Chandler Seymour Robbins was born on July 17, 1918, in Belmont, Massachusetts and died on March 20, 2017. He was an American ornithologist. Robbins’ contributions to the field include co-authorship of an influential field guide to birds, as well as organizing the North American Breeding Bird Survey. Following a 60 years career in public service, ..
József Szécsényi was born on January 10, 1932 and died on March 21, 2017. He was a former Hungarian track and field athlete. He competed in the discus throw event. Szécsényi was the bronze medallist at the 1954 European Athletics Championships, becoming Hungary’s second such medallist in the event after István Donogán. He was multiple ..
Roger Pingeon was born on August 28, 1940 and died on March 19, 2017. He was a professional road bicycle racer from France. He was raised up near the Jura Mountains, he was a cross-country skier as a teenager before taking up bicycle racing. Pingeon spent two years in Algeria on military service before starting ..
Chinu Modi was born on September 30, 1939, and died on March 19, 2017. He was also known by his pen name Irshad. He was a Gujarati language poet, novelist, short story writer and critic from Gujarat, India. He studied languages, MOdi taught at various institutions and established himself as a poet and author. Modi ..
Ryan McBride was born on December 15, 1989 and died on March 19, 2017. He was an Irish footballer. Ryan played as a defender for Derry City in the League of Ireland. He was found dead at his home. Ryan McBride passed away at 27 ..
Ivan Grubišić was born on June 20, 1936 and died on March 19, 2017. He was a Croatian Roman Catholic priest, sociologist, and politician. Ivan served in the Croatian Parliament from 2011 to 2015. Ivan Grubišić passed away at 80 ..
James Earle “Jimmy” Breslin was born on October 17, 1928 and died on March 19, 2017. He was an American journalist and author. Jimmy wrote columns for the New York Daily News Sunday edition, Breslin wrote numerous novels, and columns of his appeared regularly in various newspapers in his hometown of New York City. Breslin ..
Zubaida Gulshan Ara died on March 19, 2017. She was a Bangladeshi writer. Ara was the chairperson of Bangladesh Shishu Academy. Ara was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2005 by the Government of Bangladesh. She wrote 50 books. Ara also served as the general secretary of “Sahitto Bangladesh”, a literary organization. Zubaida Gulshan Ara passed away ..
Li Li-Hua, known as Li Hua Li, Li Lihua and Teresa Li Chinese was born on July 17, 1924, in Shanghai and died on March 19, 2017. She was a Chinese Hong-Kong actress. Li was better known as an actress from the Shaw Brothers Studio. During 1957, she married Hong Kong actor and director Yan ..
David Rockefeller was born on June 12, 1915 and died on March 20, 2017. He was an American banker. Rockefeller was chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. Rockefeller was the oldest living member of the Rockefeller family and family patriarch from July 2004 until his death in March 2017. He was a son ..