She was a best-selling children’s author who wrote of her childhood in World War II and a mischievous cat named Mog.

His column, “The Nation’s Housing,” appeared for four decades and addressed issues faced by homeowners and home buyers.

She drew on her painful personal history in interpreting songs about loss and hope.

He was one of the continent’s most prominent openly gay men and drew international acclaim for his essay ‘How to Write About Africa.’

He co-founded the English electronic band Alabama 3 and helped write “Woke Up This Morning,” which opened the HBO series.

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A three-time Formula One champion, Mr. Lauda later launched airlines in his native Austria.

He opened for Elvis Presley before helping establish L.A.’s stand-up comedy mecca.

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Known as “Batman,” he helped transform the once-rural Dulles Airport corridor into a network of roads, housing, offices and shopping centers.

She interviewed world leaders, wrote several books and was a commentator on world affairs.

“The Caine Mutiny,” “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance” were among his best-selling novels about personal conflict set against the backdrop of compelling historical events.

The operation attracted international attention and demonstrated the lifesaving potential of organ transplants for the tiniest patients.

He was the co-author of a 1982 article that shaped police tactics for a generation.

As Australia’s leader from 1983 to 1991, he spearheaded economic reforms and environmental protections.

Mr. Pei left a legacy of notable buildings that span the globe: the National Gallery of Art’s East Building, the glass pyramid at the entrance to the Louvre in Paris, the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.

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The former civil rights worker, who had once chopped cotton for $3 a day, received a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, bringing national attention to her Delta town of Mayersville and other communities like it.

She gave sensuous and expressive performances and became one of Japan’s first internationally recognized film stars.

He dropped on top of a German hand grenade during World War II, saving his Army comrades but maiming himself.

She became the first woman and the first African American to serve as president of the American College of Dentists.

The economist served as founding director of the Congressional Budget Office and became the first female director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.

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He donned obvious wigs, adopted strange accents and delighted in comic brinkmanship.

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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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