Hubertus Cornelis Antonius Ernst was born on April 8, 1917, Breda and died on May 19, 2017. He was a Dutch, prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was also a centenarian, Ernst was the oldest Dutch Roman Catholic bishop. He had his seminary years in the Diocese of Breda and was ordained a priest ..
John Kingsmill Cavell was born on November 4, 1916, and died on May 19, 2017. He was a British Anglican bishop. Cavell was the ninth Bishop of Southampton, from 1972-84, a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Winchester. He was educated at Sir Roger Manwood’s School and Queens’ College, Cambridge, whence he gained his Cambridge ..
Shulamit (Shula) Cohen-Kishik (also Shulamit Kishik-Cohen) was born in 1917 and died on May 21, 2017. She was an Israeli spy. Cohen-Kishik worked to rescue Jews from Arab countries. Cohen-Kishik was noted for her missions in Lebanon and work for the Mossad. During 2007, on the 59th Independence Day of the State of Israel, Cohen-Kishik ..
Jean Guttery Fritz was born on November 16, 1915, in Hankow, China and died on May 14, 2017. She was an American children’s writer. She was best known for American biography and history. Fritz won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children’s literature in 1986. Jean Fritz turned 100 in ..
Joseph Barnes was born on November 14, 1914, in Belfast and died on May 4, 2017. He was an Irish physician. Barnes worked in leper colonies in West Africa in the 1940s. Barnes co-founded ICROSS International with Michael Elmore-Meegan. Joseph was born . Barnes lectured in tropical medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in ..
Emma Martina Luigia Morano was born on November 29, 1899, and died on April 17, 2017 She was an Italian supercentenarian. She was the at the age of 117 years and 137 days, She was the world’s oldest living person whose age has been verified, and the last living person verified to have been born ..
Professor Harold Neville Vazeille Temperley was born on March 4, 1915 and died on March 27, 2017. He was an applied mathematician He made numerous contributions to the fields of statistical mechanics, graph theory and the physics of liquids and gases. Temperley was awarded the title Doctor of Science as a fellow of King’s College ..
Agga Maha Pandita Davuldena Sri Gnanissara Thero was born in December 1915, at Dawuldena in Badulla District died on April 5, 2017. He was a Sri Lankan scholar Buddhist monk and a centenarian. Gnanissara Thero served as the supreme Mahanayaka of the Sri Lanka Amarapura Nikaya from 2002 until his death on 3 April 2017. ..
Leonard Litwin was born on October 16, 1914, and died on April 2, 2017. He was an American real estate developer who, through his company, Glenwood Management Corp., specialized in residential construction. Litwin’s firm currently owns and operates approximately 24 buildings in Manhattan and rents about 4,200 high-end units. Litwin’s buildings have a reputation for ..
Jean Rouverol was born on July 8, 1916, and died on March 24, 2017. She was an American author, actress and screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios in the 1950. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of playwright Aurania Rouverol (1886–1955), who created Andy Hardy and wrote many of ..