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7 Famous People Who Died in 2019

by Fahad Saleem

In 2019 the world lost a lot of great humans. These humans lived fulfilling lives, left a legacy and impacted millions of people.

Alan Krueger

One of the biggest losses of 2019 was of Alan Krueger, the famous American economist whose work explained a lot of key economic concepts in the world. Krueger served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy under President Barack Obama. Krueger’s works on economic inequality, minimum wage, labor and wealth patterns helped explain tons of mysteries of the world.

Bernard Fisher

Bernard Fisher revolutionized breast cancer treatment with his research that spanned over 40 years. Fisher’s research showed that early stage breast cancer can be treated with simple surgeries. Fisher’s research showed that there is no need for radical radical mastectomies for women with early stage cancer.

George Rosenkranz

George Rosenkranz was one of the chemists who changed the history of the world by developed contraceptive pills in a Mexico City lab in 1951.

Danny Aiello

Famous comedian Danny Aiello died on December 12. The actor made his debut on Broadway at the age of 37. He got fame from all-time hit movie The Godfather II in which he said the famous line, “Michael Corleone says hello!”

Robert Forster

Forster did over 200 movies in his career including Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967) and Robert Mulligan’s The Stalking Moon (1968), and Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown. Forster won the award of best supporting actor for his role in Jackie Brown.

He did his last role in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie of 2019.

Toni Morrison

The world lost Toni Morrison, the famous novelist and scholar, in 2019.  She started his career into teaching, edited famous books by Angela Davis, Wole Soyinka and Muhammad Ali. The famous film Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am is a contender for the best-documentary-feature Oscar.

I.M. Pei

One of the world’s most famous and renowned architects, I.M. Pie, died in May this year. He got fame from his famous glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris. Pei designed several world famous museums, parks and buildings, including East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.


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