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The following deaths of people with Wikipedia articles occurred in 2001. 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.

A typical entry appears in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship, what subject was noted for, established cause of death, reference.

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  • Chris Evert, 30, American Thoroughbred racehorse, euthanized.

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  • Leo Marks, 80, British World War II cryptographer, cancer.

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  • Moe Koffman, 72, Canadian flautist and saxophonist, cancer.

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  • Paul Kor, 74, Israeli painter and children's writer.

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  • Robert Kraus, 76, American children's author and cartoonist.

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  • Les Sealey, 43, English footballer, heart attack.
  • Willy Vannitsen, 66, Belgian racing cyclist.
  • Donald Woods, 67, South African journalist, newspaper editor, and anti-apartheid activist, made famous by exposing the killing of his friend, Steve Biko, by South African security forces.

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  • Milton William Cooper, 87, American conspiracy theorist, radio broadcaster, and author, shot during arrest.
  • Barry Horne, 49, English animal rights activist, liver failure after hunger strike.
  • Joan Marion, 93, British stage, film and television actress.

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  • Danilo Donati, 75, Italian costume designer and production designer.

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  • Edward Lee, 87, British scientist and civil servant.


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Norton-Taylor, Richard (January 6, 2001). "Sir Michael Hanley". The Guardian. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Gussow, Mel (January 3, 2003). "Ray Walston, Broadway Star And TV Martian, Dies at 86". The New York Times. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  3. ^ Tanney, Paul (January 4, 2001). "Ewart Bell, prominent civil servant and rugby player, dies". The Irish Times. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dr Hilda Stevenson-Delhomme Seychelles' First Female Politician". Kreol Magazine. July 4, 2014. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Gray Morrow at the Social Security Death Index. Retrieved March 24, 2012.
  6. ^ "The Dead Rock Stars Club 2001". thedeadrockstarsclub.com. Retrieved 2018-09-02.