Kipyator Nicholas Kiprono arap Biwott was born in 1940 and died on July 11, 2017. He was a Kenyan businessman, politician and philanthropist. He served as a civil servant, Member of Parliament and government minister, during which time he held eight senior ministerial positions, worked alongside Kenya’s first three presidents — Jomo Kenyatta, Daniel arap ..
Emma Mashinini was born on August 21, 1929 and died on July 10, 2017. She was a South African trade unionist and political leader. She was living in Johannesburg, her family was forcibly displaced several times during her childhood. Mashinini started working at age 14 and soon became a union organiser at her garment factory. ..
Neal L. Patterson was born on December 1949 and died on July 9, 2017. He was an American businessman. He best known as being the CEO of Cerner Corporation, a Kansas City-based medical software corporation. Patterson was also a principal owner of the Sporting Kansas City soccer team. He served in the Army National Guard ..
Anton Borisovich Nossik was born on July 4, 1966 and died on July 9, 2017. He was a Russian journalist, social activist and blogger (10th place in RuNet according to Yandex). He was also called one of the “godfathers of the Russian Internet” or the first Russian-language blogger. Nossik was an editor for the Russian ..
Michael Graham Ruddock Sandberg, Baron Sandberg, was born on May 31, 1927, in Surrey and died on July 7, 2017. He was executive chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation from 1977 to 1986. Michael Sandberg, Baron Sandberg passed away at 90 ..
Minos Xenophon “Minas” Kyriakou was born on May 31, 1942 and died on July 2, 2017. He was a Greek media and shipping magnate and businessman. Kyriakou was the president of the Greek Olympic Committee and was the President of the International Olympic Academy (IOA, 2004-2009). Kyriakou was elected to the International Association of Athletics ..
Thomas Frederic (Fred) Rimell was born in 1913 and died on July 13, 1981. He was a British champion National Hunt racing jockey and trainer. Rimell was champion jockey three times and leading trainer five times. He was the first jumping trainer to earn £1 million in prize money for his owners. He earned himself ..
Sheikh Sulaiman bin Abdulaziz Al Rajhi was born in 1920 and died 2017. He was a Saudi Arabian corporate figure and billionaire. As of 2011, Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi’s wealth was estimated by Forbes to be $7.7 billion, making him the 120th richest person in the world. Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi received the ..
Nazmul Huda Bachchu was born on July 11, 1938 and died on June 28, 2017. He was a Bangladeshi film and television actor. Bachchu won Bangladesh National Film Award. He completed his bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Dhaka in 1958. He began his career in music and became a singer and music ..
Louis Nicollin was born on June 29, 1943 and died on June 29, 2017. He was a French entrepreneur and former director of the Nicollin Company. He specializes in the collection and reprocessing of household and industrial waste. He has also been the chairman of Montpellier Hérault Sport Club, a football team, since 1974. Louis ..