Category : Dead Famous

Hu Chengzhi, Wade–Giles: Hu Cheng-chih was born on August 23, 1917 and died on April 12, 2018. He was a Chinese palaeontologist and palaeoanthropologist. Chengzhi made the plaster casts of the Peking Man skull in the 1930s, and identified the Yuanmou Man (Homo erectus yuanmouensis) based on fossils collected by others. He discovered the first ..

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Ulrich Libbrecht was born on July 10, 1928, in Avelgem and died on May 15, 2017. He was a Belgian philosopher and author in the field of comparative philosophy. His magnum opus consists of four books in Dutch – called “Introduction to Comparative Philosophy”. An abbreviated version of these works in English, entitled “Within the ..

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Harold Everett Greer was born in 1936, in Huntington, West Virginia and died in 2018. He was an American retired professional basketball player. Greer attended Douglass Junior and Senior High School in Huntington. Greer played college basketball at Marshall University and was drafted by the Syracuse Nationals of the NBA in 1958. His hometown has ..

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Michael Getler died in 2018. He was an American journalist and ombudsman for the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States. Getler was the first holder of this post, and the first ombudsman to be appointed at any of the major American television networks. Getler previous posts include ombudsman at the Washington Post from 2000 ..

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August Edmund “Augie” Garrido Jr. was born on February 6, 1939, and died on March 15, 2018. He was a head coach in NCAA Division I college baseball most known for his stints with the Cal State Fullerton Titans and Texas Longhorns. He compiled a collegiate record of 1,975–919–9, retiring in 2016 as the winningest ..

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John Patrick Fullam was born on December 10, 1921, in Gardenville, Pennsylvania, and died in March 8, 2018. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1942. He served in the United ..

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