He was a strong voice for religious minorities and spoke out against a strict blasphemy law.

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He was the Baltimore newspaper’s longest-serving editorial page editor, holding the position from 1972 to 1997.

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During more than 40 years at RCA, she created the Living Strings and was the label’s first female record producer.

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books.

He served as LBJ’s attorney general, then later questioned U.S. foreign policy and defended an international rogues’ gallery.

She helped shape ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ irreverent sensibility and created ‘Square Pegs.’

As chief conservator of the Vatican Museums, he led a 14-year restoration of the Sistine Chapel that revealed Michelangelo’s masterpiece as it had not been seen since the 16th century.

He represented the pop star and his estate and had numerous other high-profile clients.

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Philip played a steadfast supporting role to Elizabeth during her long reign over the United Kingdom.

His first five albums all reached No. 1 on the Billboard chart. He also starred in action movies and made headlines for his drug use and legal troubles.

He was an early friend of Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI, but was a strong critic of church doctrines.

He was the oldest living recipient of the honor, and one of the last from World War II.

Her work was published under a pseudonym and all but forgotten until recent years.

He spent 18 years as co-anchor of the Washington region’s top-rated morning news program before his retirement in 2012.

Honored for his contributions to international macroeconomic policy, the Canadian-born economist was also regarded as an intellectual father of the euro.

He also received a Tony nomination in 2009 for “The Norman Conquests.”

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The Japanese researcher was honored in 2014 for his contributions to the development of blue light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, a technology hailed as “revolutionary.”

Appointed Florida’s first Black federal judge, he was removed from office in 1989 on corruption charges and launched a remarkable political comeback.

He joined with Maury Yeston to write the Tony-winning musical “Nine” and what is known as “the other ‘Phantom.’ ”

He led Virginia’s largest utility company from 2007 to 2020 and was a powerful force in business and politics.

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Cicely Tyson, award-winning Black actress noted for 'Sounder,' 'Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,' dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, the pioneering actor who brought some of the first ennobling portrayals of African Americans to a vast television audience, gained an Oscar nomination for her performance as a sharecropper's wife in ''Sounder.''
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Photos: Larry King, TV host who gave boldface names a cozy forum, dies at 87

He hosted a popular CNN interview program that was a safe haven for the famous and infamous to spill their secrets, hype their projects and soften their image.
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Photos: Pierre Cardin, designer who transformed fashion in the 1960s, dies at 98

A perennial trendsetter, Mr. Cardin, who died Dec. 29 at age 98, radically transformed men's and women's fashion in the 1960s with modern designs such as the Nehru jacket and the space-race-inspired bubble dress. He redefined the field of commercial branding by licensing his name to products including toiletries, jewelry, luggage, candy, wine and wigs.
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Maske Sr., Russell

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Oddis, Joseph

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Parker, Dorothy

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Shear, Michael

Shearard, Mary

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Slotkin, Bonnie Gloria

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