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The following is a list of notable deaths in 2000. Names are listed under the date of death, not the date it was announced. Names under each date are listed in alphabetical order by family name.

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  • Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, established cause of death, reference.

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  • Li Zhun, Chinese novelist (born 1928).

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  • John Leake, British Royal Navy sailor (born 1949).
  • F. X. Martin, Irish priest and historian (born 1922).
  • Oliver, American pop singer (born 1945).
  • Theodore Rinaldo, American charismatic religious leader, businessman, and convicted child sex offender (born 1944).

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  • V. J. P. Saldanha, Indian Konkani language litterateur, dramatist, musician, and poet (born 1925).

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  • Joanne Weaver, All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player (born 1935).[32]

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  • Bodacious, "World's Most Dangerous Bull" World Champion title holder (born 1988).

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  • T. K. Ann, Hong Kong industrialist and legislator (born 1912).
  • Merton Miller, American Nobel Prize-winning economist (born 1923).

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  • Noboru Takeshita, Japanese politician, Prime Minister (1987–1989) (born 1924).

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  • Ken Bell, Canadian war photographer (born 1914).

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  • Joey Dunlop, Northern Irish motorcycle racer (born 1952).

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  • Betty Blue, American model and actress (born 1931).

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  • Steve Allen, American comedian, composer, talk show host, and author (born 1921).

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  • Eva Morris, British supercentenarian, oldest person in the world (born 1885).
  • Sue Ryder, 76, British charity founder (born 1924).

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  • DJ Screw, DJ and rapper (born 1971).
  • Joe C., American rapper and hype man (born 1974).

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  • Sir Cyril Clarke, British physician, geneticist and entomologist, former President of the Royal College of Physicians (born 1907).
  • Ernest Lluch, Spanish politician killed by ETA (born 1937).
  • Zygmunt Gadecki, Polish footballer (born 1938).

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  • Carlos Cardoso, Mozambican journalist (born 1951).
  • Jack Dyson, British cricketer and footballer (born 1934).
  • Emil Zátopek, Czechoslovakian multiple gold medal winning Olympic runner (born 1922).

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  • Blue Demon, Mexican masked wretler and actor (born 1922).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gray, Brian (2000-01-02). "City-tv's Colin Vaughan dies at 68". jam.canoe.ca. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  2. ^ Nat Adderley, Jazz Cornetist, Is Dead at 68
  3. ^ Webb, W.L. (2000-01-08). "Patrick O'Brian Obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  4. ^ Nash, Eric (2000-01-08). "Don Martin, 'Mad's Maddest Artist,' Is Dead at 68". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  5. ^ 2000-01-21. "Makhmud Esambayev, 75, ballet dancer". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  6. ^ Page, Eric (2000-01-08). "Robert McG. Thomas, 60, Chronicler of Unsung Lives". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-01-12.
  7. ^ Page, Eric (2000-01-16). "Marc Davis, Master Animator For Walt Disney, Dies at 86". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  8. ^ Page, Eric (2000-01-16). "Marc Davis, Master Animator For Walt Disney, Dies at 86". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  9. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Marie Kazmierczak profile
  10. ^ Erlanger, Steven (2000-01-16). "Suspect in Serbian War Crimes Murdered by Masked Gunmen". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  11. ^ Philip Jones
  12. ^ "Geoffrey E Perry dies at 72, monitored Soviet satellites". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-07-26.
  13. ^ Friedman, Alan (2000-01-20). "Bettino Craxi, Italian Socialist Leader, Dies in Tunisia". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  14. ^ "Actress Hedy Lamarr dies". BBC News. 2000-01-20. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  15. ^ Manny Montejo
  16. ^ Pioneering Evolutionist Ledyard Stebbins Dies at Age 94, January 20, 2000, UC Davis News Service
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  21. ^ Forbes, Peter (2000-02-03). "Peter Levi Obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  22. ^ Goldstein, Richard (2000-02-17). "Ronnie Robertson, 62, a Skater Who Entertained With His Spins". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  23. ^ Schafer, Gabrielle (2000-02-08). "Rapper Big Pun Dies of Apparent Heart Attack". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  24. ^ McKinley, Jesse (2000-02-09). "Doug Henning, a Superstar Of Illusion, Is Dead at 52". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  25. ^ Lapointe, Joe (2000-02-10). "Sid Abel, 81, a Hockey Star On a Famed Red Wings Line". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  26. ^ Freeman, Mike (2000-02-09). "PRO FOOTBALL; Chiefs' Thomas Dies Unexpectedly During Hospital Stay". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  27. ^ Goldstein, Richard (2000-02-12). "Beau Jack, 78, Lightweight Boxing Champion in the 1940's". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  28. ^ "Jim Varney, 50, Who Turned 'Ernest' Character Into a Career". The New York Times. 2000-02-11. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  29. ^ Riding, Alan (2000-02-12). "Roger Vadim, 72, Director Who Propelled Bardot, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  30. ^ Pareles, Jon (2000-02-14). "Screamin' Jay Hawkins, 70, Rock's Wild Man". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  31. ^ George, Thomas (2000-02-13). "Tom Landry Is Dead at 75; Innovative Coach of Cowboys". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  32. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Joanne Weaver profile
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  43. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Dolores Moore profile
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  45. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Ruth Lessing profile
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  47. ^ McKinley, Jesse (2000-12-19). "N. Richard Nash Dies at 87; Author of 'The Rainmaker'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  48. ^ "Prominent Finnish politician Johannes Virolainen dead at 86". Helsingin Sanomat. 2000-12-12. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  49. ^ "Singer Kirsty MacColl dies". BBC News. 2000-12-19. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  50. ^ Minotta, Mauricio (2000-12-26). "DEATHS: Victor Borge, 91". Hollywood News. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
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  53. ^ Anne Macnaghten
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