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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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.

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.

She won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1964 novel “The Keepers of the House.”

As one of the country’s first full-time TV writers, he covered the emerging television scene of the 1950s.

He helped broker the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which ended most of the violence of the Northern Irish conflict known as the Troubles.

He was in his 30s when fingers in his right hand suddenly stopped working, but remained a gifted performer while gaining renown as a conductor and teacher.

The once-crumbing city center is now jammed with art galleries and museums, churches, shady parks and alleyways reminiscent of Rome or Barcelona.

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The former ranch hand and blacksmith played gruff, plain-talking characters in films such as “Tender Mercies,” “The Natural” and “Cocoon.”

His film range included upbeat musicals, grim historical dramas and a gangster movie with child actors.

Among the first Black officers to supervise White soldiers, he battled ingrained attitudes about race.

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She helped bring the NBA and NHL to Washington with her husband, Abe Pollin, and started innovative counseling centers after losing two children to heart defects.

He was a longtime coach at Illinois and New Mexico State.

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He managed six major league teams and came within one out of leading the Red Sox to the 1986 title.

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