Deaths in History in 2012 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 235 of 235

  • Oct 17 Stanford Robert Ovshinsky, American inventor and scientist, dies from prostate cancer at 89
  • Oct 21 George McGovern, American politician and Presidential candidate (D-1972), dies at 90
  • Oct 21 Yash Chopra, Indian director, dies from dengue fever and multiple organ failure at 80
  • Oct 22 Russell Means, Native American activist, dies from esophageal cancer at 72
  • Oct 22 Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, dies at 89
  • Oct 25 Jacques Barzun, French author, dies at 104
  • Oct 28 Jack Dellal, British property investor/multi-millionaire, dies from natural causes at 83
  • Nov 5 Charles V. Bush, African-American pioneer (1st African-American US Air Force Academy Graduate and US Supreme Court Page), dies from colon cancer at 72
  • Nov 5 Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], American body modifier, dies at 54
  • Nov 11 Rex Hunt, British diplomat and Governor of the Falkland Islands (1982-1985), dies at 86
  • Nov 12 Sergio Oliva, American body builder (The Myth, IFBB Mr. Olympia, 1967-9), dies at 71
  • Nov 14 Ahmed Jabari, Palestinian political activist, killed by an airstrike at 53
  • Nov 17 Margaret Yorke, English crime fiction writer, dies at 88
  • Nov 22 Bryce Courtenay, South African-born Australian novelist, dies from stomach cancer at 79
  • Nov 25 Lars Hörmander, Swedish mathematician, dies at 81
  • Nov 26 Joseph Murray, English plastic surgeon, dies from a hemorrhagic stroke at 93

  • Nov 30 I. K. [Inder Kumar] Gujral, Indian politician, Prime Minister of India (1997-98), dies at 92
  • Dec 4 Vasily Belov, Russian author, dies at 80
  • Dec 4 Jack Brooks, American politician, dies at 89
  • Dec 4 Besse Cooper, American supercentenarian and world
  • Dec 5 Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect, dies from a respiratory infection at 104
  • Dec 7 Saul Steinberg, American businessman, founder of Leasco and CEO of Reliance Insurance Company, dies at 73
  • Dec 9 Sir Patrick Moore, English amateur astronomer and author, dies from an infection at 89
  • Dec 9 Norman Joseph Woodland, American inventor (barcode), dies at 91
  • Dec 10 Iajuddin Ahmed, Bangladeshi President, dies from heart surgery complications at 81
  • Dec 17 Daniel K. Inouye, American politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), dies from respiratory complications at 88
  • Dec 18 Marcus Worsley, British Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, dies at 87
  • Dec 19 Robert Bork, American legal scholar/jurist, dies from heart disease at 85
  • Dec 19 Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, Israeli military leader, dies from cancer at 68
  • Dec 19 Sir Lawrence "Lawrie" Barratt, British businessman and housing developer (Barratt Developments), dies at 85
  • Dec 25 Frank Calabrese Sr [Frankie Breeze], American mafia hitman, dies at 75
  • Dec 27 Valentin Boreyko, Russian rower, dies at 79
  • Dec 27 Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr, US Army General, dies from complications from pneumonia at 78
  • Dec 28 Jayne Cortez, African-American poet, dies at 76
  • Dec 30 Rita Levi-Montalcini, neurologist and Nobel laureate, dies from natural causes at 103