Demetrio Carceller Coll (1929 – September 29, 2023) was a Portuguese billionaire heir and entrepreneur. He inherited significant holdings in two major companies, the petrol station chain Disa Corp and the Spanish brewery Damm, from his father, Demetrio Carceller Segura. Additionally, he was a part-owner in the Spanish food company Ebro Foods and the property ..
Molly E. Holzschlag: Advocate for the Open Web and Web Standards Molly E. Holzschlag (January 25, 1963 – September 5, 2023) was a prominent American author, lecturer, and staunch advocate for the Open Web. She left a lasting imprint on the tech industry, particularly in the realms of web design, open standards, and accessibility. Recognized ..
Yuri Kondratiev: Ukrainian Mathematician and Academic Yuri Kondratiev (Ukrainian: Кондратьєв Юрій Григорович) was a distinguished Ukrainian mathematician and professor, known for his significant contributions to the field of mathematics. Born on 23 October 1953, he had a profound impact on the academic world through his research and teachings. Tragically, Kondratiev passed away on 5 September ..
John Stevenson: British Screenwriter and Coronation Street Veteran John Stevenson (10 May 1937 – 5 September 2023) was a highly regarded British screenwriter, notably known for his significant contributions to Britain’s longest-running soap opera, Coronation Street. Early Life: John Stevenson was born in Manchester in 1937. He pursued higher education at the London School of ..
Anatol Ugorski: Russian-German Pianist and Academic Anatol Ugorski (Russian: Анатолий Зальманович Угорский) was a prominent Russian-born German classical pianist and academic teacher, recognized for his unconventional approach to music. Born on 28 September 1942 in Rubtsovsk into a humble family, Ugorski’s journey in the world of music was a remarkable one, defying traditional norms and ..
Danas Andriulionis: Celebrated Lithuanian Painter and Teacher Danas Andriulionis (25 November 1951 – 4 September 2023) was a highly regarded Lithuanian painter and a notable member of the Lithuanian Artists’ Association. Andriulionis’ artistic journey began with his studies in Pakruojis, followed by graduation from Rokiškis T. Vaižgantas School. In 1975, he became part of VISI, ..
Yunus Bandu: Indonesian Military Officer and Respected Politician Yunus Bandu (14 July 1942 – 4 September 2023) was a prominent figure in Indonesian politics, known for his roles as a military officer and a respected politician affiliated with the Golkar party. Born in Kalosi, a small town in South Sulawesi, on 14 July 1942, Yunus ..
Guðbergur Bergsson: Pioneering Icelandic Writer and Translator Guðbergur Bergsson (16 October 1932 – 4 September 2023) was a prominent Icelandic writer and translator, born in the picturesque town of Grindavík. His literary journey began with a foundation in education, as he pursued his Teaching degree at the University of Iceland, followed by a deep dive ..
Edith Marion Grossman (1936–2023): The Translator Who Brought Latin American Literature to the World Edith Marion Grossman, renowned for her exceptional literary translations, left an indelible mark on the world of literature. Born as Edith Marion Dorph on March 22, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she dedicated her life to bridging the gap between Spanish and ..
Murray G. Hall (25 May 1947 – 4 September 2023): A Canadian Germanist and Literary Expert Murray G. Hall, a distinguished Canadian Germanist and literature specialist, left an indelible mark on the academic world with his profound knowledge and contributions. Born on 25 May 1947, his life’s work encompassed extensive research and scholarly engagement. Academic ..