Dave Goldberg, entrepreneur, 1967-2015

SurveyMonkey chief executive and husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg

(FILE PHOTO) It has been reported that Best-Selling British Author Ruth Rendell has died on May 2, 2015 aged 85 English author Ruth Rendell posed in London on 22nd January 1986. (Photo by United News/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Ruth Rendell, crime novelist and politician, 1930-2015

Edgy, astringent novelist, prepared to take the reader into truly Stygian territory

Inês Etienne Romeu, Human rights activist, 1942-2015

Battler who laid bare an era of military brutality

François Michelin, industrialist, 1926-2015

Built family-controlled company into world’s largest tyremaker

America’s foremost bankruptcy lawyer dies

Harvey Miller, adversarial practitioner who shepherded Lehman and GM failures

Ed Mcmillan wwII B17 pilot

Edward McMillan, banker, 1919-2015

Merrill Lynch pioneer who helped to shape institutional market for equities

Władysław Bartoszewski, Polish survivor of Auschwitz, 1922-2015

Hero of the resistance protected Jews during the Holocaust and later rebuilt relations with Germany

Elio Toaff, spiritual leader, 1915-2015

The former chief rabbi of Rome who pursued the cause of reconciliation between Catholics and Jews

8th March 1974: Roy Mason, the Labour Minister of Defence in the Wilson administration. (Photo by Ian Showell/Keystone/Getty Images)
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Labour peer Lord Mason dies at 91

Former Barnsley MP was Northern Ireland secretary at height of the conflict in the province

Alfred Taubman, mall developer and auction house owner, 1924-2015

King of upscale suburban shopping whose Sotheby’s takeover ended in jail

Margaret Rule, archaeologist, 1928-2015

Director whose determination lifted a sunken Tudor treasure

Eduardo Galeano dies in Uruguay aged 74

Author of ‘Open Veins of Latin America’ had disavowed his best-known work

German author Günter Grass dies

Nobel-prize winning writer was best known for his critical view of his country’s Nazi past

Moira Gemmill, guiding light of V&A revival

Patron who believed good design could change society

Fredric Brandt, cosmetic dermatologist, 1949-2015

The man who was once dubbed the ‘Baron of Botox’

Richie Benaud, cricketer, 1930-2015

Omnipresent figure in global cricket and father of the modern game

John Makin, economist, 1943—2015

Old-fashioned US conservative who warned of deflationary forces buffeting world economy

Andrew Porter, music critic, 1928-2015

Organist who laid foundations for the FT’s arts coverage

Providencia Paredes, Presidential aide, 1924-2015

Confidante of the Kennedys whose solace eased tragedies

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s former PM

Pioneer of ‘authoritarian capitalism’ who led his country for more than 30 years


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