He wrote more than a dozen books, including “Message From Moscow,” an originally anonymous account of the capital’s somber mood after the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Mrs. White, who said she found freedom in the skies, was one of the first black women to earn a pilot’s license in the United States.

He was married to actress Faye Dunaway for three years and photographed her the morning after she won an Oscar for “Network.”

He was 8 when his mother tossed him to safety from the burning airship.

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Determined to follow in footsteps of his idol Jesse Owens, he became one of the most dominant runners of his generation.

Mr. Lustig, who also shared an Oscar for “Gladiator,” sought to honor the memory of the Holocaust through film.

She helped launch the careers of artists in the Washington Color School.

She was an expert witness or consultant in 5,000 workers’ compensation cases.

For about three years during a critical phase of the conflict, from 1963 to 1966, Tri Quang commanded headlines as a figure of international interest if not outright intrigue.

He became France’s favorite cyclist and was adored in a nation where sports fans love to pull for “magnificent losers.”

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He was the author of “How the Irish Became White” and sought to eliminate racial categories.

“We want to know our own history,” the self-taught scientist once said. “Who were the first Americans? When did they get here? How did they get here?”

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He was the first black chief executive of Kaiser, one of the country’s largest nonprofit health plans.

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Her puppet character became a fixture of “The Ed Sullivan Show” and was especially popular in Latin America and Japan.

His early album covers for the Beatles created a visual identity for the band as it rose to fame.

A Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, she took over the family business and built it into a giant, with sales last year of nearly $3 billion.

Working in the United States, she became one of the most forceful advocates for the divestment of stock in companies that did business in apartheid-era South Africa.

His novels “Frog” and “Interstate” were nominated for the National Book Award.

He later worked in radio and television and taught at schools including UMBC and Cornell.

Dr. Tévoédjrè, of Benin, served for two years as Annan’s special representative to the Ivory Coast, the West African country where a 1999 coup shattered decades of prosperity and calm, displacing hundreds of thousands of people.

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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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