Yoshiko Yamaguchi, film star and politician

Screen siren with roles that played out in her equally extraordinary real life

Chicken supremo of America’s malls

Truett Cathy, fast food entrepreneur, 1921-2014

Dangerous demagogue turned peacemaker

Reverend Ian Paisley, Northern Ireland politician, 1926-2014

Botín took family tradition to new level

Patriarch reshaped Santander from local lender into world leader

Hal Finney, computer scientist, 1956-2014

‘Cypherpunk’ at the forefront of privacy battles and Bitcoin

Joan Rivers dies in New York hospital

Comedienne suffers cardiac arrest after vocal surgery

Andrew Madoff dies from cancer

Son of fraudster Bernard Madoff loses battle with lymphoma

Emmanuel Kriaras

Emmanuel Kriaras, academic and campaigner

Greek professor who pushed for democracy via demotic discourse

Richard Attenborough – face of British cinema

Oscar-winning actor and director, 1923-2014

Doyenne of Rothschild wine dynasty dies

Former actress widely credited with extending brands

Dabbler who switched from coffee to champagne

Nicolas Feuillatte, beverage merchant, 1926-2014

Calm force during Goldman’s darkest hours

James Schiro, ‘Brooklyn guy’ who led PwC

Footloose financier who lost every fortune

Charles Gordon, venture capitalist, 1927-2014

Lauren Bacall, film actress, 1924-2014

Stage and screen star from Hollywood golden age

James Brady, White House press secretary

Reagan aide who took a bullet and entered aggrieved battle on guns

John Edwards, Financial Times journalist

Reporter ‘put FT’s personal finance coverage on the map’

Peter Williams, charity chief with a mission

Physician and administrator, 1925-2014

Sir Peter Hall, man who conceived M25

Pre-eminent UK urban planner of his generation dies, age 82

Stephanie Gray, Financial Times stalwart

Editor on world news and New Zealander trusted by Maori activists

Richard MacCormac, former Riba president

Architect’s final years blighted by row over BBC headquarters


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