She was one of the last links to Jean-Paul Sartre and other existentialist intellectuals who made her their muse after World War II.

He was a key architect of “Occupy D.C.” in 2011 and the occupation of the Venezuelan embassy last year to oppose U.S. intervention in that troubled country.

  • Louie Estrada
  • ·

He found wider fame through his friendship with a cancer-stricken teammate, depicted in the TV movie “Brian’s Song.”

He believed Soviet authoritarian rule could have been avoided, then came under fire as “Putin’s apologist.”

“Guess How I Much Love You,” a picture book featuring nutbrown hares, has sold more than 50 million copies and has been translated into 57 languages.

  • Associated Press
  • ·

His public support of the boycott that helped launch the civil rights movement and established the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as its leader brought death threats from white supremacists.

He engineered the merger of Pepsi-Cola and Frito-Lay, brought Pepsi to the Soviet Union and built PepsiCo into a major rival to Coca-Cola.

By tugging on a piece of polymer, he accidentally discovered the material that became Gore-Tex.

The novel became a global bestseller after the 1994 movie starring Tom Hanks.

She rose to the top of her class at Columbia Law School in the 1950s, helped battle gender discrimination as an ACLU lawyer and, in 1993, became the second woman on the high court.

After she joined a class-action lawsuit against the Navy, some said she was committing treason. “But others kept saying, ‘Good for you, good for you.’ ”

He led the West African nation from 1968 to 1991 and died soon after it was rocked by a coup against one of his successors.

  • news services and and staff reports
  • ·

He and two accomplices pulled off a 1964 heist of the Star of India sapphire at a New York museum. After his time in prison, he became an evangelist to inmates.

His provocative essays took aim at major figures, and he helped shape the jazz world in the 1980s.

He saw himself as much an artist as a historian and won plaudits for his scenes of everyday — people past and present — going about their lives in the city.

He and songwriting partner Joel Hirschhorn won Oscars for the 1972 disaster epic and 1974’s “The Towering Inferno.”

The Seattle law firm founder and civic leader helped his son, tech billionaire Bill Gates, establish one of the largest private philanthropies in the world.

Colleagues called her “the Elizabeth Cady Stanton of women’s studies.”

In his furniture, stores, household objects, restaurants and books, he thought good design led to better living.

After starting an environmental think tank at 25, he founded the New America Foundation policy organization as well as the Climate Leadership Council.

Load More
Galleries
The beloved actor died Aug. 28 at his home near Los Angeles. He was 43.
  • Aug 29
Rogers, pop-country singer of ?The Gambler? who dominated 1970s music charts, dies at 81.
  • Mar 21, 2020
Today
Past 3 Days
Past Week

Alexander, Beatrice Ann

Alston, Cynthia

Astheimer, Robert

Baxter, Ralph

Beard, Geraldine

Bell, Christine

Bentley, John

Beverly, Charles

Boul, Vivian

Bradley, John

Brewington, Moses

Bridgett, Lennis

Brown Iii, Alexander

Brown, Joan

Brown, Kenneth "poochie"

Brown, Patricia

Brown, Reva

Bryan, Elva

Burke, Dolores

Burnett, Walter

Calhoun, Melvin

Cleary, Donald

Collins, Dillon

Conger, Mary

Consaul, Gail

Cook, Addie

Copestick, Bertha

Crausway, Theodore

Crawford, Charles

Cropper, Carol

Curry, Jean

Demler, Doris

Dolcich, Mary

Doneghy, Joseph

Donovan Iii, David

Dragon, Robert

Drumwright, Mary

Duffield, Jane

Duke, Jason

Eggers, Vivian

Einsiedler, Anna

Fischer, Allen

Flores, Anthony "lil Majic"

Francis, Barbara

Fuqua, Benny

Gavaghen, William

Glaser Sr., Michael "mike"

Goodwin, Allison

Gragg, Richard

Gray, Jeffery

Grossberg, Florence

Gruner, Lelia

Hagan, Josephine

Hansell-Price, Norma

Harper Jr., William "tommy"

Hasty, Stephen

Haupt, Robert

Hawkins, Joseph

Henderson, James

Hitt, Russell

Holloway, Charlie

Howard, George "roger"

Jackson, Dorothy

Jackson, Margaruietta

Jarboe, Marilyn Mack

Jeffries Iii, Kenneth

Johnson, Michael

Jones, Diane

Jones, Horace

Krear, Charles

Laue, Gerhard

Magazine, Sheldon

Mallinson, Edward

Marchesano, Carole

Marder, Dorothy

McDuffie, Ralph

McIntosh, Shirl

Michos, Peter

Miller Sr., Carl "skip"

Monroe, Linda

Moody, Lena

New, Roberta

O'Leary, Myra

Palombi, Dora

Parker, Marietta

Partain, Lemuel

Peirce, William

Petrides Sr., George

Phillips, Jordan Christopher

Plavnieks, Egons

Race, Kathleen

Reynolds, Margaret

Rice, James

Rosenthal, Donald

Royster, Iris

Sardone, Alice

Sausser, Diane

Saylor, Mary

Shockey, Daniel

Shultz, Charles "jack"

Siecker, Bruce

Simon, Dorothy

Simpson Sr., James G.

Slinkard, Lynn

Smith, Allison

Smith Sr., Frederick E.

Smith, William

Snider, Mary

Spaulding, Francis "franny"

Spiers, William "bill"

Swinson, Ruthe

Sylva Jr., John

Thorpe, Lorraine

Washington, Tracey

Werntz, Irene

Wills, Regina

Alexander, Beatrice Ann

Alston, Cynthia

Astheimer, Robert

Avery, Christine

Bacon Jr., Charles R.

Bailey, Richard

Baxter, Ralph

Beard, Geraldine

Bell, Christine

Bentley, John

Beverly, Charles

Boul, Vivian

Bradley, John

Brewington, Moses

Bridgett, Lennis

Brown Iii, Alexander

Brown, Joan

Brown, Kenneth "poochie"

Brown, Patricia

Brown, Reva

Bryan, Elva

Burke, Dolores

Burnett, Walter

Burrell, Ardrea

Calhoun, Melvin

Clark, Vickie

Cleary, David

Cleary, Donald

Codus, William

Colbert, John

Collins, Dillon

Conger, Mary

Consaul, Gail

Cook, Addie

Cooper, Pamela

Copestick, Bertha

Crausway, Theodore

Crawford, Charles

Cronk, Edwin

Cropper, Carol

Curran, Mary

Curry, Jean

Dawson, Frazier

Demler, Doris

Dolcich, Mary

Doneghy, Joseph

Donovan Iii, David

Dragon, Robert

Drumwright, Mary

Duffield, Jane

Duke, Jason

Eggers, Vivian

Einsiedler, Anna

Espenschied, Peter

Evans, Virginia

Falvey, Dixie

Farran, William

Feinberg, Linda

Fischer, Allen

Flores, Anthony "lil Majic"

Francis, Barbara

Friedman, Alan

Fuqua, Benny

Gaffney  , Charles Leroy

Gardner, Paul

Gates Ii, William Henry

Gavaghen, William

Gill, Beryl

Gipson, Tracy

Glaser Sr., Michael "mike"

Glick, Charles "bob"

Goodwin, Allison

Gosling, Arthur

Gragg, Richard

Gray, Jeffery

Gross, Mary

Grossberg, Florence

Gruner, Lelia

Hagan, Josephine

Hampton, Lillian

Hansell-Price, Norma

Harper Jr., William "tommy"

Harrell, David

Harris, Daniel

Harris, James

Hart, Celeste

Hasty, Stephen

Haupt, Robert

Hawkins, Joseph

Henderson, James

Henry, Jewell

Hitt, Russell

Holloway, Charlie

Hornsby, Margaret

Howard, George "roger"

Hurley, Maria

Jackson, Dorothy

Jackson, Joan

Jackson, Margaruietta

Jarboe, Marilyn Mack

Jeffries Iii, Kenneth

Johnson, Michael

Jones, Diane

Jones, Horace

Katz, Harriet

Kaufman, Barry

King, Leonard

Klug, Daniel

Krear, Charles

Labat, Margaret

Lail, Patricia

Laue, Gerhard

Lee, Gerard

Lipscomb, Deloris

Magazine, Sheldon

Mallinson, Edward

Manwell, Bonnie

Marchesano, Carole

Marder, Dorothy

McDuffie, Ralph

McFeaters Jr., Marvin

McIntosh, Shirl

McKinley, Russell

Meoli, Mary

Michos, Peter

Miller Sr., Carl "skip"

Misiorek Jr., Walter

Monroe, Betty

Monroe, Linda

Moody, Lena

Moran, Midge

Moss, Rebecca

Nelson, Martha

New, Roberta

O'Day, Thomas

O'Leary, Myra

O'Neal, Sylvia

Onesty, Joyce

Pace Jr., Travis Randall

Palombi, Dora

Parchment, Esmie

Parker, Marietta

Parker, Nellie

Partain, Lemuel

Peirce, William

Petrides Sr., George

Phillips, Jordan Christopher

Plavnieks, Egons

Pleger, Robert

Powell Jr., Raleigh

Race, Kathleen

Rathbone, Joseph "bailey"

Reynolds, Margaret

Rhodes, Stephen

Rice, James

Roberson Jr., Eugene

Robinson, Lindsey

Rosenthal, Donald

Royster, Iris

Sakata, Albert

Sardone, Alice

Sausser, Diane

Saylor, Mary

Schroyer, Rexford

Scott, Donald "don"

Shockey, Daniel

Shultz, Charles "jack"

Siecker, Bruce

Simon, Dorothy

Simpson Sr., James G.

Slinkard, Lynn

Smith, Allison

Smith Sr., Frederick E.

Smith, William

Smith Jr., Willie

Snider, Mary

Spaulding, Francis "franny"

Spiers, William "bill"

Stancil, Joyce

Swinson, Ruthe

Sylva Jr., John

Tapscott, Kenneth

Taylor, Davon D.

Tesconi, Charles

Thorpe, Lorraine

Tooley, Deborah

Voigt, Anna

Walker, Stanley

Washington, Tracey

Werntz, Irene

Whitted, Ricardo

Wiley, Paul

Wills, Regina

Zimmer Jr., Joseph

Zohn M.d., David

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
  • 6 days ago
Most Read Local