Celebrity Deaths in 2010

In 2010, the world has witnessed a number of notable people like president, architect, director, actor, fashion designer and even the oldest person lost their lives. However, what they had achieved during their life is very admirable. This article only mentions the death of seven typical celebrities including Tommaso Padoa Schioppa, Blake Edwards, Lech Kaczynski, Tony Curtis, Alexander McQueen, Anne Eugénie Blanchard and Tsutomu Yamaguchi.


Padoa Schioppa: The Architect of Europe

Italian economist Tommaso Padoa Schioppa, a member of the European Central Bank\’s first executive board, passed away at the age of 70 after his heart attack in Rome. He was among those who knew how to translate the European ideal into concrete and one of the intellectual architects of the Europe.


Italian President Giorgio Napolitano highly appreciates the contribution of Tommaso Padoa Schioppa in both Italy’s and Europe’s economy


Lech Kaczynski: The Polish President

A huge Polish tragedy happened when the President Lech Kaczynski was killed in a plane crash in Russia along with his wife and 94 other senior officers on April 10, 2010. The 60-year-old has only one child, Marta Kaczynska.


The body of Poland\’s President Lech Kaczynski and the others had been taken back to Warsaw


Black Edwards: Director of the Pink Panther

Blake Edwards, an American screenwriter, director and producer, passed away on December 15, 2010 leaving his wife, famous actress Julie Andrews. He was the director of the blockbuster movie series called “Pink Panther”.


In 2004, he received an Honorary Academy Award in recognition of his contribution for the screen


Tony Curtis: The Movie Superstar in 1950s

The 1950s movie star and sex symbol, Tony Curtis, passed away on September 29, 2010. He previously achieved great successes with his role in “The Defiant Ones” and “Some Like It Hot”.


Mr. Curtis used to play with some very famous actors and actresses at that time like Sidney Poitier, Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon


Alexander McQueen: The British fashion icon

Alexander McQueen, a British fashion designer, was found dead at his luxury flat in Mayfair, central London some days after the death of his beloved mother, Joyce.


McQueen is believed to hang himself at the age of 40


Anne Eugénie Blanchard: The French Supercentenarian

Anne Eugénie Blanchard, a French supercentenarian, went to the heaven at the age of 114. She is among the 40 oldest people ever recognized in the world and the 3rd oldest in France.


She passed away on November 4, 2010


Tsutomu Yamaguchi: The Survivor of 2 Atomic Blasts

Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only official survivor of both atomic blasts hit Japan in World War II, died in Nagasaki at the age of 93. He had witnessed two dead bombs dropped by the U.S. to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which killed nearly 150,000 people.


It is stomach cancer that caused the death of this man




Related links:

Celebrities Deaths 2009

Wrongful Death – The Celebrity Cases

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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