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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Kapur Commission
The release of the conspirators in the Gandhi murder case in 1964 and the resultant celebrations in Pune and Ketkar's remarks that he was aware of Nathuram Godse's desire to kill Gandhi, led to a publ...
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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Annie M. G. Schmidt
Anna Maria Geertruida "Annie" Schmidt (20 May 1911 – 21 May 1995) was a Dutch writer. She is called the mother of the Dutch theatrical song and the queen of Dutch children's literature, praised for h...
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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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Brad Davis (actor)
Robert Creel "Brad" Davis (November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for starring in the 1978 film Midnight Express and 1982 film Querelle.
Born Robert Cree...
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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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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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...
Giovanni Nuvoli
Giovanni Nuvoli (Alghero, December 15, 1953 - Alghero, July 23, 2007) was an Italian former football referee who suffered of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis since 2001. With the help of Associazione Luc...
Friedhelm Konietzka
Friedhelm "Timo" Konietzka (2 August 1938 – 12 March 2012) was a German football striker and manager. He earned his nickname "Timo" due to a supposed resemblance to the Soviet commander Semyon Ti...
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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...
Hugo Claus
Hugo Maurice Julien Claus ([ˈɦyɣoː ˈklʌu̯s]; 5 April 1929 – 19 March 2008) was a leading Belgian author who published under his own name as well as various pseudonyms. Claus' literary contributi...
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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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Lucio Magri
Lucio Magri (19 August 1932 – 28 November 2011) was an Italian journalist and politician.
Magri was born in Ferrara and was one of the founders of the far-left newspaper il manifesto. He was...
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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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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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...
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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