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  1. arghton

    30. Pope Benedict XVI

    and also because of that, the last participant of the conclaves that elected John Paul I and John Paul II
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    Non-British Royals

    Astrid 89 today.
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    The 100 Club

    Interesting how they (He and his brother Curtis who died in 2019 at age 102) founded the Friendly's ice cream chain in 1935 during the great depression.
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    Dead Architects

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_E._Robertson Leslie E. Robertson, WTC lead structural engineer dead at 92. Would've been 93 tomorrow.
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    World's Oldest

    Caballero didn't look good on her 114th birthday. This is a pretty weird one, there isn't nearly anything about her known.
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    World's Oldest

    Oldest people alive as of 11th of February 2021: 1. Kane Tanaka (born 2nd January 1903) 118 years 2. Lucile Randon (born 11th February 1904) 117 years 3. Francisca Celsa dos Santos (born 21th October 1904) 116 years 4. Jeanne Bot (born 14th January 1905) 116 years DEAD 5. Antonia da Santa Cruz (born 21th June 1905) 115 years 6. Hester Ford (born 15th August 1905) 115 years DEAD Unvalidated: Diolinda Maria da Conceicao (born 1906) 114 years DEAD Unvalidated: Eliza Carrows (born 1906) 114 years 7. Tekla Juniewicz (born 1906) 114 years Unvalidated: Rosa Zoila Higuera Velandia (born 1906) 114 years 8. Thelma Sutcliffe (born 1906) 114 years 9. Valentine Ligny (born 1906) 114 years Unvalidated: Juana Santos Caballero (born 1906) 114 years 10. Anonymous (Fukuoka, born 1906) 114 years These are all born before 1907. 25 people born in 1907, 35 born in 1908 and around 93 born in 1909. 14 men born before 1910, the only GRG validated being Albano Andrade who I mentioned a while ago here as he also has a 109-year old brother.
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    Political Frailty

    Has planned his funeral, family is preparing for his death. Talks about still playing videogames daily. https://www.is.fi/kotimaa/art-2000007795630.html In this article he tells how bad the situation is: https://www.iltalehti.fi/politiikka/a/13371a7b-c63f-4a9b-97de-c08d5f4f80c5 His both kidneys, bladder and spleen have been removed. Bladder cancer, renal pelvis cancer and they've spread to the liver.
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    Scientists, Inventors And Techno Wizards

    This year it's going to be 10 years since the death of Steve Jobs... Apple Founders: Steve Jobs 1955-2011 Steve Wozniak (b.1950) Ronald Wayne (b.1934) Apple CEOs: 1. Michael Scott (b. 1945) 1977-1981 2. Mike Markkula (b. 1942) 1981-1983 3. John Sculley (b. 1939) 1983-1993 Called one of the worst American CEOs. 4. Michael Spindler (1942-2017) 1993-1996 5. Gil Amelio (b. 1943) 1996-1997 6. Steve Jobs (1955-2011) 1997-2011 7. Tim Cook (b. 1960) 2011- Apple Chairmen (is this list right?) 1. Mike Markkula (b. 1942) 1977-1981 2. Steve Jobs (1955-2011) 1985 3. Mike Markkula (b. 1942) 1985-1993 4. John Sculley (b. 1939) 1993 5. Mike Markkula (b. 1942) 1993-1997 6. Steve Jobs (1995-2011) 2011 7. Arhur D. Levinson (b. 1950) 2011-
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    Terrorists & Topical Terrorist Targets

    Not exactly a terrorist but Indonesian social media (tiktok, twitter, etc) preacher Maaher At-Thuwailibi died a couple of days ago at 28 in police custody. He did apparently help working class citizens somehow during the COVID pandemic, didn't find how but apparently he also was a wife & child beater, wrote death threaths to an activist and threathened to kill or harm an actress. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maaher_At-Thuwailibi
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    Arghton's deadpool

    i'have ve recieved another
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    Bollywood Stars

    Two of his siblings, Ritu Nanda and Rishi Kapoor died last year.
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    21. Abdelaziz Bouteflika

    ABDELGHANI, not ABDELAZIZ Bouteflika dead at 81: https://www.lefigaro.fr/international/algerie-deces-d-un-frere-cadet-de-l-ex-president-bouteflika-20210207
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    People I Was Surprised To Find Are Still Alive

    It's always interesting to look at lists of lasts. Here's one copied for y'all: 20s: Lessie Benningfield Randle (106) - Last survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre 30s: Karina Vasilieva (86) - Last survivor of the SS Chelyuskin disaster Bill Eiserman (91-92) - Last witness to the Battle of Barrington Ruthie Thompson (110) - Last animator involved in the production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 40s: John Hemingway (101) - Last verified surviving airman (The Few) of the Battle of Britain Robert R. Johnson (100-101) - Last survivor of the United States Antarctic Service Expedition Traute Lafrenz (101) - Last member of the White Rose Aliza Melamed Vitis-Shomron (92-93) - Last participant of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Emanuele Di Porto (89-90) - Last survivor of the Raid of the Ghetto of Rome Robert Hébras (95) - Last survivor of the Oradour-sur-Glane massacre Teruo Murakami (91-92) - Last participant of the Cowra breakout Bill Leibold (97-98) - Last survivor of the sinking of the USS Tang Günther Schwägermann (105) - Last survivor of the Führerbunker during the Battle of Berlin Luciano "Louis" C. Graziano (97) - Last witness to the German Surrender ceremony Edward Shames (98) - Last officer of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion in World War II Hubert Germain (100) - Last Compagnon de la Libération Simeon II (83) - Last Tsar of Bulgaria Benjamin Ferencz (100) - Last Nuremberg prosecutor John L. Tucker (102) - Last surviving scientist of the Manhattan project Murray Dowey (95) - Last member of Canada men's national ice hockey team at the 1948 Winter Olympics Arnie Ferrin (95) - Last Minneapolis Lakers player to participate in the 1949 BAA Finals 50s: Ian Hamilton (95) - Last participant in the removal of the Stone of Scone from Westminster Abbey Tsuzuko Sugawara (93) - Last performer at the 1st NHK Kōhaku Uta Gassen Kenneth McAlpine (100) - Last participant of the 1952 World Championship of Drivers Kanccha Sherpa (87-88) - Last member of the 1953 British Everest Expedition Charles G. Cleveland (93) - Last American Korean War flying ace Viktor Shuvalov (97) - Last living member of the inaugural Soviet Union national ice hockey team at the 1954 Ice Hockey World Championships and Last living member of the Soviet Union national ice hockey team at the 1956 Winter Olympic Games Horst Eckel (89) - Last player in the 1954 FIFA World Cup Final Francisco Gento (87) - Last winner of the 1956 European Cup Final, the inaugural UEFA Champions League Jerry Lee Lewis (85) - Last member of the Million Dollar Quartet Nikita Simonyan (94) - Last living member of the Soviet Union national football team at the 1956 Summer Olympics Bobby Charlton (83) - Last Manchester United F.C. player to survive the Munich air disaster A. J. Foyt (86) - Last driver to participate in the Races of Two Worlds Alvils Gulbis (84) - Last winner of the 1958 FIBA European Champions Cup, the inaugural EuroLeague season 60s: Boris Volynov (86) - Last living member of the First Squad of Soviet Cosmonauts Kurt Diemberger (88) - Last person to make the first ascents on two mountains over 8,000 metres Željko Matuš (85) - Last football player in the 1960 European Nations' Cup Final, the inaugural UEFA European Championship final Valentina Tereshkova (83) - Last cosmonaut who flew in a Vostok mission Clint Hill (89) - Last passenger of John F. Kennedy's presidential limousine after Kennedy was shot Fred R. Harris (90) - Last living member of the Kerner Commission Walter Cunningham (88) - Last crew member of Apollo 7 Joe Engle (88) - Last X-15 pilot Thomas P. Stafford (90) - Last crew member of Apollo 10 70s: Jacques Rose (74) - Last perpetrator of the October Crisis David Scott (88) - Last crew member of Apollo 15 G. Gordon Liddy (90) - Last member of the original Watergate Seven Harrison Schmitt (85) - Last crew member of Apollo 17 Sabam Sirait (84) - Last signer of the declaration of the Indonesian Democratic Party Constantine II (80) - Last King of Greece Joseph P. Kerwin (88) - Last crew member of Skylab 2, the first manned mission to Skylab Jack R. Lousma (84) - Last crew member of Skylab 3 Edward Gibson (84) - Last crew member of Skylab 4, the final manned mission to Skylab Lowell Weicker (89) - Last living member of the United States Senate Watergate Committee Khamtai Siphandon (97) - Last Pathet Lao leader in the Vietnam War Fernando Suárez González (87) - Last minister who served in Francisco Franco's regime Pope Benedict XVI (93) - Last Cardinal of Paul VI, Last participant of the conclave that elected Pope John Paul I and Last participant of the conclave that elected Pope John Paul II Khieu Samphan (89) - Last senior member of the Khmer Rouge 80s: Robert Crippen (83) - Last crew member of STS-1, first operational flight of the Space Shuttle program Mikhail Gorbachev (89) - Last living member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the Brezhnev Era, Last Head of State of the Soviet Union Karel Urbanek (79) - Last General Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 90s: Egon Krenz (83) - Last Chairman of the State Council of East Germany Oleg Baklanov (88) - Last living member of the State Committee on the State of Emergency (GKChP) Vadim Bakatin (83) - Last Chairman of the KGB Milan Kucan (80) - Last President of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia Denis Sassou Nguesso (77) - Last President of the People's Republic of the Congo F. W. De Klerk (84) - Last leader of the apartheid government of South Africa and last State President Haris Silajdžić (75) - Last Prime Minister of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2000s: Gyanendra (73) - Last King of Nepal 2010s: Yuri Oganessian (87) - Last individual person to have a chemical element named after him
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    1. Prince Philip Duke Of Edinburgh

    Yeah, he did have 90th birthday coins (five different types) so I'm pretty sure he will get 100th birthday coins if he lives so far. Here's one 90th birthday coin, the only variant which wasn't made from silver/gold: https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces17304.html
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    7. George P. Shultz

    Always thought Shultz would be still alive long after Kissinger's death. Remember the 2015 january code pink protests and John McCain calling the protestors "low-life scum"? Would never have thought Kissinger would be alive six years later, just look at him there, looking so old and frail compared to Shultz
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    how long till' the next hit ?

    feb 11th
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    The 4th death of 2021

    Rush. I sure hope Marcos doesn't die the one time i've picked someone else than her.
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    Political Frailty

    Alenius has recieved the COVID vaccine: https://www.is.fi/viihde/art-2000007785951.html
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    British Character Actors

    Fielder had some small roles in the first star wars movie too.
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    The 3rd death of 2021

    Marcos again
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    Political Frailty

    Kind of a big name in Finland, atleast his cancer-related news has always been on the front pages of Finnish tabloids. Not a notable politician (except for being a member of the Finnish parliament for 16 years, however I don't remember him accomplishing anything) but an interesting personality most known for being a computer nerd, making a Klingon version of his campaign site in 2007 (https://www.reuters.com/article/oukoe-uk-finland-klingon-1-idUKL0929094420070313) and his cancer battle.
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    Political Frailty

    And now he (thinks he) might have hope with a new medicine https://www.is.fi/politiikka/art-2000007787877.html he's fucked and will most likely die this year, but who knows.
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    25. Queen Elizabeth II

    Thanks for making me imagine that.
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    World War II Veterans

    Any others I should add to this list?

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