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Willard M. Avery MP (1907 - 2012)

Willard Meredith Avery, 105, passed away on February 11, 2012, at Springhurst Health Campus in Greenfield, Indiana. He was born on February 2, 1907, in Palmyra, Indiana to William and Cora (Klinker) ...

8/8/2022 8/8/2022

Jacob Koppel (Kupper) Bier MP (1821 - 1930)

12/12/2018 6/29/2022

Elmer Harry Swanson (1885 - 1990)

4/4/2017 5/31/2022

Paul Sivill (1922 - d.)

4/4/2017 5/31/2022

Kane Tanaka (1903 - 2022)

Kane Tanaka (田中カ子, Tanaka Kane) (née Ota; 2 January 1903 – 19 April 2022) was a Japanese supercentenarian, who was the world's oldest verified living person following the death of Chiyo Miyako on 22 ...

4/25/2022 4/25/2022

Hannah Dorothy Halprin MP (1920 - 2021)

"Ann"

Halprin (born Anna Schuman on 13 July 1920) helped pioneer the experimental art form known as postmodern dance and referred to herself as the breaker of modern dance. Halprin, along with her contempora...

11/4/2009 5/25/2021

Lawrence Ferlinghetti MP (1919 - 2021)

"Lawrence Ferling Monsanto"

Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti (March 24, 1919 – February 22, 2021) was an American poet, painter, social activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers .[2] He was the author of ...

2/23/2021 2/23/2021

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11/5/2010 2/17/2021

Hazel McCallion, 3rd Mayor of Mississauga MP

Mississauga, Peel Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada

McCallion, CM (née Journeaux; born February 14, 1921) is a Canadian politician and businesswoman who served as the mayor of Mississauga, Ontario, from 1978 until 2014. She is the first and current Chan...

7/14/2007 2/14/2021

Pratt Shultz (/ʃʊlts/; December 13, 1920 – February 6, 2021) was an American economist, statesman, and businessman. He served in various positions under three different Republican presidents and is one...

5/6/2007 2/7/2021

Kirk Douglas MP (1916 - 2020)

"Kirk Douglas", "Izzy Demsky", "Issur Danielovitch"

Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch) was an American actor and film producer recognized for his prominent cleft chin, his gravelly voice and his recurring roles as the kinds of characters Douglas him...

11/14/2009 3/18/2020

Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar y de la Guerra KCMG ([xa%CB%88%CE%B2je%C9%BE ˈperez ðe ˈkweʝaɾ]; born January 19, 1920) is a Peruvian diplomat who served as the fifth Secretary-General of the United Na...

9/22/2016 3/5/2020

袁行潔 (曉園) (1901 - 2003)

"袁行洁"

袁晓园(1901-2003 ),常州武进人。袁晓园先生名闻天下,不是因为她四妹袁静,写了一部《新儿女英雄传》;更不是因为她三妹的女儿是琼瑶。而是她的一生充满了传奇色彩。她出身翰苑之家,工诗词,善书画,一生颇多传奇。青年时代她冲破封建家庭樊篱,只身赴法勤工俭学;四十年代她成为我国第一位女外交官;七十年代她作为著名美籍华人学者第一个率团访华;八十年代,她放弃美籍,别子还乡;在文字改革上她提出汉字现代方案...

2/20/2017 1/25/2020

Dahong Wang 王大閎 (1917 - 2018)

10/31/2014 5/17/2019

Wan-go H. C. Weng 翁萬戈 MP (1918 - 2020)

5/27/2015 12/19/2018

Katherine Johnson MP (1918 - 2020)

Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson (born August 26, 1918) is an African-American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subs...

6/28/2017 8/26/2018

Dao Yang Lin (1888 - 1993)

2/14/2018 8/16/2018

Yisrael Kristal MP (1903 - 2017)

"Izrael Kryształ"

JERUSALEM - Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal, who last year was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living man, died in Israel on Friday, aged 113, Hebrew media reports said.Kr...

3/15/2016 8/11/2017

Jao Tsung-i 饒宗頤 MP (1917 - 2018)

Jao Tsung-i (Chinese: 饒宗頤; pinyin: Ráo Zōngyí) is a Chinese-born Hong Kong scholar, poet, calligrapher and painter. A versatile scholar, he contributes to every field of humanities, including archaeolo...

2/15/2017 8/9/2017

Rose Elizabeth Kennedy MP (1890 - 1995)

Rose Elizabeth Kennedy is Dorothy Willard's 10th Cousin twice Removed.Rose Elizabeth Kennedy is Dorothy Willard's 11th great grandfather's wife's 9th great granddaughter. Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (July ...

6/2/2007 6/6/2017

Juliana Koo (1905 - 2017)

12/31/2007 5/26/2017

Beverly Cleary MP (1916 - 2021)

Beverly Atlee Cleary (née Bunn ) was an American writer of children's and young adult fiction. One of America's most successful living authors, 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide s...

3/16/2015 4/26/2017

I. M. Pei 貝聿銘 MP (1917 - 2019)

Ieoh Ming Pei , FAIA RIBA (born 26 April 1917), commonly known as I. M. Pei , was a Chinese American architect. Born in Guangzhou and raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Pei drew inspiration at an early ...

2/23/2013 4/26/2017

Herman Wouk MP (1915 - 2019)

Herman Wouk is an American author, whose best-selling 1951 novel The Caine Mutiny won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His other works include the highly acclaimed The Winds of War and War and Remembran...

2/2/2009 4/26/2017

Dirk Jan Struik (1894 - 2000)

Dirk Jan Struik was a Dutch mathematician and Marxian theoretician who spent most of his life in the United States.

3/11/2009 4/2/2017

Henry B Morgenthau, III MP (1917 - 2018)

Henry Morgenthau III is an American author and television producer, and scion of the famous Morgenthau dynasty and member of the Lehman family. Obituary from the Washington Post, July 14, 2018. He...

4/3/2013 4/1/2017

Henry M. Beachell MP (1906 - 2006)

. Henry M. Beachell (September 21, 1906 – December 13, 2006) was an American plant breeder. His research led to the development of hybrid rice cultivars that saved millions of people around the world f...

4/3/2015 2/4/2017

Miriam Goldberg MP (1916 - 2017)

Miriam Harris Goldberg (May 18, 1916 – January 8, 2017) was an American newspaper publisher. From 1972 to 2017 she was the editor and publisher of the Intermountain Jewish News in Denver, Colorado. She...

10/22/2007 1/19/2017

李逸塵 (1902 - 2008)

"李國秦", "景娥"

3/4/2012 11/29/2016

王世真 (1916 - 2016)

9/21/2014 11/19/2016

11/6/2016 11/6/2016

Ming Chen Wang 王明貞 (1906 - 2010)

11/3/2016 11/3/2016

Richard Arvine Overton MP (1906 - 2018)

Arvine Overton (born May 11, 1906) was an American supercentenarian who at age, 112 years, 229 days, was the oldest verified surviving United States veteran. He was a veteran of World War II, and has b...

10/6/2015 10/29/2016

- Confederate States of America.Enlisted in Co. G 2nd Battallion State Reserve of South Carolina.Last Confederate States Veteran from Upper South Carolina.Husband of Kate Wigington.

2/16/2009 9/20/2016

Chen Li-fu 陳立夫 (1900 - 2001)

Chen Lifu or Ch'en Li-fu (Chinese: 陳立夫) was a Chinese bureaucrat, politician, and anti-communist in the Republic of China.

7/7/2016 7/7/2016

10/15/2008 4/23/2016

Susannah Mushatt Jones MP (1899 - 2016)

"Lousie", "Susie", "Tee"

Susannah Mushatt Jones is an American supercentenarian who was once the world's oldest living person. She died at the age of 116 years, 269 days.She has received tributes from the United States House o...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

David Rockefeller, Sr. MP (1915 - 2017)

David Rockefeller, Sr. was an American banker who was chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the oldest living member of the Rockefeller family and family patriarch from Au...

7/23/2008 3/26/2016

Jacob Friedt Wismer, Jr. (1684 - 1787)

US Newspaper Extraction from Newspaper: Boston: Johnson-Zuriker: Wismer, Jacob, in Bucks Co. Penn a, a native of Germany. emigrated to North Carolina in Queen Anne's Reign, m. 3 times Feb 4, 1787 at 10...

5/8/2008 3/8/2016

William Del Monte MP (1906 - 2016)

"Bill"

Bill died at a retirement home in Marin County. He was 11 days shy of his 110th birthday. His niece, Janette Barroca of San Francisco, confirmed his death of natural causes.He was the last survivor of ...

1/21/2016 1/21/2016

Go Seigen 吳清源 MP (1914 - 2014)

Wu Qingyuan , generally known in the West by the Japanese pronunciation of his name Go Seigen , was a Chinese-born Japanese master of the game of Go. He is considered by many players to have been the g...

6/15/2014 1/20/2016

Edith Staton (1897 - 2001)

Edith Staton Dies; Blair Descendant Wednesday, July 4, 2001Edith Blair Staton, 104, a descendant of a prominent political family who did volunteer and charitable work in the Washington area until movin...

12/1/2015 12/3/2015

Frances Oldham Kelsey MP (1914 - 2015)

Kathleen Oldham Kelsey, CM (July 24, 1914 – August 7, 2015) was a Canadian pharmacologist and physician. As a reviewer for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), she refused to authorize thalidom...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Harry Patch MP (1898 - 2009)

Henry John "Harry" Patch (17 June 1898 – 25 July 2009), dubbed in his latter years "The Last Fighting Tommy", was a British supercentenarian, briefly the oldest man in Europe and the last surviving sol...

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

Reverend Daniel Waldo (1762 - 1864)

Served in the American Revolution and was a POW.Graduate of Yale University Class of 1788 1856-1864 Chaplain of US House of RepresenativesIn 1864 was one of 6 surving soldiers of the American revolutio...

11/6/2007 7/7/2015

60 Minutes: Sir Nicholas Winton "Saving the Children" * "Nicholas Winton, Rescuer of 669 Children From Holocaust, Dies at 106" * 1940 Czech Kindertransport , List of Children

6/22/2013 7/1/2015

John Wesley Leap BIRTH 15 Apr 1735 Mannheim, Stadtkreis Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany DEATH 16 Sep 1845 (aged 110) BURIAL Mount Tabor Cemetery Fayette, Boone County, Indiana, was one of 16 chil...

7/13/2007 6/30/2015

Nell Donnelly Reed (1889 - 1991)

"Nell Donnelly Reed", "Ellen Quilan"

Nell Donnelly Reed (March 6, 1889 – September 8, 1991) was an American fashion designer and businesswoman, famous for her house dresses, who founded the Nelly Don brand.

6/28/2015 6/28/2015

Margaret Ann Neve (1792 - 1903)

[ ] Margaret Ann Neve, née Harvey (18 May 1792 – 4 April 1903) of St. Peter Port, Guernsey, English Channel was the first recorded female supercentenarian.=Biography=As a child, Neve survived a fall do...

6/27/2015 6/28/2015

Chung-ho Chang Frankel was still alive at her 100th birthday celebration in Connecticut Emma and Ian are adopted. Frankel, Chung-ho Chang From a prominent family, Mrs. Frankel is the “little fourth sis...

3/4/2012 6/17/2015

Fish III (born Hamilton Stuyvesant Fish and also known as Hamilton Fish, Jr.; December 7, 1888 – January 18, 1991) was a soldier and politician from New York State. Born into a family long active in th...

10/30/2008 5/20/2015

Claude Lévi-Strauss MP (1908 - 2009)

Claude Levi Strauss - Wikipedia French Anthropologue et ethnologue Français Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologist, and has been called the...

5/24/2010 5/18/2015

From The Galveston Daily News (TX) and Orange County Register (CA), Sunday May 13, 1984:Former Alaskan leader dies at 100Juneau, Alaska (AP) - George Parks, a former Alaska territorial governor, has di...

4/29/2015 4/29/2015

Meyer Howard Abrams MP (1912 - 2015)

(Mike) Howard Abrams (July 23, 1912 – April 21, 2015), usually cited as M. H. Abrams, was an American literary critic, known for works on Romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror and the Lamp. Un...

8/26/2014 4/22/2015

Professor at University of Chicago and Curator of its East Asian library for more than half a century, T. H. Tsien was a world-renowned scholar in Chinese bibliography and paleography.

7/10/2013 4/19/2015

Franz Leopold Alt MP (1910 - 2011)

"Frank L Alt"

Franz Leopold Alt (November 30, 1910 – July 21, 2011) was an Austrian-born American mathematician who made major contributions to computer science in its early days. He was best known as one of the fou...

5/11/2013 4/13/2015

Robert Simpson (1912 - 2014)

Homer Simpson (November 19, 1912 – December 18, 2014) was an American meteorologist, hurricane specialist, first director of the National Hurricane Research Project (NHRP) from 1955–1959, and a former ...

3/17/2015 3/17/2015

Jeanne Calment MP (1875 - 1997)

"Jeanne Nicolas Calment"

Jeanne Louise Calment (21 February 1875 – 4 August 1997) was a French supercentenarian and the oldest human whose age is well-documented, with a lifespan of 122 years and 164 days. Her longevity attrac...

1/15/2015 3/14/2015

Chi-Chen Wang 王際真 (1899 - 2001)

professor of Chinese literature at Columbia University, known for an early acclaimed translation of the Dream of the Red Chamber as well as modern works of fiction by Lu Xun.

3/2/2015 3/4/2015

12/26/2008 1/8/2015

Run Run SHAW 邵逸夫 (1907 - 2014)

Sir Run Run Shaw , GBM, CBE , also known as Shao Yifu and Siu Yat-fu , was a Hong Kong entertainment mogul and philanthropist. He was one of the most influential figures in the Asian entertainment indu...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Anna Mary Moses MP (1860 - 1961)

Anna Mary (Robertson) Moses: September 7, 1860-December 13, 1961 Parents: Russell Robertson 1820-1901 and Margaret Shanahan 1840-c.1880 Husband: Thomas Moses 1862-1927 Children: Ten children, 5 l...

7/21/2008 6/16/2014

Carla Laemmle MP (1909 - 2014)

"Carla"

See Wikipedia... Carla Laemmle, the niece of Carl Laemmle, founder of Universal Studios, celebrated her 100th birthday on October 20th in true cinematic style - with an intimate soiree of several hundr...

4/13/2014 4/18/2014

Alice Herz-Sommer MP (1903 - 2014)

wikipedia - twin sister of Marianne .. Herz-Sommer swam daily until the age of 97. At 104, Herz-Sommer published a bestselling book "A Garden of Eden in Hell" (on Amazon ) recalling the events of the c...

8/31/2011 2/27/2014

Eiji Toyoda (1913 - 2013)

He is a prominent Japanese industrialist, who was largely responsible for bringing Toyota Motor Corporation to profitability and worldwide prominence during his tenure as president and later chairman.T...

5/5/2011 9/17/2013

Richard Platero was born in New Mexico on May 5, 1902. As he grew up he became fluent in both English and his native Navajo language, so when in the 1940's the call came for Navajo Code Talkers, Richar...

10/18/2011 7/25/2013

Chang Chün 張群 (1889 - 1990)

"張群"

Chang Ch'ün, prominent member of the Kuomintang, was a close friend of Chiang Kai-shek and of Huang Fu. As minister of foreign affairs in 1935-37, he played an important role in China's relations with ...

10/7/2011 7/10/2013

Y. Y. Tsu, Chinese Episcopal bishop known for his work during the Sino-Japanese war as executive representative of the House of Bishops of the Chinese Episcopal Church. He later directed the Church's c...

10/2/2012 7/10/2013

Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator. He also ran for the Presidency of the United States in 1948 as the segregationist Sta...

2/19/2009 6/28/2013

Jacqueline Piatigorsky MP (1911 - 2012)

"Jacqueline Rebecca Louise de Rothschild (November 6, 1911 – July 15, 2012) was a French-American chess and tennis champion, author, sculptor, arts patron, philanthropist, and chess organizer and patro...

2/7/2009 6/22/2013

History of Neuroscience: Rita Levi-Montalcini Rita Levi-Montalcini ; (22 April 1909 - 30 December 2012), Knight Grand Cross, is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, receiv...

9/7/2012 4/19/2013

"Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester CI GCStJ GCB GBE GCVO (née Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was a member of the British Royal Family, the wife and then...

5/24/2007 2/10/2013

Moses Montefiore MP (1784 - 1885)

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, Kt (24 October 1784 - 28 July 1885) was one of the most famous British Jews of the 19th century. Montefiore's 100th birthday was celebrated as a national event i...

2/1/2009 2/9/2013

égion d'Honneur (chevalier)

6/12/2011 2/9/2013

Henri Cartan MP (1904 - 2008)

Henri Paul Cartan* Born: 8 July 1904 in Nancy, France* Died: 13 Aug 2008 in Paris, France* Parents: son of mathematician Élie Cartan and Marie-Louise Bianconi* Married: on 14 September 1935 to Nicole A...

7/12/2008 8/29/2012

Ève Curie-Labouisse (1904 - 2007)

Eve Curie Labouisse, Mother’s Biographer, Dies at 102 By MARGALIT FOX Published: October 25, 2007 Eve Curie Labouisse, a journalist and humanitarian best known for her biography of her mother, the N...

12/25/2007 8/28/2012

Jacques Martin Barzun (1907 - 2012)

Martin Barzun (born November 30, 1907) is a French-born American historian of ideas and culture. He has written on a wide range of topics, but is perhaps best known as a philosopher of education, his T...

3/6/2012 8/28/2012

Yang Jiang 楊絳 MP (1911 - 2016)

"季康"

Wife of the renowned literary critic, writer, and polyglot Qian Zhongshu (Ch'ien Chung-shu), Yang Jiang is a noted writer on her own right.

9/28/2011 8/28/2012

Zhou Youguang 周有光 MP (1906 - 2017)

Zhou Youguang 周有光 was a Chinese economist, banker, linguist, sinologist, publisher, and supercentenarian, known as the "father of Pinyin", a system for the writing of Mandarin Chinese in Roman script, ...

3/4/2012 8/28/2012

Chang Hsüeh-liang 張學良 (1901 - 2001)

"少帥"

Chang Hsüeh-liang (張學良 字漢卿), known as the Young Marshall (少帥), was the son of Chang Tso-ling, from who he inherited control of Manchuria in 1928. In 1936, Chang Hsüeh-liang detained Chiang Kai-shek at ...

9/30/2011 8/28/2012

Mayling Soong 宋美齡, Madame Chiang Kai-shek MP (1898 - 2003)

"Madame Chiang"

Soong May-ling or Soong Mei-ling, also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang, was a First Lady of the Republic of China (ROC), the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek. She wa...

12/31/2007 8/28/2012

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother MP (1900 - 2002)

"Queen Mum", "Queen Elizabeth", "Queen Consort; Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother", "Queen Consort", "Duchess of York", "Empress of India", "Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon"

=The location of her birth remains uncertain, but reputedly she was born either in her parents' Westminster home at Belgrave Mansions, Grosvenor Gardens, or in a horse-drawn ambulance on the way to a h...

4/1/2007 6/8/2012

Dorothea Tanning MP (1910 - 2012)

"Dottie"

Dorothea Margaret Tanning (August 25, 1910 – January 31, 2012) was an American painter, printmaker, sculptor and writer. She also designed sets and costumes for ballet and theatre. in her own words ......

11/14/2011 2/6/2012

George Burns MP (1896 - 1996)

"Nattie", "George Burns"

His arched eyebrow and cigar smoke punctuation became familiar trademarks for over three quarters of a century. In his ninety years in show business, George Burns had time for three careers. His first ...

2/1/2010 12/28/2011

Bob Hope MP (1903 - 2003)

Immigration story:==English-born actor and Oscar winner Leslie Townes “Bob” Hope (29 may 1903 – 27 July 2003) was the son of English stonemason William Henry Hope and Welsh light opera singer Avis née ...

3/25/2009 12/28/2011