Pietro Ingrao

Pietro Ingrao, politician, 1915-2015

He was among the last surviving members of a generation of communists who shaped politics in Italy

Lord Denis Healey at his home in Sussex, 03/04/2006. Photographed for WEFT p.3 Interview.

Denis Healey: political heavyweight who raised eyebrows

An intellectual with the common touch who saved Labour from disintegration

Andrew Kohut, Pew pollster, 1942-2015

Public opinion analyst who was pre-eminent in pointing to the world’s shifting sensibilities

Fred DeLuca, fast food entrepreneur, 1947-2015

Teenaged founder rolled out Subway to 100 countries

José María Ruiz-Mateos, entrepreneur, 1931-2015

Fraudster who built a business on sherry and subterfuge

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Sir Adrian Cadbury, corporate governance pioneer, 1929-2015

Scion of the chocolate-making family who became the pre-eminent authority on the way boards are run

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, heritage custodian, 1926-2015

Peer who held pole position in automotive preservation

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Oliver Sacks, neurologist, 1933-2015

Popular books illustrated the workings of the human mind through vivid case studies

Om Prakash Munjal, transport industrialist, 1928-2015

India’s benevolent poet who ran Hero Cycles, the world’s top bicycle maker, writes Victor Mallet

Khaled al-Asaad, archaeologist, 1932-2015

Guardian of the Syrian city’s ruins strove to save his ‘Venice of the Sands’

Frances Kelsey, drug regulator, 1914-2015

Diligent doctor who averted an American child calamity

Jerome Kohlberg, senior founder of KKR, 1925-2015

‘First K’ who defied hardball at takeover triumvirate

Abdul Kalam, Indian aeronautical engineer and president, 1931-2015

Rocket science hero who soared to head of state

Elio Fiorucci, designer and retailer, 1935-2015

A creator who made fashion an everyday fascination

Juli Soler, restaurateur, 1949-2015

He brought global fame to elBulli and to Ferran Adrià, its head chef

Sir John Buchanan, 1943-2015

Down-to-earth BP veteran known for his board diplomacy

Omar Sharif, actor, 1932-2015

Scene-stealer of Lawrence of Arabia became epic cinema’s go-to romantic male

Prince Saud al-Faisal, 1940-2015

Colossus of Arab diplomacy held influential position for four decades

Ajit Singh, economist, 1940-2015

Academic who argued that modern companies do not really try to maximise profits

Charles Pasqua, politician, 1927-2015

Gritty Gaullist who decried a dual danger to sovereignty



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