Chinese general and politician Wang Ruilin was born in January 1930, in Zhaoyuan, Shandong and died on December 8, 2018. He was a general of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). For a long period of time, Wang Ruilin served as the secretary of Deng Xiaoping. He was also a member of the Central Military ..
Ukrainian militsiya general Ivan Hladush was born on July 24, 1929 in village of Mishuryn Rih, Verkhnodniprovsk Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Okruha (today in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) and died on December 6, 2018. During 1951 Hladush graduated the Dnipropetrovsk Autotransportation Technicum. In 1951, he started as a controller at the State Auto Inspection (GAI). During 1957 he graduated ..
North Korean politician and military official Kim Chol-man was born on November 2, 1920, in South Pyongan Province and died on December 3, 2018. Kim Chol-man was a member of prominent committees and organizations, including the Central Military Commission, the Politburo, and the Second Economic Committee. Chol-man was at the forefront of the North Korean ..
Freedom fighters Taramon Bibi Bir Protik was born in 1956, in Shankar Madhabpur village, Kurigram District and died on December 1, 2018. She was one of the two female Freedom fighters in Bangladesh, which earned her the Bir Protik award. Taramon Bibi took part in direct combat during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 ..
Nigerian Army brigadier Abba Kyari was born in 1938 and died on November 25, 2018. He filled in as Governor of the now-dead North-Central State, Nigeria after it was framed from the Northern Region amid the military routine of General Yakubu Gowon. Kyari went to Borno Middle School and Barewa College, Zaria. In 1959 he ..
Colonel general Igor Valentinovich Korobov was born on August 3, 1956, and died on November 21, 2018. He was the Chief of the Main Directorate of the General Staff, Russia’s military insight organization recently known as the GRU. He was conceived in Vyazma, a town in Russia’s Smolensk Oblast. In 1977, he graduated with distinction ..
American psychologist and military, a first African-American woman in the U.S. Coast Guard Olivia J. Hooker was born on February 12, 1915, and died on November 21, 2018. Olivia Hooker was the primary African-American lady to have entered the U.S. Drift Guard, which she did in February 1945, and a resigned therapist and teacher. Olivia ..
Israeli military general Shlomo Erell was born in 1920, in Poland and died in 2018. Erell was a Major General in the IDF, and the seventh Commander of the Israeli Navy. was taken to Mandate Palestine by his folks in 1926. His family moved to Petah Tikva, however in the long run settled in Tel ..
Joachim Holmboe Rønneberg was born on August 30, 1919, in Ålesund, Møre og Romsdal and died on October 21, 2018. He was a Norwegian Army officer and broadcaster. Joachim Rønneberg was known for his resistance work during World War II, most notably commanding Operation Gunnerside, and his post-war war information work. He was the second ..
Field Marshal Abdel Rahman Suwar al-Dahab was born in 1934 and died on October 18, 2018, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was the President of Sudan. He served as the president from 6 April 1985, to 6 May 1986. Some suspected he was born in Al-Ubayyidin, others in Omdurman. Suwar al-Dahab graduated from the Sudanese ..