Max Gallo was born on January 7, 1932 and died on July 18, 2017. He was a French writer, historian and politician. He was the son of Italian immigrants (his father was of Piedmontese descent and his mother was from the region of Parma). His early career was in journalism. During that time, Gallo was ..
Jacob Franklin Butcher was born in 1936, in Union County, Tennessee and died on July 19, 2017. He was an American banker and politician. Butcher built a financial empire in East Tennessee. He was the Democratic Party nominee for governor of Tennessee in 1978 and the primary promoter of the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville, ..
Nar Bahadur Bhandari was born on October 5, 1940 and died on July 16, 2017. He was a chief minister of the state of Sikkim in India. Bhandari governed the state from 1979 to 1994. Bhandari was the founder leader of Sikkim Sangram Parishad party. Bhandari was popularly remembered for his contributions to include Nepali ..
Valentine Max “Val” Jeffery was born on December 6, 1934 and died on July 17, 2017. He was an Australian politician. He was elected to the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly as a Liberal member for Brindabella on 28 July 2016, following a countback resulting from Brendan Smyth’s resignation. Jeffery was the owner of the ..
Frederick Augustus Tuckman was born on June 9, 1922 and died on July 6, 2017. He was a British Conservative politician and former Member of the European Parliament. Frederick fought Coventry North in 1970, and later served as an MEP for Leicester from 1979 until 1989. Tuckman received the Order of the British Empire in ..
Dianne Brushett was born on October 11, 1942 and died on July 11, 2017. She was a Canadian politician. Brushett has her Master’s degree in Atlantic Canada Studies from St. Mary’s University, and received her Canadian Securities licence after leaving government in 1997. Brushett co-founded and managed Dominion Biologicals Ltd. until 1990. She was divorced ..
Joaquim Molins i Amat was born on February 9, 1945 and died on July 13, 2017. He was a Spanish politician. Joaguim was a member of the Congress of Deputies and the Parliament of Catalonia. Joaquim Molins i Amat passed away at 72 ..
Jacobus Willem Francois Pretorius, commonly known as Kosie Pretorius was born on September 5, 1935, in Swakopmund, Erongo Region and died on July 14, 2017. He was a Namibian politician. Kosie was the Chairman of the Monitor Action Group party, which mainly represents conservative white Namibians, and was a member of the National Assembly of ..
Georgy Koshlakov was born on February 8, 1936 and died on July 7, 2017. He was the deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan. On January 23, 1989, after the Gissar earthquake occurred, Georgy quoted as saying: “The earthquake caused a burst of mud from the foothills which poured down on the villages. The quake was up ..
Adolfo Raúl Taylhardat was born on May 6, 1934 and died on July 9, 2017. He was a Venezuelan diplomat. Taylhardat was a graduate in international studies (1957; doctorate 1960) and law (1965) from the Central University of Venezuela, Adolfo has occupied a range of diplomatic posts since entering Venezuela’s diplomatic service in 1955. He ..