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World Leaders Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the World Leaders Memorial Site.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Ronald Reagan, the cheerful crusader who devoted his presidency to winning the Cold War, trying to scale back government and making people believe it was "morning again in America," died Saturday after a long twilight struggle with Alzheimer's disease, a family friend said. He was 93. He died at his home in California, according to the friend, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The White House was told his health had taken a turn for the worse in the last several...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gerald R. Ford, who picked up the pieces of Richard Nixon's scandal-shattered White House as the 38th and only unelected president in America's history, has died, his wife, Betty, said Tuesday. He was 93. "My family joins me in sharing the difficult news that Gerald Ford, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather has passed away at 93 years of age," Mrs. Ford said in a brief statement issued from her husband's office in Rancho Mirage. "His life was...
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Nelson Mandela, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president of South Africa, has died. He was 95. Nelson Mandela's inspirational life: photos, quotes and more Mandela first gained international attention after being imprisoned for anti-apartheid activities. During the 1950s, Mandela became active politically as the white Afrikaner-controlled government increasingly institutionalized racial segregation. Though segregation of the races had long been a matter of fact in South...
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Corazon Aquino Obituary (AP News)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Former President...

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Benazir Bhutto Obituary (AP News)

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Benazir Bhutto, one of...

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Lech Kaczynski Obituary (AP News)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Lech...

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Prince Rainier Obituary (AP News)

MONACO (AP) - Prince Rainier III, whose marriage...

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Princess Lilian of Sweden Obituary (AP News)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Welsh-born Princess Lilian of...

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Brian Lenihan Obituary (AP News)

DUBLIN (AP) - Former Finance Minister Brian...

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Meles Zenawi Obituary (AP News)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Meles Zenawi,...

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Boris Yeltsin Obituary (AP News)

MOSCOW (AP) – Former President Boris...

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