Kampmann, Viggo b. July 21, 1910 d. June 3, 1976 Statesman, Prime Minister of Denmark. He also held the position of Finance Minister of Denmark twice. Once for a short time in 1950, and again from 1953 to 1960. He was described by many of his fellow politicians as the most intelligent prime minister to date. His administration was noted for many social reforms including rehabilitation, aids, vocational training, and special training centers for the disabled. He also introduced the value added tax. He resigned from office in September 1962...[Read More] (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Vestre Kirkegard, Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Hedtoft, Hans b. April 21, 1903 d. January 29, 1955 Statesman, Prime Minister of Denmark. He held the position twice. He first served from November 13, 1947 to October 30, 1950 and again from September 30, 1953 to January 29, 1955. His tenure was marked by progressive taxation, public assistance and special treatment for the poor and disabled. The Danish ship MS Hans Hedtoft was named after him. (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Vestre Kirkegard, Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Hansen, Hans Christian b. November 8, 1906 d. February 19, 1960 Statesman, Prime Minister of Denmark. His key achievements were elevating Denmark to a prominent position in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and guiding the stabilization of the country's post-World War II economy. Prior to his appointment as prime minister, he served as Finance Minister and Foreign Minister for Denmark. (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Vestre Kirkegard, Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Kawashima, Naomi b. November 10, 1960 d. September 24, 2015 Japanese Actress. She was known for her compelling roles both on film and television. She debuted as a singer in 1979 while a student at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo. While a late night disc jockey in 1981, Kawashima was noticed and given a chance in acting. She continued into acting until her passing. Kawashima appeared in such films and television series as "Kagi" (1997), "Female Prisoner Punisher Maria" (1994), "Iguana no musume" (1996), "At Home Dad" (2004), and "Maitresse" (2000)...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Bildt, Didrik Gillis b. October 16, 1820 d. October 22, 1894 Statesman, Fifth Prime Minister of Sweden. He held the position from February 1888 to October 1889. He is credited with improving the country's railroad infrastructure, finances, and defense. Prior to his appointment by the King of Sweden, he held the position of Marshal of the Realm. This is the highest official in the Royal Court of Sweden. Other notable positions included Over Governor of Stockholm from 1862 to 1874 and Governor of Gotland from 1858 to 1862. He was Sweden's Ambassador to the...[Read More] (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Solna Cemetery, Solna, Solna kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
St-Cyr, Hugo b. November 23, 1978 d. September 24, 2015 Canadian Actor. He was well known for his role of Michel Couillard on the popular "cult series" "Watatatow". He got his start on "Watatatow" and starred on the Canadian series throughout its run from 1991 to 2005 (also winning five consecutive MetroStar prizes and a Gemini award for his role). St-Cyr also starred in other television series such as "Ent'Cadieux", "Harmonium", and "October 1970". After the end of "Watatawow" in 2005, he focused more on music while still appearing on...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Williamson, Richard b. April 13, 1941 d. September 21, 2015 Professional Football Coach. Williamson, born Richard Allen Williamson, was a long time coach in the National Football League, both as an assistant and as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1990 to 1991. He attended the University of Alabama from played wide receiver under the legendary coach Paul "Bear" Bryant. Williamson was the 55th pick in the 1963 American Football League draft, but decided to stay at Alabama as an assistant where he helped them win the National Championship in...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Alvarez-Novoa, Carlos b. 1940 d. September 23, 2015 Spanish Actor. Alvarez-Novoa, born Carlos Álvarez-Nóvoa Sánchez, was a very prominent Spanish actor and writer. He began his career as an actor in 1957 at the Spanish University Theatre and appeared in plays throughout the country. Alvarez-Novoa later went into acting in films and television series such as "Solas" (1999), "Lucía, Lucía" (2003) and "Elsa & Fred" (2005). His most famous role was in "Solas" where he played the neighbor Vecino and won the 2000 Goya award. (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Berra, Yogi (Lawrence Peter) b. May 12, 1925 d. September 22, 2015 Hall of Fame Baseball Player, Manager, and Coach. Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. He was an all-star for 15 seasons and compiled a .285 batting average, hit 358 home runs, and drove in 1430 runs. He played for the N.Y. Yankees from 1946-1963 and the N.Y. Mets in 1965. He was a 13 time World Champion with the Yankees and a 3 time American League Most Valuable Player. He managed the Yankees in 1964 and from 1984 to 1985, and also managed the Mets from 1972 to 1975. Berra was also...[Read More] (Bio by: damannion) Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Bageac, Roxana b. September 16, 1979 d. September 15, 2015 Opera Singer. A soprano, she is remembered for her career with the Oleg Danovski National Theatre of Constanta. Raised in the ancient port city of her birth, she studied locally at the School of Fine Arts Cuclin and after brief further training joined the Oleg Danovski Theatre in 2001, initially as a chorister, though by 2004 she had advanced to soloist and in 2006 was promoted to principal soloist. Over the coming years, Roxana was acclaimed in the principal roles of her repertoire, her...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Viile Noi Cemetery, Constanta, Constanta, Romania
Santini, James David b. August 13, 1937 d. September 22, 2015 US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served the State of Nevada's At-Large District in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 until 1983. He attained his law degree from Hastings College of Law in San Francisco and following service with the United States Army during the Vietnam War, he became Deputy District Attorney of Clark County, Nevada. For two years, he served as Clark County public defender and went on to become district court judge of Clark County, prior...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Howard, Cardinal. Philip Thomas b. September 21, 1629 d. June 17, 1694 Roman Catholic Cardinal. London born Philip Thomas Howard, whom history recalls as "The Cardinal of Norfolk" came from a prominent family related to the King of England. Entering the Order of Preachers in Cremona, Italy, on June 28, 1645, he received the religious name of Thomas and professed his vows at the basilica of San Clemente in Rome on October 19 of the following year. Ordained priest in 1652 in Rennes, France, he returned to England in 1655. Founding the Dominican Priory of Bornhem in...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Church, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy Plot: Church Choir.
Remizov, Mikhail b. November 9, 1948 d. September 17, 2015 Russian Actor. Remizov, born Mikhail Grigirievitch Remizov, was a very prominent actor of the Russian theater and cinema. He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 1973 and went into acting in the theater. While still performing in the theater, Remizov also went into the television and film areas appearing in such films as "The Man of No Return" (2006), "Zakrytaya shkola" (2011) and "Don't Cry Mommy 2" (2005). (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Vagan'kovskoe Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation
Jones, Peggy 'Lady Bo' b. July 19, 1940 d. September 16, 2015 American Musician. Jones attended Manhattan's famed High School for the Performing Arts as a singer and dancer, where she studied tap and ballet and trained in opera. She had been playing guitar for only 2 years when a chance encounter with Bo Diddley before a show at the legendary Apollo Theatre led to a life-changing gig as his lead guitarist. Jones was quickly enlisted in the band as the replacement for Jody...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Cleary, Bob b. April 21, 1936 d. September 16, 2015 US Olympic Gold Medalist. He earned a gold medal as a member of the US Men's Olympic Hockey Team, during the 1960 Winter Olympic Games played at Squaw Valley. Born Robert Barry Cleary, he made his initial mark on the ice while attending Belmont Hill Prep School, where he was a contributor to three state private school championships. He continued his athletic excellence at Harvard University and became the school's all-time scorer, as he broke his older brother Bill's record. He achieved All-...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Linwood Cemetery, Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Elizza, Elise b. January 6, 1870 d. June 3, 1926 Opera Singer. A soprano, she is remembered for her performances at the Vienna State Opera (VSO) in a wide variety of roles. Born Elisabeth Letzgroschen, she was trained locally by her future husband Adolf Limley as well as by respected soprano Amalie Materna; Elise gained experience in operetta, joined the opera company of Olomouc in 1894, then in 1895 made her VSO bow as Ines of Meyerbeer's "L'Africaine". Over the years she sang roles ranging from the light coloratura Queen of the Night in...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Zentralfriedhof, Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Schorske, Carl Emil b. March 15, 1915 d. September 13, 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Activist. A historian, he received a Pulitzer Prize for his work "Fin-De-Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture" (1980). His father, a German banker, his mother of Jewish heritage, young Carl was exposed to an extensive amount of political discussion. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia and later received a PhD. from Harvard. During World War II, he served with the Office of Strategic Services. Following the war, he taught History at Wesleyan University and...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes retained by his family
Williams, C. K. b. November 4, 1936 d. September 20, 2015 American Poet. Williams, born Charles Kenneth Williams, was a very prominent poet whose early work is described by short lines and an "acid tone", but he later changed the format and content of his poetry. He was educated at Bucknell and the University of Pennsylvania and was a contributing editor for American Poetry Review. Williams' first collection of verse, "Lies" (1969) was described as "railing against human callousness and dishonesty". His next work was "I Am the Bitter Name" (1972)...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Larson, Jack b. February 8, 1928 d. September 20, 2015 American Actor, Writer and Producer. Larson, an accomplished playwright and producer, will best be remembered for his portrayal of Jimmy Olsen on the 1950s television series, 'Adventures of Superman'. Raised in the east Los Angeles suburb of Montebello, at age 14 he became a California state bowling champion in his age group and considered a career as a pro. While attending Pasadena Junior College, Larson's instructors discovered that he had a gift for writing and motivated him to put together...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
de Torres, Cardinal. Ludovico b. 1552 d. July 8, 1609 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Rome, Ludovico de Torres came from a noble Spanish family from Málaga. Studying law at the Universities of Perugia and Bologna, he earned a doctorate in utroque iure in both canon and civil laws. Moving to Monreale, where his uncle Monsignor Luigi was the local ordinary, he was named vicar general in 1572. Back in Rome, he acted as vicar of San Lorenzo in Damaso and canon of the chapter of the Patriarchal Liberian Basilica. Charged by the Pontiff with the...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cathedral of Monreale, Monreale, Provincia di Palermo, Sicilia, Italy Plot: Cappella San Castrense.