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IN MEMORIAM 2005-2007

 

Toyo Endo, Japanese supercentenarian
02/13/1892 – 01/03/2005

 

Margherita Carosio, Italian opera singer
06/07/1908 – 01/10/2005

 

Thelma White, American actress, Reefer Madness
12/04/1910 – 01/11/2005

 

Miriam Rothschild, English zoologist and entomologist
08/05/1908 – 01/20/2005

 

Philip Johnson, American architect
07/08/1906 – 01/25/2005

 

Max Schmeling, German boxer
09/28/1905 – 02/02/2005

 

Corrado Bafile, Italian cardinal
07/04/1903 – 02/03/2005

 

Ernst Mayr, German-born American evolutionary biologist
07/05/1904 – 02/03/2005

 

Lúcia Santos, Portuguese nun, witnessed 1917 Marian apparitions at Fátima
03/22/1907 – 02/13/2005

 

Simone Simon, French actress
04/23/1910 – 02/22/2005

 

Hugh Nibley, American Mormon scholar
03/27/1910 – 02/24/2005

 

Martin Denny, American composer and recording artist
04/10/1911 – 03/02/2005

 

Hermann Dörnemann, German supercentenarian
05/27/1893 – 03/02/2005

 

Max M. Fisher, American industrialist and philanthropist
07/15/1908 – 03/03/2005

 

Hans Bethe, German-born American Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist
07/02/1906 – 03/06/2005

 

George F. Kennan, American diplomat, formulated U.S. Cold War policy
02/16/1904 – 03/17/2005

 

Andre Norton, American science fiction and fantasy writer
02/17/1912 – 03/17/2005

 

Paul Henning, American television producer and writer, The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres
09/16/1911 – 03/25/2005

 

James Callaghan, English prime minister (1976-1979)
03/27/1912 – 03/26/2005

 

Dale Messick, American comic strip artist, Brenda Starr
04/11/1906 – 04/05/2005

 

Saunders Mac Lane, American mathematician
08/04/1909 – 04/14/2005

 

Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, Australian politician, premier of Queensland (1968-1987)
01/13/1911 – 04/23/2005

 

John Mills, English Oscar-winning actor, Ryan's Daughter
02/22/1908 – 04/23/2005

 

Red Horner, Canadian hockey player
05/29/1909 – 04/27/2005

 

Joe Grant, American Disney animator
05/15/1908 – 05/06/2005

 

Peter Rodino, American politician, New Jersey representative (1949-1989)
06/07/1909 – 05/07/2005

 

Elizabeth Orton Jones, American children's writer and illustrator
06/25/1910 – 05/10/2005

 

Eddie Albert, American actor, Roman Holiday, TV's Green Acres
04/22/1906 – 05/26/2005

 

Leon Askin, Austrian-born actor, Hogan's Heroes
09/18/1907 – 06/03/2005

 

Richard Eberhart, American poet, Poet Laureate of the United States (1959-1961)
04/05/1904 – 06/09/2005

 

Christopher Fry, English playwright, The Lady's Not for Burning
12/18/1907 – 06/30/2005

 

Alberto Lattuada, Italian motion picture director
11/13/1914 – 07/03/2005

 

Claude Simon, French Nobel Prize-winning writer, The Flanders Road
10/10/1913 – 07/06/2005

 

Grace Thaxton, American supercentenarian
06/18/1891 – 07/06/2005

 

Frances Langford, American singer and entertainer
04/04/1913 – 07/11/2005

 

Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-born American actress, Wuthering Heights, Arthur
11/24/1913 – 07/17/2005

 

William Westmoreland, American general, commanded U.S. forces during Vietnam War
03/26/1914 – 07/18/2005

 

Ray Crist, American chemist
03/08/1900 – 07/23/2005

 

Maria do Couto Maia-Lopes, Portuguese supercentenarian
10/24/1890 – 07/25/2005

 

Ford Rainey, American actor, The Sand Pebbles
08/08/1908 – 07/25/2005

 

Hildegarde Sell, American cabaret singer
02/01/1906 – 07/29/2005

 

Ray Cunningham, American baseball player
01/17/1905 – 07/30/2005

 

Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, American baseball player
07/07/1902 – 08/11/2005

 

Brother Roger (aka Roger Schütz), Swiss monk and theologian, founded the Taizé religious community
05/12/1915 – 08/16/2005

 

Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper, Dutch supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
06/29/1890 – 08/30/2005

 

Joseph Rotblat, Polish-born English Nobel Prize-winning physicist and nuclear disarmament proponent
11/04/1908 – 08/31/2005

 

Robert Wise, American Oscar-winning motion picture director, West Side Story, The Sound of Music
09/10/1914 – 09/14/2005

 

Guy Green, English cinematographer, motion picture director, and screenwriter
11/05/1913 – 09/15/2005

 

Simon Wiesenthal, Austrian human rights activist and Nazi-hunter
12/31/1908 – 09/20/2005

 

Molly Yard, American social activist and feminist
07/06/1912 – 09/21/2005

 

Julia Sinédia-Cazour, Reunionese supercentenarian
07/12/1892 – 10/06/2005

 

Aloysius John Wycislo, American bishop
06/17/1908 – 10/11/2005

 

Edmund Bacon, American architect and urban planner
05/02/1910 – 10/14/2005

 

Giuseppe Caprio, Italian cardinal
11/15/1914 – 10/15/2005

 

Mildred Shay, American actress, The Women
09/26/1911 – 10/15/2005

 

Alvin M. Josephy, American historian and writer, 500 Nations
05/18/1915 – 10/16/2005

 

Ba Jin, Chinese writer
11/25/1904 – 10/17/2005

 

John S. Monagan, American writer and politician, Connecticut representative (1959-1972)
12/23/1911 – 10/23/2005

 

Rosa Parks, American civil rights pioneer
02/04/1913 – 10/24/2005

 

Al Lopez, American baseball player and manager
08/20/1908 – 10/29/2005

 

Lydia Pearl Newton, American supercentenarian
03/23/1893 – 10/30/2005

 

Gladys Tantaquidgeon, American anthropologist and Mohegan preservationist
06/15/1899 – 11/01/2005

 

Aenne Burda, German fashion magazine publisher
07/28/1909 – 11/03/2005

 

Carola Höhn, German actress
01/30/1910 – 11/08/2005

 

Peter Drucker, Austrian-born American economist
11/19/1909 – 11/11/2005

 

Harry Gold, Irish-born English jazz saxophonist and bandleader
02/26/1907 – 11/13/2005

 

Jenő Takács, Austro-Hungarian composer
09/25/1902 – 11/14/2005

 

Ralph Edwards, American television host, This Is Your Life
06/13/1913 – 11/16/2005

 

Harold J. Stone, American actor, Spartacus
03/03/1913 – 11/18/2005

 

Constance Cummings, American actress, Blithe Spirit
05/15/1910 – 11/23/2005

 

Alberta Slim, English-born Canadian country music singer and songwriter
03/24/1910 – 11/25/2005

 

Marc Lawrence, American actor, Key Largo, The Shipping News
12/17/1909 – 11/28/2005

 

Jean Parker, American actress, Little Women
08/11/1915 – 11/30/2005

 

Mary Hayley Bell, English playwright and novelist, Whistle Down the Wind
01/22/1911 – 12/01/2005

 

Frits Philips, Dutch industrialist and humanitarian
04/16/1905 – 12/05/2005

 

Lucy D'Abreu, Indian-born Scottish supercentenarian
05/24/1892 – 12/07/2005

 

Mary Jackson, American actress, TV's The Waltons
11/22/1910 – 12/10/2005

 

Gyula Trebitsch, Hungarian-born German motion picture producer
11/03/1914 – 12/12/2005

 

Margaret Hodges, American children's writer, Saint George and the Dragon
07/26/1911 – 12/13/2005

 

Gladys Swetland, American supercentenarian
04/18/1892 – 12/14/2005

 

Julián Marías, Spanish philosopher
06/17/1914 – 12/15/2005

 

William Proxmire, American politician, Wisconsin senator (1957-1989)
11/11/1915 – 12/15/2005

 

Argentina Brunetti, Argentinian-born actress, It's A Wonderful Life
08/31/1907 – 12/20/2005

 

Aurora Miranda, Brazilian singer and actress
04/20/1915 – 12/22/2005

 

Lajos Baróti, Hungarian soccer player and coach
08/19/1914 – 12/23/2005

 

Norman D. Vaughan, American explorer and mountaineer
12/19/1905 – 12/23/2005

 

Erich Topp, German U-boat commander
07/02/1914 – 12/26/2005

 

Virginia Dighero-Zolezzi, Italian supercentenarian
12/24/1891 – 12/28/2005

 

Harry Magdoff, American socialist commentator and co-editor of Monthly Review
08/21/1913 – 01/01/2006

 

Irving Layton, Romanian-born Canadian poet
03/12/1912 – 01/04/2006

 

Keizo Miura, Japanese skier and mountaineer
02/15/1904 – 01/05/2006

 

Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer and writer, Seven Years in Tibet
07/06/1912 – 01/07/2006

 

Georg Wilhelm Hanover, German-born royal, brother-in-law of England's Prince Philip
03/25/1915 – 01/08/2006

 

Jan Twardowski, Polish poet
06/01/1915 – 01/18/2006

 

Joseph M. Newman, American motion picture director, This Island Earth
08/07/1909 – 01/23/2006

 

Virginia Dodd Smith, American politician, Nebraska representative (1975-1991)
06/30/1911 – 01/23/2006

 

Fayard Nicholas, American dancer, elder half of the Nicholas Brothers
10/20/1914 – 01/24/2006

 

Phyllis Mudford King, English tennis player, 1931 Wimbledon champion
08/23/1905 – 01/27/2006

 

Otto Lang, Bosnian-born American motion picture and television producer and director
01/21/1908 – 01/30/2006

 

Michael Gilbert, English crime and mystery writer
07/17/1912 – 02/08/2006

 

Akira Ifukube, Japanese classical music and motion picture score composer, Godzilla
05/31/1914 – 02/08/2006

 

Mart Kenney, Canadian bandleader
03/07/1910 – 02/08/2006

 

Ibolya Csák, Hungarian Olympic gold medal-winning high jumper
01/06/1915 – 02/09/2006

 

Del Courtney, American bandleader
09/21/1910 – 02/11/2006

 

Bettie Wilson, American supercentenarian
09/13/1890 – 02/13/2006

 

Susie Gibson, American supercentenarian
10/31/1890 – 02/16/2006

 

Sybille Bedford, German-born English writer, A Legacy
03/16/1911 – 02/17/2006

 

Hilde Domin, German poet, Only a Rose for Support
07/27/1909 – 02/22/2006

 

Flossie Page, American supercentenarian
06/12/1893 – 02/22/2006

 

Ace Adams, American baseball player
03/02/1910 – 02/26/2006

 

Hans Singer, German-born English development economist
11/29/1910 – 02/26/2006

 

Robert L. Scott, Jr., American World War II fighter pilot, author of God Is My Co-Pilot
04/12/1908 – 02/27/2006

 

John Parkinson, Irish Titanic enthusiast, president of the Belfast Titanic Society
01/07/1907 – 03/01/2006

 

Marion Higgins, American supercentenarian
06/26/1893 – 03/02/2006

 

Scott Corbett, American children's writer, Cutlass Island
07/27/1913 – 03/06/2006

 

Gordon Parks, American photojournalist, writer, and motion picture director, The Learning Tree
11/30/1912 – 03/07/2006

 

Hanka Bielicka, Polish singer and actress
11/09/1915 – 03/09/2006

 

John Profumo, English politician and cabinet minister
01/30/1915 – 03/09/2006

 

Oleg Cassini, French-born American fashion designer
04/10/1913 – 03/17/2006

 

Narvin Kimball, American banjoist and singer
03/02/1909 – 03/17/2006

 

Ray Meyer, American college basketball coach
12/18/1913 – 03/17/2006

 

Richard Powell, English senior civil servant
07/30/1909 – 03/30/2006

 

Carequinha, Brazilian clown
07/18/1915 – 04/05/2006

 

Alain de Boissieu, French general
07/05/1914 – 04/05/2006

 

Lucie Péré-Pucheu, French supercentenarian
08/13/1893 – 04/06/2006

 

Robin Orr, Scottish classical composer and conductor
06/02/1909 – 04/09/2006

 

Jimmy Outlaw, American baseball player
01/20/1913 – 04/09/2006

 

Bill Baker, American baseball player
02/22/1911 – 04/13/2006

 

Dutch Fehring, American baseball player and coach
05/31/1912 – 04/13/2006

 

Lilly Wust, German gay rights activist, subject of film Aimée & Jaguar
11/01/1914 – 04/15/2006

 

Jean Bernard, French physician and hematologist
05/26/1907 – 04/17/2006

 

Ellen Kuzwayo, South African writer and civil rights activist
06/29/1914 – 04/19/2006

 

Erik Bergman, Finnish classical music composer
11/24/1911 – 04/24/2006

 

Grace Jones, American supercentenarian
06/04/1893 – 04/24/2006

 

Elma "Pem" Farnsworth, American television pioneer, widow of inventor Philo T. Farnsworth
02/25/1908 – 04/27/2006

 

John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian-born American economist, writer, and diplomat
10/15/1908 – 04/29/2006

 

Lillian Asplund, American Titanic passenger
10/21/1906 – 05/06/2006

 

Val Guest, English filmmaker, The Day the Earth Caught Fire
12/11/1911 – 05/10/2006

 

Miguel Fisac, Spanish architect
09/29/1913 – 05/12/2006

 

Stanley Kunitz, American poet, Poet Laureate of the United States (1974-1976, 2000-2001)
07/29/1905 – 05/14/2006

 

Cy Feuer, American Broadway producer, Guys and Dolls, Can-Can
01/15/1911 – 05/17/2006

 

Zoe Rae, American child actress
07/13/1910 – 05/20/2006

 

Katherine Dunham, American dancer and choreographer
06/22/1912 – 05/21/2006

 

Henry Bumstead, American art director and production designer, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Sting
03/17/1915 – 05/24/2006

 

Raymond Davis, Jr., American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
10/14/1914 – 05/31/2006

 

Bill Fleming, American baseball player
07/31/1913 – 06/04/2006

 

Mykola Kolessa, Ukrainian composer
12/06/1903 – 06/08/2006

 

James Cameron, American civil rights activist, founder of the Black Holocaust Museum
02/23/1914 – 06/11/2006

 

György Illés, Hungarian cinematographer
11/02/1914 – 06/12/2006

 

Joseph Zobel, Martinique-born writer, Black Shack Alley
04/26/1915 – 06/17/2006

 

Vincent Sherman, American television and motion picture director, Mr. Skeffington
07/16/1906 – 06/18/2006

 

Lars Korvald, Norwegian prime minister (1972-1973)
04/29/1916 – 07/04/2006

 

Tom Weir, Scottish broadcaster, writer, mountaineer, and naturalist
12/29/1914 – 07/06/2006

 

Frank P. Zeidler, American politician, Socialist mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1948-1960)
09/20/1912 – 07/07/2006

 

Raja Rao, Indian writer, Kanthapura, The Serpent and the Rope
11/08/1908 – 07/08/2006

 

Barnard Hughes, American actor, The Lost Boys, Da, TV's Blossom
07/16/1915 – 07/11/2006

 

Heinrich Heidersberger, German photographer
06/10/1906 – 07/14/2006

 

Howard "Howdy" Groskloss, American baseball player
04/10/1906 – 07/15/2006

 

Charles Bettelheim, French Marxist economist
11/20/1913 – 07/20/2006

 

Ted Grant, South African-born English Trotskyist politician
07/09/1913 – 07/20/2006

 

Heinrich Hollreiser, German chamber music conductor
06/24/1913 – 07/24/2006

 

Lise Delamare, French actress
04/09/1913 – 07/25/2006

 

Don Malarkey, American golfer
04/03/1905 – 07/28/2006

 

Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist
01/18/1904 – 07/30/2006

 

Philip D’Arcy Hart, English medical researcher
06/25/1900 – 07/30/2006

 

Johannes Willebrands, Dutch cardinal
09/04/1909 – 08/01/2006

 

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German-born English opera singer
12/09/1915 – 08/03/2006

 

Elden Auker, American baseball player
09/21/1910 – 08/04/2006

 

Lois January, American actress, The Wizard of Oz
10/05/1913 – 08/07/2006

 

James Van Allen, American physicist, discovered Van Allen radiation belts
09/07/1914 – 08/09/2006

 

Camille Loiseau, French supercentenarian
02/13/1892 – 08/12/2006

 

Alfredo Stroessner, Paraguayan head of state (1954-1989)
11/03/1912 – 08/16/2006

 

Renate Brausewetter, German silent film actress
10/01/1905 – 08/20/2006

 

Joe Rosenthal, American photographer, "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima"
10/09/1911 – 08/20/2006

 

Bismillah Khan, Indian shehnai player
03/21/1916 – 08/21/2006

 

William Norris, American businessman, Control Data Corporation
07/14/1911 – 08/21/2006

 

Herbert Hupka, German journalist and politician
08/15/1915 – 08/24/2006

 

Léopold Simoneau, Canadian opera singer
05/03/1916 – 08/24/2006

 

John Weinzweig, Canadian classical music composer
03/11/1913 – 08/24/2006

 

Marie-Dominique Philippe, French philosopher and theologian
09/08/1912 – 08/26/2006

 

María Capovilla, Ecuadorian supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
09/14/1889 – 08/27/2006

 

Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor, Gilda, Blackboard Jungle
05/01/1916 – 08/30/2006

 

Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian Nobel Prize-winning writer, The Cairo Trilogy
12/11/1911 – 08/30/2006

 

Charlie "Broadway" Wagner, American baseball player and coach
12/03/1912 – 08/31/2006

 

György Faludy, Hungarian poet, translator, and memoirist, My Happy Days in Hell
09/22/1910 – 09/01/2006

 

Annemarie Wendl, German actress
12/26/1914 – 09/03/2006

 

Robert Earl Jones, American actor, The Sting
02/03/1910 – 09/07/2006

 

Herbert Rudley, American actor, TV's The Mothers-In-Law
03/22/1910 – 09/09/2006

 

Edna Staebler, Canadian cookbook writer and journalist
01/15/1906 – 09/12/2006

 

Silviu Brucan, Romanian politician and writer
01/18/1916 – 09/14/2006

 

Dorothy C. Stratton, American educator, naval officer, and public official
03/24/1899 – 09/17/2006

 

Margaret Ekpo, Nigerian politician and women's rights activist
07/27/1914 – 09/21/2006

 

Etta Baker, American folk and blues guitarist
03/31/1913 – 09/23/2006

 

Sally Gray, English actress, They Made Me a Fugitive, Obsession
02/14/1916 – 09/24/2006

 

Henry Townsend, American blues guitarist and pianist
10/27/1909 – 09/24/2006

 

Iva Toguri D'Aquino, American World War II figure, accused of being "Tokyo Rose"
07/04/1916 – 09/26/2006

 

Byron Nelson, American golfer
02/04/1912 – 09/26/2006

 

Rosamond Carr, American humanitarian, founded the Imbabazi orphanage in Rwanda
08/28/1912 – 09/29/2006

 

Louis-Albert Vachon, Canadian cardinal
02/04/1912 – 09/29/2006

 

Paul Halmos, Hungarian-born American mathematician
03/03/1916 – 10/02/2006

 

Buck O’Neil, American baseball player and coach
11/13/1911 – 10/06/2006

 

Wilson Tucker, American science fiction writer, The Year of the Quiet Sun
11/23/1914 – 10/06/2006

 

Anna Russell, English-born comedienne and musical parodist
12/27/1911 – 10/18/2006

 

Alvin Weinberg, American nuclear physicist
04/20/1915 – 10/18/2006

 

Jane Wyatt, American actress, Lost Horizon, TV's Father Knows Best
08/12/1910 – 10/20/2006

 

John Kentish, English tenor
01/21/1910 – 10/26/2006

 

Ghulam Ishaq Khan, Pakistani president (1988-1993)
01/20/1915 – 10/27/2006

 

Albrecht von Goertz, German-born American automobile designer
01/12/1914 – 10/27/2006

 

Peter Gingold, German World War II resistance fighter and advocate for Holocaust victims
03/08/1916 – 10/28/2006

 

Silas Simmons, American baseball player
10/14/1895 – 10/29/2006

 

Pieter Willem Botha, South African prime minister (1978-1989)
01/12/1916 – 10/31/2006

 

Hilda van Stockum, Dutch children's writer and illustrator
02/09/1908 – 11/01/2006

 

Marie Rudisill, American writer and talk-show guest, nicknamed "The Fruitcake Lady"
03/13/1911 – 11/03/2006

 

Nelson S. Bond, American science fiction writer
11/23/1908 – 11/04/2006

 

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, American writer, Cheaper by the Dozen
04/04/1908 – 11/04/2006

 

Marian Marsh, American actress, Svengali
10/17/1913 – 11/09/2006

 

Jack Williamson, American science fiction writer
04/29/1908 – 11/10/2006

 

Adam Schaff, Polish Marxist philosopher
03/10/1913 – 11/12/2006

 

Pete "Pecky" Suder, American baseball player
04/16/1916 – 11/14/2006

 

Milton Friedman, American Nobel Prize-winning economist
07/31/1912 – 11/16/2006

 

Donald Hamilton, Swedish-born American writer, the Matt Helm series
03/24/1916 – 11/20/2006

 

Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Djiboutian prime minister (1977) and president (1977-1999)
10/15/1916 – 11/21/2006

 

Thomas C. Fleming, American journalist
11/29/1907 – 11/21/2006

 

Robert Lockwood, Jr., American blues musician and singer
03/27/1915 – 11/21/2006

 

Phyllis Fraser (aka Phyllis Cerf Wagner), American actress, publisher, and socialite
04/13/1916 – 11/25/2006

 

Eddie Mayo, American baseball player
04/16/1910 – 11/27/2006

 

Moses Hardy, American supercentenarian
01/06/1893 – 12/07/2006

 

Jay "Hootie" McShann, American jazz and blues pianist, singer, and bandleader
01/12/1916 – 12/07/2006

 

Martha Tilton, American singer, "And the Angels Sing", "I'll Walk Alone"
11/14/1915 – 12/08/2006

 

Martin Nodell, American comic book artist, creator of Green Lantern
11/15/1915 – 12/09/2006

 

Augusto Pinochet, Chilean dictator (1973-1990)
11/25/1915 – 12/10/2006

 

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bolden, American supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
08/15/1890 – 12/11/2006

 

Henry Beachell, American plant breeder, developed "miracle rice"
09/21/1906 – 12/13/2006

 

Homesick James, American blues musician
05/03/1914 – 12/13/2006

 

Cecil Travis, American baseball player
08/08/1913 – 12/16/2006

 

Joseph Barbera, American animator, Tom and Jerry, Yogi Bear
03/24/1911 – 12/18/2006

 

Ruth Bernhard, German-born American photographer
10/14/1905 – 12/18/2006

 

Sam Chapman, American baseball player
04/11/1916 – 12/22/2006

 

Sol Carter, American baseball player
12/23/1908 – 12/23/2006

 

Robert Stafford, American politician, Vermont governor, representative, and senator
08/08/1913 – 12/23/2006

 

Frank Stanton, American broadcasting executive, CBS president (1946-1971)
03/20/1908 – 12/24/2006

 

Gerald R. Ford, American president (1974-1977)
07/14/1913 – 12/26/2006

 

Itche Goldberg, Polish-born American writer, editor, and Yiddish-language preservationist
03/22/1904 – 12/27/2006

 

A. I. Bezzerides, Turkish-born American novelist and screenwriter
08/09/1908 – 01/01/2007

 

Ernie Koy, American baseball player
09/17/1909 – 01/01/2007

 

Tillie Olsen, American feminist and writer, Tell Me a Riddle
01/14/1912 – 01/01/2007

 

Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born Israeli politician, Jerusalem mayor (1965-1993)
05/27/1911 – 01/02/2007

 

Marais Viljoen, South African president (1978-1984)
12/02/1915 – 01/04/2007

 

Momofuku Ando, Japanese businessman, Nissin Food Products, and inventor of instant noodles
03/05/1910 – 01/05/2007

 

Jane Bolin, American jurist, first African-American female judge
04/11/1908 – 01/08/2007

 

Jean-Pierre Vernant, French historian and anthropologist
01/04/1914 – 01/09/2007

 

Carlo Ponti, Italian motion picture producer, La strada, Doctor Zhivago
12/11/1912 – 01/10/2007

 

Bo Yibo, Chinese politician, one of the Eight Immortals of Communist China
02/17/1908 – 01/15/2007

 

James Hillier, Canadian-born American physicist, inventor of the electron microscope
08/22/1915 – 01/15/2007

 

Rudolf-August Oetker, German businessman, Oetker Group
09/20/1916 – 01/16/2007

 

Julie Winnefred Bertrand, Canadian supercentenarian
09/16/1891 – 01/18/2007

 

Anatol Rapoport, Russian-born American mathematical psychologist
5/22/1911 – 01/20/2007

 

George Smathers, American politician, Florida senator (1950-1969)
11/14/1913 – 01/20/2007

 

Abbé Pierre, French humanitarian, Emmaüs movement founder
08/05/1912 – 01/22/2007

 

Toulo de Graffenried, French-born Swiss racecar driver
05/18/1914 – 01/22/2007

 

Victoria Hopper, Canadian-born English actress, Lorna Doone
05/24/1909 – 01/22/2007

 

Emiliano Mercado Del Toro, Puerto Rican supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
08/21/1891 – 01/24/2007

 

Charlotte Thompson Reid, American politician, Illinois representative (1963-1971)
09/27/1913 – 01/25/2007

 

Hans J. Wegner, Danish furniture designer
04/02/1914 – 01/26/2007

 

Herbert Reinecker, German novelist, dramatist, and scriptwriter
12/24/1914 – 01/27/2007

 

Emma Tillman, American supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
11/22/1892 – 01/28/2007

 

Griffith Jones, English actor, A Yank at Oxford
11/19/1909 – 01/30/2007

 

Max Lanier, American baseball player
08/18/1915 – 01/30/2007

 

Ray Berres, American baseball player and coach
08/31/1907 – 02/01/2007

 

Gian Carlo Menotti, Italian composer, Amahl and the Night Visitors
07/07/1911 – 02/01/2007

 

Edmund Arnold, American newspaper designer
06/25/1913 – 02/02/2007

 

Ralph de Toledano, American conservative writer and editor
08/14/1916 – 02/03/2007

 

Frankie Laine, American singer, "Mule Train"
03/30/1913 – 02/06/2007

 

Charles R. Walgreen, Jr., American businessman, Walgreens drug stores
03/04/1906 – 02/10/2007

 

Peter Ellenshaw, English-born American matte painter and visual effects artist
05/24/1913 – 02/12/2007

 

Bruce Metzger, American Biblical scholar
02/09/1914 – 02/13/2007

 

Ray Evans, American songwriter, "Mona Lisa", "Silver Bells", "Que Sera Sera"
02/04/1915 – 02/15/2007

 

Maurice Papon, French government official and Nazi collaborator
09/03/1910 – 02/17/2007

 

Heinz Berggruen, German art collector and dealer
01/05/1914 – 02/23/2007

 

Bruce Bennett (aka Herman Brix), American athlete and actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
05/19/1906 – 02/24/2007

 

Charles Forte, Italian-born English hotelier and restaurateur
11/26/1908 – 02/28/2007

 

Henri Troyat, French writer, The Web
11/01/1911 – 03/02/2007

 

Ivan Supek, Croatian physicist, writer, and human rights activist
04/08/1915 – 03/05/2007

 

Ernest Gallo, American winemaker
03/18/1909 – 03/06/2007

 

Emil Mailho, American baseball player
12/16/1909 – 03/07/2007

 

Vilma Ebsen, American dancer, sister and stage partner of Buddy Ebsen
02/01/1911 – 03/12/2007

 

Lucie Aubrac, French World War II resistance fighter
06/29/1912 – 03/14/2007

 

Herman Stein, American television and motion picture composer, Creature from the Black Lagoon
08/19/1915 – 03/15/2007

 

Arthur Marshall, English aviation pioneer and businessman, Marshall Aerospace chairman (1942-1989)
12/04/1903 – 03/16/2007

 

Abe Coleman, Polish-born American wrestler
09/20/1905 – 03/28/2007

 

Laurie Baker, English-born Indian architect
03/02/1917 – 04/01/2007

 

Hans Filbinger, German jurist and politician
09/15/1913 – 04/01/2007

 

Salem Ludwig, American actor
07/31/1915 – 04/01/2007

 

Thomas Stoltz Harvey, American pathologist, conducted Albert Einstein's autopsy
10/10/1912 – 04/05/2007

 

Luigi Comencini, Italian motion picture director, Traffic Jam
06/08/1916 – 04/06/2007

 

Florence Arrowsmith, English centenarian, ratified by Guinness World Records as half of longest married couple
10/31/1904 – 04/09/2007

 

Dorrit Hoffleit, American research astronomer
03/12/1907 – 04/09/2007

 

Pierre Probst, French children's writer and illustrator, Caroline
12/03/1913 – 04/12/2007

 

Marion Yorck von Wartenburg, German World War II resistance fighter and jurist
06/14/1904 – 04/13/2007

 

Agnes Primocic, Austrian World War II resistance fighter and politician
01/30/1905 – 04/14/2007

 

Maria Lenk, Brazilian Olympic swimmer
01/15/1915 – 04/16/2007

 

Kitty Carlisle Hart, American singer, actress, arts advocate, and game show panelist
09/03/1910 – 04/17/2007

 

Karl Holzamer, German philosopher and television network founder
10/13/1906 – 04/22/2007

 

Conchita Montenegro, Spanish actress
09/11/1912 – 04/22/2007

 

Dabbs Greer, American actor, House of Wax, The Green Mile
04/02/1917 – 04/28/2007

 

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher
06/28/1912 – 04/28/2007

 

Milt Bocek, American baseball player
07/16/1912 – 04/29/2007

 

Gusti Wolf, Austrian actress
04/11/1912 – 05/05/2007

 

Emma Lehmer, Russian-born American mathematician
11/06/1906 – 05/07/2007

 

Malietoa Tanumafili II, Samoan head of state (1962-2007)
01/04/1913 – 05/11/2007

 

Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer
02/14/1914 – 05/20/2007

 

Clyde Robert Bulla, American children's writer, The Sword in the Tree
01/09/1914 – 05/23/2007

 

David Renton, English politician, Member of Parliament (1945-1979)
08/12/1908 – 05/24/2007

 

Marion Francis Forst, American bishop
09/03/1910 – 06/02/2007

 

Nellie Lutcher, American jazz singer and pianist
10/15/1912 – 06/08/2007

 

Rudolf Arnheim, German-born American art and film theorist and perceptual psychologist
07/15/1904 – 06/09/2007

 

Lorne Carr, Canadian hockey player
07/02/1910 – 06/09/2007

 

Guy de Rothschild, French banker and aristocrat
05/21/1909 – 06/12/2007

 

Alida Bosshardt (aka Majoor Bosshardt), Dutch Salvationist and humanitarian
06/08/1913 – 06/25/2007

 

Lucien Hervé, Hungarian-born French photographer
08/07/1910 – 06/26/2007

 

Dragutin Tadijanović, Croatian poet
11/04/1905 – 06/27/2007

 

Max Douy, French art director and production designer
06/20/1914 – 07/02/2007

 

Johnny Frigo, American jazz violinist
12/27/1916 – 07/04/2007

 

Charles Lane, American actor, You Can't Take It With You, TV's Petticoat Junction
01/26/1905 – 07/09/2007

 

William Seegers, German-born American World War I veteran, served in German armed forces
10/24/1900 – 07/10/2007

 

Lady Bird Johnson, American First Lady (1963-1969) and environmentalist
12/22/1912 – 07/11/2007

 

Alfonso López Michelsen, Colombian president (1974-1978)
06/30/1913 – 07/11/2007

 

Ed Mirvish, American-born Canadian philanthropist and businessman, founded Honest Ed's retail store
07/25/1914 – 07/11/2007

 

Rollie Stiles, American baseball player
11/17/1906 – 07/22/2007

 

George Tabori, Hungarian-born writer and theater director
05/24/1914 – 07/23/2007

 

Mohammed Zahir Shah, Afghan king (1933-1973)
10/15/1914 – 07/23/2007

 

Albert Ellis, American cognitive-behavioral therapist
09/27/1913 – 07/24/2007

 

William Young, English-born Australian World War I veteran, served in English armed forces
01/04/1900 – 07/24/2007

 

William Tuttle, American make-up artist, The Time Machine, Young Frankenstein
04/13/1912 – 07/27/2007

 

Phil Drabble, English writer and television host, One Man and His Dog
05/13/1914 – 07/29/2007

 

Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian motion picture director and screenwriter, Blow-Up
09/29/1912 – 07/30/2007

 

Teoctist Arăpaşu, Romanian religious leader, patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church
02/07/1915 – 07/30/2007

 

Oliver Hill, American civil rights attorney
05/01/1907 – 08/05/2007

 

Wolfgang Sievers, German-born Australian photographer
09/18/1913 – 08/07/2007

 

Melville Shavelson, American motion picture director and screenwriter, The Seven Little Foys, Houseboat
04/01/1917 – 08/08/2007

 

Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker
06/28/1913 – 08/11/2007

 

Brooke Astor, American socialite and philanthropist
03/30/1902 – 08/13/2007

 

Yone Minagawa, Japanese supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
01/04/1893 – 08/13/2007

 

Tikhon Khrennikov, Russian composer and government official
06/10/1913 – 08/14/2007

 

Eduardo Noriega, Mexican actor, Zorro, the Gay Blade
09/25/1916 – 08/14/2007

 

Bill Deedes, English journalist and politician
06/01/1913 – 08/17/2007

 

Rose Bampton, American opera singer
11/28/1907 – 08/21/2007

 

Anacleto Angelini, Italian-born Chilean businessman, Antarchile
01/17/1914 – 08/28/2007

 

Pierre Messmer, French prime minister (1972-1974)
03/20/1916 – 08/29/2007

 

Charles Vanik, American politician, Ohio representative (1955-1981)
04/07/1913 – 08/30/2007

 

Mária Szepes, Hungarian writer, The Red Lion – The Elixir of Eternal Life
12/04/1908 – 09/03/2007

 

Allan Crite, American painter, Parade on Hammond Street
03/20/1910 – 09/06/2007

 

Jane Wyman, American Oscar-winning actress, Johnny Belinda, TV's Falcon Crest
01/05/1917 – 09/10/2007

 

Calvin L. Rampton, American politician, Utah governor (1965-1977)
11/06/1913 – 09/16/2007

 

Adam Kozłowiecki, Polish cardinal
04/01/1911 – 09/28/2007

 

Martin Manulis, American television and motion picture producer, Days of Wine and Roses
05/30/1915 – 09/28/2007

 

Wally Parks, American automobile writer and editor
01/23/1913 – 09/28/2007

 

Katherine Brandram, Greek-born English royal, great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria
05/04/1913 – 10/02/2007

 

Dan Keating, Irish political party patron
01/02/1902 – 10/02/2007

 

Władysław Kopaliński, Polish lexicographer
11/14/1907 – 10/05/2007

 

Justin Tuveri, Italian-born French World War I veteran, served in Italian armed forces
05/15/1898 – 10/05/2007

 

Kurt Schwaen, Polish-born German composer
06/21/1909 – 10/09/2007

 

Werner von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, the Trapp Family Singers
12/21/1915 – 10/11/2007

 

Frances Rich, American actress and sculptor
01/09/1910 – 10/14/2007

 

Barbara West Dainton, English Titanic passenger, penultimate survivor of the sinking
05/24/1911 – 10/16/2007

 

Čve Curie Labouisse, French-born American writer and humanitarian
12/06/1904 – 10/22/2007

 

Ursula Vaughan Williams, English poet, widow of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams
03/15/1911 – 10/23/2007

 

George Ştefănescu, Romanian painter
04/20/1914 – 10/29/2007

 

John Woodruff, American Olympic gold medal-winning runner
07/05/1915 – 10/30/2007

 

Paul Tibbets, American brigadier general, pilot of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
02/23/1915 – 11/01/2007

 

Igor Moiseyev, Russian dancer and choreographer
01/21/1906 – 11/02/2007

 

Carmelo Bertolami, Italian World War I veteran
12/08/1900 – 11/04/2007

 

Chad Varah, English humanitarian, founded the Samaritans Suicide Prevention Hotline
11/12/1911 – 11/08/2007

 

Bill Hosokawa, American journalist and writer, Nisei: The Quiet Americans
01/30/1915 – 11/09/2007

 

Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician, California representative (1963-1991)
08/31/1907 – 11/10/2007

 

Anders Hald, Danish statistician
07/03/1913 – 11/11/2007

 

Bertha Fry, American supercentenarian
12/01/1893 – 11/14/2007

 

Martha Kostyra, American television personality, Martha Stewart Living
09/16/1914 – 11/16/2007

 

Dick Wilson, English-born American actor and product spokesperson, Charmin bathroom tissue's Mr. Whipple
07/30/1916 – 11/19/2007

 

Konrad Thurano, German trapeze artist
04/04/1909 – 11/20/2007

 

Joseph Minish, American politician, New Jersey representative (1963-1985)
09/01/1916 – 11/24/2007

 

Hans Martin, German organist and composer
01/26/1916 – 11/27/2007

 

Elly Beinhorn, German aviatrix
05/30/1907 – 11/28/2007

 

Elisabeth Eybers, South African-born poet
02/16/1915 – 12/01/2007

 

Elizabeth Hardwick, American literary critic and writer, Sleepless Nights
07/27/1916 – 12/02/2007

 

Thomas Torrance, Scottish theologian
08/30/1913 – 12/02/2007

 

Alfons Maria Stickler, Austrian cardinal
08/23/1910 – 12/12/2007

 

Harald Genzmer, German composer
02/09/1909 – 12/16/2007

 

Mel Leven, American composer and songwriter, "Cruella De Vil"
11/11/1914 – 12/17/2007

 

Jack Zander, American animator
05/03/1908 – 12/17/2007

 

Willy Sommerfeld, German silent film pianist
05/11/1904 – 12/19/2007

 

Russell Coffey, American World War I veteran
09/01/1898 – 12/20/2007

 

Lydia Mendoza, American Tejano musician
05/21/1916 – 12/20/2007

 

Battista Serioli, Italian World War I veteran
11/26/1900 – 12/21/2007

 

Charles Court, Australian politician, premier of Western Australia (1974-1982)
09/29/1911 – 12/22/2007

 

Julien Gracq, French writer, The Opposing Shore
07/29/1910 – 12/22/2007

 

Kit Ahern, Irish politician
01/13/1915 – 12/27/2007

 

Toni Menzinger, German politician
03/17/1905 – 12/27/2007

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