Deaths in 2008
This is a list of lists of deaths, organized by year. New deaths articles are added to their respective month (e.g., Deaths in March 2015), and then linked here.
George Carlin - Political Correctness is fascism pretending to be Manners..................
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Requiem for the Suicided: The DC Madam
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Years later, the 'D.C. Madam' scandal is relevant once more
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Sripathi Dead in an Accident (update 4 )
Parliamentarian of ruling SLFP Sripathi Sooriyarachchi , his driver and one of freinds were dies following an accident in Thambuththegama, Anuradhapura, few minutes ago. The jeep in which he was trav...
Sripathi Sooriyarachchi killed in an accident : 09-02-2008
Sri Lanka Freedom Party dissident Sri Lanka Freedom Party dissident Parliamentarian Sripathi Sooriyarachchi and three of his bodyguards were killed following an accident in Anuradhapura. Mr. Sooriyara...
Superadobe (sandbag and barbed wire) technology
What is Superadobe?   Superadobe (sandbag and barbed wire) technology is a large, long adobe. It is a simple adobe, an instant and flexible line generator. It uses the materials of war for peaceful en...
Daihachiro Sato
Daihachiro Sato (June 1, 1932 – May 28, 2008) was a Japanese mathematician who was awarded the Lester R. Ford Award in 1976 for his work in number theory, specifically on his work in the Diophantine r...
Daihachiro Sato - Wikipedia
Benny Neyman
Wilhelmus Albertus "Benny" Neyman (9 June 1951 in Maastricht, Netherlands - 7 February 2008 in Soesterberg, Netherlands) was a Dutch singer.
Neyman was born in Limburg. In the beginning of the 197...
Sripathi Dead in an Accident (update 4 )
Parliamentarian of ruling SLFP Sripathi Sooriyarachchi , his driver and one of freinds were dies following an accident in Thambuththegama, Anuradhapura, few minutes ago. The jeep in which he was trav...
Nadezhda Rumyantseva
Nadezhda Vasilyevna Rumyantseva (Russian: Наде́жда Васи́льевна Румя́нцева, September 9, 1930, Potapovo, Smolensk Oblast - April 8, 2008, Moscow) was a Soviet/Russian theatrical and cinema actress....
Colin Murdoch
Colin Albert Murdoch ONZM (6 February 1929 – 4 May 2008) was a New Zealand pharmacist and veterinarian who made a number of significant inventions, in particular the tranquilliser gun, the ...
Colin Murdoch - Wikipedia
Basavarajeshwari
Basavarajeshwari (1921 or 22 – 2008) was an Indian politician from Bellary, Karnataka. She belonged to the Lingayat community and was the Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development in the...
Alladi Ramakrishnan
Alladi Ramakrishnan (9 August 1923 – 7 June 2008) was an Indian physicist and the founder of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Matscience) in Chennai. He made contributions to Stochastic Process...
Alladi Ramakrishnan - Wikipedia
Jayshree Gadkar
Jayshree Gadkar (21 February 1942 – 29 August 2008) was a noted Marathi and Hindi Cinema movie actress and a star of Marathi cinema in from the 1950s up to the 1980s.
Jayashree was born in a Konka...
Jayshree Gadkar - Wikipedia
Jean Mattéoli
Jean Mattéoli (20 December 1922 in Montchanin, Saône-et-Loire – 27 January 2008 in Paris) was a French politician. He was the Minister of Social Affairs (France) during the Raymond Barre administratio...
Mervyn Jayasuriya
Mervyn Jayasuriya was a veteran announcer with Radio Ceylon - the oldest radio station in South Asia. Jayasuriya presented some of the most popular radio programmes over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon,...
Mervyn Jayasuriya - Wikipedia
Minocher Bhandara
Minocher Bhandara (died June 15, 2008), popularly known as Minoo, was a Pakistani businessman and former minority representative and member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (MNA). He belonged to t...
Ottar Grønvik
Ottar Nicolai Grønvik (21 October 1916 – 15 May 2008) was a Norwegian philologist and runology scholar.He was a lecturer from 1959 and associate professor from 1965 to 1986 at the University of Oslo. ...
Wilfred von Oven
Wilfred von Oven (born La Paz, Bolivia 4 May 1912 - died Buenos Aires, Argentina 13 June 2008) was between 1943 and the German capitulation in 1945 the personal Press adjutant of Propaganda Minister J...
Paul Greco
Paul Greco (October 21, 1955 – December 17, 2008) was an American actor and musician, best known for his role as Sully, the leader of the Orphans, in the 1979 film The Warriors. He appeared in a numbe...
Abdulla Alishayev
Abdulla Telman Alishayev (died 2 September 2008) was a Russian Dagestani journalist and writer. Alishayev was the television host of a popular mainstream Islamic television station in the Republic of ...
Bobby Beasley
Bobby Beasley (26 August 1935 – 9 January 2008) was an Irish jockey and horse trainer.
Beasley was born in London in to an Irish racing family. His father, Harry, also known as "HH" Beasley,was an...
Dov Freiberg
Dov Freiberg (15 May 1927 – March 2008) was a Holocaust survivor, writer, and witness at the Eichmann trial and the Demjanjuk case.
Dov Freiberg was born to Moses and Rebecca Freiberg in 1927 in W...
Hanna Ben Dov
Hanna Ben Dov is an Israeli abstract painter born in Jerusalem in 1919, died in Paris in 2008.
Ben Dov's father, Ya'ackov Ben-Dov, was a famous Israeli photographer who founded the photography dep...
Daisy Jugadai Napaltjarri
Daisy Jugadai Napaltjarri (c. 1955 – 2008) was a Pintupi-Luritja-speaking Indigenous artist from Australia's Western Desert region, and sister of artist Molly Jugadai Napaltjarri. Daisy Jugadai lived ...
Daisy Jugadai Napaltjarri - Wikipedia
Edgar Vincent
Edgar Vincent (13 March 1918, Hamburg — 26 June 2008, New York City) was an American publicist and actor of German birth. He began his career appearing in small roles in Hollywood films during the 194...
Edgar Vincent - Wikipedia
Rust Hills
Lawrence Rust Hills (November 9, 1924 – August 12, 2008) was an American author and fiction editor at Esquire from 1957 to 1964, though he remained associated with the magazine until 1999.Authors he c...
Anne Armstrong
Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both the For...
Anne Armstrong - Wikipedia