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Dead at age 103

54 Notable deaths

Kirk Douglas

American stage and film actor (1916-2020).

Born December 9th, 1916 in Amsterdam. [ref]

Died February 5th, 2020 at 103 years old in Beverly Hills. [ref]

Vera Lynn

British singer (1917-2020).

Born March 20th, 1917 in East Ham. [ref]

Died June 18th, 2020 at 103 years old in Ditchling. [ref]

Edward Bernays

American public relations pioneer.

Born November 22nd, 1891 in Vienna.

Died March 9th, 1995 at 103 years old in Cambridge.

Herman Wouk

American writer (1915-2019).

Born May 27th, 1915 in The Bronx.

Died May 17th, 2019 at 103 years old in Palm Springs. [ref]

James Lovelock

English independent scientist (1919–2022).

Born July 26th, 1919 in Letchworth Garden City.

Died July 26th, 2022 at 103 years old in Abbotsbury (complication). [ref]

Rita Levi-Montalcini

Italian neurologist.

Born April 22nd, 1909 in Turin. [ref]

Died December 30th, 2012 at 103 years old in Rome (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Ben Ferencz

American lawyer and pacifist.

Born March 11th, 1920 in Ciolt.

Died April 7th, 2023 at 103 years old in Boynton Beach. [ref]

Adolph Zukor

Hungarian-american film producer and director (1873-1976).

Born January 7th, 1873 in Ricse. [ref]

Died June 10th, 1976 at 103 years old in Los Angeles. [ref]

John Franzese

Underboss of the colombo crime family.

Born February 6th, 1917 in Naples.

Died February 24th, 2020 at 103 years old in New York City.

Joseph M. Juran

Romanian-american engineer and management consultant (1904–2008).

Born December 24th, 1904 in Brăila.

Died February 28th, 2008 at 103 years old in Rye (stroke). [ref]

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