Key persons we lost in 2014

Sl No.Key Persons we Lost in 2014Month
1Former Prime Minister of Israil, Ariel SharonJan-14
2Actress Anjali DeviJan-14
3Famous Social Activist IIa PathakJan-14
4Famous Padma Shri awardee Marathi Poet Namdeo DhasalJan-14
5Legendary actress Suchitra Sen, who was known as the Greta Garbo of Bengali cinemaJan-14
6The spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community 52nd Dai-al-Mutlaq Syedna Mohammed BurhanuddinJan-14
7Famous Telegu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, also known as ANRJan-14
8Karl Slym, the managing director of Tata MotorsJan-14

9Raymond Weil, the pioneer of Swiss WatchJan-14
10Telegu film actor Uday KiranJan-14
11Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour HoffmanFeb-14
12Renowned Tamil filmmaker Balu MahendraFeb-14
13Famous Carnatic music vocalist R.K. SrikantanFeb-14
14Famous Painter Prokash KarmakarFeb-14
15Famous Spanish guitarist Paco de LuciaFeb-14
16Former President of Bharatiya Janata Party, Bangaru LaxmanMar-14
17William Clay Ford Sr., associated with Ford MotorMar-14
18Founder and Chairman of India-s leading pen manufacturers Luxor Group, DK JainMar-14
19Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant SinghMar-14
20Famous Bolloywood Actress NandaMar-14
21Veteran Malayalam director P RamdasMar-14
22Former Brazil international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz BelliniMar-14
23Noted Economist G.K. ChadhaMar-14
24Veteran Journalist T. V. VenkitachalamMar-14
25Famous Amrican  Joe McGinnissMar-14
26Nobel laureate Colombian author Gabriel Garcia MarquezApr-14
27Famous Theatre personality Khaled ChowdhuryApr-14
28Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Germany's Anja Niedringhaus shot dead by a policeman in AfghanistanApr-14
29Former President of Guinea Kumba YalaApr-14
30Legendary hollywood Actor Mickey RooneyApr-14
31Veteran Demographer Ashish BoseApr-14
32NASA-s scientist John C. Houbolt. He was best known for his significant contribution in NASA's  Apollo's Moon landing program Prgram.Apr-14
33Canadian author Alistair MacLeod. He was best known for his short story collections and novel No Great Mischief.Apr-14
34VK Murthy, the renowned Cinematographer and Dada Saheb Phalke awardeeApr-14
35Nobel Laureate Economist Gary Becker.May-14
36Former CEO and Chairman of Tata Steel and widely known as Management guru, Russy ModyMay-14
37Capt. C. P. Krishnan Nair, Founder Chairman of hotel chain the Leela PalacesMay-14
38Veteran Nuclear Scientist and Padma Bhushan recipient, N SrinivasanMay-14
39The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah. Sultan Azlan Shah was known as the Father of Malaysian Hockey for his colossal contribution to the sport for over 41 years, both as a player and an administrator.May-14
40Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nedurumilli Janardhan ReddyMay-14
413 times Formula One championship winner Sir Jack BrabhamMay-14
42Former Union Minister and Bhartiya Janata Party leader Tapan SikdarJun-14
43Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath MundeJun-14
44Hindustani Singer DhondutaiJun-14
45Famous Jain philanthropist, educationist and businessman, Shrenik Kasturbhai LalbhaiJun-14
46Famous Tamil film director and producer, Ramanarayanan. He has directed 125 films and holds the world record of directing the maximum number of movies by a director.Jun-14
47Former striker of Brazil, Fernando Lucio da CostaJun-14
48An eminent biographer of India's Constitution and Padma Shri awardee Granville Austin. He is author of two political histories of the Indian Constitution -- 'The Indian Constitution: A Cornerstone of A Nation' and 'Working A Democratic Republic: The Indian Experience'.Jul-14
49Famous Actress Zohra Sehgal. She was awarded with Padma Vibhushan by the Indian Government.Jul-14
50South African Nobel Prize-winning writer and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer. Was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 and was also awarded with the Booker Prize in 1974.Jul-14
51Famous Malayalam filmmaker J. Sasikumar.Jul-14
52Eminent Hindi litterateur Madhukar SinghJul-14
53Famous Journalist and former World Bank official, Sundaram SankaranJul-14
54Famous Indian classical singer Sushilarani PatelJul-14
55Eduard Shevardnadze, the former President of GeorgiaJul-14
56Famous cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma, popularly known as PranAug-14
57Oscar Winning veteran actor Robin WilliamsAug-14
58Brazil Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash in Aug 2014 raising doubt about the upcoming Presidential election scheduled to be held later this year.Aug-14
59Squash Legend of Pakistan Hashim KhanAug-14
60World-famous Yoga guru BKS Iyengar. He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan by Indian Government.Aug-14
61Jnanpith award winner and famous Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy. He was awarded with the Padma Bhushan in 1998, Jnanpith award in 1994, the state Rajyothsava award in 1984. He was also nominated for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize.Aug-14
62Oscar-winning British actor, film director and producer Richard Attenborough, famous for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi.Aug-14
63Famous Historian Bipin ChandraAug-14
64Dick Wagner, the famous Rock GuitaristAug-14
65Veteran Communist Party of India leader Amitava NandyAug-14
66Famous Malayalam drama and film actor Chemancherry Narayanan NairAug-14
67Famous Telugu artist, filmmaker and humourist Sattiraju Lakshminarayana, popularly known as BapuSep-14
68Famous Dancer and Choreographer Maya RaoSep-14
69Goolam Essaji Vahanvati. He was the first Muslim to become India's Attorney GeneralSep-14
70Freedom fighter and famous Journalist Jitendra Chandra PaulSep-14
71Famous Educationist Kireet Joshi. He was education advisor to the Government of India in 1976.Sep-14
72Famous Musician Mandolin U. ShrinivasSep-14
73Former Foreign secretary AP VenkateshwaranSep-14
74The world`s oldest test cricketer Norman Gordon of South AfricaSep-14
75Former MP  and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Jagdev Singh TalwandiSep-14
76Former International Cricket Umpire Mohammad GhouseSep-14

 
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