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Famous People Obituaries

Famous People Obituaries help to make their lives and work a little closer to the rest of us. When famous people pass away, it can be a shock to the community because their life and work as touched many people far and near. Here are selected Famous People's Obituaries.

Letters: AH Halseys view of sociology was always a broad one
24 Oct 2014 at 2:54pm
by Teresa and George Smith
The Oxford department that AH Halsey headed at Barnett House for 28 years trained graduate ...

Jacqueline Stedall obituary
24 Oct 2014 at 11:42am
by Peter Neumann
Influential historian of mathematics who moved the subject towards a more inclusive world v...

David Redfern: his best shots from a life photographing musici...
24 Oct 2014 at 9:51am
by Guardian Staff
David Redfern, the renowned music photographer and founder of the Redferns picture agency, ...

Brian Lemon obituary
24 Oct 2014 at 8:42am
by Peter Vacher
Jazz pianist who accompanied the stars and was an arranger, bandleader and soloistFor the b...

The Spaceape obituary
24 Oct 2014 at 6:15am
by Melissa Bradshaw
Influential dubstep MC who expanded the boundaries of an emerging genreThe Spaceape, who ha...

Alvin Stardust obituary
23 Oct 2014 at 1:42pm
by Adam Sweeting
Glam rock singer who found life beyond the 1970s as a television presenter and actorIt was ...

Frank Mankiewicz, political and media insider, dies at 90
23 Oct 2014 at 11:48pm
by Adam Bernstein
Frank Mankiewicz, who came from a family of Hollywood luminaries but forged his own path in...

Efua Dorkenoo, who fought female genital mutilation, dies at 65
23 Oct 2014 at 5:29pm
by Emily Langer
Efua Dorkenoo, who for more than three decades waged an international campaign to eradicate...

Nelson Bunker Hunt, Texas oil baron who lost much of his fortu...
22 Oct 2014 at 7:39pm
by Matt Schudel
Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas wheeler-dealer once reputed to be the world?s richest man, who ...

Robert O. Tiernan, Rhode Island congressman and FEC member, di...
22 Oct 2014 at 5:05pm
by Adam Bernstein
Robert O. Tiernan, a lawyer and stalwart of Rhode Island Democratic politics who served fou...

Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93
21 Oct 2014 at 11:21pm
by Robert G. Kaiser
Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided...

Washington-area obituaries of note
21 Oct 2014 at 11:17pm
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. J. Woodward ?W...

Lynda Bellingham's final Loose Women: 'inspirational'
22 Oct 2014 at 10:00am
by Michael Hogan
Recorded earlier this month, Michael Hogan found the special edition of Loose Women a fitti...

Ben Bradlee - obituary
22 Oct 2014 at 3:30am
by Telegraph Staff
American newspaper editor who steered The Washington Post through the Watergate investigati...

Coleen Nolan pays tribute to Lynda Bellingham
20 Oct 2014 at 9:39am
by Olivia Rzadkiewicz
Coleen Nolan says they are devastated by the death of her Loose Women co-presenter Lynda Be...

Lynda Bellingham dies peacefully after cancer battle
20 Oct 2014 at 8:44am
by Olivia Rzadkiewicz
Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham died yesterday after a long battle with cancer, aged 66




Lynda Bellingham's life in pictures
20 Oct 2014 at 4:35am
by Telegraph Staff
We look back at the actress and presenter's career




Lynda Bellingham - obituary
20 Oct 2014 at 3:44am
by Telegraph Staff
Versatile actress who as the Oxo mum brought 'man-appeal' to the business of gravy-making




Op-Talk: Retweet if You?re Grieving
25 Oct 2014 at 12:10am
by By ANNA ALTMAN
A celebrity?s death now entails a compulsory tweet to express loss and sadness ? in 140 cha...

Ghulam Azam, Party Leader Jailed in Bangladesh War Crime, Dies...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:12pm
by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A former chief of the Jamaat-e-Islami Party, Mr. Azam?s imprisonment on war crimes charges ...

John-Roger, New Age Spiritual Leader, Dies at 80
24 Oct 2014 at 11:00pm
by By BRUCE WEBER
The founder of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness gained a following among the Holly...

Frank Mankiewicz, 90, Press Aide to Robert Kennedy and NPR Chi...
24 Oct 2014 at 10:13pm
by By ROBERT D. McFADDEN
After growing up amid Hollywood royalty, Mr. Mankiewicz became a writer and Democratic stra...

Alfred Wertheimer, Early Photographer of Elvis Presley, Dies a...
24 Oct 2014 at 9:41pm
by By WILLIAM YARDLEY
Assigned by a record label to take publicity shots, Mr. Wertheimer photographed rock ?n? ro...

Joan Quigley, Astrologer to a First Lady, Is Dead at 87
24 Oct 2014 at 9:32pm
by By DOUGLAS MARTIN
Miss Quigley, a Vassar-educated socialite, made celestial recommendations through phone cal...