Howard Hodgkin dead: Renowned abstract painter dies aged 84


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    Debbie Reynolds was an American actress, singer, businesswoman, film historian, and humanitarian. She died on December 28 in Los Angeles


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    Actress Carrie Fisher died on December 27 aged 60


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    Comedian and Actor Ricky Harris died on December 26 aged 54


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    British singer George Michael died on 25 December aged 53


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    Rick Parfitt OBE was an English musician, best known for being a singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist in the rock band Status Quo. He died on December 24 in Marbella, Spain


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    Lord Jenkin of Roding died at the age of 90 on the 21 December

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    Rabbi Lionel Blue died on the 19 December


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    Zsa Zsa Gabor died on December 18


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    Leonard Cohen died on 7 November

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    Grand secretary of the Orange Order Drew Nelson died on 10 October aged 60 after a short illness


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    Aaron Pryor, the relentless junior welterweight died Sunday, Oct. 9,
    at the age of 60 at his home in Cincinnati after a long battle with heart disease


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    Polish Director Andrzej Wajda died on October 9, aged 90


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    Stylianos Pattakos has died following a stroke on 8th October. He was 103 years old.


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    Dickie Jeeps, was an English rugby union player who played for Northampton. He represented and captained both the England national rugby union team and the British Lions in the 1950s and 1960s.
    He died on 8th October. He was 84


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    Duke of Westminster

    Billionaire landowner the Duke of Westminster, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor has died on 9 August, aged 64

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    Christina Knudsen

    Sir Roger Moore’s stepdaughter Christina Knudsen has died from cancer on 25 July at teh age of 47

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    Caroline Aherne

    The actress Caroline Aherne has died from cancer on 2 July at the age of 52

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    Christina Grimmie

    Christina Grimmie, 22, who was an American singer and songwriter, known for her participation in the NBC singing competition The Voice, was signing autographs at a concert venue in Orlando on 10 June when an assailant shot her. Grimmie was transported to a local hospital where she died from her wounds on 11 June


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    Kimbo Slice

    Former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice died after being admitted to hospital in Florida on 6 June, aged 42


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    Muhammad Ali

    The three-time former heavyweight world champion died after being admitted to hospital with a respiratory illness on 3 June, aged 74

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    Sally Brampton

    Brampton who was the launch editor of the UK edition of Elle magazine has died on 10 May, aged 60

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    Billy Paul

    The soul singer Billy Paul, who was best known for his single “Me and Mrs Jones”, has died on 24 April, aged 81

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    Prince, the legendary musician, has been found dead at his Paisley Park recording studio on 21 April. He was 57

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    WWE icon Joan Laurer dies aged 45 after being found at California home on 20 April

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    Victoria Wood

    The five-time Bafta-winning actress and comedian Victoria Wood has died on 20 April at her London home after a short illness with cancer. She was 62

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    David Gest

    The entertainer and former husband of Liza Minnelli, David Gest has been found dead on 12 April in the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Warf, London. He was 62-years-old


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    Denise Robertson

    Denise Robertson, an agony aunt on This Morning for over 30 years, has died on 1 April, aged 83

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    Zaha Hadid

    Dame Zaha Hadid, the prominent architect best known for designs such as the London Olympic Aquatic Centre and the Guangzhou Opera House, has died of a heart attack on 31 March, aged 65

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    Ronnie Corbett

    British entertainer Ronnie Corbett has passed away on 31 March at the age of 85

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    Imre Kertesz

    Hungarian writer and Holocaust survivor Imre Kertesz, who won the 2002 Nobel Literature Prize, has died on 31 March, at the age of 86


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    Rob Ford

    Rob Ford, the former controversial mayor of Toronto, has died following a battle with a rare form of cancer. The 46-year-old passed away at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on 22 March

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    Joey Feek

    Joey (left) passed away in March after a two-year cancer illness. She was part of country music duo, Joey + Rory, with her husband Rory (right)

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    Umberto Eco

    Italian writer and philosopher Umberto Eco died 19 February 2016 aged 84


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    Harper Lee

    Harper Lee, the American novelist known for writing ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, died February 19, 2016 aged 89

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    Vanity, pictured performing in 1983, died aged 57

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    Dave Mirra

    The BMX legend’s body found inside truck with gunshot wound after apparent suicide aged 41

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    Harry Harpham

    The former miner became Sheffield Labour MP in May after many years as a local councillor. He died after succumbing to cancer, at the age of 61.

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    Dale Griffin

    The Mott the Hoople drummer died on January 17, aged 67


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    Rene Angelil

    Celine Dion’s husband and manager Rene Angelil has lost his battle with cancer on 14 January, aged 73

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    Alan Rickman

    Legendary actor Alan Rickman has died on 14 January at the age of 69 after battle with pancreatic cancer. He is largely regarded as one of the most beloved British actors of our generation with roles in Love Actually, Die Hard, Michael Collins, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and an illustrious stage career

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    Maurice White

    The Earth, Wind & Fire founder died aged 74. The nine-piece band sold more than 90 million albums worldwide and won six Grammy awards

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    Lawrence Phillips

    Former NFL star found dead in prison cell on 13 January in suspected suicide, aged 40

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