The older sister of investor Warren Buffett gave away $200 million of her wealth, often granting requests from people who wrote to her and her brother for help.

He also coached players including Leslie Allen and Bruce Foxworth, and celebrities such as Barbra Streisand and Dustin Hoffman.

The photo he scanned of his infant son in 1957 became the foundation for technologies including satellite imaging, CT scans, bar codes and digital photography.

He devoted nearly a half-century to a modern translation that unlocked the often impenetrable Jewish text.

His studies of rapid rises in temperature and sea level showed that “Greenland was coming apart.”

Mogul’s Viacom empire included Paramount Pictures film studios, CBS and MTV.

He recorded a hit version of “If I Had a Hammer” and was one of “The Dirty Dozen” in the 1967 Hollywood movie.

He leaked documents about the sinking of the Argentine cruiser General Belgrano during the Falklands War.

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He relinquished a top perch in journalism for a scriptwriting career, winning an Oscar nod for his first film, the libel drama “Absence of Malice” (1981), starring Paul Newman.

She treated, sheltered and educated thousands uprooted by violence and famine.

He spoke with pride of his role and brushed aside criticism about racial stereotyping.

Sometimes called the “father of autoimmunity,” he made key discoveries that altered the understanding of various diseases.

He joined The Post after the Star folded in 1981, then later edited a Pulitzer Prize-winning series.

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He won two Pulitzer Prizes for his studies of the people and ideas of the revolutionary era.

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The retired Air Force lieutenant general played key roles in nuclear strategy, the end of the Cold War and the Persian Gulf War.

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In the 1930s and ’40s, she played trombone with the International Sweethearts of Rhythm.

Her work at IBM led to major advances in the use of supercomputers and software.

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She said she was raped at 14 and later co-founded a support group for young victims of sexual assault.

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For decades, she waged a battle against the Hungarian government to reclaim valuable artworks collected by her grandfather. At her death, the case remained unresolved.

He captured life in the city with his gritty but lyrical columns for the Daily News, Post and other New York papers.

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