Famous Deaths for Year 2010

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Deaths 1 - 150 of 442

Jan 3rd - Professor Sir Ian Brownlie, International law specialist
Jan 3rd - Mary Daly, American theologian and feminist scholar (b. 1928)
Jan 4th - Johan Ferrier, Surinamian politician (b. 1910)
Jan 4th - Sandro, Argentine songwriter (b. 1945)
Jan 4th - Casey Johnson, American heiress and socialite (b. 1979)
Jan 4th - Rory Markas, American sportscaster (b. 1955)
Jan 4th - Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Japanese Businessman, and Survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings (b. 1916)
Jan 5th - Rory Markas, Angels baseball announcer (b.1955)
Jan 5th - Murray Saltzman, Reform Jewish rabbi and civil rights leader (b. 1929)
Jan 7th - Willie Mitchell, American soul singer (b. 1928)
Jan 8th - Monica Maughan, Australian actor (b. 1933)
Jan 8th - Tony Halme, Finnish boxer and politician (b. 1963)
Jan 9th - Vimcy, Sports writer (b. 1925)
Jan 11th - Miep Gies, Dutch Humanitarian, discoverer of Anne Frank's diary (b. 1909)
Jan 11th - Mick Green, British guitarist (b. 1944)
Jan 11th - Joe Rollino, American strongman, weightlifter, and boxer (b. 1905)
Jan 12th - Hasib Sabbagh, Palestinian businessman and philanthropist, co-founder of Consolidated Contractors Company (b. 1920)
Jan 12th - Daniel Bensaid, French philosopher (b. 1946)
Jan 13th - Teddy Pendergrass, American R&B singer (b. 1950)
Jan 13th - Jay Reatard, American garage punk musician (b. 1980)
Jan 13th - Kalifa Tillisi, Libyan writer and linguist
Jan 14th - Petra Schürmann, German model and TV announcer, Miss World 1956 (b. 1935)
Jan 17th - Jyoti Basu, Indian politician (b. 1914)
Jan 17th - Daisuke Gouri, Japanese seiyu (b. 1952)
Jan 17th - Gaines Adams, American football player (b. 1983)
Jan 19th - Bill McLaren Scottish rugby commentator (b. 1923)
Jan 19th - Jennifer Lyon American reality television personality (Survivor) (b. 1972)
Jan 21st - Paul Quarrington, Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and educator (b. 1953)
Jan 22nd - Jean Simmons, English-American actress (b. 1929)
Jan 24th - Pernell Roberts, American actor & singer, last surviving star of Bonanza (b. 1928)
Jan 25th - Ali Hasan al-Majid aka Chemical Ali, Iraqi defense minister and military commander (b. 1941)
Novelist J. D. SalingerNovelist J. D. Salinger (Jan 27th) Jan 27th - J. D. Salinger, American novelist (b. 1919)
Jan 27th - Howard Zinn, American historian (b. 1922)
Jan 27th - Zelda Rubinstein, American actress (b. 1933)
Feb 3rd - Regina, Crown Princess of Austria (b. 1925)
Feb 5th - Harry Schwarz, South African lawyer, politician and diplomat, leader of the anti-apartheid movement (b. 1924).
Feb 8th - John Murtha, American politician (b. 1932)
Feb 9th - Phil Harris, American fisherman from Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch (b. 1956)
Feb 9th - Walter Frederick Morrison, American inventor (b. 1920)
Feb 10th - Charles Wilson, American politician (b. 1933)
Feb 10th - Fred Schaus, American basketball coach and executive (b. 1925)
Feb 11th - [Lee} Alexander McQueen, English fashion designer (b. 1969)
Feb 12th - Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (b. 1988)
Feb 13th - John Reed, British singer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1916)
Feb 14th - Doug Fieger, American musician The Knack (b. 1952)
Feb 14th - Dick Francis, British jockey-turned-novelist (b. 1920)
Feb 16th - Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
Feb 18th - John Babcock, Last known Canadian veteran of World War I (b. 1900)
Feb 19th - Laura Spurr, Tribal Chairperson, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (b. 1945)
Feb 20th - Alexander Haig, American soldier and politician (b. 1924)
Feb 25th - İhsan Doğramacı, Turkish academic and the founder of YÖK (d. 1915)
Feb 26th - Nujabes, Japanese Hip Hop producer and inspiration to many around the world.
Mar 1st - Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977)
Mar 2nd - Winston Spencer-Churchill, British politician (b. 1940)
Mar 3rd - Keith Alexander, British football manager (b. 1956)
Mar 3rd - Michael Foot, British politician (b. 1913)
Mar 4th - Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (b. 1933)
Mar 4th - Johnny Alf, Brazilian singer and composer (b. 1929)
Mar 4th - Vladislav Ardzinba, Abkhazian politician (b. 1945)
Mar 4th - Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
Mar 4th - Samuel J. Eldersveld, U.S. academic, political scientist, and Democratic politician (b. 1917)
Mar 4th - Joaquim Fiúza, Portuguese sailor (b. 1908)
Mar 4th - Tetsuo Kondo, Japanese politician (b. 1929)
Mar 4th - Hilario Chávez Joya, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1928)
Mar 4th - Nan Martin, American actress (b. 1927)
Mar 4th - Roger Newman, British-born American actor and television writer (b. 1940)
Mar 4th - Angelo Poffo, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
Mar 4th - Tony Richards, British footballer (b. 1934)
Mar 4th - Joanne Simpson, American meteorologist (b. 1923)
Mar 4th - Lolly Vegas, American singer (b. 1939)
Mar 4th - Fred Wedlock, British folk musician (b. 1942)
Mar 6th - Mark Linkous, member of Sparklehorse (b. 1962)
Mar 6th - Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
Mar 7th - Mary Josephine Ray, Canadian supercentenarian (b. 1895)
Mar 9th - Doris Haddock, American political activist (b. 1910)
Mar 10th - Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
Mar 11th - Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931)
Mar 11th - Leena Peltonen-Palotie, Finnish human geneticist (b. 1952)
Mar 11th - Merlin Olsen, American football player / Actor (b. 1940)
Mar 12th - Miguel Delibes, Spanish novelist (b. 1920)
Mar 13th - He Pingping, the world's shortest man who was able to walk. (b. 1988)
Mar 14th - Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor, dies at 83
Mar 17th - Alex Chilton, American musician (b. 1950)
Mar 17th - Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
Mar 18th - Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
Mar 20th - Liz Carpenter, American feminist writer (b. 1920)
Mar 20th - Stewart Udall, American politician, environmentalist (b. 1920)
Mar 20th - Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepalese politician (b. 1925)
Mar 21st - Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (b. 1919)
Mar 22nd - James W. Black, Scottish Nobel Prize-winning doctor and medical research scientist (b. 1924)
Mar 24th - Jim Marshall, American photographer (b. 1936)
Mar 24th - Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930)
Mar 24th - Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)
Mar 25th - Pål Bang-Hansen, Norwegian film critic and television personality (b. 1937)
Mar 27th - Vasily Smyslov, Russian grandmaster (b. 1921)
Mar 28th - June Havoc, American actress (b. 1913)
Mar 30th - Jaime Escalante, Bolivian-born American high school teacher at Garfield High School (b. 1930)
Mar 30th - Martin Sandberger, German military officer (b. 1911)
Mar 31st - Shirley Mills, American actress (b. 1926)
Apr 1st - John Forsythe, American actor (b. 1918)
Apr 2nd - Mike Cuellar, Cuban baseball player (b. 1937)
Apr 2nd - Chris Kanyon, American wrestler (b. 1970)
Apr 6th - Wilma Mankiller, Native-American activist, chief of the Cherokee Nation (b. 1945)
Apr 6th - Corin Redgrave, British actor and political activist (b. 1939)
Apr 8th - Malcolm McLaren, British music manager and musician (b. 1946)
Apr 8th - Teddy Scholten, Dutch singer (b. 1926)
Apr 8th - Jack Agnew, American World War II veteran (b. 1922)
Apr 9th - Zoltán Varga, Hungarian Footballer (b. 1945)
Apr 9th - Aladár Kovácsi, Hungarian modern pentathlon olimpic champion (1952, Helsinki) (b. 1932)
Apr 10th - Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish statesman is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 90
Apr 10th - Dixie Carter, an American actress (b.1939)
Apr 10th - Maria Kaczyńska, Polish economist and First Lady of Poland, is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 67
Apr 10th - Lech Kaczyński, Polish lawyer and politician, then President of Poland is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 60
Apr 12th - Palito, Filipino comedian (b. 1934)
Apr 14th - Peter Steele, American musician. (b. 1968)
Apr 15th - Jack Herer, American author and cannabis activist (b. 1939)
Apr 16th - Rasim Delic, Bosnian military chief of staff and war criminal (b. 1949)
Apr 19th - Keith "Guru" Elam, American rapper (b. 1966)
Apr 19th - Edwin Valero, Venezuelan boxer (b. 1981)
Apr 19th - Carl Williams, Australian criminal (b. 1970)
Civil Rights and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy HeightCivil Rights and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height (Apr 20th) Apr 20th - Dorothy Height, American civil rights activist (b. 1912)
Apr 21st - Gustav Lorentzen, Norwegian singer-songwriter (b. 1947)
Apr 21st - Juan Antonio Samaranch, International Olympic Committee president (b. 1920)
Apr 25th - Dorothy Provine, loving grandmother, (b. 1935)
Apr 30th - Gerry Ryan, Irish radio broadcaster (b. 1956)
May 1st - Rob McConnell, Canadian jazz composer/arranger and valve trombonist (b. 1935)
May 2nd - Lynn Redgrave, British actress (b. 1943)
May 4th - Ernie Harwell, American sportscaster (b. 1918)
May 4th - Zvonimir Levačić - Ševa, Croatian humorist and entertainer (b. 1943)
May 6th - Robin Roberts, American baseball player (b. 1926)
May 9th - Otakar Motejl, Czechoslvakian politician (b. 1932)
May 9th - Lena Horne, American singer and actress (b. 1917)
May 10th - Frank Frazetta, American artist (b. 1928)
May 11th - Frank Frazetta, American fantasy and science fiction artist (b. 1928)
May 14th - Goh Keng Swee, former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (b. 1918)
May 15th - Loris Kessel, Swiss racing driver (b. 1950)
May 15th - Besian Idrizaj, Footballer (b. 1987)
May 16th - Ronnie James Dio, American heavy metal vocalist (b. 1942)
May 16th - Hank Jones, American jazz pianist (b. 1918)
May 17th - Walasse Ting, Chinese/American painter (b. 1929)
May 23rd - Jose Lima, Dominican baseball player (b. 1972)
May 23rd - Simon Monjack, English actor, producer, & writer (b. 1970)
May 23rd - Gane Todorovoski, Macedonian literary critic, poet, & publicist (b. 1929)
May 23rd - Leonida Georgievna, Grand Duchess Of Russia (b. 1914)
May 24th - Ray Alan, English ventriloquist & television entertainer (b. 1930)
May 24th - Virendra Bhatia, Indian politician (b. 1947)
May 24th - Tapen Chatterjee, Bengali actor from India (b. 1937)
May 24th - Raymond V. Haysbert, African-American business executive and civil rights leader (b. 1920)
May 24th - Anneliese Rothenberger, German operatic lyric soprano (b. 1926)
May 24th - Morrie Martin, Former Major League Baseball (b. 1922)

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