Deaths in History in June 2015

  • Jun 1 Charles Kennedy, British politician (Liberal Democrat leader 1999-2006), dies at 55
  • Jun 2 Irwin Rose, American biologist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2004), dies at 88
  • Jun 4 Hermann Zapf, German typeface designer (Palatino and Optima), dies at 96
  • Jun 5 Tariq Aziz, Iraqi politician and close adviser to Saddam Hussein, dies at 79
  • Jun 6 Ludvik Vaculik, Czech writer (Two Thousand Words), dies at 88
  • Jun 6 Vincent Bugliosi, American attorney and author (Helter-Skelter), dies at 80
  • Jun 7 Michael Oliver, British cardiologist (linked cholesterol with coronary artery disease), dies at 89
  • Jun 8 Marie-Louise Grog-Carven, French fashion designer (Ma Griffe perfume), dies at 105
  • Jun 15 Kirk Kerkorian, American CEO and "father of the mega-resort" (MGM, UA), dies at 98
  • Jun 16 Charles Correa, Indian architect (McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT), dies at 84
  • Jun 17 Suleyman Demirel, Turkish leader, President (1993-2000) and Prime Minister, dies at 90
  • Jun 20 Nazar Singh, British great-grandfather, believed to be Europe's oldest man, dies at 111
  • Jun 21 Veijo Meri, Finnish writer, dies at 86
  • Jun 22 Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, dies at 83
  • Jun 24 Mario Biaggi, American politician (Rep-D&R-NY, 1969-88), dies at 97
  • Jun 26 Ash Brownridge, American conservationist (National Wildlife Federation) creator of Ranger Rick, dies at 98
  • Jun 29 Glenn Ford, American freed death row inmate (wrongly spent 30 years in prison), dies at 65