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Deaths in February 2019


Deaths in February 2019


The following is a list of notable deaths in February 2019.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

February 2019

1

  • Kinryū Arimoto, 78, Japanese voice actor (City Hunter, Gasaraki, One Piece), esophageal cancer.
  • Conway Berners-Lee, 97, English mathematician and computer scientist.
  • D. J. Conway, 79, American occult writer.
  • John J. Duffy Jr., 85, American criminal defense attorney.
  • Alice Dye, 91, American amateur golfer and golf course designer (TPC at Sawgrass).
  • Tim Elkington, 98, British Royal Air Force fighter pilot, member of The Few, fall.
  • Jeremy Hardy, 57, English comedian, radio host and panelist (The News Quiz, I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation), cancer.
  • Glen Ray Hines, 75, American football player (Arkansas Razorbacks, Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints).
  • Ursula Karusseit, 79, German actress (Ways across the Country, KLK Calling PTZ – The Red Orchestra).
  • Andrew McGahan, 52, Australian author (Praise, The White Earth, Wonders of a Godless World), pancreatic cancer.
  • Ayub Ogada, 63, Kenyan musician.
  • Edit Perényi-Weckinger, 95, Hungarian gymnast, Olympic silver medalist (1948, 1952).
  • Mel Pickings, 92, Canadian politician, member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly (1978–1988).
  • Ehsan-ul-Haq Piracha, Pakistani politician, Minister of Finance (1988–1990).
  • Raymond Ratzlaff, 87, Canadian politician.
  • Lisa Seagram, 82, American actress (A House Is Not a Home, Caprice, The Beverly Hillbillies), dementia.
  • Rex Sorensen, 73, American media executive.
  • Yosef Sorinov, 72, Israeli footballer (Maccabi Netanya, Beitar Jerusalem, national team).
  • Clive Swift, 82, English actor (The National Health, Keeping Up Appearances, A Passage to India) and songwriter.
  • Les Thornton, 84, British professional wrestler (Stampede, NWA, WWF).
  • Thuppettan, 89, Indian Malayalam playwright.
  • Neville Watt, 88, Australian rugby league player (Balmain Tigers).
  • Doug Wendt, 91, Australian footballer.
  • Wade Wilson, 60, American football player (Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders) and coach (Chicago Bears), heart attack.

2

  • Catherine Burns, 73, American actress (Last Summer, Me, Natalie, Red Sky at Morning), complications from a fall and cirrhosis.
  • Arunendu Das, 81, Indian musician.
  • William Davis, 85, German-born British journalist (BBC).
  • Walter James Edyvean, 80, American Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (2001–2014).
  • Carol Emshwiller, 97, American author (The Mount).
  • Michael Ferguson, 60, Canadian civil servant, Auditor General (since 2011), cancer.
  • Michelle King, 57, American educator, cancer.
  • Libby Komaiko, 69, American dancer, pneumonia.
  • Arman Loni, 35, Pakistani politician, PTM leader, blunt force trauma.
  • Alaa Mashzoub, 50, Iraqi novelist and writer, expert on the History of the Jews in Iraq, shot.
  • Slobodan Peladić, 57, Serbian artist.
  • Irene Krugman Rudnick, 89, American politician, member of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1972–1976, 1981–1984, 1987–1994).
  • Clarence Servold, 91, Canadian cross-country skier.
  • Bill Sims, 69, American blues pianist.
  • William Slater, 78, Canadian Olympic swimmer.
  • Special Tiara, 11, Irish racehorse, euthanized.

3

  • Shukri Abrahams, 50, South African cricketer (Eastern Province).
  • Julie Adams, 92, American actress (Creature from the Black Lagoon, Bend of the River, Murder, She Wrote).
  • Renato Giuseppe Bosisio, 88–89, Italian-born Canadian academic.
  • Novak Bošković, 29, Serbian handball player, suicide by gunshot.
  • Glenn Brady, 83, American football coach (Chadron State Eagles, Milwaukee Panthers, Sacramento State Hornets).
  • Irv Brown, 83, American basketball referee and sportscaster.
  • Jeetendra Singh Bundela, 60, Indian politician.
  • Wallace Chafe, 91, American linguist.
  • Detsl, 35, Russian hip hop artist, heart attack.
  • Carmen Duncan, 76, Australian actress (Harlequin, Another World, Turkey Shoot), cancer.
  • Bob Friend, 88, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Mets, New York Yankees).
  • Richard Lacey, 78, British microbiologist.
  • Irving Lavin, 91, American art historian.
  • Emily Levine, 73, American humorist, lung cancer.
  • Tapan Mitra, 70, Indian-born American economist.
  • Stephen Negoesco, 93, Romanian-American Hall of Fame soccer player and manager.
  • Jüri Pihl, 64, Estonian politician, Minister of the Interior (2007–2009).
  • Peter Posa, 77, New Zealand guitarist.
  • Ruan Xueyu, 86, Chinese engineer.
  • John Sinclair, 79, Australian conservationist.
  • Barbra Casbar Siperstein, 76, American lawyer and LGBT activist.
  • Kristoff St. John, 52, American actor (The Young and the Restless, The Champ, Generations), hypertrophic heart disease.
  • Joe P. Tolson, 77, American politician, member of the North Carolina House of Representatives (1997–2014), respiratory failure.
  • Danny Williams, 94, English football player (Rotherham United) and manager (Swindon Town, Sheffield Wednesday).
  • Zhang Yumao, 83, Chinese literary scholar and politician, Vice Mayor of Shenyang, Vice Chairman of the China Democratic League.

4

  • Giampiero Artegiani, 63, Italian singer-songwriter.
  • Michel Balinski, 85, American-French applied mathematician and economist.
  • Colin Barker, 79, British sociologist and historian.
  • Ramesh Bhatkar, 70, Indian actor (Maherchi Sadi), cancer.
  • Nita Bieber, 92, American actress (Rhythm and Weep, Millie's Daughter, The Prince Who Was a Thief).
  • Yuri Bosco, 88, Russian artist.
  • Matt Brazier, 42, English footballer (QPR, Cardiff City, Leyton Orient), non-Hodgkin follicular lymphoma.
  • Bunny Brown, 60s, Jamaican reggae musician, bone cancer.
  • Isacio Calleja, 82, Spanish footballer (Atlético de Madrid, national team).
  • Awlad Hossain Chakladar, 68, Bangladeshi film producer and director.
  • Sandrine Doucet, 59, French politician, Deputy (2012–2017), cancer.
  • Kermit Eady, 79, American community activist.
  • Fang Fukang, 83, Chinese physicist, President of Beijing Normal University (1989–1995).
  • Naji Keyrouz, 58, Lebanese Olympic judoka (1980).
  • Gary LaPierre, 76, American radio journalist (WBZ), leukemia.
  • Bernard Lietaer, 76, Belgian engineer and economist.
  • John Otho Marsh Jr., 92, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's 7th district (1963–1971), Secretary of the Army (1981–1989), heart failure.
  • Leu Mazurkevich, 79, Belarusian football player and manager (BATE Borisov).
  • Harold Mendelsohn, 95, American sociologist.
  • Bruno Messerli, 87, Swiss geographer.
  • Matti Nykänen, 55, Finnish singer and ski jumper, Olympic champion (1984, 1988), pancreatitis and pneumonia.
  • Leonie Ossowski, 93, German writer (Zwei Mütter).
  • Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, 82, Russian composer.
  • Karen Randers-Pehrson, 86, Norwegian actress (Barn av solen).
  • John Rone, 69, American stage actor and director.
  • Véronique Schiltz, 76, French historian.
  • Ove Kristian Sundberg, 86, Norwegian church musician, composer and musicologist.
  • Mohamed Ofei Sylla, 44, Guinean footballer (Gaziantepspor, Denizlispor, national team).
  • Zbigniew Szczepkowski, 66, Polish Olympic cyclist (1976).
  • Ward Thomas, 95, British television executive and World War II fighter pilot.
  • Izzy Young, 90, American-Swedish folklorist and author.

5

  • André Boudrias, 75, Canadian ice hockey player (Vancouver Canucks, Montreal Canadiens, Minnesota North Stars).
  • Audrey Cleary, 88, American politician, member of the North Dakota House of Representatives (1999–2002).
  • Joe Fascione, 74, Scottish footballer (Chelsea, Dundee United).
  • Kathleen Fraser, 83, American poet.
  • Eddy Giles, 80, American R&B and blues singer-songwriter and musician.
  • Jean Herskovits, 83, American historian.
  • Peter Hughes, 96, English actor (The Great Muppet Caper, Hope and Glory, Evita), pneumonia.
  • Christine Kay, 54, American journalist and editor (The New York Times, Newsday, Pittsburgh Press), breast cancer.
  • Syed Badr-ul Hasan Khan Bahadur, Indian actor (The Sword of Tipu Sultan, Mann, Jodhaa Akbar) and dancer.
  • Garr King, 83, American judge, Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon (since 2009).
  • George Klein, 83, American disc jockey (WLFP) and TV host (Talent Party), complications from dementia.
  • Tapio Lehto, 88, Finnish Olympic triple jumper.
  • Ian McDonald, 95, Australian cricketer (Victoria).
  • Andy Nisbet, 65, Scottish climber, fall.
  • Pericles Panagopoulos, 83, Greek shipping magnate.
  • Joe Presko, 90, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Tigers).
  • Manasa Qoro, 54, Fijian rugby union player (national team).
  • Miriam Rivera, 38, Mexican reality show personality (There's Something About Miriam, Big Brother Australia 2004).
  • Anne Firor Scott, 97, American historian.
  • Edward H. Simpson, 96, British statistician and civil servant.
  • Ladu Kishore Swain, 71, Indian politician, member of the Lok Sabha (since 2014), kidney disease.
  • Doc Thompson, 49, American radio personality, hit by train.
  • Mel Tomlinson, 65, American dancer and choreographer.
  • Václav Vorlíček, 88, Czech film director (Who Wants to Kill Jessie?, The End of Agent W4C, The Girl on the Broomstick).
  • Guy Webster, 79, American celebrity photographer (The Doors, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones), complications from diabetes and liver cancer.
  • Vano Zodelava, 61, Georgian politician, Mayor of Tbilisi (1998–2004), injuries from a traffic collision.

6

  • Rudi Assauer, 74, German football player (Borussia Dortmund, Werder Bremen) and manager (Schalke 04), complications from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Edwin Barnes, 84, British Roman Catholic priest (since 2011) and former Anglican prelate, Bishop of Richborough (1995–2002).
  • David Beaird, 66, American screenwriter and director (My Chauffeur, Scorchers).
  • Dick Blok, 94, Dutch medievalist.
  • Gizella Bodnár, 92, Hungarian serial burglar.
  • Edward Burn, 96, British legal scholar.
  • Tom Cade, 91, American ornithologist.
  • John Cocks, 52, New Zealand builder and television personality (My House My Castle), kidney cancer.
  • Paul Dewar, 56, Canadian politician, MP (2006–2015), glioblastoma.
  • Jairo do Nascimento, 72, Brazilian footballer (Corinthians, Coritiba), kidney cancer.
  • Yechiel Eckstein, 67, Israeli-American rabbi, founder of International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, heart attack.
  • Manfred Eigen, 91, German biophysical chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (1967).
  • Gerald English, 93, British tenor.
  • Marcia Falkender, Baroness Falkender, 86, British politician.
  • Fang Renqiu, 89, Chinese football player and coach (national team).
  • Michael Green, 88, British theologian.
  • Todor Kavaldzhiev, 85, Bulgarian politician, Vice President (1997–2002).
  • Vikki Orvice, 56, British sports journalist, breast cancer.
  • Rosamunde Pilcher, 94, British author (The Shell Seekers), stroke.
  • Mags Portman, 44, British physician, advocate for PrEP in fight against HIV, mesothelioma.
  • Richard Schwartz, 76, American bridge player.
  • A. S. M. Shahjahan, 78, Bangladeshi officer, Inspector General of Police (1992–1996), complications from Parkinson's disease.
  • Lonnie Simmons, 74, American record producer, founder of Total Experience Records.
  • Ye Qingyao, 91, Taiwanese-born Chinese engineer and politician, Vice Chairman of the Fujian CPPCC.
  • Tilly van der Zwaard, 81, Dutch Olympic athlete (1964, 1968).

7

  • Margaret Alston-Garnjost, 90, British physicist.
  • Chavara Parukutty Amma, 75, Indian dancer and teacher.
  • Miriam Argüello, 91, Nicaraguan politician, President of the National Assembly (1990–2012).
  • Robert Ashby, 79, British actor (Gentlemen and Players, Legend, Doctor Who).
  • John Tyler Bonner, 98, American biologist.
  • John Dingell, 92, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1955–2015), prostate cancer.
  • Albert Finney, 82, English actor (Tom Jones, The Gathering Storm, Big Fish), BAFTA winner (1961), chest infection.
  • Satoshi Hiyamizu, 75, Japanese electrical engineer.
  • James Jackson Hough, 73, American businessman and philanthropist, shot.
  • Per Olov Jansson, 98, Finnish photographer.
  • Al Johnson, 83, Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings).
  • Alfred Lecerf, 70, Belgian politician, Mayor of Lontzen (1994–2018) and member of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community (1978–1981).
  • Mable Lee, 97, American tap dancer.
  • Legarda, 29, Colombian singer.
  • Rocky Lockridge, 60, American boxer, WBA super featherweight champion (1984–1985), complications from a stroke.
  • Heidi Mohr, 51, German footballer (TuS Niederkirchen, TuS Ahrbach, national team), cancer.
  • Arthur Murphy, 90, Irish broadcaster (Mailbag).
  • Caroline Mwatha, 37, Kenyan human rights activist, bleeding from ruptured uterus after unsafe abortion.
  • Randy Nauert, 74, American surf rock musician (The Bel-Airs, The Challengers), heart attack.
  • Jan Olszewski, 88, Polish politician, Prime Minister (1991–1992).
  • Frank Robinson, 83, American Hall of Fame baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles) and manager (Cleveland Indians), bone cancer.
  • Jörg Schönbohm, 81, German military officer and politician, Inspector of the Army (1991–1992) and Deputy Minister President of Brandenburg (1999–2009).
  • Bill Spence, 78, American hammered dulcimer player.
  • Edward Zigler, 88, American psychologist.

8

  • Rune Åhlund, 88, Swedish Olympic long-distance runner.
  • Mahesh Anand, 57, Indian actor (Karishmaa, Lahu Ke Do Rang).
  • Seweryn Bialer, 92, German-born American political scientist.
  • Frankie Byrne, 94, Irish Gaelic footballer (Meath).
  • Fernando Clavijo, 63, Uruguayan-born American soccer player (San Diego Sockers, national team) and manager (Colorado Rapids), multiple myeloma.
  • Zbigniew Czajkowski, 98, Polish fencing coach.
  • Sharif Fayez, 73, Afghan academic and politician, Minister of Higher Education (2001–2007), heart attack.
  • Georg Gerster, 90, Swiss journalist and aerial photographer.
  • Knut Haavik, 75, Norwegian journalist and editor (Se og Hør).
  • Dick Kempthorn, 92, American football player (Michigan Wolverines) and businessman.
  • Angel Koritarov, 77, Bulgarian Olympic volleyball player (1964, 1968).
  • Jacques Labertonnière, 92, French racing cyclist.
  • Bert McKasy, 77, American politician, member of the Minnesota House of Representatives (1983–1988).
  • Jim Miller, 76, Scottish linguist.
  • Harald Motzki, 70, Dutch Islam scholar.
  • Walter Munk, 101, Austrian-born American oceanographer, member of the Navy Electronics Laboratory.
  • Cliff Myers, 72, English footballer (Charlton Athletic, Yeovil Town, Torquay United).
  • Anilkumar Patel, 73, Indian politician, prostate cancer.
  • Wolfgang Rindler, 94, Austrian-born American physicist, (Event Horizon, Rindler coordinates).
  • Gary Robinson, 70, Canadian football player (BC Lions). (death announced on this date)
  • Hanno Rumpf, 60, Namibian politician and diplomat, Ambassador to Germany (2003–2006).
  • Robert Ryman, 88, American painter.
  • Kurt Sommerlatt, 90, German football player (Karlsruher SC, Bayern Munich) and manager (Borussia Neunkirchen).
  • Vishnu Wagh, 53, Indian writer.
  • Sergei Yursky, 83, Russian actor (Time, Forward!, The Golden Calf, The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed).

9

  • Salvatore Bellomo, 67, Belgian professional wrestler (ASW, WWF, ECW), cancer.
  • Bentong, 55, Filipino comedian, actor and television host, cardiac arrest.
  • Satyajit Biswas, 37, Indian politician, shot.
  • Cadet, 28, British rapper, traffic collision.
  • Jerry Casale, 85, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers).
  • Dan Cashman, 85, American actor.
  • Barney Cooney, 84, Australian politician, Senator (1984–2002).
  • Siamion Domash, 69, Belarusian politician, heart attack.
  • Farhad Ebrahimi, 83, Iranian poet and writer.
  • Mario Gerla, 75, Italian computer scientist, pancreatic cancer.
  • Niki Goulandris, 94, Greek philanthropist and painter.
  • Aina Moll Marquès, 88, Spanish philologist of Catalan language and politician.
  • Ana Nisi Goyco, 68, Puerto Rican beauty queen and politician, member of the Senate (1980–1992).
  • Huang Erh-hsuan, 82, Taiwanese politician, MLY (1993–2002).
  • Nicholas Kafoglis, 89, American politician, member of the Kentucky House of Representatives (1972–1976) and Senate (1988–1998), complications from broken hip.
  • Mick Kennedy, 57, Irish footballer (Portsmouth, Stoke City, Halifax Town).
  • Katharina Lindner, 39, German-born Scottish footballer (Glasgow City).
  • Shelley Lubben, 50, American adult film actress and anti-pornography activist.
  • Ron W. Miller, 85, American businessman and football player (Los Angeles Rams), President and CEO of The Walt Disney Company (1978–1984), heart failure.
  • Fred Pickering, 78, English footballer (Blackburn Rovers, Everton, national team).
  • Maximilian Reinelt, 30, German rower, Olympic champion (2012) and silver medalist (2016), heart attack.
  • Ian Ross, 72, Scottish footballer (Liverpool, Aston Villa, Peterborough United).
  • Junya Sato, 86, Japanese film director (Kimi yo Fundo no Kawa o Watare, Ningen no Shōmei, Never Give Up).
  • Tomi Ungerer, 87, French book illustrator (The Three Robbers, Flat Stanley), cartoonist and film poster designer (Dr. Strangelove).
  • Patricia Nell Warren, 82, American author (The Front Runner).
  • Milt Welch, 94, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers).
  • Phil Western, 47, Canadian electronic musician (Download, PlatEAU).
  • Bruce Williams, 86, American Hall of Fame radio host (WCTC, WMCA).
  • Robert Winter, 94, American architectural historian.
  • Neville Young, 78, New Zealand lawyer, president of the New Zealand National Party (1986–1989).

10

  • Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi, 54, Nigerian politician, President of the Pan-African Parliament (2012–2015).
  • Carmen Argenziano, 75, American actor (Stargate SG-1, Booker, Angels & Demons), lung cancer.
  • Jogesh Chandra Barman, 69, Indian politician.
  • Virginia Walcott Beauchamp, 98, American educator.
  • Mario Bernardo, 99, Italian cinematographer (Love and Troubles, Love Meetings, The Hawks and the Sparrows) and Resistance fighter.
  • Miranda Bonansea, 92, Italian actress (Hands Off Me!) and voice actress.
  • Babette Brown, 87, South African writer.
  • Red Cashion, 87, American football official (NFL).
  • Terry Dempsey, 77, English-born South African songwriter, struck by gyrocopter.
  • Juanjo Domínguez, 67, Argentine classical guitarist.
  • Eric Dunning, 82, British sociologist.
  • David Ejoor, 87, Nigerian military officer, Chief of Army Staff (1971–1975).
  • Heinz Fütterer, 87, German sprinter, Olympic bronze medalist (1956).
  • Robert Ghanem, 76, Lebanese politician, MP (1992–2018).
  • Dinualdo Gutierrez, 79, Filipino Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Marbel (1981–2018).
  • Walter B. Jones Jr., 76, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives (since 1995), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • Kōji Kitao, 55, Japanese sumo and professional wrestler (AWA, NJPW).
  • Sam McCready, 82, Northern Irish actor, playwright and theatre director.
  • Roderick MacFarquhar, 88, British politician, journalist and historian, MP (1970–1978).
  • Nicolas M. Mondejar, 94, Filipino Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Romblon (1974–1987) and San Carlos (1987–2001).
  • Fernando Peres, 76, Portuguese football player (Sporting CP, national team) and manager (Sanjoanense).
  • Daniel Silva dos Santos, 36, Brazilian footballer, cancer.
  • Maura Viceconte, 51, Italian Olympic long-distance runner (1996, 2000), suicide by hanging.
  • Jan-Michael Vincent, 73, American actor (Airwolf, The Mechanic, Big Wednesday), heart attack.
  • Michael Wilson, 81, Canadian politician and diplomat, Ambassador to the United States (2006–2009), cancer.
  • Jackie Young, 84, American politician, member of the Hawaii House of Representatives (1990–1994).

11

  • Ben Abell, 86, American meteorologist.
  • Alix, Princess of Ligne, 89, Luxembourg royal.
  • Vijaya Bapineedu, 82, Indian film director (Gang Leader, Big Boss, Family), complications from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Nora Bennis, 78, Irish political activist.
  • Ricardo Boechat, 66, Argentine-born Brazilian journalist (O Globo, O Dia, Jornal do Brasil), helicopter crash.
  • Winslow Briggs, 90, American plant biologist.
  • James Burns, 89, Canadian executive.
  • Jack Crimian, 92, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Athletics, Detroit Tigers).
  • Abelardo Escobar Prieto, 81, Mexican politician, Secretary of Agrarian Reform (2006-2012) and Deputy (2000-2003), kidney failure.
  • Réal Giguère, 85, Canadian television host.
  • He Bingsong, 87, Chinese legal scholar.
  • Ivan Irwin, 91, American-born Canadian ice hockey player (New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens).
  • Jeffrey Miles, 83, Australian jurist, Chief Justice of the Australian Capital Territory (1985–2002).
  • Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, 93, Afghan politician, Acting President (1992).
  • Taiwo Ogunjobi, 65, Nigerian football player (Shooting Stars, national team) and administrator.
  • Delroy Poyser, 57, Jamaican long jumper, CAC champion (1982), cancer.
  • Eulade Rudahunga, 97, Rwandan Roman Catholic priest.
  • Harvey Scales, 78, American soul singer and songwriter ("Disco Lady", "Love-Itis"), kidney failure and pneumonia.
  • Joe Schlesinger, 90, Canadian journalist (CBC News).
  • Armida Siguion-Reyna, 88, Filipino actress, singer and television host, cancer.
  • Lou Sossamon, 97, American football player (South Carolina Gamecocks, New York Yankees).
  • Allan Wild, 91, New Zealand architect and academic (University of Auckland).

12

  • Betty Ballantine, 99, British-born American book publisher (Ballantine Books, Bantam Books).
  • Gordon Banks, 81, English footballer (Leicester City, Stoke City, national team), world champion (1966).
  • Louis Belzile, 89, Canadian painter.
  • Rolf Böhme, 84, German politician, Deputy (1972–1982) and Mayor of Freiburg (1982–2002).
  • Christoph Broelsch, 74, German surgeon.
  • Cheng Zhiqing, 84, Chinese chemist and politician, Vice Chairwoman of the Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang.
  • Jean E. Fairfax, 98, American educator.
  • Bashir-ud-din Farooqi, 85, Grand Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • David Forden, 88, American intelligence officer (CIA), complications from Alzheimer's disease.
  • W. E. B. Griffin, 89, American writer (Brotherhood of War, The Corps, Badge of Honor), cancer.
  • George Grindley, 93, New Zealand geologist.
  • Altay Hajiyev, 87, Azerbaijani painter.
  • George Irish, 76, Montserratian academic, musician and writer.
  • Georg Jann, 85, German organ builder.
  • Afsir Karim, 85, Indian army general and author.
  • Ferenc Keserű, 72, Hungarian Olympic cyclist (1968).
  • Godzilla, 31, Tanzanian rapper.
  • Lyndon LaRouche, 96, American political activist, founder of the LaRouche movement.
  • Olli Lindholm, 54, Finnish singer and guitarist (Appendix, Yö), seizure.
  • Suresh Luthra, 74, Indian cricketer (Delhi).
  • Pedro Morales, 76, Puerto Rican Hall of Fame professional wrestler (WWA, WWWF) and commentator (WWF Superstars), complications from Parkinson's disease.
  • Austin Rhodes, 81, English rugby league player (St Helens, Leigh) and coach (Swinton).
  • Bisi Silva, 56, Nigerian art curator, cancer.
  • Marisa Solinas, 79, Italian singer and actress (Boccaccio '70, La commare secca, Almost Blue).
  • Lucjan Trela, 76, Polish Olympic boxer (1968).
  • David Walton, 73, British ecologist.
  • Harry Hon Hai Wong, 96, Chinese entrepreneur.
  • Zhan Ziqing, 81, Chinese historian, Vice President of Northeast Normal University.

13

  • Idriz Ajeti, 101, Kosovar Albanologist.
  • Julius Beinortas, 76, Lithuanian politician.
  • Mohan Singh Bundela, 74, Indian politician.
  • Paul Cain, 89, American Pentecostal minister, pneumonia.
  • Greg Alyn Carlson, 47, American criminal, shot.
  • Jack Coghill, 93, American politician, member of the Alaska House of Representatives (1953–1955, 1957–1959) and Senate (1959–1965, 1985–1990), Lieutenant Governor (1990–1994).
  • Bibi Ferreira, 96, Brazilian actress (Leonora of the Seven Seas, The End of the River) and singer.
  • Eric Harrison, 81, English football player (Halifax Town) and coach (Manchester United).
  • Edith Iglauer, 101, American writer.
  • Connie Jones, 84, American jazz trumpeter.
  • Vitaliy Khmelnytskyi, 75, Ukrainian football player (Dynamo Kyiv, USSR national team) and manager (Granit Cherkasy).
  • Christopher Knopf, 91, American screenwriter and union executive, president of WGA and IAWG, heart failure.
  • Miroslav Kusý, 87, Slovak political scientist, heart failure.
  • Helene Machado, 92, American baseball player (Peoria Redwings, Fort Wayne Daisies).
  • Dick Manville, 93, American baseball player (Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs).
  • Baqar Naqvi, 83, Pakistani Urdu poet and translator.
  • Callistus Ndlovu, 83, Zimbabwean academic and politician, pancreatic cancer.
  • Joyce Anne Noel, 86, American beauty queen, Miss Rhode Island (1953), Miss Rhode Island USA (1954), First Lady of Rhode Island (1973–1977).
  • Ray Price, 88, American speechwriter (Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford), stroke.
  • Ann Loreille Saunders, 88, British historian.
  • Arif Şirin, 69, Turkish singer and composer, throat cancer.
  • Hans Stadlmair, 89, Austrian conductor.
  • Jörg Streli, 78, Austrian architect.
  • Dezső Tandori, 80, Hungarian poet and writer.
  • Jimmy Turman, 91, American politician, member (1955–1963) and Speaker (1961–1963) of the Texas House of Representatives, stroke.
  • Ted Tsukiyama, 98, American attorney and bonsai enthusiast.
  • Zhang Li, 67, Chinese table tennis player, lung cancer.

14

  • David J. Batten, 75, British palynologist, cancer.
  • Michel Bernard, 87, French Olympic middle- and long-distance runner (1960, 1964).
  • Sir David Collins, 69, British educator.
  • Francis D'Souza, 64, Indian politician, Deputy Chief Minister of Goa (2012–2017) and MLA (since 1999), cancer.
  • Tommy Giordano, 93, American baseball player (Philadelphia Athletics) and scout (Baltimore Orioles), blood infection.
  • John Hanscomb, 94, British politician, Mayor of Bolton (1982–1983).
  • John Hellawell, 75, English footballer (Bradford City).
  • Tokitsunada Hironori, 49, Japanese sumo wrestler, heart failure.
  • David Horowitz, 81, American consumer reporter and journalist (Fight Back! with David Horowitz).
  • Barrie Hutchinson, 92, New Zealand water polo player, British Empire Games silver medalist (1950), rugby union player (Wellington, Auckland).
  • Kao Chun-ming, 89, Taiwanese Presbyterian minister and political prisoner.
  • Rocky Krsnich, 91, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox).
  • Kwong Hon-sang, 80, Hong Kong engineer and civil servant, Secretary for Works (1995–1999).
  • Andrea Levy, 62, English author (Small Island, The Long Song), cancer.
  • Simon P. Norton, 66, English mathematician, heart disease.
  • Michael Nudelman, 80, Israeli politician, member of the Knesset (1996–2009).
  • Neil Papiano, 85, American lawyer.
  • Alfred Radley, 94, British fashion designer.
  • Clinton Wheeler, 59, American basketball player (Bayer Giants Leverkusen, Indiana Pacers).
  • Sergei Zakharov, 68, Russian singer, heart failure.

15

  • Sal Artiaga, 72, American baseball executive, President of Minor League Baseball (1988–1991).
  • Ellis Avery, 46, American writer (The Teahouse Fire), leiomyosarcoma.
  • Thomas Bruice, 93, American biochemist, complications from a stroke.
  • Kofi Burbridge, 57, American rock multi-instrumentalist (Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Derek Trucks Band, Aquarium Rescue Unit), heart attack.
  • Efrain Chacurian, 94, Argentine-born American soccer player (Racing Club, Bridgeport Vasco da Gama, national team).
  • Terry Charman, 68, English military historian and museum curator (Imperial War Museum), cancer.
  • Erminie Cohen, 92, Canadian politician, Senator (1993–2001).
  • Thomas Joseph Costello, 89, American Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Syracuse (1978–2004).
  • Pence Dacus, 87, American football player (Texas State Bobcats) and coach (Pepperdine Waves).
  • Siegfried Engelmann, 87, American educationist, co-developer of Direct Instruction.
  • Sir Charles Farr, 59, British civil servant, Chair of Joint Intelligence Committee (since 2015), cancer.
  • Jens Feder, 80, Norwegian physicist.
  • Antonio César Fernández, 72, Spanish Salesian missionary, shot.
  • Sara Gizaw, 90, Ethiopian aristocrat.
  • Ragnar Halvorsen, 94, Norwegian businessman and union leader, Chairman of the Export Council (1987–1992).
  • Shamil Isayev, 54, Russian footballer (Uralan Elista, Tavriya Simferopol, Spartak Vladikavkaz).
  • Gene Littler, 88, American Hall of Fame professional golfer, U.S. Open winner (1961).
  • Al Mahmud, 82, Bangladeshi poet and novelist, pneumonia.
  • Zlatica Mijatović, 96, Serbian Olympic gymnast (1948).
  • Adriano Ossicini, 98, Italian politician, Senator (1968–1992, 1996–2001) and Minister for Family (1995–1996), complications from a fall.
  • Mohamed Purnomo, 57, Indonesian Olympic sprinter (1984), cancer.
  • Lee Radziwill, 85, American socialite.
  • Erika Simon, 91, German archaeologist.
  • Dave Smith, 78, American archivist (Walt Disney).
  • John Stalker, 79, British police officer, Deputy Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (1984–1987).
  • J. Mary Taylor, 87, American mammalogist.
  • Mikhail Yuryev, 59, Russian politician, Member of the Duma (1996–1999).

16

  • Sam Bass, 57, American motorsports artist, sepsis.
  • Don Bragg, 83, American pole vaulter, Olympic champion (1960), complications from Parkinson's disease.
  • Patrick Caddell, 68, American pollster, complications from a stroke.
  • Fang Huai, 101, Chinese military officer, major general of PLA.
  • Bruno Ganz, 77, Swiss actor (Downfall, Wings of Desire, Nosferatu the Vampyre), colorectal cancer.
  • Richard N. Gardner, 91, American diplomat, Ambassador to Italy (1977–1981) and Spain and Andorra (1993–1997).
  • Gu Linfang, 90, Chinese police official and politician, Secretary-General of the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission and Vice Minister of Public Security.
  • Jeffrey Hart, 88, American cultural critic.
  • Michael Killisch-Horn, 78, Austrian politician, announcer and skier, MP (1986–1990).
  • Juan Incháustegui, 80, Peruvian engineer and politician, Minister of Energy and Mines (1984–1985) and of Industry, Foreign Trade and Tourism (2001), Senator (1990–1992).
  • Thomas R. Kane, 94, American engineer.
  • Li Rui, 101, Chinese politician, historian and dissident, organ failure.
  • Albert Ludwig, 99, Canadian politician, Alberta MLA (1959–1975)
  • Bernie McCarthy, 75, Australian VFL footballer (North Melbourne)
  • Serge Merlin, 86, French actor (Amélie, The City of Lost Children).
  • Charles Mungoshi, 71, Zimbabwean writer, cerebral atrophy from stroke.
  • Ken Nordine, 98, American voice-over and recording artist (Word Jazz, Son of Word Jazz, Love Words).
  • Frank Pitura, 75, Canadian politician, member of the Manitoba Legislature (1995–2003).
  • Theodore Isaac Rubin, 95, American psychiatrist.
  • Shelly Saltman, 87, American sports promoter.
  • Silvestre Luís Scandián, 87, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Araçuaí (1975–1981) and Archbishop of Vitória (1984–2004).
  • Nani Soedarsono, 90, Indonesian politician, Minister of Social Welfare (1983–1988).
  • Kees Stoop, 89, Dutch artist.
  • Albert Vorspan, 95, American political activist.
  • Eyvind Wichmann, 90, Finnish-born American theoretical physicist.

17

  • Joseph Akouissone, 76, Central African filmmaker and journalist.
  • Monjur Ahmed Bacchu Mia, 84, Bangladeshi politician.
  • Eduardo Bauzá, 79, Argentine politician, Minister of Health (1989–1990) and of the Interior (1989–1990), Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers (1995–1996).
  • Ragnar Christiansen, 96, Norwegian politician, Minister of Finance (1971–1972), Minister of Transport (1976–1978) and County Governor of Buskerud (1979–1989).
  • Ethel Ennis, 86, American jazz singer, stroke.
  • Carlos Flores, 44, Peruvian footballer (Universitario, national team), heart attack.
  • Paul Flynn, 84, British politician, MP for Newport West (since 1987).
  • Alberto Gutman, 60, Cuban-born American politician, member of the Florida House of Representatives (1984–1992) and Senate (1992–1999).
  • Kálmán Györgyi, 79, Hungarian jurist and academic, Chief Prosecutor (1990–2000).
  • Eric P. Hamp, 98, American linguist.
  • Bill Jenkins, 73, American epidemiologist, complications from sarcoidosis.
  • Antons Justs, 87, Latvian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Jelgava (1995–2011).
  • Ami Maayani, 83, Israeli composer, cancer.
  • S. M. Qureshi, 83, Pakistani academician and civil servant.
  • Paul Ramos, 28, Argentine footballer (Belgrano, Sport Loreto, Gimnasia y Esgrima), traffic collision.
  • Frederico Rosa, 61, Portuguese footballer (Boavista, Estrela Amadora, national team), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • Šaban Šaulić, 67, Serbian folk singer, traffic collision.
  • Kelly Seymour, 82, South African cricketer (Western Province, national team).
  • Johnny Valentine, 88, Scottish footballer (Queen's Park, Rangers, St Johnstone).

18

  • Thomas T. Allsen, 78–79, American historian.
  • Eve Billing, 95, British plant pathologist.
  • Anna Borgeryd, 49, Swedish business executive (Polarbröd).
  • Wallace Smith Broecker, 87, American geophysicist, coined the term "global warming".
  • John Carlisle, 76, British politician, MP (1979–1997), heart attack.
  • George Cawkwell, 99, New Zealand classical scholar.
  • O'Neal Compton, 68, American actor (Deep Impact, Roadracers, Kill Me Later).
  • Kevin Conner, 92, American theologian.
  • T. J. Cunningham, 46, American football player (Seattle Seahawks), shot.
  • Stewart Dalzell, 75, American senior judge of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
  • Charles Deblois, 79, Canadian politician, member of the House of Commons (1988–1993).
  • Valentina Dimitrieva, 81, Russian farm worker.
  • Brian Edgley, 81, English footballer (Shrewsbury Town, Cardiff City, Brentford).
  • Mary Ann Feldman, 85, American music critic.
  • Skip Groff, 70, American record producer and DJ, seizure.
  • Jan Hermansson, 76, Swedish aikidoka.
  • Pamela Huby, 96, British philosopher.
  • Louise Manoogian Simone, 85, American philanthropist, president of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (1989–2002).
  • Alessandro Mendini, 87, Italian architect and designer (Groninger Museum).
  • Toni Myers, 75, Canadian IMAX documentarian (Space Station 3D, Hubble, A Beautiful Planet), cancer.
  • Nafiu Osagie, 85, Nigerian Olympic high jumper (1952).
  • Jean Périsson, 94, French conductor.
  • Wim Richter, 72, South African chemist.
  • Kor Sarr, 43, Senegalese football player (Beauvais, Caen) and manager (AS Pikine).
  • Laura Solomon, 44, New Zealand novelist, brain cancer.
  • George Springer, 94, American mathematician and computer scientist.
  • Russell Sugarmon, 89, American judge and politician, member of the Tennessee House of Representatives (1967–1969).
  • John Traupman, 96, American classical scholar.
  • Ram Shankar Tripathi, 89, Indian Buddhist scholar.
  • Bob Van Der Veken, 90, Belgian actor (De Collega's).
  • Peter Wells, 69, New Zealand writer and filmmaker (Desperate Remedies), prostate cancer.

19

  • Marie-Claire Bancquart, 86, French poet and literary critic.
  • Dick Boushka, 84, American basketball player, Olympic gold medallist (1956).
  • Giulio Brogi, 83, Italian actor (Days of Fire, Morel's Invention, The Yes Man).
  • Amir Gulistan Janjua, 95, Pakistani army officer and governor of the North-West Frontier Province.
  • Hu Peiquan, 98, Chinese aerospace engineer and educator.
  • Paul Janeczko, 73, American poet and anthologist.
  • Muhammad Khasru, 73, Bangladeshi journalist, complications from diabetes and pneumonia.
  • Alan R. King, 64, British linguist.
  • Karl Lagerfeld, 85, German fashion designer (Chloé, Fendi, Chanel), pancreatic cancer.
  • Abdoulaye Yerodia Ndombasi, 86, Congolese politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1999–2000) and Vice-President (2003–2006).
  • Don Newcombe, 92, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians).
  • João Paulo dos Reis Veloso, 87, Brazilian economist, Minister of Planning (1969–1979), president of the Institute of Applied Economic Research (1969).
  • Namvar Singh, 92, Indian writer.
  • Artie Wayne, 77, American musician, songwriter and record producer.
  • Ewald Weibel, 89, Swiss biologist.
  • Stanley Wolpert, 91, American Indologist.

20

  • Chelo Alonso, 85, Cuban actress (Goliath and the Barbarians, Morgan the Pirate, Run, Man, Run).
  • An Zuozhang, 92, Chinese historian, heart attack.
  • Amar Basu, 79, Indian politician.
  • Dominick Argento, 91, American composer, Pulitzer Prize winner (1975).
  • Mark Bramble, 68, American theatre director and producer (Barnum, 42nd Street), cardiovascular hypertension.
  • William Broomfield, 96, American politician, member of the United States House of Representatives from Michigan's 18th and 19th districts (1957–1993).
  • Alma Butia, 90, Croatian Olympic sprinter (1948).
  • Fabien Clain, 41, French terrorist, airstrike.
  • Teotónio de Souza, 72, Portuguese historian.
  • Dimosthenis Theocharidis, 104, Greek politician.
  • John P. Flaherty Jr., 87, American judge, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1996–2001).
  • David P. B. Fitzpatrick, 69, Irish historian.
  • Fred Foster, 87, American Hall of Fame record producer ("Only the Lonely", "Oh, Pretty Woman") and songwriter ("Me and Bobby McGee").
  • Joe Gibbon, 83, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds).
  • Claude Goretta, 89, Swiss film director (The Invitation, La provinciale, The Death of Mario Ricci).
  • Kemal Karpat, 96, Turkish historian, multiple organ failure.
  • James W. Lance, 92, Australian neurologist.
  • Francisco Mañosa, 88, Filipino architect (Coconut Palace, EDSA Shrine), National Artist (2018).
  • Augustus Richard Norton, 72, American professor.
  • Michael Pereira, 86, Kenyan Olympic hockey player (1956).
  • Nandyala Srinivasa Reddy, 101, Indian politician.
  • Peter Rüchel, 81, German music journalist, founder of Rockpalast.
  • Herlinda Sánchez Laurel, 77, Mexican artist.
  • Bruno Schroder, 86, British banker (Schroders).
  • Vinny Vella, 72, American actor (Casino, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, The Sopranos) and comedian, liver cancer.
  • Boris Vieru, 61, Moldovan politician and journalist, MP (2009–2014).
  • William von Raab, 77, American attorney.
  • Ekkehard Wlaschiha, 80, German operatic baritone, Grammy winner (1990, 1991).
  • Ken Young, 76, British political scientist.
  • Zhang Wenbin, 81, Chinese archaeologist, curator and politician, Director of the National Cultural Heritage Administration (1996–2002).

21

  • Gus Backus, 81, American singer (The Del-Vikings).
  • Brahmanapalli Balaiah, Indian politician, MLA (1978–1983), heart attack.
  • Rajkumar Barjatya, 75–76, Indian movie producer.
  • Jean-Christophe Benoît, 93, French baritone.
  • Bernard Berg, 87, Luxembourgian politician, Deputy Prime Minister (1976–1979).
  • Triny Bourkel, 91, Luxembourgian Olympic athlete (1948).
  • Paolo Brera, 69, Italian novelist and journalist, heart attack.
  • Nick Cafardo, 62, American sports journalist (The Boston Globe), embolism.
  • Sue Casey, 92, American actress (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Rear Window, American Beauty).
  • Maurizio Clerici, 89, Italian Olympic rower (1956).
  • Sequeira Costa, 89, Portuguese pianist, cancer.
  • Stanley Donen, 94, American film director (Singin' in the Rain, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), heart failure.
  • E Dongchen, 79, Chinese earth scientist and polar explorer.
  • Edward Enfield, 89, British television and radio presenter, and newspaper journalist.
  • Julio Fuller, 62, Costa Rican footballer (Limonense, Cartaginés, national team).
  • Harri Järvi, 79, Finnish footballer (HPK, national team).
  • Giuseppe Mifsud Bonnici, 88, Maltese magistrate, Chief Justice (1990–1995) and member of the European Court of Human Rights (1992–1998).
  • Mohammad Momen, 81, Iranian Faqīh and politician.
  • Sir Rupert Myers, 98, Australian metallurgist and academic, Vice-Chancellor of the University of New South Wales (1969–1981).
  • Lee Ocran, Ghanaian politician, MP (2005–2009) and Minister for Education (2012–2013).
  • Alojzy Orszulik, 90, Polish Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Łowicz (1992–2004).
  • Beverley Owen, 81, American actress (The Munsters), ovarian cancer.
  • Antonia Rey, 92, Cuban-born American actress.
  • Herlinda Sánchez Laurel, 77, Mexican artist.
  • Jackie Shane, 78, American singer.
  • Peter Tork, 77, American musician and actor (The Monkees), complications from adenoid cystic carcinoma.
  • Lionel Upton, 94, Australian footballer (North Melbourne).
  • Hilde Zadek, 101, German soprano.

22

  • Jeff Adachi, 59, American attorney, San Francisco Public Defender (since 2003), heart attack.
  • Frank Ballance, 77, American politician and convicted criminal, member of the U.S. House of Representatives (2003–2004), North Carolina House (1983–1986) and Senate (1989–2002), complications during surgery.
  • Victor J. Banis, 82, American author, liver cancer.
  • Werner Beierwaltes, 87, German philosophy historian.
  • Aston Cooke, 61, Jamaican dramatist and playwright.
  • Clark James Gable, 30, American actor and television host (Cheaters), accidental drug overdose.
  • Joe Goddard, 86, Trinidadian sprinter (1956).
  • Ron Hooker, 83, English cricketer (Middlesex, Buckinghamshire).
  • Werner Ipta, 76, German footballer (FC Schalke 04, Bayern Munich, Hertha BSC).
  • Slobodan Kuljanin, 65, Serbian-Bosnian footballer (Borac Banja Luka).
  • Josephine Mandamin, 77, Canadian Anishinaabe water activist (Mother Earth Water Walk), pancreatic cancer.
  • Kodi Ramakrishna, 69, Indian film director (Ankusam, Ammoru, Arundhati), lung infection.
  • Yadollah Samareh, 82, Iranian linguist.
  • Jeff Sitar, 57, American locksmith.
  • Brody Stevens, 48, American comedian and actor (The Hangover, Chelsea Lately, Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!), suicide by hanging.
  • Sun Wei, 83, Chinese civil engineer, member of the Academy of Engineering (since 2005).
  • Wang Yening, 92, Chinese physicist, member of the Academy of Sciences (since 1991).
  • Morgan Woodward, 93, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Dallas), cancer.

23

  • Bob Adams, 94, Canadian Olympic decathlete.
  • Marella Agnelli, 91, Italian art collector and socialite.
  • Roger Ainsworth, 67, British engineer, cancer.
  • Stan Applebaum, 96, American musician, composer and arranger ("Save the Last Dance for Me", "Stand By Me", "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do").
  • Ron Avery, 62, American sport shooter, cancer.
  • Ko Channabasappa, 96, Indian writer.
  • Douglas, 51, Brazilian-born Swedish scarlet macaw actor (Pippi in the South Seas).
  • Nestor Espenilla, 60, Filipino banker, Governor of the Bangko Sentral (since 2017), cancer.
  • Gillian Freeman, 89, British author (The Undergrowth of Literature) and screenwriter (The Leather Boys, That Cold Day in the Park).
  • Ira Gitler, 90, American jazz historian and journalist.
  • Brian Halton, 77, British-born New Zealand organic chemist and academic (Victoria University of Wellington).
  • Katherine Helmond, 89, American actress (Soap, Who's the Boss?, Brazil), Golden Globe winner (1980, 1988), complications from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Muhammad Tajammal Hussain, 53, Pakistani politician, member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab (2002–2018), heart attack.
  • Natacha Jaitt, 41, Argentinian model, radio and television presenter.
  • Ann Kendall, 80, British archaeologist.
  • Johnnie Lovesin, 69, Canadian rock musician.
  • Dorothy Masuka, 83, Zimbabwean-born South African jazz singer, complications from hypertension.
  • Carl Meinhold, 92, American basketball player (Providence Steamrollers, Chicago Stags, Scranton Miners).
  • Jill Morgenthaler, 64, American military officer and politician.
  • Franziska Pigulla, 54, German voice actress.
  • S. Rajendran, 62, Indian politician, MP (since 2014), traffic collision.
  • Sebring, 13, Australian racehorse and sire, heart attack.
  • Andrew Shapter, 52, American film director (Before the Music Dies, Happiness Is, The Teller and the Truth), cancer.
  • Ricardo J. Vicent Museros, 80, Spanish printer and publisher.
  • Shmuel Wolf, 85, Israeli actor (An American Hippie in Israel, Fifty-Fifty), multiple system atrophy.
  • Boris Zhuravlyov, 72, Russian football player (Dynamo Stavropol, Lokomotiv Moscow) and manager (Laos national team).

24

  • Paul Allaire, 80, American chief executive (Xerox).
  • Raymond Bellot, 89, French footballer (Toulouse, Monaco, Stade Français).
  • Paul Blackwell, 64, Australian actor (The Quiet Room, Dr. Plonk, 100 Bloody Acres), cancer.
  • Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde, 88, German legal scholar.
  • Ole Johs. Brunæs, 83, Norwegian politician, MP (1989–2001).
  • Philip Cummins, 79, Australian jurist, Supreme Court judge (1988–2009), chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission (since 2012).
  • Subodh Das, 71, Indian politician, member of Tripura Legislative Assembly (1977–2018), Panchayet Minister of Tripura Government (1993–2004).
  • Ian Eliason, 73, New Zealand rugby union player (Taranaki, national team).
  • Susan J. Ellis, 70, American non-fiction writer, cancer.
  • Trevor Eyton, 85, Canadian businessman and politician, Senator (1990–2009).
  • Patricia Garwood, 78, British actress (The Lavender Hill Mob, Petticoat Pirates, No Place Like Home), non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • Antoine Gizenga, 93, Congolese politician, Prime Minister (1960–1961, 2006–2008).
  • Donald Keene, 96, American-born Japanese historian and writer, heart failure.
  • T. Jack Lee, 83, American engineer, director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (1989–1994), pancreatic cancer.
  • Li Xueqin, 85, Chinese historian and palaeographer, Director of the Institute of History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
  • Carrie Ann Lucas, 47, American disability rights advocate and attorney, complications from septic shock.
  • Nyandika Maiyoro, 88, Kenyan Olympic long-distance runner (1956, 1960), tuberculosis.
  • Patrick McCarthy, 67, American fashion magazine publisher and editor (Women's Wear Daily).
  • Arthur Pardee, 97, American biochemist.
  • Johnny Romano, 84, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals).
  • Dame Margaret Scott, 96, South African-Australian ballet dancer.
  • Herbert Stuart, 95, British Anglican priest, RAF Chaplain-in-Chief (1980–1983).
  • Richard S. Wheeler, 83, American writer and newspaper editor.
  • Mac Wiseman, 93, American bluegrass musician (Foggy Mountain Boys).
  • Lothar Zenetti, 93, German theologian and hymnist ("Segne dieses Kind").

25

  • Janet Asimov, 92, American science fiction writer, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst.
  • Chantal duPont, 76, Canadian artist.
  • Peter Fox, 85, English rugby league player (Batley Bulldogs) and coach (Featherstone Rovers, Bradford Northern).
  • Fred Gloden, 100, American football player (Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Seahawks).
  • John Herron, 86, Australian politician and diplomat, Senator (1990–2002), Ambassador to Ireland and the Holy See (2003–2006).
  • Mark Hollis, 64, English singer-songwriter (Talk Talk).
  • Roland Leroy, 92, French journalist and politician.
  • Waldo Machado, 84, Brazilian footballer (Fluminense, Valencia, national team).
  • Graham Newton, 76, English football player (Walsall, Atlanta Chiefs) and manager (Worcester City).
  • Paulo Nogueira Neto, 96, Brazilian environmentalist, Secretary of the Environment (1974–1986).
  • Kathleen O'Malley, 94, American actress (My Old Dutch, Wagon Master).
  • Kenneth Pitt, 96, British publicist and talent manager (David Bowie).
  • Nikhil Sen, 87, Bangladeshi dramatist.
  • Lisa Sheridan, 45, American actress (Invasion, FreakyLinks, Strange Nature), complications from chronic alcoholism.
  • Oleksandr Tikhonov, 80, Ukrainian pharmacist.
  • Agnes Ullmann, 91, French biochemist.
  • Nelson Zeglio, 92, Brazilian footballer (Sochaux, CA Paris, Roubaix-Tourcoing).

26

  • Andy Anderson, 68, English rock drummer (The Cure, The Glove, Steve Hillage), cancer.
  • Aytaç Arman, 69, Turkish actor (The Enemy, Night Journey, Hunting Time), cancer.
  • Christian Bach, 59, Argentine-Mexican actress (Bodas de odio, De pura sangre, El secreto), respiratory failure.
  • Harry F. Barnes, 86, American senior judge of the District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
  • Mickey Channell, 76, American politician, member of the Georgia House of Representatives (1992–2015).
  • Jayatilleke De Silva, 80, Sri Lankan author and journalist.
  • Bobby Doyle, 65, Scottish footballer (Peterborough United, Portsmouth).
  • Uday Bhanu Hans, 92, Indian poet.
  • Mitzi Hoag, 86, American actress (We'll Get By).
  • Tony Honoré, 96, British lawyer and jurist.
  • Murv Jacob, 74, American artist.
  • Magnus Lindberg, 66, Swedish musician, cancer.
  • Charles McCarry, 88, American novelist, complications from cerebral hemorrhage.
  • Ruge Mutahaba, 49, Tanzanian media executive.
  • Ivar Nilsson, 85, Swedish Olympic speed skater (1960, 1964).
  • Grace Quintanilla, 51, Mexican art curator.
  • Manakkal Rangarajan, 96, Indian classical vocalist.
  • Dennis Richardson, 69, American politician, member of the Oregon House of Representatives (2003–2015) and Secretary of State (since 2017), brain cancer.
  • Jeraldine Saunders, 95, American writer and astrologer, creator of The Love Boat, complications from kidney stone surgery.
  • Thomas L. Shaffer, 84, American legal scholar.
  • George Stade, 85, American literary scholar and novelist, pneumonia.
  • Andrejs Žagars, 60, Latvian actor (Ilgais ceļš kāpās, The Life of Klim Samgin, Abduction of the Wizard).

27

  • Rabindra Prasad Adhikari, 49, Nepalese politician, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (since 2018), helicopter crash.
  • César Borda, 25, Argentine footballer (Talleres, UAI Urquiza), suicide by hanging.
  • Sandra Faire, Canadian television producer (Comedy Now!, The Holmes Show, Video Hits).
  • Pierrette Fleutiaux, 77, French writer.
  • Altaf Hussain, 76–77, Bangladeshi cricketer.
  • Bill Landeryou, 77, Australian politician and trade unionist, member of the Victorian Legislative Council (1976–1992).
  • António Mendes, 79, Portuguese footballer (Benfica, Vitória de Guimarães, national team).
  • Jerry Merryman, 86, American electrical engineer, heart and kidney failure.
  • Milton Morris, 94, Australian politician, NSW MP (1956–1980) and Minister for Transport (1965–1975), complications from a stroke.
  • Buzwani Mothobi, 80, Zimbabwean diplomat, Ambassador to Japan and Korea, cancer.
  • Edward Nixon, 88, American business consultant and political campaigner (Richard Nixon 1968 presidential campaign).
  • Giovanni Piana, 78, Italian philosopher.
  • Bill Playle, 80, New Zealand cricketer (national team).
  • Mike Rebhan, 51, American baseball player (Georgia Bulldogs), cancer.
  • France-Albert René, 83, Seychellois politician, President (1977–2004) and Prime Minister (1976–1977), respiratory failure.
  • Michel Sainte-Marie, 80, French politician, Mayor of Mérignac (1974–2014) and MP (1973–2012).
  • Doug Sandom, 89, English drummer (The Who).
  • Janine Tavernier, 83, Haitian poet and novelist.
  • Nathaniel Taylor, 80, American actor (Sanford and Son, What's Happening!!, Trouble Man), heart attack.
  • Willie Williams, 87, American athlete, 100 metres world record holder (1956).

28

  • Shah Alamgir, 62, Bangladeshi journalist, leukemia.
  • Zdzisław Antczak, 71, Polish handball player, Olympic bronze medallist (1976).
  • Lewis Aron, 66, American psychoanalyst.
  • Xabier Arzalluz, 86, Spanish lawyer and academic, president of PNV (1980–1984, 1987–2004) and Deputy (1977–1980).
  • María Ignacia Benítez, 60, Chilean politician.
  • Ed Bickert, 86, Canadian jazz guitarist.
  • Peter Dolby, 78, English footballer (Shrewsbury Town).
  • Jim Fritsche, 87, American basketball player (Minneapolis Lakers, Baltimore Bullets, Fort Wayne Pistons).
  • Joe Girard, 90, American salesman and author, injuries sustained in a fall.
  • Lou Wills Hildreth, 90, American gospel singer and talent agent.
  • Sarah Lee Lippincott, 98, American astronomer.
  • Noel Mulcahy, 89, Irish politician, member of the Seanad Éireann (1977–1981).
  • Norma Paulus, 85, American lawyer and politician, Oregon Secretary of State (1977–1985), complications from dementia.
  • André Previn, 89, German-born American composer (Gigi, Elmer Gantry) and conductor (My Fair Lady), Oscar winner (1959, 1960, 1964, 1965).
  • Stanley Price, 87, British novelist and playwright.
  • Mervyn Rolfe, 71, Scottish politician.
  • Bruce Rosier, 90, Australian Anglican prelate, Bishop of Willochra (1970–1987).
  • Ram Lal Singh, 90, Indian politician, MLA (1985–1990) and (1995–2000).
  • Aron Tager, 84, American actor (Donkey Kong Country, X-Men, Serendipity).
  • Elliot Griffin Thomas, 92, American Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Saint Thomas (1993–1999).

References


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