John Hicklenton
John Hicklenton (8 May 1967 – 19 March 2010), aka John Deadstock, was a British comics artist best known for his brutal, visceral work on flagship 2000 AD characters like Judge Dredd (in particular H...
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Society for Old Age Rational Suicide
The Society for Old Age Rational Suicide (SOARS) is a group based in the United Kingdom concerned with choice at the end of life. It was established on December 10, 2009 (Human Rights Day) by Dr. Mich...
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Noël Martin
Noël Martin (*1959, Jamaican born British), is a prominent Neo-Nazi victim who was attacked by German Neo-Nazis in 1996. He lives in Birmingham, England. At the time he was attacked he was one of the ...
Snowflake (gorilla)
Snowflake (Catalan: Floquet de Neu, Spanish: Copito de Nieve; c. 1964 – November 24, 2003) was an albino western lowland gorilla. He was an attraction at the Barcelona Zoo in Spain where he li...
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Bertrand Dawson, 1st Viscount Dawson of Penn
Bertrand Edward Dawson, 1st Viscount Dawson of Penn, GCVO, KCB, KCMG, PC, FRCP (9 March 1864 – 7 March 1945) was a physician to the British Royal Family and President of the Royal College of Physician...
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Piergiorgio Welby
Piergiorgio Welby (Rome, 26 December 1945 - 20 December 2006) was an Italian poet, painter and activist whose three-month-long battle to establish his right to die led to a debate about euthanasia in ...
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Assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known as Mahatma Gandhi, was assassinated on 30 January 1948, shot at close range by Nathuram Godse. Gandhi was outside on the steps of a building where a prayer mee...
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Euthanasia in the United Kingdom
Euthanasia is illegal in the United Kingdom.In 1935, Lord Moynihan and Dr Killick Millard founded the British Voluntary Euthanasia Society (later known as EXIT and now as Dignity in Dying) which prod...
India House
India House was an informal Indian nationalist organisation based in London between 1905 and 1910. With the patronage of Shyamji Krishna Varma, its home in a student residence in Highgate, North Londo...
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Child euthanasia
Child euthanasia is a controversial form of euthanasia that is applied to children who are gravely ill or suffer from significant birth defects.
Generally, when a newborn's life is contested, the ...
Herbert Fux
Herbert Fux (25 March 1927 – 13 March 2007) was an Austrian film actor and politician. He appeared in more than 140 films between 1960 and 2007.
Fux was born in Hallein, at the age of five h...
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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar ( pronunciation ) (28 May 1883 – 26 February 1966) was an Indian pro-independence activist, politician as well as a poet, writer and playwright. He advocated dismant...
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Elisabeth Rivers-Bulkeley
Elisabeth Charlotte Marie Rivers-Bulkeley (30 April 1924 - 19 December 2006) was a stockbroker. Born in Austria, she lived most of her life in the United Kingdom. She was one of the first ten women...
Willem Oltmans
Willem Leonard Oltmans (10 June 1925 – 30 September 2004) was a Dutch investigative journalist and author who did not hesitate to pro-actively intervene in international politics.Due to the highly cri...
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Edward Brongersma
Edward Brongersma (August 31, 1911 in Haarlem, Netherlands – April 22, 1998 in Bloemendaal/Overveen, Netherlands) was a Dutch politician and doctor of law. For a number of years he was a member ...
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Nancy Crick
Nancy Crick (1932 – 21 May 2002) was an Australian woman who committed suicide by drinking a solution of Nembutal, while surrounded by 21 voluntary euthanasia supporters and family. Nancy was s...
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Christian de Duve
Christian René Marie Joseph, Viscount de Duve (2 October 1917 – 4 May 2013) was a Nobel Prize-winning Belgian cytologist and biochemist. He made serendipitous discoveries of two cell organelles, perox...
Hindutva
Hindutva (translation: Hinduness), coined by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in 1923, is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India. The Bharatiya Janata Party adopted it as its official ideology in ...
Sue Rodriguez
Sue Rodriguez (August 2, 1950 – February 12, 1994) was an advocate of assisted suicide. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with the given name Sue Shipley, and grew up in Thornhill, Ontario, a suburb...
Edward Downes
Sir Edward Thomas ("Ted") Downes, CBE (17 June 1924 – 10 July 2009) was an English conductor, specialising in opera.He was associated with the Royal Opera House from 1952, and with Opera Austral...
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Ramón Sampedro
Ramón Sampedro Cameán (5 January 1943 – 12 January 1998) was a Spanish fisherman and writer. Sampedro became a quadriplegic at the age of 25 (23 August 1968), following a diving accident, and fought f...
Eluana Englaro
Eluana Englaro (25 November 1970 – 9 February 2009) was an Italian woman from Lecco, who entered a persistent vegetative state on 18 January 1992, following a car accident, and subsequently became th...
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Care Not Killing
Care, Not Killing is an alliance of several organisations who are opposed to the legalisation of euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide in the United Kingdom. Their goals include promoting more and ...
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Dignity in Dying
Dignity in Dying is a United Kingdom nationwide campaigning organisation. It is funded by voluntary contributions from members of the public, and as of December 2010, it claimed to have 25,000 activel...
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Pretty v United Kingdom
Pretty v. United Kingdom (2346/02) was a case decided by European Court of Human Rights in 2002.
Diane Pretty was suffering from motor neurone disease and was paralysed from the neck down, had lit...
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