern {de}, 67, German fashion designer and entrepreneur.

.Suzanna Leigh, 72, British actress (Paradise, Hawaiian Style), liver cancer.

.Walter Mafli {fr}, 102, Swiss painter.

.Jorge Schiaffino Isunza, 70, Mexican politician, member of the Chamber of Deputies (1988–1991).

.John P. Yates, 96, American politician, member of the Georgia House of Representatives (1993–2016).

domenica 10

.Angry Grandpa, 67, American Internet personality (YouTube), cirrhosis.

.Masood Ahmed Barkati, 84, Pakistani children's author, editor of Hamdard Naunihal.

.John Beer, 91, British literary critic.

.Simeon Booker, 99, American journalist (The Washington Post, Jet, Ebony), complications from pneumonia.

.Macon Brock, 75, American retail executive (Dollar Tree) and philanthropist, complications from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

.Bruce Brown, 80, American documentarian (The Endless Summer).

.Manno Charlemagne, 69, Haitian singer-songwriter, guitarist and politician, Mayor of Port-au-Prince (1995–1999), cancer.

.Max Clifford, 74, British publicist and convicted sex offender, heart attack.

.Collier Bay, 27, British racehorse.

.René Cruse {fr}, 95, French writer.

.Curtis W. Harris, 93, American civil rights activist and politician.

.François Régis Hutin {fr}, 88, French journalist.

.Arnold Maran, 80, Scottish surgeon, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1997–2000).

.Toni Mascolo, 75, Italian-born British hairdresser and businessman (Toni & Guy).

.Viktor Potapov, 70, Russian sailor, Olympic bronze medalist (1972), traffic collision.

.Roy Reed, 87, American journalist (The New York Times), stroke.

.Antonio Riboldi, 94, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Arcerra (1978–1999).

.Joël Sarlot, 71, French politician, Deputy (1993–2008), Senator (2008–2011).

.Lalji Singh, 70, Indian biologist and zoologist.

.Ivan Stoyanov, 68, Bulgarian footballer (Levski Sofia, national team).

.Jernej Šugman, 48, Slovenian actor, heart attack.

.Eva Todor, 98, Hungarian-born Brazilian actress, pneumonia.

.Lev Venediktov, 93, Russian-born Ukrainian choirmaster and teacher, People's Artist of the USSR (1979), Hero of Ukraine (2004).

.Drahomíra Vihanová, 87, Czech filmmaker, documentarist and screenwriter.

sabato 9

.Horst Beyer {de}, 77, German Olympic decathlete (1964, 1972).

.James Joseph Brady, 73, American judge, member of the U.S. District Court for Middle Louisiana (since 2000).

.Leonid Bronevoy, 88, Ukrainian-born Russian actor (Simple Things), People's Artist of the USSR (1987).

.Joey Corpus, 59, Filipino-American violin teacher.

.Frances Esemplare, 83, American actress (The Sopranos).

.Ching Li, 72, Taiwanese actress.

.Stu Evey, 84, American sports broadcasting executive, founding chairman of ESPN (1979–1984).

.Lando Fiorini, 79, Italian actor and singer.

.Damian Le Bas, 54, British artist.

.Marshall Loeb, 88, American business journalist (Fortune, Money), Parkinson's disease.

.Luiz Carlos Maciel {pt}, 79, Brazilian philosopher, writer and journalist, multiple organ failure.

.Benjamin Massing, 55, Cameroonian footballer (Créteil, national team).

.Grant Munro, 94, Canadian animator and filmmaker (Christmas Cracker).

.Heitaro Nakajima, 96, Japanese digital audio pioneer.

.Joe Newton, 88, American track and field coach (York (Ill.) High School).

.Leon Rhodes, 85, American guitarist.

.Kevin Robinson, 45, American BMX rider, stroke.

.Sukharanjan Sengupta, 85, Indian journalist.

.Lionginas Šepetys, 90, Lithuanian politician, chairman of Supreme Soviet of the Lithuanian SSR, co-signatory of Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania.

.Charles Skeete, 79, Barbadian economist.

.Tony Sumpter, 95, American football player (Chicago Rockets).

venerdì 8

.Gábor Albert {hu}, 88, Hungarian writer, translator, and librarian.

.Kuno Areng {et}, 88, Estonian choir director.

.Ron Boehm, 74, Canadian ice hockey player (Oakland Seals).

.James P. Cullen, 72, American brigadier-general, member of the Judge Advocate General's Corps.

.Vladimir Curbet, 87, Moldovan choreographer, People's Artist of the USSR (1981).

.Pál Dárdai, 66, Hungarian football player and manager.

.Josy Eisenberg, 83, French television producer and rabbi.

.Magda Fedor, 103, Hungarian sports shooter.

.Carlos María Franzini, 66, Argentine Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Rafaela (2000–2012), Archbishop of Mendoza (since 2012).

.Howard Gottfried {de}, 94, American film producer (Network, Suburban Commando), stroke.

.Jack Hayward, 86, British political scientist.

.Vincent Nguini, 65, Cameroonian guitarist (Paul Simon), liver cancer.

.Atsutoshi Nishida, 73, Japanese businessman, President of Toshiba (2005–2009), heart attack.

.Flerida Ruth Pineda-Romero, 88, Filipino judge, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1991–1999).

.Tubby Raymond, 91, American football coach (Delaware Blue Hens), national champion (1979).

.Im Sothy, 70, Cambodian politician, MP (since 1993), Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (2004–2013).

.Ocimar Versolato, 56, Brazilian fashion designer, aneurysm following a stroke.

.Robin Waters, 80, Irish cricketer (Sussex, Ireland national team).

giovedì 7

.MacDonald Becket, 89, American architect. (death announced on this date)

.Magnus Bergdahl, 67, Swedish guitarist (Thorleifs).

.Juan Luis Buñuel, 83, French film director.

.Solange de Castro {pt}, 57, basketball player, lymphoma.

.Fred J. Doocy, 104, American politician and banker, Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut (1966–1967).

.Rodney Harris, 85, British geneticist.

.Žermena Heine-Vagnere, 94, Latvian opera singer, People's Artist of the USSR (1969).

.Augie Herchenratter, 98, Canadian ice hockey player.

.Tommy Horton, 76, British golfer.

.Kong Hon, 78, Hong Kong actor.

.Ivan Korsak, 71, Ukrainian writer and journalist.

.Subbarao Krishnamurthy, 79, Indian cricketer.

.Philippe Maystadt, 69, Belgian politician, Minister of Finance (1988–1998), President of the European Investment Bank (2000–2011), lung disease.

.Alexandru Mo?anu, 85, Moldovan politician, President of the Moldovan Parliament (1990–1993), cancer.

.Sunny Murray, 81, American jazz drummer (Cecil Taylor, Albert Ayler).

.Charito Planas {tl}, 87, Filipino politician.

.Steve Reevis, 55, American actor (Fargo, Geronimo: An American Legend, The Longest Yard).

.Sir Christus, 39, Finnish rock guitarist (Negative).

.Roland Taylor, 71, American basketball player (Virginia Squires, Denver Nuggets), cancer.

.Peter Walwyn, 84, British racehorse trainer.

mercoledì 6

.Lucyna Andrysiak, 62, Polish politician.

.Conrad Brooks, 86, American actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space, Glen or Glenda, The Beast of Yucca Flats).

.Max Burkhart, 17, German alpine skier, downhill race crash.

.Charles J. Cella, 81, American real estate executive and racetrack operator (Oaklawn Racing & Gaming), Parkinson's disease.

.Juan José Díaz Galiana, 68, Spanish football coach (RCD Espanyol).

.Jacob Kuwinsuk Gale, South Sudanese politician, shot.

.Gao Bolong, 89, Chinese engineer.

.William H. Gass, 93, American novelist (The Tunnel), critic and philosophy professor, heart failure.

.Johnny Hallyday, 74, French rock singer ("Requiem pour un fou", "Marie", "Tous ensemble") and actor, lung cancer.

.Kathleen Karr, 71, American novelist.

.George E. Killian, 93, American sports administrator, President of FIBA (1990–1998).

.Dominic Mai Thanh Luong, 77, Vietnamese-born American Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Orange (2003–2015).

.Judith Miller, 76, French psychoanalyst and philosopher.

.Tracy Stallard, 80, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals).

.Cy Young, 89, American javelin thrower, Olympic champion (1952), vascular dementia.

martedì 5

.Adithyan, 63, Indian composer, kidney disease.

.August Ames, 23, Canadian pornographic actress, suicide by hanging.

.Tharwat Bassily, 77, Egyptian businessman, founder of Coptic TV.

.Michel Dighneef, 80, Belgian footballer (R.F.C. Tilleur) and politician, Senator (1991–1995), MP (1995–1999).

.Steve Elmore, 84, American actor (Company, Dames at Sea, 42nd Street).

.Victor Fontana {pt}, 101, Brazilian politician, Vice-Governor of Santa Catarina (1983–1987).

.Elenito Galido, 64, Filipino Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Iligan (since 2006).

.Maurice Green, 91, American virologist.

.Hayden Haitana, 72, New Zealand racehorse trainer, substituted winning horse in Fine Cotton scandal.

.Ron Meyer, 76, American football coach (New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts), aortic aneurysm.

.Michael I of Romania, 96, Romanian royal, King (1927–1930, 1940–1947), complications from leukemia.

.Cristina Nicolau, 40, Romanian triple jumper, European Athletics U23 champion (1997, 1999).

.Jean d'Ormesson, 92, French writer, columnist, reporter and philosopher.

.José Padrón, 91, Cuban-American tobacconist, founder of Piloto Cigars Inc..

.Meic Povey, 67, Welsh actor and playwright (Pobol y Cwm, Minder), cancer.

.Leandro Rizzuto, 79, American businessman (Conair), pancreatic cancer.

.Jacques Simon, 76, French footballer (Nantes, Bordeaux, national team).

.Ted Simons, 84, American composer, arranger and musical director.

.Peter Sugandhar, 75, Indian Church of South India prelate, Bishop of Medak (1993–2009).

.Pamela Tudor-Craig, 89, British art historian, pulmonary fibrosis.

lunedì 4

.Armenak Alachachian, 86, Armenian basketball player, Olympic silver medalist (1964), European champion (1953, 1961, 1963, 1965).

.Robert Alt, 90, Swiss bobsledder, Olympic champion (1956).

.Ron Attwell, 82, Canadian ice hockey player (St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers).

.Alastair Bellingham, 79, British haematologist, President of the Royal College of Pathologists (1993–1996).

.George Feher, 93, Chechoslovak-born American biophysicist. (death announced on this date)

.Mary Louise Hancock, 97, American politician, member of the New Hampshire Senate (1977–1979).

.Alexander Harvey II, 94, American federal judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (1966–1991), prostate cancer.

.Jimmy Hood, 69, British politician, MP for Clydesdale (1987–2005) and Lanark and Hamilton East (2005–2015).

.Henning Jensen, 68, Danish footballer (Borussia Mönchengladbach, Real Madrid, national team), cancer.

.Shashi Kapoor, 79, Indian actor and director (Deewaar, Bombay Talkie, Shakespeare Wallah), cirrhosis.

.Christine Keeler, 75, English model and showgirl involved in Profumo affair, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

.Manuel Marín, 68, Spanish politician, President of the European Commission (1999) and the Congress of Deputies (2004–2008), lung cancer.

.Purabi Mukhopadhyay, 83, Indian singer.

.Thor Munkager, 66, Danish handball player and coach.

.Annette Page, 84, English ballerina.

.Gregory Rigters, 32, Surinamese footballer (national team), traffic collision.

.Ali Abdullah Saleh, 75, Yemeni politician, President of North Yemen (1978–1990) and President (1990–2012), shot.

.Carles Santos, 77, Spanish pianist and composer.

.James R. Thompson, 79, American statistician.

.John Baptist Todd, 96, Pakistani Franciscan priest.

.Rudolph G. Wilson, 82, American educator.

.Edward Zemprelli, 92, American politician, member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1969–1988).

domenica 3

.John B. Anderson, 95, American lawyer (Anderson v. Celebrezze) and politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Illinois's 16th district (1961–1981).

.Leo Beukeboom, 74, Dutch signpainter.

.Ivan Chermayeff, 85, American logo designer (Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv).

.Kalachand Darbesh, 84, Indian singer.

.Elmar Faber, 83, German publisher.

.Jack Felder, 78, American biochemist.

.Thomas Finlay, 95, Irish judge and politician, TD (1954–1957), Chief Justice (1985–1994).

.Ernest A. Finney Jr., 86, American judge, Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court (1994–2000).

.Fil Fraser, 85, Canadian broadcaster, producer, author and educator.

.Patrick Henry, 64, French murderer, lung cancer.

.Kjell Opseth, 81, Norwegian politician, Minister of Transport and Communications (1990–1996).

.Kazimierz Pawelek, 81, Polish politician, journalist and writer.

.Cherry Taketani, 52, Brazilian singer and guitarist, cancer.

.Ian Twitchin, 65, English footballer (Torquay United).

.Carmen Mayrink Veiga {pt}, 88, Brazilian socialite.

.Basclay Zapata, 71, Chilean military officer.

sabato 2

.Jean Barthe, 85, French rugby league and rugby union (FC Lourdes) player.

.William Blankenship, 89, American operatic tenor.

.Jaap Harten {nl}, 87, Dutch writer and poet.

.Lowell Hawthorne, 57, Jamaican-born American entrepreneur (Golden Krust), suicide by gunshot.

.Norihiko Hashida, 72, Japanese folk singer-songwriter (The Folk Crusaders).

.Rizali Khajavi {fa}, 86, Iranian national hero who prevented a train crash, lung disease.

.Jerzy Kloczowski, 92, Polish historian, professor (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin) and member of the Senate (1990–1991).

.Ulli Lommel, 72, German actor and director (The Boogeyman), heart failure.

.Mundell Lowe, 95, American jazz guitarist and composer.

.Marianne Means, 83, American political journalist and columnist, complications from colon cancer.

.Edwin Mosquera, 32, Colombian weightlifter, Pan American champion (2008, 2010), shot.

.Maureen Prinsloo, 79, Canadian politician, Chairwoman of the Toronto Police Services Board (1995–1998), brain cancer.

.Iva Ritschelová {cs}, 53, Czech economist and academic, president of the Czech Statistical Office.

.Mekkawi Said, 61, Egyptian novelist and short story writer.

.Hannes Schiel, 103, Austrian actor.

.Ewald Schurer, 63, German politician, member of the Bundestag (1998–2002, since 2005).

.Nava Semel, 63, Israeli author and playwright, cancer.

.Alan Sinfield, 76, English literary critic.

.Nikola Špear, 73, Yugoslav tennis player and coach.

venerdì 1

.Taher Ahmadzadeh, 96, Iranian politician, Governor of Khorasan Province (1979).

.Adarsh Sein Anand, 81, Indian judge, Chief Justice (1998–2001), Madras High Court (1989–1992), and Jammu and Kashmir High Court (1985–1989).

.Enrico Castellani, 87, Italian painter.

.Gilbert Chabroux, 83, French politician, Senator (1995–2004).

.Arif Dirlik, 77, Turkish-born American historian.

.Ernie Fazio, 75, American baseball player (Houston Colt .45's), complications from dementia and Parkinson's disease.

.Peter Feldstein, 75, American photographer.

.Batuk Gathani, 82, Kenyan journalist.

.Åshild Hauan, 76, Norwegian politician, County Governor of Nordland (1993–2007), MP (1981–1993).

.Ken Inglis, 88, Australian historian.

.Hans Kaldoja {et}, 75, Estonian actor.

.Philipp Graf Lerchenfeld, 65, German politician, member of the Bundestag (2013–2017) and the Landtag of Bavaria (2003–2013), lung cancer.

.Maelé {es}, 59, Equatorial Guinean singer.

.Omar Manap, 85, Malaysian badminton player (national team), Thomas Cup winner (1967).

.James Marson, 91, French politician, Senator (1975–1986).

.Jon Naar, 97, British-American author and photographer.

.Gowdagere Nagappa, 93, Indian politician.

.Ruben Rozendaal, 61, Surinamese soldier (1980 coup d'état).

.Fredy Schmidtke, 56, German track cyclist, Olympic champion (1984), heart attack.

.Abba Siddick, 92, Chadian politician and revolutionary.

.Cleopatra Tawo, Nigerian radio host.

.Uli Vos, 71, German field hockey player, Olympic champion (1972).

.Perry Wallace, 69, American basketball player (Vanderbilt University) and jurist.

.Les Whitten, 89, American investigative reporter (Radio Free Europe, The Washington Post).