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May 26th

154 Notable deaths

Ray Liotta

American actor (1954–2022).

Born December 18th, 1954 in Newark.

Died May 26th, 2022 at 67 years old in Dominican Republic. [ref]

Martin Heidegger

German philosopher (1889-1976).

Born September 26th, 1889 in Messkirch. [ref]

Died May 26th, 1976 at 86 years old in Freiburg im Breisgau (infectious disease). [ref]

Edsel Bryant Ford

American businessman.

Born November 6th, 1893 in Detroit.

Died May 26th, 1943 at 49 years old in Grosse Pointe Shores (stomach cancer).

Sydney Pollack

American film director, producer and actor (1934-2008).

Born July 1st, 1934 in Lafayette. [ref]

Died May 26th, 2008 at 73 years old in Pacific Palisades (stomach cancer). [ref]

Zbigniew Brzezinski

Polish-american political scientist (1928-2017).

Born March 28th, 1928 in Warsaw. [ref]

Died May 26th, 2017 at 89 years old in Falls Church (pneumonia). [ref]

Eddie Albert

American actor (1906-2005).

Born April 22nd, 1906 in Rock Island.

Died May 26th, 2005 at 99 years old in Pacific Palisades (pneumonia). [ref]

Bart Starr

American football player, coach, executive (1934-2019).

Born January 9th, 1934 in Montgomery.

Died May 26th, 2019 at 85 years old in Birmingham (stroke).

Stanley Ho

Chairman of sjm holdings; hong kong-macau entrepreneur (1921-2020); nickname "godfather and king of gambling".

Born November 25th, 1921 in British Hong Kong.

Died May 26th, 2020 at 98 years old in Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital. [ref]

Andrew Fletcher

English musician, member of depeche mode.

Born July 8th, 1961 in Nottingham. [ref]

Died May 26th, 2022 at 60 years old in London (aortic dissection). [ref]

Gian-Carlo Coppola

Film producer and actor.

Born September 17th, 1963 in Los Angeles.

Died May 26th, 1986 at 22 years old in Annapolis.

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