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    Political Frailty

    Lee Myung-bak, former President of South Korea once again hospitalised for "chronic illness" Means that all the (2) former Presidents of South Korea are in hospital currently.
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    Centenarians Deadpool 2022

    Everett Lee and Charles McGee are hits here.
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    Bollywood Stars

    Lata Mangeshkar's health deteriorating, "will take some more time for her to show signs of recovery"
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    Other Martial Art Practicioners

    Haguroyama Sojo is not alive, he died in February 2021 at 86 but his death was only announced in December by the Japan Sumo Association: https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202112130000874.html
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    African Despots

    Posting here, too: Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta "IBK", Prime Minister (1994-2000) and President (2013-2020) of Mali has died at the age of 76: https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/malis-ousted-president-ibrahim-boubacar-keita-has-died-says-former-justice-2022-01-16/ He was deposed during the 2020 Malian coup d'état by Colonel Assimi Goita who is currently the acting President of Mali.
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    https://www.gazeta.ru/social/news/2022/01/15/17144323.shtml Leonid Kuravlyov, Soviet and Russian film actor "very sick" with covid and pneumonia, has undergone a stomach operation.
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    Jake "the Snake" Roberts

    Looks better currently if this is new.
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    Life In Prison

    https://inc42.com/buzz/gainbitcoin-ponzi-schemess-amit-bhardwaj-dies-from-cardiac-arrest/ Amit Bhardwaj (wiki) Indian former "bitcoin guru", businessman and convicted fraudster who scammed hundreds of millions of dollars with Gainbitcoin and other crypto-related ponzi schemes has reportedly died at 38.
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    The Kings Of Tonga

    https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/tonga-issues-tsunami-warning-undersea-volcano-erupts-82280968 Tonga has been hit by a tsunami caused by an underground volcano eruption. King Tupou VI has reportedly been evacuated from his palace near the shore.
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    World's Oldest

    Updated. 5-7 people remain. Mollie Walker is now the oldest known surviving subject of Edward VII and Shige Mineshiba is the oldest person in Canada. Mineshiba has been suffering from dementia for over a decade.
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    James Baker

    https://www.houstonchronicle.com/lifestyle/article/James-A-Baker-III-talks-cancel-culture-16764666.php Talked at some kind of an event about "cancel culture" four days ago. Can stand, walk without aid, talk properly. I don't think he'll go anytime soon.
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    Renowned Mountaineers, Feeling Peaky?

    Major H. P. S. Ahluwalia, mountaineer, author, social worker, recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan reportedly dead at 85. He took part in the 1965 Indian Everest Expedition and during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 suffered a spine injury that left him wheelchair-bound for the rest of his life. The team leader of that expedition is still alive, by the way. Mohan Singh Kohli, now 90.
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    Martti Ahtisaari

    Discharged.
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    Who are the immortals?

    https://www.sohu.com/a/515205723_120952561 Article from last week on Ma Shitu, 107 today. Doesn't have new pictures but seems like he's still writing and will have a birthday celebration. However his 97-year old friend, Mao Dun Literature Prize winning novelist Wang Huo is in bad health due to multiple myocardial infections and can't attend that party.
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    Political Frailty

    Tomiichi Murayama, 98 in march, is now also the earliest living former Prime Minister of Japan. Was still able to walk without aid in september 2021. Edit: Actually nope, it's Morihiro Hosokawa, 84, Prime Minister 1993-1994.
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