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Valtr Komarek, 82 (1930 - 2013)
The Associated PressPRAGUE (AP) — Valtr Komarek's son says the left-wing Czech politician and economist who helped overthrow the country's communist regime has died at age 82.His son Martin, a journalist for the Mlada Fronta Dnes daily, said Komarek died Thursday in a Prague hospital.Born Aug. 10, 1930, in the southeast town of Hodonin, Komarek became a Communist Party member after World War II...
Giulio Andreotti, 94 (1919 - 2013)
COLLEEN BARRY, The Associated Press ROME (AP) — Giulio Andreotti personified the nation he helped shape, the good and the bad. One of Italy's most important postwar figures, he helped draft the country's constitution after World War II, served seven times as premier and spent 60 years in Parliament. But the Christian Democrat who was friends with popes and cardinals was also a...
Otis R. Bowen, 95 (1918 - 2013)
TOM DAVIES, The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Otis R. Bowen, who overhauled Indiana's tax system as governor before helping oversee the federal response to the burgeoning AIDS epidemic during President Ronald Reagan's second term, has died. He was 95. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said in a statement Sunday that Bowen died Saturday at a nursing home in Donaldson, a community about 25 miles...
Robert W. Edgar, 69 (1943 - 2013)
The Associated PressBURKE, Va. (AP) — Robert W. Edgar, who represented Pennsylvania for six terms in the House of Representatives and went on to lead the public interest group Common Cause, died Tuesday. He was 69.Edgar collapsed Tuesday morning in the basement of his home in Burke after a run on the treadmill, said his wife of 48 years, Merle Edgar.Edgar, a liberal Democrat, was elected in...
Ali Kafi (2013)
The Associated PressALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Ali Kafi, who led Algeria for two years after the 1992 military coup that aimed to stop Islamists from winning a national election, died Tuesday in Geneva at age 84.His death, which followed an illness, was announced by the Algerian state news agency. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared eight days of mourning in his honor.Kafi led the...
U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson, 70 (1943 - 2013)
The Associated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson, a Democrat who represented eastern Ohio in Washington for two terms after winning a write-in campaign, died Sunday in a...
Bob Perry, 80 (1932 - 2013)
Obit Text Preview PAUL J. WEBER, The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Once in a rare interview, the Texas tycoon who gave at least $75 million in political contributions over his lifetime...
Carmen Weinstein (2013)
AYA BATRAWY, The Associated PressCAIRO (AP) — The leader of Egypt's dwindling and aging Jewish community, known for her tireless work preserving synagogues and a once-sprawling Jewish cemetery,...
Margaret Thatcher , 87 (1925 - 2013)
GREGORY KATZ, The Associated Press Click Here to Leave a Note in Margaret Thatcher's Guest Book LONDON (AP) — Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher...
Moses Blah, 65 (1947 - 2013)
JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH, The Associated PressGANTA, Liberia (AP) — Officials say that Moses Blah, the man who served as Liberia's president for two months after Charles Taylor stepped down, has died....
Zillur Rahman, 84 (1929 - 2013)
The Associated PressDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's figurehead president, Zillur Rahman, died Wednesday at a hospital in Singapore. He was 84.Rahman was a top leader of the ruling Awami...
Booth Gardner, 76 (1936 - 2013)
RACHEL LA CORTE, The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Booth Gardner was a two-term governor whose biggest political effort came long after he left the Washington state Capitol. Gardner,...
Max Jakobson, 89 (1923 - 2013)
The Associated PressHELSINKI (AP) — Max Jakobson, a former Finnish diplomat who helped shape his country's policy of neutrality during the Cold War, has died. He was 89.Jakobson was born into a...
Giuliano Bignasca, 67 (1945 - 2013)
The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — Giuliano Bignasca, the leader of a right-wing nationalist party in Switzerland who once advocated building a 13-foot (4-meter) wall between Switzerland and Italy...
Hugo Chavez, 58 (1954 - 2013)
FRANK BAJAK, The Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez was a former paratroop commander and self-styled "subversive" who waged continual battle for his socialist...
Stephane Frederic Hessel , 95 (1917 - 2013)
LORI HINNANT, The Associated PressPARIS (AP) — Stephane Hessel of France was a man of many talents.As a spy for the French Resistance, he survived the Nazi death camp at Buchenwald by assuming the...
Rex Scouten (2013)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Rex Scouten, who served 10 first families as a Secret Service agent, White House chief usher and chief curator, has died.The Richard Nixon Foundation says...
Gerhard Frey, 80 (1933 - 2013)
The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — Gerhard Frey, the former head of the nationalist German People's Union party who financed a range of far-right groups and publications, has died at age 80.The...
Cardiss Collins, 81 (1931 - 2013)
HERBERT G. McCANN, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Cardiss Collins, the first African-American woman to represent Illinois in Congress, died of complications from pneumonia at a Virginia...
Essie Mae Washington-Williams, 87 (1925 - 2013)
MEG KINNARD, The Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Essie Mae Washington-Williams, the mixed-race daughter of one-time segregationist Sen. Strom Thurmond who kept her parentage secret for more...
Ed Koch, 88 (1924 - 2013)
DEEPTI HAJELA, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — In 1977, New York City was deep into its worst fiscal crisis ever. Riots erupted that summer during a blackout. And a fire in one of the most...
Borislav Milosevic (2013)
The Associated PressBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Borislav Milosevic, the brother of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, has died aged 79.Milosevic, who was the Yugoslav ambassador in Russia while...
Ron Nachman (2013)
The Associated PressJERUSALEM (AP) — Ron Nachman, the mayor of one of Israel's largest settlements in the West Bank, has died. He was 70.His brother Dan said Nachman succumbed to cancer on Friday...
John Nkomo, 79 (1934 - 2013)
The Associated PressHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — State radio in Zimbabwe says President Robert Mugabe has announced the death of Vice President John Nkomo. He was 79.Nkomo died in a Harare hospital...
Yang Baibing, 92 (1920 - 2013)
The Associated PressBEIJING (AP) — Yang Baibing, a veteran Chinese revolutionary and strong proponent of economic liberalization, has died. He was 92.Along with his more famous half-brother, former...
John Sheardown (2012)
CHARMAINE NORONHA, The Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — John Sheardown, the former First Secretary at the Canadian Embassy in Tehran who sheltered fugitive American Embassy staffers at his home...
Bogdan Baltazar (2012)
The Associated PressBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A hospital spokesman says influential banker Bogdan Baltazar, who became Romania's first government spokesman after communism collapsed, has died. He...
C. Bruce Brown (2012)
The Associated PressBOSTON (AP) — The father of Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has died.The senator announced that 75-year-old C. Bruce Brown of Newburyport died Thursday after battling...
Robert H. Bork, 85 (1927 - 2012)
MARK SHERMAN, The Associated Press MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Robert H. Bork, who stepped in to fire the Watergate prosecutor at Richard Nixon's behest and whose failed 1987 nomination to the Supreme...
Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, 68 (1944 - 2012)
ARON HELLER, The Associated PressJERUSALEM (AP) — Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, a former Israeli military chief who later became a Cabinet minister, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 68...