Deaths in History in March 2015

  • Mar 2 Mal Peet, British children's author, dies at 67
  • Mar 9 James Molyneaux [Baron Molyneaux of Killead], MP (Ulster unionist), dies at 94

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 12 Terry Pratchett, English author of fantasy novels (Discworld), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 66

Novelist Terry Pratchett
Novelist
Terry Pratchett

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 12 Michael Graves, American postmodernist architect and designer, dies at 80

Architect Michael Graves
Architect
Michael Graves
  • Mar 14 Valentin Rasputin, Russian writer (To Live and Remember) dies at 77
  • Mar 15 Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, dies at 87

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 20 Malcolm Fraser, Australian Prime Minister (Liberal, 1975-83), dies at 84

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser
  • Mar 20 Robert Kastenmeier, American politician (Rep-D-WI, 1959-91), dies at 91
  • Mar 21 Leon Brittan, [Baron Brittan of Spennithorne] British politician and Home Secretary, dies at 75

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 23 Lee Kuan Yew, Founding father of modern Singapore and 1st Prime Minister of Singapore (1959-90), dies of pneumonia at 91

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew
  • Mar 26 Tomas Tranströmer, Swedish poet (Nobel Prize for Literature - 2011), dies at 83