Puerto Rican attorney, politician, and independence movement leader Carlos Gallisá Bisbal was born in 1933 and died on December 7, 2018. He was elected to the House of Representatives as a member of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) in 1972. Gallisá left the PIP to join the more radical Puerto Rican Socialist Party (PSP) ..
Brazilian composer and musician Arthur Maia was born on April 9, 1962, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and died on December 15, 2018. He was thought of as one of the best bass players in the world by professional critics. He played with many famous artists, such as Djavan, Gilberto Gil, Marisa Monte, Lulu Santos ..
Technical and political writer Timothy C. May, better known as Tim May was born in 1951 and died on December 15, 2018. He was an American technical and political writer, and was an electronic engineer and senior scientist at Intel in the company’s early history. While he worked as an architect, May was most noted ..
Norwegian barrister Harald Stabell was born on January 16, 1947 and died on December 15, 2018. Stabell served as a defender in Eidsivating Court of Appeal from 1990 to 1995 and in Borgarting Court of Appeal and Oslo City Court from 1995. From 2005 Stabell was a barrister with access to Supreme Court cases. Stabell ..
Ethiopian politician Girma Wolde-Giorgis was born on December 28, 1924, and died on December 15, 2018. He was the President of Ethiopia from 2001 to 2013. Wolde-Giorgis was the second person to hold the office of President since the founding of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia in 1995. He was chosen President on 8 October ..
Serbian chess player and columnist Milunka Lazarević was born on December 1, 1932, in Šantarovac, Yugoslavia and died on December 15, 2018. For a long time, Lazarević was Yugoslavia’s principal lady player and turned into a contender for the Women’s World Chess Championship. Lazarević was shown chess by her dad at fourteen years old and ..
Ralph Koltai was a German-conceived, naturalized British stage creator, who filled in as partner architect of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and recently as a stone worker. Koltai was conceived in 1924, in Berlin, Germany, and moved to England in 1939. Koltai worked for British Intelligence at the Nuremberg Trials and adjust learned at the Central ..
Guyanese politician Ronald Gajraj died on December 15, 2018. He was a minister of the interior of Guyana and member of the People’s Progressive Party. Amid 2004, Gajraj, at that point the Minister of Home Affairs, was embroiled in the activity of an “apparition demise squad” that murdered real lawbreakers. Subsequent to having been in ..
American country music songwriter Jerry Donald Chesnut was born on May 7, 1931, and died on December 15, 2018. Jerry Chesnut’s hits include “Good Year for the Roses” (recorded by Alan Jackson, George Jones and Elvis Costello) and “T-R-O-U-B-L-E” (recorded by Elvis Presley in 1975, and Travis Tritt in 1992.) He grew up in Harlan ..
Chemistry professor at Northern Arizona University and an Arizona politician John F. Wettaw was born on April 17, 1939, in St. Louis, Missouri and died on December 16, 2018. Wettaw graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a B.A. in chemistry in 1961 and obtained his Ph.D. in physical chemistry in 1967 from Michigan State ..