Deaths in May - 2019

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Deaths in May - 2019

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Maio 3, 2019, 10:08am

Hockey great Red Kelly died May 2 at the age of 91. He wrote Hockey: The Sports Playbook.

Maio 4, 2019, 6:28pm

Maio 7, 2019, 2:29pm

Advocate for the disabled Jean Vanier died May 7 at the age of 90. His books include Becoming Human , Community and Growth and From Brokenness to Community (Harold M. Wit Lectures) .

Editado: Maio 9, 2019, 1:39pm

Historian John Lukacs died May 5 at the age of 95. His many books include Five Days in London: May 1940 and Budapest 1900: A Historical Portrait of a City and Its Culture .

Naturalist Jim Fowler, who co-hosted Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, died on May 8 at the age of 89. He wrote Jim Fowler's Wildest Places on Earth.

Maio 10, 2019, 8:55am

Novelist Chuck Kinder died May 3 at the age of 76. His books include Honeymooners: A Cautionary Tale and Last Mountain Dancer: Hard-Earned Lessons in Love, Loss, and Honky-Tonk Outlaw Life. His struggles to write inspired his student Michael Chabon to write Wonder Boys.

Editado: Maio 11, 2019, 7:46am

Former publisher of the Wall Street Journal, Warren H. Phillips died May 10 at the age of 92. he wrote China: behind the mask.

Maio 12, 2019, 2:13am

Actress Peggy Lipton died May 11 at the age of 72. She wrote Breathing Out.

Editado: Maio 13, 2019, 2:18pm

ACLU advocate for women's rights Lenora Lapidus died May 5 at the age of 55. She wrote Caught in the Net: The Impact of Drug Policies on Women and Families.

Actress, singer and animal advocate Doris Day died May 13 at the age of 97. She wrote Please take good care of your best friend!!: A book on pet care .

Editado: Maio 15, 2019, 8:54am

Economist Alice M. Rivlin died May 14 at the age of 88. Her books include Reviving the American Dream and Systematic Thinking for Social Action.

Maio 16, 2019, 8:41pm

Editado: Maio 17, 2019, 1:48pm

The celebrity known as Grumpy Cat died May 13 at the age of 7. Amazingly prolific for a cat, her many books include A Grumpy Book and Grumpy Cat’s Guide to Life.

Criminologist George L. Kelling died May 15 at the age of 83. His books include Fixing Broken Windows and Neighborhoods and Police.

Italian politician Gianni di Michelis died May 11 at the age of 78. He wrote La Lunga Ombra di Yalta.

Former Australian PM Bob Hawke died May 16 at the age of 89. His books include The Hawke Memoirs and The Resolution of Conflict.

Celebrated author Herman Wouk died May 17 at the age of 103. He's remembered for such classics as The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War and War and Remembrance among many others.

Maio 18, 2019, 8:55am

Civil rights activist and poloitician Unita Blackwell died May 13 at the age of 86. Her autobiography was called Barefootin’:.

Maio 20, 2019, 5:26am

Tommy Donbavand writer and entertainer died May 14th 2019 aged 51.

Maio 20, 2019, 11:17am

Foreign correspondent and columnist Georgie Anne Geyer died May 15 at the age of 84. Her books include Guerrilla Prince: The Untold Story of Fidel Castro and When Cats Reigned Like Kings.

Maio 21, 2019, 11:02am

Formula One race car driver Niki Lauda died May 20 at the age of 70. His books include To Hell and Back, The art and science of Grand Prix driving and The new Formula One: A turbo age.

Maio 24, 2019, 8:22am

Children's author Judith Kerr died May 22 at the age of 95. Her many books include When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit , The Tiger who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat .

Editado: Maio 25, 2019, 12:12pm

Physicist Murray Gell-Mann died May 24 at the age of 89. His books include The Quark and the Jaguar and Non-Extensive Entropy.

Editado: Maio 26, 2019, 4:41pm

Former football player Bart Starr died May 26 at the age of 85. He wrote Bart Starr: My Life in Football and How to Become a Quarterback.

Advocate for women in the sciences Prof. Margaret-Ann Armour died May 25 at the age of 79. She wrote Hazardous Laboratory Chemicals Disposal Guide.

Editado: Maio 27, 2019, 9:10pm

Artist Lutz Bacher died May 14 at the age of 75. Her works include Max Ophuls in the Hollywood Studios and Lutz Bacher: Snow.

Maio 28, 2019, 11:11am

Biographer Edmund Morris died May 24 at the age of 78. He wrote a number of books on Theodore Roosevelt, including The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex, as well as Beethoven: The Universal Composer and Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan. Obituary here:

Editado: Maio 30, 2019, 1:02pm

Jamaican politician Edward Seaga died May 28 at the age of 89. His autobiography was called Edward Seaga: My Life and Leadership.

Screenwriter Roger O. Hirson died May 27 at the age of 93. He wrote the book for Pippin: A Musical Comedy.

Maio 31, 2019, 3:49pm

Portrait artist Everett Raymond Kinstler died May 26 at the age of 92. His books include Painting Portraits and Painting Faces.

Jun 1, 2019, 6:58am

Drug kingpin Frank Lucas died May 30 at the age of 88. His autobiography was called Original Gangster and his story was made into the movie American Gangster.

Editado: Jun 1, 2019, 11:57am

Peter Gammond died May 6th 2019. He wrote many books mainly about music but I suspect many readers will remember him for his series of "bluffer's guides". The Times's obit suggests that his Bluff Your Way in Music was a fraud as he was an expert but when it came to Golf he really was bluffing as his handicap was in the high twenties.

Jun 3, 2019, 6:58am

Anthony Price died May 30th 2019. He wrote the Dr David Audley series of spy novels.

Jun 4, 2019, 12:54pm

James S. Ketchum Army psychiatrist who conducted Cold War experiments with LSD on soldiers, died May 27 at the age of 87. He wrote Chemical Warfare Secrets Almost Forgotten: A Personal Story of Medical Testing of Army Volunteers.

Editado: Jun 6, 2019, 9:45am

Editado: Jun 7, 2019, 11:30am

Rudolf von Ribbentrop, son of the Nazi diplomat hanged as a war criminal Joachim von Ribbentrop, died May 20 at the age of 98. He wrote Mein Vater Joachim von Ribbentrop : Erlebnisse und Erinnerungen . It was translated into English this year as My Father Joachim von Ribbentrop.

Editado: Jul 15, 2019, 8:46am

Set 7, 2019, 6:40am

Political scientist Su Shaozhi died May 27 at the age of 96. He wrote Democratization and reform and Marxism in China .

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