Category : History Greatest People

Historian of modern India Mushirul Hasan was born on August 15, 1949, and died on December 10, 2018. Mushirul Hasan has written extensively on the Partition of India, communalism, and on the history of Islam in South-Asia. Noted historian Mohibbul Hasan was his father, and the second eldest. He received his M. A. from the ..

Read more

South African politician Alex Boraine was born in 1931, in Cape Town and died on December 5, 2018. In 1956, Alex Boraine was ordained as a Methodist minister, he studied at Rhodes University in South Africa, Oxford University in England, and Drew University in the United States. During 1986, Boraine resigned. Along with Frederik van ..

Read more

Ivorian academic, politician and short-story writer Zacharie Séry Bailly, or Séry Bailly was born on March 13, 1948, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in Abidjana and died on December 2, 2018. He was the Chairperson of Harris Memel-Fotê-Jean Jaurès Fondation in Abidjan. Séry Bailly was also vice-chairman of the Academy of sciences, arts, cultures of Africa ..

Read more

The 41st President of the United States America politician George Herbert Walker Bush was born on June 12, 1924, and died on November 30, 2018. He filled in as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Before entering the administration, Bush became the 43rd Vice President of the United States from ..

Read more

Talented Mexican Chef, writer, businesswoman, and professor Patricia Quintana was born in 1946 and died on November 26, 2018. She was a noble international cook and expert in Mexican gastronomy. She was an expert in Mexican provincial cooking who was conceived in México and concentrated abroad in Canada, Switzerland and France — later coming back ..

Read more

American politician, advocate for childhood immunizations, and world peace activist Betsy Lou Bumpers, née Flanagan was born on January 11, 1925, and died on November 23, 2018. She served as the First Lady of Arkansas from 1971 to 1975. Together, Bumpers and Rosalynn Carter headed a successful campaign to ensure that all American school children ..

Read more

English Conservative politician Baroness Trumpington Jean Alys Barker, née Campbell-Harris was born on October 23, 1922 and died on November 26, 2018. From a privileged foundation, Trumpington was a socialite for quite a long time before entering governmental issues. He was destined to Major Arthur Campbell-Harris and his American spouse, Doris (née Robson), a beneficiary ..

Read more

American basketball player William Dean Naulls was born on October 7, 1934, and died on November 22, 2018. He was an American expert ball player. William Dean Naulls played 10 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he was a four-time NBA All-Star with the New York Knicks, and won three NBA titles with ..

Read more

Indian epigraphist and former civil servant Iravatham Mahadevan was born on October 2, 1930, and died on November 26, 2018. Mahadevan was an Indian epigraphist and former civil servant. He was known for his successful decipherment of Tamil-Brahmi inscriptions and for his expertise on the epigraphy of the Indus Valley Civilization. He was considered in ..

Read more

Jamaican reggae singer Trevor McNaughton was born in Jamaica and died on November 20, 2018. Trevor McNaughton was a member of The Melodians, who were are a rocksteady band formed in the Greenwich Town area of Kingston, Jamaica, in 1963, by Tony Brevett (born 1949, nephew of The Skatalites bassist, Lloyd Brevett), Brent Dowe and ..

Read more