Famous Deaths for Year 2005

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Deaths 1 - 150 of 645

Jan 1st - Shirley Chisholm, 1st American black congresswoman/pres candidate (b. 1924)
Jan 1st - Hugh Lawson, 6th Baron Burnham, British newspaperman (b. 1931)
Jan 1st - Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist (b. 1938)
Jan 1st - Bob Matsui, American politician (b. 1941)
Jan 2nd - Maclyn McCarty, American geneticist (b. 1911)
Jan 2nd - Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (b. 1913)
Jan 2nd - Edo Murtić, Croatian painter (b. 1921)
Jan 2nd - Frank Kelly Freas, American artist (b. 1922)
Jan 2nd - Ronald 'Bo' Ginn, American politician (b. 1934)
Jan 3rd - Koo Chen-fu, Chinese negotiator (b. 1917)
Jan 3rd - Will Eisner, American comic book artist (b. 1917)
Jan 3rd - JN Dixit, Indian government official (b. 1936)
Jan 4th - Alton Tobey, American artist (b. 1914)
Congresswoman Shirley ChisholmCongresswoman Shirley Chisholm (Jan 1st) Jan 4th - Robert Heilbroner, American economist (b. 1919)
Jan 4th - Frank Harary, American mathematician (b. 1921)
Jan 4th - Bud Poile, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1924)
Jan 4th - Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (b. 1927)
Jan 4th - Humphrey Carpenter, English author (b. 1946)
Jan 5th - Danny Sugerman, American music manager (The Doors) (b. 1954)
Jan 6th - Louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1925)
Jan 6th - Lois Hole, Lt. Governor of Alberta (b. 1933)
Jan 7th - Pierre Daninos, French novelist (b. 1913)
Jan 7th - Eileen Desmond, Irish politician (b. 1932)
Jan 8th - Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (b. 1952)
Jan 8th - Warren Spears, American choreographer and dancer
Jan 8th - Michel Thomas, Polish linguist (b. 1914)
Jan 9th - Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (b. 1925)
Jan 10th - Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906)
Jan 10th - Margherita Carosio, Italian soprano (b. 1908)
Jan 10th - James Forman, American civil rights leader (b. 1928)
Jan 10th - Kalevi Hämäläinen, Finnish cross country skier (b. 1932)
Jan 10th - Erwin Hillier, British cinematographer (b. 1911)
Jan 10th - Jack Horner, American sports journalist (b. 1912)
Jan 10th - Joséphine-Charlotte, Grandduchess of Luxembourg (b. 1927)
Jan 10th - Metropolitan Wasyly Fedak, primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (b. 1909)
Jan 11th - Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (b. 1913)
Jan 11th - Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1938)
Jan 11th - James Griffin, American musician (Bread) (b. 1943)
Jan 11th - Fabrizio Meoni, Italian motorcyclist (b. 1957)
Jan 12th - Alessia di Matteo, first survivor of eight transplants in one operation (b. 2003)
Jan 12th - Amrish Puri, Indian actor (b. 1932)
Jan 12th - Edmund S. Valtman, Estonian-born cartoonist (b. 1914)
Jan 13th - Earl Cameron, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1915)
Jan 13th - Nell Rankin, American mezzo-soprano (b. 1924)
Jan 14th - Charlotte MacLeod, American writer (b. 1922)
Jan 14th - Conroy Maddox, English painter (b. 1912)
Jan 14th - Rudolph Moshammer, German fashion designer (b. 1940)
Jan 14th - Jesús-Rafael Soto, Venezuelan kinetic artist (b. 1923)
Jan 15th - Elizabeth Janeway, American author (b. 1913)
Jan 15th - Ruth Warrick, American actress/singer, dies of complications from pneumonia at 89
Jan 15th - Walter Ernsting, German author (b. 1920)
Jan 15th - Victoria de los Angeles, Catalan soprano (b. 1923)
Jan 15th - Deem Bristow, American video game voice actor (b. 1947)
Jan 15th - Dan Lee, Canadian animator (b. 1969)
Jan 16th - Marjorie Williams, American journalist (b. 1958)
Jan 17th - Charlie Bell, Australian fast food executive (b. 1960)
Jan 17th - Virginia Mayo, American actress (b. 1920)
Jan 17th - Albert Schatz, American microbiologist (b. 1920)
Jan 17th - Zhao Ziyang, Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1919)
Jan 18th - Lamont Bentley, American actor (b. 1973)
Jan 19th - Anita Kulcsár, Hungarian handball player (b. 1976)
Jan 19th - Bill Andersen, New Zealand communist and trade union leader (b. 1924)
Jan 19th - K. Sello Duiker, South African novelist (b. 1974)
Jan 20th - Per Borten, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1913)
Jan 20th - Roland Frye, American literary critic and theologian (b. 1921)
Jan 20th - Jan Nowak-Jeziorański, Polish journalist, writer, and politician (b. 1913)
Jan 20th - Miriam Louisa Rothschild, British zoologist, entomologist, and author (b. 1908)
Jan 21st - Theun de Vries, Dutch writer (b. 1907)
Jan 21st - John L. Hess, American journalist (b. 1917)
Jan 21st - Parveen Babi, Indian actress (b. 1955)
Jan 22nd - César Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1943)
Jan 22nd - Carlo Orelli, Italian veteran of World War I (b. 1894)
Jan 22nd - Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter (b. 1924)
Jan 22nd - Rose Mary Woods, American Watergate scandal figure (b. 1917)
Jan 23rd - Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce, 4th Baron Aberdare, British politician (b. 1921)
Jan 23rd - Johnny Carson, American television host (b. 1925)
Jan 24th - June Bronhill, Australian singer (b. 1929)
Jan 24th - Vladimir Savchenko, Ukrainian writer (b. 1933)
Jan 24th - Chalkie White, English rugby union coach (b. 1929)
Jan 25th - Stanisław Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (b. 1923)
Jan 25th - William Augustus Bootle, American judge (b. 1902)
Jan 25th - Philip Johnson, American architect (b. 1906)
Jan 25th - Manuel Lopes, Cape Verdean writer and poet (b. 1907)
Jan 25th - Ray Peterson, American singer (b. 1935)
Jan 25th - Nettie Witziers-Timmer, Dutch athlete (b. 1923)
Jan 28th - Jim Capaldi, English singer and songwriter (b. 1944)
Jan 28th - Karen Lancaume, French actress (suicide) (b. 1973)
Jan 28th - Jacques Villeret, French actor (b. 1951)
Jan 29th - Eric Griffiths, Welsh guitarist (The Quarrymen) (b. 1940)
Jan 29th - Ephraim Kishon, Israeli satirst (b. 1924)
Jan 30th - Martyn Bennet, Canadian musician (b. 1971)
Jan 30th - Wes Wehmiller, American musician (b. 1971)
Feb 1st - John Vernon, Canadian actor (b. 1932)
Feb 2nd - Max Schmeling, German boxer (1930-32 World Heavyweight Champion), dies at 99
Feb 3rd - Corrado Cardinal Bafile, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1903)
Feb 3rd - Ernst Mayr, German-born biologist (b. 1904)
Feb 3rd - Zurab Zhvania, Prime Minister of Georgia (b. 1963)
General and President of Togo Gnassingbé EyadémaGeneral and President of Togo Gnassingbé Eyadéma (Feb 5th) Feb 5th - Gnassingbé Eyadéma, President of Togo (b. 1937)
Feb 6th - Lazar Berman, Russian pianist (b. 1930)
Feb 6th - Karl Haas, American radio presenter (b. 1913)
Feb 7th - Bob Turner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1934)
Feb 8th - Jimmy Smith, American jazz musician (b. 1925)
Feb 8th - Keith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers) (b. 1948)
Feb 10th - Arthur Miller, American playwright, dies at 89
Feb 11th - Jack L. Chalker, American author (b. 1944)
Feb 12th - Rafael Vidal, Venezuelan athlete (b. 1964)
Feb 12th - Sammi Smith, American country music singer (b. 1943)
Feb 13th - Nelson Briles, baseball player (b. 1943)
Feb 13th - Lúcia Santos, Carmelite nun and Fatima visionary (b. 1907)
Playwright Arthur MillerPlaywright Arthur Miller (Feb 10th) Feb 13th - Maurice Trintignant, French race car driver (b. 1917)
Feb 13th - Dick Weber, American professional bowler (b. 1929)
Feb 13th - Emilios T. Harlaftis, Greek astrophysicist (b. 1965)
Feb 14th - Najai Turpin, American boxer
Feb 14th - Rafik Hariri, Lebanese politician and billionaire businessman (b. 1944)
Feb 15th - Samuel Francis, American journalist (b. 1947)
Feb 15th - Pierre Bachelet, French singer and songwriter (b. 1944)
Feb 16th - Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)
Feb 16th - Queen Narriman, second and last wife of King Farouk and mother of their only child King Fuad II
Feb 17th - Dan O'Herlihy, Irish actor (b. 1919)
Feb 17th - Omar Sivori, Argentine footballer (b. 1935)
Feb 20th - Sandra Dee, American actress (b. 1944)
Feb 20th - John Raitt, American actor (b. 1917)
Feb 20th - Hunter S. Thompson, American journalist and author (b. 1937)
Feb 20th - Tom Willmore, English geometer (b. 1919)
Feb 20th - Pam Bricker, American jazz singer and Thievery Corporation vocalist (b. 1954)
Feb 21st - Ara Berberian, American opera singer (b. 1930)
Feb 21st - Gérard Bessette, Quebec novelist and poet (b. 1920)
Feb 21st - Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Cuban novelist (b. 1929)
Feb 21st - Eugene Scott, American religious broadcaster (b. 1929)
Feb 22nd - Zdzisław Beksiński, Polish artist (b. 1929)
Feb 22nd - Simone Simon, French actress (b. 1910)
Feb 22nd - Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (b. 1980)
Feb 25th - Peter Benenson, English founder of Amnesty International (b. 1921)
Feb 26th - Jef Raskin, American computer scientist (b. 1943)
Mar 1st - Peter Malkin Israeli secret agent (b. 1927)
Mar 2nd - Rick Mahler, American baseball player (b. 1953)
Mar 2nd - Martin Denny, American musician (b. 1911)
Mar 3rd - Max M. Fisher, American philanthropist (b. 1928)
Mar 4th - Nicola Calipari, Italian secret service agent (b. 1953)
Mar 4th - Robert Consoli, American actor and musician (b. 1964)
Mar 4th - Una Hale, Australian soprano (b. 1922)
Mar 4th - Yuriy Kravchenko, Ukrainian statesman (b. 1951)
Mar 4th - Carlos Sherman, Uruguayan-born writer (b. 1934)
Mar 6th - Tommy Vance, British radio disc jockey (b. 1943)
Mar 6th - Danny Gardella, American baseball player (b. 1920)
Mar 6th - Teresa Wright, American actress (b. 1918)
Mar 6th - Hans Bethe, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
Mar 7th - John Box, British film production designer and art director (b. 1920)
Mar 7th - Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (b. 1950)
Mar 8th - Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen leader (b. 1951)

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