Deported to Auschwitz at 15, he was the only member of his immediate family to survive. In the later years of his life, he devoted himself nearly entirely to preserving the memory of the Holocaust.

He helped bring the Nationals baseball team to the city in 2005 and also served as chairman of the Washington Performing Arts Society.

He earned an Oscar nomination for Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” as a Brooklyn pizzeria owner who plants the seeds of his own destruction amid simmering racial tensions.

As a Public Health Service officer and later a university professor, he chronicled health-care inequities and his own experience as a cancer patient in his early 30s.

With her husband, Matthew Meselson, she exposed the accidental leak of anthrax in the Soviet city of Sverdlovsk in 1979, one of the worst accidents in the history of biological weapons.

His company’s rise and fall symbolized South Korea’s turbulent rapid economic growth.

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A onetime musician, he specialized in single-character plays about Emily Dickinson, John Barrymore, Zelda Fitzgerald and other historical figures.

His pattern of vertical black lines formed the basis for the Universal Product Code, which is scanned more than 6 billion times each day.

The group sold 80 million records worldwide and embarked on world tours. They were Sweden’s best-known band since ABBA in the 1970s and 1980s.

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He led sweeping change, boosting his presidential prospects, but was brought down by corruption allegations.

He was a muckraking journalist who became a top investigator for the Senate and FDA.

He was credited with turning the challenge into a social media phenomenon.

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He helped take U.S. currency off the gold standard and curbed inflation with drastically high interest rates.

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He played Father Mulcahy in the 1970 movie “M.A.S.H.” and appeared in the hit sitcom “Benson.”

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His song “Lucid Dreams” sampled Sting and brought him national attention.

He spent most of his five-decade career writing editorials on local and regional affairs.

He played the towering yellow avian and Oscar the Grouch, the shaggy green trash can-dwelling grump, in thousands of episodes of the classic children’s television show.

She went into exile with her husband, one of France’s most acclaimed writers — and a Nazi sympathizer.

He had a recurring role on “Friends” and won a Tony Award for playing Cohn as “a demon of Shakespearean grandeur.”

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He and his family were spirited out of the Soviet Union in a daring CIA operation in 1980.

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I.M. Pei, one of the world’s leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the Louvre Pyramid in Paris and the National Gallery of Art’s East Building in Washington, D.C., died May 16, 2019 in New York.
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The comedian, whose work on Burnett’s variety show provoked howls of laughter from audiences and co-stars, died May 14, 2019, at a care facility in Los Angeles.
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