Grady C. Cothen was born on August 2, 1920, in Poplarville, Mississippi and died on May 19, 2017. He was a pastor, state convention executive secretary-director for the Southern Baptist Convention, author, university president, and seminary president. His parents was Rev. & Mrs. J. H. Cothen. Cothen married Martha E. (Bettye) Major and had two ..
Alan Swinbank was born in 1945 and died on May 17, 2017. He was a British racehorse trainer. Alan Swinbank horses competed in both Flat racing and National Hunt racing. Swinbank trained the winners of more than 800 races in a career lasting from 1982 until his death, and gained his most notable successs with ..
Gaisi Takeuti was born on January 25, 1926, and died on May 10, 2017. He was a Japanese mathematician. He was known for his work in proof theory. Following his graduation from Tokyo University, he went to Princeton to study under Kurt Gödel. Gaisi later became a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ..
Simon H. Vega was born on October 8, 1935, and died on May 12, 2017. He was a high school teacher. Vega became a personal friend of singer Elvis Presley while the two served together in the United States Army in Germany from 1958–1960. During 1993, he turned his house into a museum called “Little ..
Felipe Ehrenberg was born in 1943 in Tlacopac, Mexico City and died on May 15, 2017. He was a Mexican artist. Felipe worked in painting, drawing, printmaking and performance, among other mediums. Ehrenberg also published books and magazines. His artistic career of more than 50 years covered the conceptual art of the seventies, including mail ..
Cécile Andrée Paule DeWitt-Morette was born on December 21, 1922, and died on May 8, 2017. She was a French mathematician and physicist. Cécile DeWitt-Morette founded a summer school at Les Houches in the French Alps. Her work was awarded the American Society of the French Legion of Honour 2007 Medal for Distinguished Achievement. She ..
Gabriel Chiramel was born on December 11, 1914, in Manalur, Kingdom of Cochin and died on May 11, 2017. He was an Indian Roman Catholic priest, educationist, zoologist, author and social reformer. He was known for his services in the fields of education, health and human welfare. Chiramel was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2007 by ..
Wu Wenjun was born on May 12, 1919 and died on May 7, 2017. He was also well known as Wu Wen-tsün. He was a Chinese mathematician and academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). During 1957, Wu was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 1990, Wu Wenjun was ..
Elon Lages Lima was born on July 9, 1929, and died on May 7, 2017. He was a Brazilian mathematician. Lima research concerns differential topology, algebraic topology, and differential geometry. He was an influential figure in the development of mathematics in Brazil. Lima was the professor emeritus at Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada ..
Peter T. Flawn was born on February 17, 1926, in Miami, Florida and died on May 7, 2017. He was a American geologist and educator. He retired as President of the University of Texas at Austin in 1985 and was named President Emeritus by the Board of Regents. Peter T. Flawn gained his bachelor’s degree ..