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Obituary 2017


COMPLETE LIST OF OBITUARY 2017

NAME OF THE PERSON

FIELD

OBITUARY JANUARY 2017

Sir John Hurt Hollywood actor
Mary Tyler Moore US Emmy award-winning actress
Alexander Kadakin Russian Envoy Diplomat
Dileep Padgaonkar Journalist
John Berger Booker prize-winning novelist
Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan Sitar Maestro
Gangmumei Kamei Historian , litterateur and scholar
Om Puri Actor
Peter Sarstedt British singer-songwriter
Clare Hollingworth Journalist
Roman Herzog Former German president
Dick Gautier Actor
Gita Sen Actor
Eugene Cernan US Astronaut

OBITUARY FEBRUARY 2017

E. Ahamed Lok Sabha MP from Kerala
Joginder Singh Former CBI director
Asim Basu Veteran theatre personality
‘Colonel’ Nizamuddin(116) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s driver and INA veteran
Racharla Samrajyam veteran freedom fighter
Sir Peter Mansfield MRI pioneer and Nobel laureate
Jiro Taniguchi Japan’s comic artist
Al Jarreau Jazz singer
T V Parasuram Journalist
Altamas Kabir Former Chief Justice of India
Firebrand Vidarbha

(Lion of Vidarbha)

Politician, Former Nagpur MP
Ved Prakash Sharma Hindi Novelist
Vitaly Churkin Russia’s U.N. Ambassador
Kenneth J. Arrow Winner of a Nobel prize for economics
P Shiv Shankar Politician

OBITUARY MARCH 2017

Taarak Mehta Gujarati writer
Haji Abdul Salam Politician
Syed Shahabuddin Madhya Pradesh Politician
Raymond Kopa French football legend
Kalikaprasad Bhattacharya Bengali folk music singer
Rabi Ray Lok Sabha Speaker
George Olah Chemistry Nobel winner
Sir Howard Hodgkin Veteran British artist
Arvind Padmanabhan Veteran journalist
M Chandrakasu Politician, Puthucherry
Chuck Berry Rock and roll legend of America
Ashwin Sundar Former racing champion
Pyari Mohan Mohapatra Chanakya of Odisha Politics; politician
Dev Raj Sikka Meteorologist
Ashokamitran Prominent Tamil writer and Sahitya Akademi winner

OBITUARY APRIL 2017

Kishori Amonkar Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist
Carmen Chacon Spain’s first female defense minister
Akhilesh Das Gupta Former Union Minister
Emma Morano(117) World’s oldest person
Girish Saxena Former J&K Governor
Amilcar Henriquez International football playe
Carmen Chacon Spain’s first female defense minister
Akhilesh Das Gupta Former Union Minister
Emma Morano(117) World’s oldest person
Girish Saxena Former J&K Governor
Amilcar Henriquez International football player
Robert Taylor Internet pioneer
Ali Mohammad Naik Senior National Conference (NC) leader (J&K)
Devineni Rajashekhar Andra Pradesh Politician
Allan Holdsworth British rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer
Robert Taylor Internet pioneer
Ali Mohammad Naik Senior National Conference (NC) leader (J&K)
Devineni Rajashekhar Andra Pradesh Politician
Allan Holdsworth British rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer
Vinod Khanna Veteran Bollywood actor
Jonathan Demme Oscar-winning director
Vinu Chakravarthy Well-known Tamil actor and writer

OBITUARY MAY 2017

Ueli Steck Swiss Mountain climber
Justice Leila Seth India’s first woman chief judge of a High Court
Adolph Kiefer American Swimmer
Ustad Raees Khan Pakistani sitarist
Subrahmanyan Ramaswamy Politician; Former Puducherry CM
Anil Madhav Dave Environment Minister
Reema Lagoo Veteran film and TV actor
Roger Ailes Fox News co-founder
Subrahmanyan Ramaswamy Politician; Former Puducherry CM
Anil Madhav Dave Environment Minister
Reema Lagoo Veteran film and TV actor
Roger Ailes Fox News co-founder
Roger Moore British Actor
Kunwar Pal Singh Gill Former Punjab DGP
Gregg Allman Musician; keyboard player
Dasari Narayana Rao Telugu Filmmaker and former minister
Constantine Mitsotakis Former Greek Prime Minister
Manuel Noriega Former Panama dictator

OBITUARY JUNE 2017

‘Kavikko’ Abdul Rahman Tamil Poet
Parvathamma Rajkumar Kannada film producer
Juan Goytisolo Spanish writer
Era Sezhiyan Veteran Indian Parliamentarian
T.S.V Hari Veteran journalist
Basudev Chatterji Eminent historian
Mehrunnisa Dalwai Eminent Activist
T S John Former Kerala assembly speaker
C Narayana Reddy Eminent Poet
N. Bhagwati Former Chief Justice of India (CJI)
John Avildsen Oscar-winning director
Sam Beazley Harry Potter Actor
Amrit Pal Actor
Baldwin Lonsdale Vanuatu’s Former President
Prof. Predhiman Krishan Kaw Pioneered India’s nuclear fusion reactor research programme
Sabita Chowdhury Bengali Singer
KR Mohanan Malayalam filmmaker
Desh Bandhu Gupta Pharma firm Lupin’s Founder

 

OBITUARY JULY 2017

Ravinder Randev Journalist
Ray Phiri South African jazz musician
Liu Xiaobo Chinese Nobel Peace laureate
Maryam Mirzakhani First woman to win a Fields Medal in maths
Martin Landau Oscar Winning Actor
Barbara Weldens French singer
Udupi Ramachandra Rao Eminent space scientist and former ISRO Chairman
Yash Pal Eminent Indian scientist
Dharam Singh Former Chief Minister of Karnataka
Inder Kumar Bollywood actor
k E Mammen Freedom fighter
Eunice de Souza Educator, poet, novelist and newspaper columnist

OBITUARY AUGUST 2017

Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar Maestro of Hindustani classical music
Sam Shepard Actor and Pulitzer-Winning Playwright
Robert Hardy Harry Potter actor
Yisrael Kristal Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest man
Vijay nambisan poet and write
Ruth Pfau German nun Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’
S Paul Veteran photographer
MK Damodaran Former Advocate General of Kerala
Jerry Lewis Comedy icon and telethon host
Rishang Keishing Former Manipur Chief Minister
Brian Aldiss Famed British scientific  writer
Tony De Brum Former Marshall Islands foreign minister

Champion of Paris Climate Agreement

Ramana Da Sengupta India’s Oldest Cinematographer

OBITUARY SEPTEMBER 2017

John Ashbery Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet
Sultan Ahmed Kolkata Politician; TMC MP & former Central Minister
Jomde Kena Himachal Pradesh Politician; Health and Family Welfare Minister
Arjan Singh India’s only 5-star IAF officer
Violet Mosse Brown (117) Oldest person in the world
Shakila Bollywood actor
Liliane Bettencourt World’s richest woman
Tom Alter Veteran actor

OBITUARY OCTOBER  2017

Jalal Talabani Iraq’s first non-Arab President
Kundan Shah Veteran director
Purushottam Lal Kaushik Former Union minister and socialist leader
Baba Bajrang Das Rajasthan’s “mountain man”
Shamsher Khan India’s first Olympic swimmer
Roy Dotrice British Actor
Richard Wilbur Poet Laureate
William Lombardy Chess grandmaster
Gaur Kishore Ganguli Freedom fighter
Girija Devi Eminent classical singer
Punathil Kunjabdulla Malayalam Writer
Dr Digamber Singh Former BJP minister
MV Sridhar Former BCCI general manager
Kim Joo-hyuk South Korean veteran actor
Khadri Achyuthan Writer and journalist

OBITUARY NOVEMBER 2017

Vettoor Purushan Veteran Malayalam Actor
Richard Gordon Astronaut
Manu Sharma Noted Author
Virendra Sanghi Journalist
AG Milkha Singh India cricketer
Kirti Nidhi Bista Former Nepal Prime Minister
Ashok Khale Cyclist
Abdul Mannan Hossain Politician; Trinamool Congress leader
Shyama Actress
Kunwar Narayan Poet
V Khalid Former SC judge Justice
Malcolm Young AC/DC guitarist
Naim Suleymanoglu Former Olympic and world weightlifting champion
Rita Koiral Actress
Jana Novotna dies Former Wimbledon champion
Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi Former All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Politician
K V L Narayan Rao CEO of NDTV
Biju Phukan Assamese Actor
Peter Baldwin Emmy Award-winning director
Chandrasekharan Nair Kerala Politician
Shadia Egyptian actress and singer

 


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