no thread for hans koschnick, let's remedy that ASAP (R.I.P. April 21, 2016)

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Hans Koschnick (2 April 1929 in Bremen – 21 April 2016) was a German politician (SPD) and elder statesman. He was the 4th President of the Senate and Mayor of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen from 1967 to 1985, the 22nd and 33rd President of the Bundesrat in 1970/71 and 1981/82, and afterwards served as a member of the Bundestag, the German federal parliament, from 1987 to 1998. Between 1994 and 1996, Koschnick was the EU administrator of Mostar.[1]

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 17:19 (seven years ago) link

"Jagt den Deutschen davon", schrien die Kroaten. Verzweifelt ruft der Chauffeur per Mobiltelefon um Hilfe. Sieben Schüsse treffen das Auto in Kopfhöhe, Koschnick wäre nicht mit dem Leben davongekommen, hätte er sich der Menge gestellt.

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 17:21 (seven years ago) link

the spirit of hans will live on in our hearts

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 17:23 (seven years ago) link

featuring a cameo by Hans Koschnik (himself)

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 17:31 (seven years ago) link

i might have to avoid the rest of the internet now, too many feelings ... re Hans

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 18:28 (seven years ago) link

Cora Buhlert

First Hans Koschnick and now Prince. Fuck.

Cora Buhlert

Doves are crying. RIP Prince and Hans Koschnick.

сверх (nakhchivan), Thursday, 21 April 2016 18:36 (seven years ago) link

Just hope some healthcare professionals got to blow a dying guy

Kevin Ageusia Smith (wins), Thursday, 21 April 2016 18:40 (seven years ago) link

i will always remember where i was when i found out that hans died

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 18:42 (seven years ago) link

sometimes i wonder about what food hans koschnick ate when he was serving in brussels

сверх (nakhchivan), Thursday, 21 April 2016 19:21 (seven years ago) link

i wonder what was his favorite wine. i want to drink some in his memory

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 20:14 (seven years ago) link

Between 1994 and 1996, Koschnick was the EU administrator of Mostar.[1]

wonder if he ever saw the stari most. was destroyed in 1993 and the reconstruction didn't finish until 2004.

-_- (jim in glasgow), Thursday, 21 April 2016 20:18 (seven years ago) link

Feeling sad for Cora ;_;

Romeo Daltrey (Tom D.), Thursday, 21 April 2016 20:22 (seven years ago) link

{((((((( Cora ))))))))}
<3 <3

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Thursday, 21 April 2016 20:52 (seven years ago) link

Oliver Maria Schmitt
13 hrs

Hört dieses Popstarsterben denn niemals auf? Hans Koschnick ging viel zu früh! RIP!

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 14:22 (seven years ago) link

Max Stilwell
5 hrs

Just like to thank everyone who thinks I don't watch the news and thinks they have to constantly Harass all my social media with celeb deaths 👎🏻
Truth is most of us ain't celebs who's gunna remember us or these guys... R.I.P April 2016
Valeriu Cotea (ro), 89, Romanian oenologist, member of Romanian Academy.[1]
Hans Koschnick, 87, German politician and diplomat, Bremen Senate president and mayor (1967–1985), President of the Bundesrat (1970–1971, 1981–1982), MP (1987–1998).[2]
Lonnie Mack, 74, American singer-guitarist (The Wham of that Memphis Man).[3]
Ferenc Paragi, 62, Hungarian Olympic javelin thrower (1976, 1980), world record holder (1980–1983).[4]
Prince, 57, American musician ("Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette") and actor, Oscar (1984) and Grammy winner (1984, 1986, 2004, 2007).[5]
Solomon Blatt, Jr., 94, American federal judge, U.S. District Court for South Carolina (since 1971).[6]
Jerry Greene, 74, American sports journalist (Orlando Sentinel).[7]
Guy Hamilton, 93, French-born British film director (James Bond, Battle of Britain, Evil Under the Sun).[8]
Luis Katigbak, 41, Filipino writer and music critic, complications from diabetes.[9]
Dame Leonie Kramer, 91, Australian academic, author and university administrator.[10]
Attila Özdemiroğlu, 73, Turkish composer, lung cancer.[11]
Solly Pandor, Zambian football manager (national team), heart attack.[12]
Qi Benyu, 85, Chinese politician and propagandist, cancer.[13]
Giannis Voglis, 78, Greek actor.[14]
Dwayne Washington, 52, American basketball player (New Jersey Nets, Miami Heat, Syracuse University), brain cancer.[15]
Victoria Wood, 62, British comedian and actress (New Faces, Victoria Wood As Seen on TV, Dinnerladies), cancer.[16]
Yu Songlie, 95, Chinese agricultural scientist, educator and academician (Chinese Academy of Engineering).[17]
Ken Aldred, 70, Australian politician, MP for Henty (1975–1980), Bruce (1983–1990) and Deakin (1990–1996).[18] (death announced on this date)
Gerasimos Arsenis, 84, Greek politician, Minister for National Defense (1993–1996) and National Education and Religious Affairs (1996–2000).[19]
Patricio Aylwin, 97, Chilean politician, President (1990–1994).[20]
Estelle Balet, 21, Swiss snowboarder, world champion (2015, 2016), avalanche.[21]
Dud Beattie, 81, Australian rugby league footballer (Queensland).[22]
Errikos Belies, 66, Greek translator and poet.[23]
Ronit Elkabetz, 51, Israeli actress and film director (Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem), cancer.[24]
Karl-Heinz von Hassel, 77, German actor.[25]
Walter Kohn, 93, Austrian-born American theoretical physicist, Nobel laureate (1998).[26]
John McConathy, 86, American basketball player (Milwaukee Hawks, Northwestern State).[27]
Mehrdad Oladi, 30, Iranian footballer (Malavan), heart attack.[28]
Milt Pappas, 76, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs).[29]
Billy Redmayne, 25, Manx motorcycle racer, race collision.[30]
Igor Volchok, 84, Russian football manager.[31]
Pete Zorn, 65, American musician (Steeleye Span, Richard Thompson), cancer.[32]
Richard Lyons, 57, American musician (Negativland), melanoma.[33]
Brian Asawa, 49, American opera singer.[34]
Paul Busiek, 93, American politician.[35]
Yuri Bychkov, 84, Russian art historian.[36]
William Campbell, 75, American business executive (Apple) and college football coach (Columbia University), cancer.[37]
Adrian Berry, 4th Viscount Camrose, 78, British journalist.[38]
Robert Christophe, 78, French swimmer, European champion (1958, 1962).[39]
Chyna, 45, American professional wrestler (WWF, NJPW) and actress (1 Night in China, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Illegal Aliens).[40]
Barry Davies, 71, British soldier, extracted Lufthansa Flight 181 hostages, heart attack.[41]
Hugh Faulkner, 83, Canadian politician, MP for Peterborough (1965–1979).[42]
Rubén Héctor di Monte, 84, Argentinian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Mercedes-Luján (2000–2007).[43]
Ben-Zion Gold, 92, Polish-born American rabbi.[44]
Cox Habbema, 72, Dutch actress, theater director and manager.[45]
Eva Henning, 95, Swedish stage and movie actress.[46]
Karina Huff, 55, British actress (The House of Clocks, Time for Loving, Voices from Beyond) and television personality, breast cancer.[47]
Sir John Leslie, 4th Baronet, 99, Anglo-Irish aristocrat and media personality.[48]
Johan van Minnen (nl), 83, Dutch journalist.[49]
Vladimir Nemukhin, 90, Russian painter (Bulldozer Exhibition).[50]
Scott Nimerfro, 54, American writer and producer (Hannibal, Once Upon a Time, X-Men), cancer.[51]
Fulvio Roiter, 89, Italian photographer, Prix Nadar winner (1956).[52]
Gert Schramm, 87, German Holocaust survivor.[53]
Zoltán Szarka, 73, Hungarian football player and coach, Olympic champion (1968).[54]
Tiga Bayles, 62, Australian radio presenter and indigenous rights activist, cancer.[55]
Bob Charles, 79, American-born Australian politician, MP for La Trobe (1990–2004).[56]
Clifton C. Garvin, 94, American businessman, CEO of Exxon (1975–1986).[57]
Luis Horacio Gomez González, 57, Colombian Roman Catholic prelate, Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán (2014–2016).[58]
Toshiro Konishi, 63, Japanese chef, cancer.[59]
Sergey Malyutin, 30, Russian footballer (FC Kaluga).[60]
Bruce Mansfield, 71, Australian radio and television personality, prostate cancer.[61]
Doris Roberts, 90, American actress (Everybody Loves Raymond, Remington Steele, Christmas Vacation).[62]
Trần Phước Thọ, 23, Vietnamese footballer (Long An, U23 national team), traffic collision.[63]
Nicolas Tikhomiroff, 89, French photographer.[64]
Vandy Anderson, 73, American radio broadcaster (KGBC).[65]
Muhammad Ayyub, 64, Saudi Arabian imam and Islamic scholar.[66]
Ron Bonham, 73, American basketball player (Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers), NBA champion (1965, 1966).[67]
Jeanette Bonnier, 82, Swedish media proprietor (Bonnier Group), journalist (Expressen) and author.[68]
Miloud Chaabi, 86, Moroccan businessman.[69]
Rod Daniel, 73, American film director (Teen Wolf, K-9).[70]
William M. Gray, 86, American meteorologist.[71]
Charlie Hodge, 82, Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, Oakland Seals, Vancouver Canucks) and scout, NHL champion (1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966).[72]
Clarence James, 84, Bermudian politician, Deputy Premier (1983–1989).[73]
Rubén Mendoza Ayala, 55, Mexican politician.[74]
U Pandita, 94, Burmese Buddhist monk and meditation teacher.[75]
Louis Pilot, 75, Luxembourgian football player (Fola Esch, Standard Liège, Royal Antwerp) and manager (national team).[76]
Ismael Quintana, 78, Puerto Rican singer and composer.[77]
Peter Rock, 70, Austrian-born Chilean rock musician.[78]
Richard Smith, 84, British painter, heart failure.[79]
Kit West, 79, British special effects artist (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Dragonheart, Enemy at the Gates), Oscar winner (1982).[80]
Seth Glickenhaus, 102, American businessman and investor.[81]
Anne Grommerch, 45, French politician, member of the National Assembly (since 2008), Mayor of Thionville (since 2014), breast cancer.[82]
Laura Liu, 49, American state judge, Cook County Circuit Court judge (2010–2014), Illinois Appellate Court judge (since 2014), breast cancer.[83]
Frederick Mayer, 94, German-born American spy (OSS).[84]
A. A. Raiba, 94, Indian painter.[85]
Morag Siller, 46, British actress (Emmerdale, Memphis Belle, Casualty), breast cancer.[86]
Lars-Inge Svartenbrandt, 70, Swedish criminal, apartment fire.[87]
Louis Van Geyt, 88, Belgian politician, chairman of Communist Party of Belgium (1972–1989).[88]
Guy Woolfenden, 78, English composer and conductor.[89]
Nguyen Anh 9, 76, Vietnamese songwriter and pianist.[90]
Ahmed Brahim, 69, Tunisian politician.[91]
Martin Fitzmaurice, 75, English darts personality.[92]
Gaetano Gagliano, 98, Canadian entrepreneur.[93]
Ted Gundry, 81, British radio broadcaster (BBC).[94]
Fred Hayman, 90, Swiss-born American fashion retailer (Giorgio Beverly Hills) and entrepreneur, helped develop Rodeo Drive.[95]
Dan Ireland, 57, Canadian-born American film producer and director (Jolene, The Whole Wide World, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont).[96]
Ilija Ivezić, 89, Croatian film actor (Last of the Renegades, The Golden Years, Marshal Tito's Spirit).[97]
Zsolt Kaposvári, 47, Hungarian fencer and referee.[98]
Colin Knight, 81, New Zealand educationalist, principal of Christchurch Teachers' College (1986–1995).[99]
Liang Sili, 91, Chinese missile control scientist and academician (Chinese Academy of Sciences), vice-president of the International Astronautical Federation.[100]
Sir David MacKay, 48, British author, physicist and professor (University of Cambridge), stomach cancer.[101]
Alphons van Meeuwis, 99, Dutch resistance fighter, distributed Het Parool during WW2.[102]
Rod Reyes, 80, Filipino broadcast executive and journalist (The Standard), heart failure.[103]
Saul Same, 96, Palestinian-born Australian entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist.[104] (death announced on this date)
Phil Sayer, 62, British voice artist, esophageal cancer.[105]
Malick Sidibé, 80, Malian photographer.[106]
Xu Caidong, 97, Chinese metallurgist and academician (Chinese Academy of Sciences), vice-governor of Guizhou.[107]
Carl M. Vogel, 61, American politician, member of the Missouri Senate (2003–2011), pancreatic cancer.[108]
Srinivas Aravamudan, 54, Indian-born British academic.[109]
Miguel Castillejo Gorráiz (es), 86, Spanish canon (Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba) and financier (CajaSur), heart failure.[110]
Julio García Espinosa, 89, Cuban film director and screenwriter (The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin).[111]
Kurtis Haiu, 31, New Zealand rugby union player (Auckland, Blues), bone cancer.[112]
Matthias Joseph Isuja, 86, Tanzanian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Dodoma (1972–2005).[113]
Věra Kubánková (cs), 91, Czech actress, Thalia Award winner.[114]
Mariano Mores, 98, Argentine tango composer and pianist.[115]
Eeti Nieminen, 89, Finnish Nordic skier.[116]
Rex Patterson, 89, Australian politician, MP for Dawson (1966–1975).[117]
Steve Quinn, 64, British rugby league player (York, Featherstone).[118]
Jock Scot, 64, Scottish poet and recording artist.[119]
Manouchehr Sotodeh, 102, Iranian geographer and scholar of Persian literature, lung infection.[120]
Gareth Thomas, 71, Welsh actor (Blake's 7, Children of the Stones, Star Maidens), heart failure.[121]
Gwyn Thomas, 79, Welsh poet and academic, National Poet (2006–2008).[122]
Ray Thornton, 87, American attorney and politician, member of the United States House of Representatives from Arkansas (1973–1979, 1991–1997).[123]
Nera White, 80, American Hall of Fame basketball player.[124]
Bernard B. Wolfe, 101, American politician, member of the Illinois House of Representatives (1965–1974).[125]
Sayed Zayan, 72, Egyptian actor.[126]
Aquilino Bonfanti, 73, Italian footballer.[127]
Robbie Brennan, Irish musician (Skid Row, Auto Da Fé, Grand Slam).[128]
Hector A. Cafferata, Jr., 86, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient.[129]
Paul Carey, 88, American radio broadcaster (Detroit Tigers).[130]
Gianroberto Casaleggio, 61, Italian entrepreneur, co-founder of Five Star Movement.[131]
Woody Cornwell, 48, American abstract painter, co-founder of Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery.[132]
Pedro de Felipe, 71, Spanish footballer (Real Madrid, Espanyol).[133]
David Gest, 62, American TV producer (Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special) and reality show contestant (I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!).[134]
Gib Guilbeau, 78, American musician (The Flying Burrito Brothers).[135]
Anne Jackson, 90, American actress (The Shining, Folks!, Dirty Dingus Magee).[136]
Bryce Jordan, 91, American academic administrator, President of the Pennsylvania State University (1983–1990).[137]
Alexander Kanengoni, 65, Zimbabwean writer, heart failure.[138]
Balls Mahoney, 44, American professional wrestler (ECW, WWE, SMW).[139]
André Mayamba Mabuti Kathongo, 85, Congolese Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Popokabaka (1979–1993).[140]
Tōru Ōhira, 86, Japanese voice actor (Super Sentai, One Piece).[141]
Tibor Ordina, 45, Hungarian track and field athlete, brain cancer.[142]
Veenu Paliwal, 44, Indian motorcyclist, traffic collision.[143]
Tomaž Pandur, 53, Slovenian theatre director.[144]
Spec Richardson, 93, American baseball executive (Houston Astros).[145]
Agha Saleem, 81, Pakistani writer.[146]
Sir Arnold Wesker, 83, British playwright.[147]
Said Zahari, 88, Singaporean journalist and political prisoner.[148]
Tony Ayers, 82, Australian public servant.[149]
Doug Banks, 57, American radio personality, diabetes.[150]
Joao Carvalho, 28, Portuguese mixed martial arts fighter, injuries sustained in match.[151]
Albert Filozov, 78, Russian actor.[152]
Emile Ford, 78, Saint Lucian singer ("What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?") and sound engineer.[153]
Hokie Gajan, 56, American football player and broadcaster (New Orleans Saints), liposarcoma.[154]
Ruth Gilbert, 99, New Zealand poet.[155]
Yura Halim (ms), 92, Bruneian politician, chief minister and lyricist (national anthem).[156]
Anne Gould Hauberg, 98, American arts patron, founder of the Pilchuck Glass School.[157]
Peter J. Jannetta, 84, American neurosurgeon (Allegheny General Hospital).[158]
Miss Shangay Lily, 53, Spanish drag queen.[159]
Nii Odoi Mensah, Ghanaian actor, kidney failure.[160]
Édgar Perea, 81, Colombian politician and football commentator.[161]
Richard Ransom, 96, American businessman (Hickory Farms).[162]
Ed Snider, 83, American sports executive (Comcast Spectacor, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers), bladder cancer.[163]
A. R. Surendran, Sri Lankan lawyer, President's Counsel (2004).[164]
Ronnie Davis, 66, American drag racer, race collision.[165]
John Ferrone, 91, American book editor (The Color Purple), complications from Parkinson's disease.[166]
James Cross Giblin, 82, American author, editor and publisher (Scholastic Press).[167]
Louis Gladstone, 88, American politician.[168]
Nicholas Hood, 92, American politician and civil rights activist, Detroit City Councilman (1965–1993).[169]
Howard Marks, 70, Welsh cannabis smuggler, writer and legalisation campaigner, colorectal cancer.[170]
Thomas Kwaku Mensah, 81, Ghanaian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Obuasi (1995–2008) and Archbishop of Kumasi (2008–2012).[171]
Tomáš Pustina, 38, Czech record holder, tallest man in the Czech Republic, heart failure.[172]
Ira Rosenberg, 99, American photographer (Detroit Free Press).[173]
Wayne Southwick, 93, American surgeon and academic.[174]
Henryk Średnicki, 61, Polish boxer, amateur World Champion (1978).[175]
Frederic W. Allen, 89, American judge.[176]
Arthur Anderson, 93, American actor (Courage the Cowardly Dog, Midnight Cowboy) and spokesperson (Lucky Charms).[177]
Duane Clarridge, 83, American spy (CIA, Eclipse Group), complications from esophageal cancer.[178]
Tony Conrad, 76, American avant-garde musician, composer, video artist and professor (University at Buffalo), pneumonia.[179]
Juris Ekmanis, 74, Latvian academic, President of Latvian Academy of Sciences (2004–2012).[180]
Finn Hodt, 96, Norwegian speed skating competitor and coach.[181]
Lucas Martínez Lara, 73, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Matehuala (since 2006).[182]
J. Vinton Lawrence, 76, American CIA paramilitary officer, acute myeloid leukemia.[183]
Bea Maddock, 81, Australian artist.[184]
Martin Roberts, 48, English rugby union player (Gloucester Rugby).[185]
Will Smith, 34, American football player (New Orleans Saints), Super Bowl champion (2010), shot.[186]
Dick Alban, 87, American football player (Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers).[187]
Mircea Albulescu, 81, Romanian actor and writer, heart failure.[188]
Barbara Anderson, 73, American political activist (Proposition 2½), leukemia.[189]
Harry Apted, 90. Fijian cricketer.[190]
David Dore, 75, Canadian figure skating competitor, judge and official, President (1980–1984) and Director General (1986–2004) of the CFSA.[191]
Stacy Fawcett, 45, American food reporter (WFAA), stabbed.[192]
Doug France, 62, American football player (Los Angeles Rams).[193]
Mildred Gordon, 92, British politician, MP for Bow and Poplar (1987–1997).[194]
William Hamilton, 76, American cartoonist, traffic collision.[195]
Jack Hammer, 90, American musician and songwriter ("Great Balls of Fire").[196]
Allen Webster Hawkins, 90, American newspaper publisher, President of the National Newspaper Association (1988).[197]
Keith Hefner, 87, American actor (Star 80, Fever Pitch) and television personality (The Girls Next Door), cancer.[198]
Charles Hirsch, 79, American forensic pathologist.[199]
Julien Hoferlin, 49 , Belgian tennis coach (national team), cancer.[200]
Etienne Hugel, 57, French winemaker (Hugel & Fils).[201]
George Ilsley, 88, Australian football player (Carlton).[202]
Daisy Lewellyn, 36, American reality television personality (Blood, Sweat & Heels), bile duct cancer.[203]
Fred Middleton, 85, English footballer (Lincoln City).[204]
Jim Ridley, 50, American newspaper editor-in-chief (Nashville Scene) and film critic.[205]
Edward J. Steimel, 94, American lobbyist and fundraiser, founder of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.[206]
David Swift, 85, British actor (Drop the Dead Donkey).[207]
Wei Chueh, 88, Taiwanese Buddhist monk, founder of the Chung Tai Shan.[208]
László Bárczay, 80, Hungarian chess Grandmaster.[209]
Freda Briggs, 85, English-born Australian professor and child protection expert, Senior Australian of the Year (2000).[210]
Joe Freeman Britt, 80, American attorney and death penalty advocate.[211]
Frank E. Denholm, 92, American politician, member of the House of Representatives from South Dakota (1971–1975).[212]
Matiu Dickson, New Zealand Māori academic (University of Waikato) and lawyer.[213]
Marcel Dubé, 86, Canadian playwright.[214]
Hendrikje Fitz (de), 54, German actress (In aller Freundschaft), cancer.[215]
Adrian Greenwood, 42, British art dealer and author, stabbed.[216]
Flávio Guarnieri (pt), 56, Portuguese-born Brazilian actor.[217]
Bernd Hoss, 76, German football manager.[218]
Theodore van Houten, 63, Dutch–British author and journalist.[219]
Rachel Johnson, 93, Scottish woman, last native of St. Kilda.[220] (death announced on this date)
Garry Jones, 65, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers).[221]
Vladimir Kagan, 88, American furniture designer.[222]
Jade Lemons, American rock musician (Injected), apparent drug overdose.[223]
Carlo Monti, 96, Italian athlete, Olympic bronze medalist (1948).[224]
Blackjack Mulligan, 73, American professional wrestler (WWWF, JCP, CWF).[225]
Phil Scheffler, 85, American editor (60 Minutes).[226]
Fane Spoitoru (ro), 57, Romanian businessman and mobster.[227]
Jimmie Van Zant, 59, American rock musician.[228]
Ruth Westbrook, 85, English cricket player and coach (national team).[229]
Dennis Davis, 64, American drummer (David Bowie, Stevie Wonder), cancer.[230]
Jaime Pedro Gonçalves, 79, Mozambican Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Beira (1976–2012).[231]
Merle Haggard, 79, American singer-songwriter ("Okie from Muskogee", "The Fightin' Side of Me", "Carolyn"), Grammy winner (1984, 1998, 1999), complications from pneumonia.[232]
Darrell Hogan, 89, American football player (Pittsburgh Steelers).[233]
Joel Kurtzman, 68, American economist, cancer.[234]
Robert MacCrate, 94, American lawyer, President of the American Bar Association (1987–1988).[235]
Sid Nathan, 93, British boxer and referee, complications of a fall.[236] (death announced on this date)
Ogden Mills Phipps, 75, American horse breeder.[237]
Pablo Lucio Vasquez, 38, American murderer, execution by lethal injection.[238]
Murray Wier, 89, American basketball player (Tri-Cities Blackhawks, Waterloo Hawks).[239]
Michael Earls-Davis, 95, English cricketer.[240]
Zyta Gilowska, 66, Polish politician, Minister of Finance (2006, 2007), Deputy Prime Minister (2006, 2007).[241]
Roman Gribbs, 90, American politician, Mayor of Detroit (1970–1974).[242]
Leon Haywood, 74, American funk and soul singer.[243]
Henry Hobhouse, 91, British journalist and historian (Seeds of Change: Five Plants That Transformed Mankind).[244]
Ed Johnson, 71, American basketball player.[245]
Koço Kasapoğlu, 80, Turkish footballer.[246]
Kerrie Lester, 62, Australian painter, leukaemia.[247]
E. M. Nathanson, 88, American author (The Dirty Dozen).[248]
Cornel Patrichi (ro), 72, Romanian dancer, choreographer and actor.[249]
Jos de Rooij (nl), 60, Dutch accordionist.[250]
Mick Sullivan, 82, English rugby league footballer (Wigan), world champion (1954, 1960).[251]
Barbara Turner, 79, American actress (Soldier Blue) and screenwriter (Georgia, Pollock, The Company).[252]
Frank Wainright, 48, American football player (Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens), NFL champion (2000).[253]
Ranjan Baindoor, 66, Indian cricketer.[254]
Wim Brands (nl), 57, Dutch television presenter.[255]
Jarle Bondevik, 81, Norwegian philologist.[256]
Irma Bule, 29, Indonesian pop singer, snake bite.[257]
Archie Dees, 80, American basketball player (Cincinnati Royals, Detroit Pistons).[258]
Raymond Fitzwalter, 72, British television journalist (World in Action).[259]
Georgi Hristakiev, 71, Bulgarian footballer, Olympic silver medalist (1968).[260]
Shahidul Islam Khokon, 59, Bangladeshi filmmaker, motor neuron disease.[261]
Manuel King, 92, American animal trainer and actor (Darkest Africa), complications of a fall.[262]
Doug Kraner, 65, American production designer (Uncle Buck, Gotham, Enough), complications from cancer.[263]
Chus Lampreave, 85, Spanish actress (Belle Époque, Volver).[264]
Carlo Mastrangelo, 78, American bassist and doo-wop singer (The Belmonts).[265]
Getatchew Mekurya, 81, Ethiopian jazz saxophonist.[266]
John Miller, 68, American politician, member of the Virginia Senate (since 2008).[267]
Royston Nash, 82, English conductor (D'Oyly Carte Opera Company).[268]
James Oyedeji, 64, Ghanaian football historian.[269]
George Radosevich, 88, American football player (Baltimore Colts).[270]
Mike Sandlock, 100, American baseball player (Brooklyn Dodgers).[271]
Dorothy Schwartz, 89, American singer (The Chordettes).[272]
Abe Segal, 85, South African tennis player, cancer.[273]
Pavel Šmok (cs), 88, Czech choreographer.[274]
Manolo Tena (es), 64, Spanish singer.[275]
Ken Waterhouse, 86, English footballer (Preston North End, Rotherham United).[276]
Abu Firas al-Suri, 65–66, Syrian al-Nusra Front senior official, air strike.[277]
Phanor Arizabaleta-Arzayus, 78, Colombian criminal, heart attack.[278]
John Vane, 11th Baron Barnard, 92, British peer.[279]
Erik Bauersfeld, 93, American radio dramatist (KPFA) and voice actor (Star Wars, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Crimson Peak).[280]
Ward Crutchfield, 87, American politician, member of the Tennessee Senate (1985–2007).[281]
Bob Ellis, 73, Australian writer (Newsfront, My First Wife) and journalist, liver cancer.[282]
Bas van Erp, 36, Dutch wheelchair tennis player, Paralympic bronze medalist (2004).[283]
Leopoldo Flores, 82, Mexican artist.[284]
Don Francks, 84, Canadian jazz vocalist and actor (La Femme Nikita, Inspector Gadget, I'm Not There), lung cancer.[285]
Robert Guinan, 82, American painter, lymphoma.[286]
Lars Gustafsson, 79, Swedish writer and scholar.[287]
Rowley Habib, 82, New Zealand writer.[288]
Henry Harpending, 72, American anthropologist.[289]
Bill Henderson, 90, American jazz vocalist and actor (Clue, City Slickers, White Men Can't Jump), cancer.[290]
Alex de Jesús, 33, Puerto Rican professional and Olympic lightweight boxer (2004), shot.[291]
Martin Lampkin, 65, English motorcycle trials rider, cancer.[292]
Abdul Majid, 65, American convicted murderer and black nationalist.[293]
Cesare Maldini, 84, Italian football player and manager.[294]
Joe Medicine Crow, 102, American Crow historian.[295]
Ronald Mulkearns, 85, Australian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Ballarat (1971–1997), colon cancer.[296]
Whai Ngata, 74, New Zealand Māori broadcaster, journalist and lexicographer.[297]
Noh Jin-kyu, 23, South Korean short track speed skater, world champion (2011, 2012), cancer.[298]
Lola Novaković, 80, Serbian singer.[299]
Victoria Ostrovsky-Cohen, 93, Israeli jurist and judge.[300]
William Rice, 77, American food editor (The Washington Post, Food & Wine) and critic (Chicago Tribune), Lewy body dementia.[301]
Ian Robinson, 69, Zimbabwean cricket umpire, lung cancer.[302]
Jules Schelvis, 95, Dutch historian and Holocaust survivor.[303]
Kōji Wada, 42, Japanese singer ("Butter-Fly", "All of My Mind"), nasopharynx cancer.[304]
John Waite, 74, English footballer (Grimsby Town).[305]
Clarence Clifton Young, 93, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1953–1957), Nevada Senate (1966–1980) and Supreme Court (1985–2002).[306]
Gato Barbieri, 83, Argentine jazz saxophonist, pneumonia.[307]
Rick Bartow, 69, American artist.[308]
Moreese Bickham, 98, American convicted murderer and anti-death penalty activist.[309]
Sergio Ferrari, 72, Italian footballer.[310]
Gallieno Ferri, 87, Italian comic book artist (Zagor, Mister No).[311]
Bill Green, 91, American journalist and ombudsman (The Washington Post).[312]
Boris Hybner (de), 74, Czech actor and mime artist.[313]
Nabil Nosair, 77, Egyptian footballer (Zamalek).[314]
Amber Rayne, 31, American pornographic actress.[315]
Dennis Riggin, 79, Canadian ice hockey player (Detroit Red Wings).[316]
Valentin Rudenko (it), 78, Ukrainian astroscientist and grandmaster for chess composition (1980).[317]
László Sárosi, 84, Hungarian football player and coach.[318]
Thomas Zeng Jing-mu, 95, Chinese clandestine Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Yujiang (1988–2012).[319]
Aleksander Arkuszyński (pl), 98, Polish general.[320]
Pratyusha Banerjee, 24, Indian actress, suicide by hanging.[321]
Alan Carter, 86, British civil servant, Director of Immigration of Hong Kong (1983–1989).[322]
Tom Coughlin, 67, American business executive and convicted fraudster (Walmart).[323]
Mame Younousse Dieng, 76, Senegalese writer.[324]
Jaap Dronkers, 71, Dutch sociologist (University of Amsterdam).[325]
Shneur Zalman Feller (he), 103, Israeli jurist, Israel Prize recipient (1994).[326]
Artur Górski, 46, Polish politician, member of Sejm (since 2005), leukemia.[327]
Kao Ching-yuen, 87, Taiwanese businessman (Uni-President Enterprises Corporation).[328] (death announced on this date)
Richard S. Kem, 89, American Army major general.[329]
Emil Keres, 90, Hungarian actor and theatre director.[330]
Clarence Makwetu, 88, South African politician.[331]
Mei Ko-wan (zh), 98, Taiwanese academic administrator, President of Central Police University (1966–1973) and Tunghai University (1978–1992).[332]
Petrucio Melo, 65, Brazilian television presenter, cardiac arrest.[333]
Herbert Theodore Milburn, 84, American judge.[334]
Marjorie Peters, 97, American baseball player (AAGBPL).[335]
Patricia Thompson, 89, American philosopher.[336]
André Villers, 85, French photographer.[337]
Ron Wicks, 76, Canadian ice hockey referee, liver cancer.[338]

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 14:27 (seven years ago) link

Hold on, Pete Zorn's dead?

Romeo Daltrey (Tom D.), Friday, 22 April 2016 14:29 (seven years ago) link

... and Sid Nathan!

Romeo Daltrey (Tom D.), Friday, 22 April 2016 14:31 (seven years ago) link

the wikipedia recent deaths page is worth reading every day, not every death can carry koschnick level coverage

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 14:43 (seven years ago) link

Killed by a snake at 29 is the worst one I reckon

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:20 (seven years ago) link

im 29 btw

And the cry rang out all o'er the town / Good Heavens! Tay is down (imago), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:21 (seven years ago) link

mazel tov :)

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:32 (seven years ago) link

Adrian Greenwood, 42, British art dealer and author, stabbed.[216]

this one tho

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:33 (seven years ago) link

A historian who made a name for himself dealing modern first editions of books including the Harry Potter series has been found stabbed to death following a “vicious and sustained attack”.

Adrian Greenwood, 42, was found by his cleaner in the hallway of his four-storey house in Oxford on Thursday afternoon, Thames Valley police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and a postmortem examination gave the cause of death as multiple stab wounds. A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in police custody. Police are yet to recover the murder weapon, which they believe is a bladed article.

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:34 (seven years ago) link

A man accused of killing the historian Adrian Greenwood was taken to the wrong court by prison transport contractor GeoAmey, delaying the hearing by five hours.

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:34 (seven years ago) link

Pablo Lucio Vasquez, 38, American murderer, execution by lethal injection.[238]

coffe growing vpon the skull of a sock (sarahell), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:46 (seven years ago) link

yeah i read that one

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:50 (seven years ago) link

was that the satanist who killed the kid

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 16:50 (seven years ago) link

idk there's no thread for him either

sarahell, Friday, 22 April 2016 16:51 (seven years ago) link

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сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 23:23 (seven years ago) link

n.b. Lou would not have spelled "honors" with a "u"

sarahell, Friday, 22 April 2016 23:27 (seven years ago) link

hans koschnick was often referred to as the lou reed of the bremen political scene but it would probably be more apt to think of lou reed as the hans koschnick of the factory

сверх (nakhchivan), Friday, 22 April 2016 23:33 (seven years ago) link

Ariffin Mohammed (1943 – 22 April 2016) was the cult leader and founder of Kerajaan Langit, (English: Sky Kingdom), a sect founded by him in Malaysia. His movement had a commune based in Besut, Terengganu, that was demolished by the Malaysian government in August 2005.[1] Ariffin Mohammed, also known as Ayah Pin (Ayah is a common honorific meaning "father"), claimed to have direct contact with the heavens and was believed by his followers to be the reincarnation of Jesus, Buddha, Shiva, and Muhammad. Devotees of Sky Kingdom believe that one day, Ayah Pin will return as the Imam Mahdi. His followers considered him the king of the sky, and the supreme object of devotion for all religions.

The commune features some structures which are symbolic of the group's ideology. Some notable symbols include a two-story high cream coloured teapot[4] with matching blue vase, costing RM 45 million. The teapot is said to symbolise the purity of water and "love pouring from heaven". It is the earthly model of a celestial prototype. According to Ayah Pin, it was inspired by the dreams of one of his followers, and reflects a similar vessel in the sky which God uses to shower his blessings on mankind.[7] Followers who visits the commune for the first time have to drink "holy water" from the vase which is "perpetually" filled by the teapot.[7]

сверх (nakhchivan), Saturday, 23 April 2016 13:15 (seven years ago) link


Romeo Daltrey (Tom D.), Saturday, 23 April 2016 13:19 (seven years ago) link

Did nobody else notice "Balls Mahoney" in there

bothan zulu (El Tomboto), Saturday, 23 April 2016 15:19 (seven years ago) link

Terry Avon Redlin (July 11, 1937 – April 24, 2016) was an American artist popular for painting outdoor themes and wildlife, often pictured in twilight, as widely collected as prints. For eight consecutive years, 1991 through 1998, Redlin was named America's Most Popular Artist in annual gallery surveys conducted by U.S. Art magazine.[citation needed]

сверх (nakhchivan), Monday, 25 April 2016 21:25 (seven years ago) link

At sunset the man and his best friend have driven to the crest of the highest hill around. They've had a good day of hunting in the lakes and marshes below. Now both rest, but the man carefully watches the migrating patterns of the distant waterfowl. Tomorrow he'll have a better idea of where the best hunting will likely be. In this spectacular panorama we see a beautiful slice of rural America. Just follow the winding road past the gas station, then the bait shop, the farms, over the bridge and home to a town with its typical water tower and church steeple. Encore II open edition. Image size: 10.5 x 18. Framed size: 17.5 x 24 with a 1 walnut moulding. Double matting with hazelnut outer mat and brass nameplate.

сверх (nakhchivan), Monday, 25 April 2016 21:28 (seven years ago) link

Just realised this was ~that~ hans koschnick, fuck

Can't gather my thoughts just now. Will try to get something up on WordPress later, will post here and on fb and prob mention it casually at work tomorrow you know just drop it in there

Daithi Bowsie (darraghmac), Thursday, 12 May 2016 23:12 (seven years ago) link

got about half a think piece done about Kiep

sarahell, Friday, 13 May 2016 04:44 (seven years ago) link

Ian Watkin
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Ian Watkin (1940–2016) was a New Zealand actor, known for the films Braindead, and Sleeping Dogs.[1]

Watkin grew up in Greymouth.[2]

In 1999, he moved to Australia, becoming a wine broker.[2]
Selected filmography

Sleeping Dogs


"Kiwi actor Ian Watkin, known for roles in Sleeping Dogs and Braindead, has died". 19 May 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
"New Zealand actor Ian Watkin dies". Radio New Zealand. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2016.

Not to be confused with Ian Watkins.
Not to be confused with Ian Watkins.
Not to be confused with Ian Watkins.
Not to be confused with Ian Watkins.

sarahell, Thursday, 19 May 2016 16:42 (seven years ago) link

Chris ‏@mrhay 16h16 hours ago

Sorry to read that Ian Watkin died. His character in Goodbye Pork Pie - the poor bloke in the *other* yellow Mini - always made me laugh.

top bloke who did not attempt to rape a baby has died

sarahell, Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:46 (seven years ago) link

Homeboykris (foaled February 13, 2007) was a racehorse bred in Maryland in the United States. A son of Roman Ruler, he was purchased privately by a group headed by restaurateur Louis Lazzinnaro and included Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre and turned over to Richard Dutrow, Jr. for training. Lazzinnaro purchased Homeboykris from Brenda Tabraue after he broke his maiden at Calder Race Course. Dutrow is known for conditioning the Dual Classic winner Big Brown.

Homeboykris was one of three winners from as many starters out of stakes-place winner One Last Salute, by Salutely. His sire was Roman Ruler, a son of Mr. Prospector. Homeboykris's most important win was the 2009 Grade I Champagne Stakes, which he won by 1 1/2 lengths over Discreetly Mine in stakes record time.

Homeboykris died May 21, 2016 while going back to his barn after winning the first race of the day during the 2016 Preakness Stakes card.

Donn Chappellet, founder of Napa Valley’s Chappellet winery, died on Sunday at home with his family. He was 84.

Not only did Chappellet and his family create one of Napa’s most iconic Cabernet brands, but they also — in a slightly unusual move — trademarked Pritchard Hill, the subregion in which their property lies, and never allowed it to become an official American Viticultural Area.

Born in Los Angeles, Chappellet attended Pomona College. Like many winery owners in Napa, he struck it big in another industry before coming to wine. He founded Interstate United Corporation in 1954, a distributor of coffee vending machines. 14 years and 7,000 employees later, he sold his shares in the company and relocated his wife, Molly, and five (soon to be six) children to Napa Valley.

sarahell, Tuesday, 24 May 2016 06:24 (seven years ago) link

was just watching an Austrian crime show, and one of the actors looked so much like Hans (R.I.P.) I almost lost it ... fuck.

sarahell, Friday, 27 May 2016 04:33 (seven years ago) link

Leroidesanimaux, 15, Brazilian-born American racehorse, Eclipse Award winner, complications from accident.[7]
Petro Herkulan Malchuk, 50, Moldovan-born Ukrainian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Kyiv-Zhytomyr (since 2011), heart attack.[8]
Girolamo Prigione, 94, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Apostolic Nuncio (1968–1997).[9]
Rocco Sollecito, 67, Italian mafia member (Rizzuto crime family), shot.[10]

Ndalni Luigj Xhaka (nakhchivan), Saturday, 28 May 2016 12:56 (seven years ago) link

Harry, Sir Krotosyn

a mom shaped pom (wins), Saturday, 28 May 2016 12:58 (seven years ago) link

giorgio albertazzi died
he was maybe the only resnais actor who had fought for the salo republic

Ndalni Luigj Xhaka (nakhchivan), Sunday, 29 May 2016 02:45 (seven years ago) link

can't believe it's been an entire month since Hans passed

sarahell, Monday, 30 May 2016 22:37 (seven years ago) link

I came as soon as i heard

Daithi Bowsie (darraghmac), Monday, 30 May 2016 23:47 (seven years ago) link

Antti Hyry (20 October 1931 in Kuivaniemi – 4 June 2016[1]) was a Finnish writer and recipient of the Eino Leino Prize in 2005. In 2009 his book Uuni (Oven) won the Finlandia Prize, Finland's premier prize for literature. It details a man's reflections as he collects cement and bricks to build an oven for his home. Antti Hyry was married to Maija Hyry.[2]

nakhchivan, Sunday, 5 June 2016 14:17 (seven years ago) link

Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen
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Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen
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Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen (2009)
Born 9 July 1929
Died June 3, 2016 (aged 86)
Fields malacology

Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen, also known as A. C. van Bruggen or Dolf van Bruggen (9 July 1929[1] – 3 June 2016)[2] was a malacologist, entomologist and botanist from the Netherlands. His interest in the tropics and tropical Africa has dominated his broad scientific interest for more than 50 years now.[1] He was an expert especially in the land snail families Streptaxidae, Achatinidae and Maizaniidae.[1] As of 2008, he had written 655 scientific publications.[1]


1 Biography
1.1 The early years
1.2 In Africa (1957–1966)
1.3 In the Netherlands
2 Bibliography
3 Taxa described
3.1 Gastropods
3.1.1 Streptaxidae
3.1.2 Achatinidae
3.1.3 Maizaniidae
3.1.4 Other land gastropods
3.1.5 Marine gastropods
3.2 Bivalves
3.3 Insects
3.4 Plants
4 Taxa named in honour
5 References
6 External links

The early years

Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen was born on 9 July 1929, the eldest son of A.C. van Bruggen, Sr. and A.C.G. van Bruggen-van Eyk Bijleveld. He spent his youth in The Hague.[1] Natural history and particularly animals always caught his attention.[1] His father was a high-ranked civil servant at the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. The Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie was administered by that ministry at the time, and when he graduated from the Gymnasium Haganum in The Hague in 1949, his father introduced him to Dr. Carel Octavius van Regteren Altena (1907–1976), curator of Mollusca at the museum, who stimulated his interest in malacology.

At Leiden University Dolf studied systematic botany, animal ecology and systematic zoology. In 1956 he graduated, after three years as an assistant to Prof. Dr. Hilbrand Boschma (1893–1976), the director of the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, who taught Systematic Zoology at Leiden University.[1]

The start of van Bruggen's malacological career can be dated back to 1948, when he became a member of the Dutch Malacological Society (NMV). His first malacological publication, in Dutch, appeared in 1948 in the Dutch journal De Levende Natuur; a short note reporting a find of the marine bivalve Anomia ephippium, an uncommon species in the Netherlands. His very first publication had appeared earlier in the same year in the same journal; it reported a sighting of seals and a horse mackerel on a Dutch beach.[1]

It was also in Leiden that van Bruggen met his wife, Wenda van Bruggen-Gorter. She became painfully aware of his malacological interests when one day on their honeymoon in Switzerland, they were returning home late in the evening and Dolf found a beautiful specimen of the slug Limax cinereoniger that he wanted for his collection. However, not having any glass vials with him (plastic bags were unknown in those days) he asked to use Wenda’s evening bag to bring the animal home.[1]

Originally intending to depart to the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) after his studies, this became impossible when the former Dutch colony declared independence on 27 December 1949. Since Dolf had a firm interest in the tropics, the van Bruggens decided to move to Africa instead.[1]
In Africa (1957–1966)

They sailed to South Africa, stopping on their way at the remote Atlantic island of St Helena, in May 1957. Dolf had to make breakneck manoeuvres to reach the shore with a ‘klepdoos’ (a sweeping separator), thought by fellow-travellers to be a Geiger counter. In South Africa, Dolf had accepted a job at the Ministry of Agriculture in Pretoria. There he was charged with the study of insects and the problems they caused in warehouses. After three years he accepted the position of Marine Biologist and Curator at the newly erected Oceanarium in Port Elizabeth. Since it was the first institute of its kind in Africa, there were many start-up problems. When, shortly afterwards, the Natal Museum in Pietermaritzburg offered him a position as curator of malacology, it was an offer he could not refuse. Both he and Wenda worked at the museum from 1962 to 1966; she as a librarian and his personal assistant in the field. They frequently went out for fieldwork, taking the opportunity whenever the museum’s Land Rover was available to make collection trips as far north as Malawi and Zambia. Dolf always took notes in his fieldbooks, which became more elaborate over the years. His Africana Biologica now contains 1550 pages, in eight parts.

During his African years he not only worked on insects and his favourite snails, but also paid attention to the two other groups that had his firm interest: mammals and birds. He made many contacts with managers and rangers of National Parks, and became actively involved in nature conservation. His stay amidst the African wildlife also further stimulated his interest in zoos. In 1963, at the 125th anniversary of Artis Zoo in Amsterdam, Dolf sent a number of Rock Hyraxes Procavia capensis off by plane, as a gift from Dutch biologists working in South Africa.[1]

‘Dear Dolf, it is time to return to Holland and to educate the students here with the many insights you have learnt in Africa.’ That was essentially the message that Prof. Dr Van der Vecht, chairing Systematic Zoology at Leiden University, sent to Dolf in the beginning of 1966. Some months later the van Bruggens sailed back to The Netherlands. Their cat travelled by plane and was hosted in Diergaarde Blijdorp until they arrived.[1]
In the Netherlands

In Leiden, Dolf was charged with the education of undergraduates in Systematic Zoology. In 1969 he received his Ph.D. with the thesis '‘Studies on the land molluscs of Zululand with notes on the distribution of land molluscs in Southern Africa’'. His supervisor was Prof. Dr Leo Brongersma, director of the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie.[1]

Dolf arrived at the rise of The Roaring Sixties at the university, with students claiming more say and quickly becoming on familiar terms with their teachers. However, for most students he remained ‘Dr van Bruggen’ until they had finished their Ph.D. and were found to be at the same level. Nonetheless, his lectures were highly appreciated and much to his own surprise he was once voted "most popular teacher". Students received his almost yearly excursions to Antwerp Zoo with much enthusiasm.[1]

Although officially employed by the University, his actual place of work was a few minutes away at the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie. This enabled him to consult the extensive library and to work with the collection of the museum. Each year he and Wenda travelled to London, to visit the Natural History Museum and meet colleagues and friends.[1]

Besides his work he devoted much time to organisations which he felt needed his support. The Dutch Malacological Society (Nederlandse Malacologische Vereniging, NMV) benefitted most from his energy, where he served as Secretary (1953–1956), interim President (1970–1972) and Treasurer (1983–1986) on the Board. Incidentally, Wenda served also as Treasurer of the NMV during several years. Dolf was editor of the Correspondentieblad (1951–1953) and, after a short interruption, again from 1954 to 1956. Moreover, he acted for more than 40 years as editor and editor-in-chief of Basteria, scientific journal of the Dutch Malacological Society (from 1968 to present). He was elected Honorary Member of the Society in 1999.[1]

Furthermore, he was President of the successful 7th International Malacological Congress in Amsterdam (1977), organized on behalf of Unitas Malacologica, the international organisation of malacologists. From 1989–1999, Dolf was chairman of the Netherlands Commission for International Nature Conservation, also serving as editor of its communications. Furthermore, he devoted energy to the Netherlands Zoological Society, the (former) Netherlands Foundation for Biological Research and the Dutch/Belgian Mammal Society. His interest in zoos is also demonstrated by his huge collection of zoo guides, for which he built a network of contacts all over the world.[1]

He retired in 1994, with a lecture entitled Semper aliquid novi ex Africam adferre, which may be translated as "there is always something new from Africa", and which may be regarded as Dolf’s personal motto. Afterwards he continued his studies as an associate of the Leiden museum, spending most of his days in the building at the Raamsteeg and later at the Darwinweg in Leiden, where he continues to study and publish on Mollusca and other topics.[1]

In 1973, Dolf and Wenda were asked by a relative to guide a safari to Kenya and Tanzania. This became the start of an annual event that would last until 1990. The trips were soon organized by a travel agency and a group of regularly participating people, some of whom have become intimate friends of the guiding couple. Each trip was carefully prepared, with a bibliography sent to the participants. Afterwards a list of all the observed mammals and birds was distributed additionally.[1]

After 1990, Dolf and Wenda made several private trips to southern Africa, visiting friends and relatives on their way. When Dai Herbert during their 2008 trip asked if Dolf would cooperate in revising some material collected in Drakensberg Mountains, he wholeheartedly accepted the opportunity to continue with his great love: land snails of South Africa.[1]

He died 3 June 2016.[2]

Dolf van Bruggen’s wide interest in systematic biology and related fields are reflected in his numerous publications, which cover topics as diverse as marine and non-marine Mollusca, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, insects, as well as zoo biology, museum collections, nature conservation, bibliographical matters, and historical accounts, apart from numerous book reviews and obituaries, to name only the fields on which he wrote more than a single contribution. The complete listing of his publication include 655 records up till 2008.[1]

The flow of publications over the years since 1948 continues to the present and has never been interrupted. Fluctuations in his production have been relatively small. On average, 11 papers appeared annually. There has never been a year with less than four papers and that happened only once. Dolf’s most productive years (in number of papers) are 1960-1966, when he resided in South Africa; 1961 has been his most productive year with 23 papers.[1]

His most important scientific contributions concern the fields of malacology, entomology and botany. His botanical publications are restricted to the year 1958, when he published two systematic papers on Sapotaceae from Borneo with the description of a new genus and two new species.[1]

His entomological production lasted longer, from 1954 to 1963. In this period, he published 18 papers, mainly on Ephemeroptera from Southeast Asia and New Guinea, and on Diptera from southern Africa, thereby introducing 14 new species and two new genera.[1]

The vast majority of his scientific papers dealt with the systematics and biogeography of the Mollusca. In the early period of his career he published on both marine and non-marine taxa, but the former more or less stopped after 1963, possibly related to his move from a marine institute at Port Elizabeth to the Natal Museum at Pietermaritzburg.[1]

Most of Dolf’s scientific work has been devoted to land snails, especially those from subsaharan Africa and the islands surrounding this continent. Although there are few families on which he has not published, there are three families that may be considered his particular area of expertise and fascination: the pulmonate families Streptaxidae and Achatinidae and the operculate (caenogastropod) family Maizaniidae.[1]

The interest in the carnivorous family Streptaxidae was undoubtedly raised by Dolf’s prolonged stay in South Africa, quite possibly inspired by Matthew William Kemble Connolly’s (1939)[3] impressive monograph on the South African non-marine Mollusca, in which a picture of an extremely diverse and aesthetically appealing streptaxid radiation was painted. In all, he described three new genera and 60 new species and subspecies of Streptaxidae, all but four from Africa.[1]

Achatinidae are a family of rather large land snails, and, in spite of their size, one that poses tremendous taxonomic problems, and Dolf is one of the few people who knows his way in the chaotic taxonomy of this group. He devoted various papers partly or wholly to the family and introduced six new species and subspecies. He was a friend of the recently deceased American Achatinidae specialist Albert Raymond Mead (1915–2009). They regularly exchanged opinions, but did not publish jointly.[1]

A third group that apparently has his special interest are the terrestrial operculates, formerly known as ‘Prosobranchia’, a heterogeneous assemblage of gastropods with an operculum and separate males and females (in contrast to the hermaphrodite pulmonate land snails). Operculate gastropods appear to be particularly poorly represented in subsaharan Africa in comparison to other continents, especially tropical Asia. Since the early 1980s Dolf has taken it on him to revise the African representatives of this group, especially the families Maizaniidae and Cyclophoridae. This study resulted in the description of three new subgenera and ten new species (thereby doubling the number of African taxa known), and a series of papers with careful descriptions, keys and biogeographic analyses of the ‘prosobranch’ fauna in Africa and beyond.[1]
The standard author abbreviation A.Bruggen is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name.[4]
Taxa described

New taxa described by Dolf van Bruggen include (with type locality listed):

Gulella adami van Bruggen, 1994[5] - Ivory Coast [Côte d'Ivoire].
Gulella albinus van Bruggen & Van Goethem, 1999[6] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella gwendolinae aldabrae van Bruggen, 1975[7] - Aldabra Is. [Seychelles].
Ptychotrema altiplani van Bruggen, 1989[8] - Malawi.
Gulella appletoni van Bruggen, 1975[9] - South Africa.
Gulella aranearum van Bruggen, 1986[10] - Malawi.
Gulella augur van Bruggen, 1988[11] - Tanzania.
Austromarconia van Bruggen & de Winter, 2003[12] - type species Ennea hamiltoni Smith, 1897.
Gulella barnardi van Bruggen, 1965[13] - South Africa.
Gulella bernardi van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1997[14] - nom. nov. for Gulella sexdentata Taylor, 1880, non Gulella sexdentata (von Martens, 1869).
Gulella darglensis benthodon van Bruggen, 1980[15] - South Africa.
Gulella browni van Bruggen, 1969[16] - South Africa.
Careoradula Gerlach & van Bruggen, 1999[17] - type species Streptaxis (Imperurbatia) perelegans Martens, 1898.
Ptychotrema cazombense van Bruggen, 1989[18] - Angola.
Gulella ceciliae van Bruggen, 1971[19] - Rhodesia [Zimbabwe].
Ptychotrema collegarum van Bruggen, 1989[20] - Malawi.
Gulella collicola van Bruggen, 1966[21] - Swaziland.
Diaphera connectens van Bruggen, 1974[22] - Philippines.
Gulella peakei continentalis van Bruggen, 1975[23] - South Africa.
Ptychotrema cossyphae van Bruggen, 1989[24] - Uganda.
Gulella cupula van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[25] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella gouldi discriminanda van Bruggen, 1969[26] - South Africa.
Gulella ectodentata van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[27] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella garambae van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[28] - D.R. Congo.
Ptychotrema glabellum van Bruggen, 1989[29] - Angola.
Gulella guilielmi van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1998[30] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella herberti van Bruggen, 2004[31] - Swaziland.
Gulella hildae van Bruggen, 2001[32] - Malawi.
Streptostele inconspicua van Bruggen, 1964[33] - Mozambique.
Gulella incurvidens van Bruggen, 1972[34] - South Africa.
Gulella inobstructa van Bruggen, 1965[35] - South Africa.
Gulella insulincola van Bruggen, 1975[36] - Aldabra Is. [Seychelles].
Ptychotrema interstriatum van Bruggen 1989[37] - Angola.
Gulella johannae van Bruggen, 2006[38] - South Africa.
Gulella crassidens jonesi van Bruggen, 1969[39] - South Africa.
Haploptychius juttingae van Bruggen, 1972[40] - Indonesia.
Ptychotrema kalemiense Adam, van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1994[41] - Zaire [D.R. Congo].
Gulella lawrencei van Bruggen, 1964[42] - Mozambique.
Gulella lievrouwi van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[43] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella loveridgei van Bruggen, 1996[44] - Malawi, (publication dated 18 December 1995, published February 1996).
Ptychotrema loveridgei van Bruggen, 1990[45] - Malawi.
Gulella vicina luci van Bruggen, 1980[46] - Rhodesia [Zimbabwe].
Gulella meredithae van Bruggen, 2000[47] - Malawi.
Streptostele meridionalis van Bruggen, 1966[48] - South Africa. = Streptostele herma Connolly, 1912, vide van Bruggen, 1967[49]
Gulella microrutshuruensis van Bruggen, 1995[50] - Malawi.
Ptychotrema multispiralis van Bruggen, 1989[51] - Malawi.
Diaphera obliquapex van Bruggen, 1974[52] - Philippines.
Gulella obstructa van Bruggen, 1965[53] - South Africa.
Diaphera palawanica van Bruggen, 1974[54] - Philippines.
Stereostele nevilli parvidentata Gerlach & van Bruggen, 1999[55] - Seychelles.
Gulella peakei van Bruggen, 1975[56] - Aldabra Is. [Seychelles].
Ptychotrema pervagatum van Bruggen, 1989[57] - Malawi.
Edentulina dussumieri praslina Gerlach & van Bruggen, 1999[58] - Seychelles.
Ptychotrema pseudosilvaticum Adam, van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1994[59] - Zaire [D.R. Congo].
Edentulina dussumieri reservae Gerlach & van Bruggen, 1999[60] - Seychelles.
Gulella ruwenzoriensis van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[61] - D.R. Congo.
Streptostele sanctuarii van Bruggen, 1966[62] - South Africa.
Gulella selene van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[63] - D.R. Congo.
Edentulina dussumieri silhouettae Gerlach & van Bruggen, 1999[60] - Seychelles.
Silhouettia Gerlach & van Bruggen, 1999[64] - type species Streptaxis (Imperturbatia) constans var. silhouettae Von Martens, 1898.
Gulella streptostelopsis van Bruggen, 2007[65] - Malawi.
Gulella sursum van Bruggen, 2001[66] - Malawi.
Gulella systemanaturae van Bruggen, 2008[67] Malawi.
Ptychotrema tanganyikae Adam, van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1995[68] - Zaire [D.R. Congo].
Gulella elliptica tesserula van Bruggen, 1980[69] - South Africa.
Gulella turriformis van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[70] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella udzungwensis van Bruggen, 2003[71] - Tanzania.
Ptrychotrema upembae Adam, van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1993[72] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella verdcourti van Bruggen, 1966[73] - South Africa.
Gulella virungae van Bruggen & van Goethem, 1999[74] - D.R. Congo.
Gulella wendalinae van Bruggen, 1975[75] - South Africa.


Archachatina aenigmatica van Bruggen, 1977[76] - Rhodesia [Zimbabwe].
Achatina coroca van Bruggen, 1978[77] - Angola.
Archachatina ustulata limitanea van Bruggen, 1984[78] - South Africa.
Archachatina montistempli van Bruggen, 1965[79] - South Africa.
Archachatina omissa van Bruggen, 1965[80] South Africa.
Archachatina sanctaeluciae van Bruggen, 1989[81] - South Africa.


Neomaizania coryli van Bruggen, 1985[82] - Malawi.
Maizaniella erroris van Bruggen, 1982[83] - Liberia.
Maizaniella hiemalis van Bruggen, 1990[84] - Guinée [Guinea].
Maizaniella iterum van Bruggen, 1991[85] - Gabon.
Maizaniella machadoi van Bruggen, 1982[86] - Angola.
Macromaizaniella van Bruggen, 1982[87] - type species Cyclophorus preussi Von Martens, 1892.
Neomaizania van Bruggen, 1985 - type species Neomaizania coryli van Bruggen, 1985.[88]
Maizaniella poensis van Bruggen, 1982[89] - Fernando Poo [Bioko, Equatorial Guinea].
Pteromaizaniella van Bruggen, 1982 - type species Maizaniella (Pteromaizaniella) poensis van Bruggen, 1982.[89]
Maizania scalarioidea van Bruggen, 1983[90] - Malawi.
Spirulozania van Bruggen, 1982[91] - type species Cyclophorus lilliputianus Morelet, 1873.

Other land gastropods

Truncatellina adami van Bruggen, 1994[92] - Fernando Poo [Bioko, Equatorial Guinea], (Stylommatophora, Vertiginidae).
Punctum adami van Bruggen & Van Goethem, 2001,[93] D.R. Congo, (Stylommatophora, Punctidae).
Afroconulus Van Mol & van Bruggen, 1971[94] - type species Sitala diaphana Connolly, 1922, (Stylommatophora, Euconulidae).
Afroguppya de Winter & van Bruggen, 1992[95] - type species Thapsia rumrutiensis Preston, 1911, (Stylommatophora, Euconulidae).
Curvella amicitiae van Bruggen, 1968[96] - South Africa, (Stylommatophora, Subulinidae).
Carinazingis van Bruggen & de Winter, 1990[97] - type species Carinazingis regalis van Bruggen & de Winter, 1990, (Stylommatophora, Urocyclidae).
Chondrocyclus chirindae van Bruggen, 1986[98] - Zimbabwe, (Caenogastropoda, Cyclophoridae).
Zingis chirindensis van Bruggen & Verdcourt, 1968[99] - Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], (Stylommatophora, Urocyclidae).
Rachis cunctatoris van Bruggen, 1975[100] - Malawi, (Stylommatophora, Cerastidae).
Dendrotrichia van Bruggen & Verdcourt, 1965,[101] type species Trachycystis (Dendrotrichia) sylvicola van Bruggen & Verdcourt, 1965 (Stylommatophora, Charopidae).
Sculptaria fumarium van Bruggen & Rolán, 2003[102] - Namibia, (Stylommatophora, Sculptariidae).
Fauxulus grayi van Bruggen & Meredith, 1983[103] - Malawi, (Stylommatophora, Orculidae).
Pseudoglessula haackei van Bruggen, 1966[104] - South Africa, (Stylommatophora, Subulinidae).
Pseudoglessula hamiltoni van Bruggen, 1966[105] - South Africa, (Stylommatophora, Subulinidae).
Trachycystis langi van Bruggen, 1994[106] - South Africa, (Stylommatophora, Charopidae).
Pseudoglessula libera Solem & van Bruggen, 1976[107] - Guinea [Guinée], (Stylommatophora, Subulinidae).
Chondrocyclus meredithae van Bruggen, 1983[108] - Malawi, (Caenogastropoda, Cyclophoridae).
Trachycystis montissalinarum van Bruggen, 2002[109] - South Africa, (Stylommatophora, Charopidae).
Phortion occidentalis van Bruggen, 1982[110] - South Africa, (Stylommatophora, Charopidae).
Asperitas trochus parvinsularis van Bruggen, 1976[111] - Indonesia, (Stylommatophora, Ariophantidae).
Cerastua procrastinationis van Bruggen, 1993[112] - Malawi, (Stylommatophora, Cerastidae).
Prestonellidae van Bruggen, 1978[113] is not available name. Type genus is Prestonella Connolly, 1929. Prestonellidae has been considered as a synonym for Aillyidae according to the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005).
Prestonellinae van Bruggen, Herbert & Breure, 2016[114]
Carinazingis regalis van Bruggen & de Winter, 1990[115] - Malawi, (Stylommatophora, Urocyclidae).
Afroguppya solemi de Winter & van Bruggen, 1992[116] - Togo, (Stylommatophora, Euconulidae).
Trachycystis sylvicola van Bruggen & Verdcourt, 1965[101] - S. Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], (Stylommatophora, Charopidae).
Curvella transvaalensis van Bruggen, 1978[117] - South Africa, (Stylommatophora, Subulinidae).
Cyathopoma tres van Bruggen, 2008[118] - Malawi, (Caenogastropoda, Cyclophoridae).

Marine gastropods

Pyrene sorongensis van Bruggen, 1956[119] - West New Guinea [Indonesia, Papua] (Caenogastropoda, Columbellidae).


Pecten sulcicostatus var. casa van Bruggen, 1961[120] - South Africa, (Bivalvia, Pectinidae).


Afromelittodes Oldroyd & van Bruggen, 1963, type species Afromelittodes solis Oldroyd & van Bruggen, 1963[121] (Diptera, Asilidae).
Pyrgotina antidorcas van Bruggen, 1961[122] - South Africa - Northern Cape. (Diptera, Pyrgotidae).
Atriangulum van Bruggen, 1960 - type species: Atriangulum brevicostatum van Bruggen, 1960[123] (Diptera, Cryptochaetidae).
Cryptochaetum brevicostatum van Bruggen, 1960[124] - South Africa - Gauteng, (Diptera, Cryptochaetidae).
Cryptochaetum capense van Bruggen, 1960[125] - South Africa - Eastern Cape Province, (Diptera, Cryptochaetidae).
Caenis demoulini van Bruggen, 1954[126] - Thailand, (Ephemeroptera, Caenidae).
Cryptochaetum mixtum van Bruggen, 1960[127] - South Africa - Free State, (Diptera, Cryptochaetidae).
Tephritopyrgota munroi van Bruggen, 1961[128] - South Africa - Gauteng, (Diptera, Pyrgotidae).
Cloeon navasi van Bruggen, 1957[129] - Zhejiang, China, (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae).
Tasmanocaenis novaeguineae van Bruggen, 1957[130] - Indonesia, Irian Jaya (West New Guinea), (Ephemeroptera, Caenidae).
Prohypotyphla pallidipennis van Bruggen, 1961[131] - South Africa - Limpopo Province, (Diptera, Pyrgotidae).
Cloeon papuanum van Bruggen, 1957[132] - Indonesia, Irian Jaya (West New Guinea), (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae).
Chrysopilus rhodesiensis van Bruggen, 1960[133] - Zimbabwe, (Diptera, Rhagionidae).
Afromelittodes solis Oldroyd & van Bruggen, 1963[134] - South Africa - NorthWest Province, (Diptera, Asilidae).
Cryptochaetum utilis van Bruggen, 1960[135] - South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, (Cryptochaetidae).
Neosciara wendalinae van Bruggen, 1954[136] - the Netherlands, (Diptera, Lycoriidae).


Payena gigas van Bruggen, 1958[137] - Malaysia (Borneo: Sabah), (Sapotaceae).
Payena lamii van Bruggen, 1958[138] - Malaysia (Borneo: Sarawak), (Sapotaceae).
Pupureopayena van Bruggen, 1958[139] - the type species: Pupureopayena dasyphylla (Miquel) Pierre, 1885 (Sapotaceae).

Taxa named in honour

The following taxa have been named in honour (eponyms) of Dolf van Bruggen:


Hamataliwa vanbruggeni Deeleman-Reinhold, 2009[140] Type locality: Malaysian Borneo, W. Sabah, Mt.Kinabalu area, Sorinsim (Arachnida, Oxyopidae).


Spinotarsus bruggenorum Kraus, 1966[141] Type locality: Zululand, Ndumu Game Reserve, Engabateni forest (Diplopoda).


Diopsis vanbruggeni H. R. Feijen & C. Feijen, 2009[142] Type locality: Malawi, Ntchisi rainforest, small tributary stream of Mahatope River (Diptera, Diopsidae).
Notiophygus vanbruggeni John, 1964[143] Type locality: Zululand (Coleoptera, Discolomidae) [taxon mentioned in the Zoological Record, but not found in publication].
Phaenocarpa vanbruggeni van Achterberg, 2009[144] Type locality: Madagascar, Tanatare, Périnet (Hymenoptera, Braconidae).
Selinda bruggeni Theron, 1986[145] Type locality: Zimbabwe, Chirinda Forest, Mount Selinda (Homoptera, Cicadellidae).
Termitotrox vanbruggeni Krikken, 2008[146] Type locality: Kenya, Karen (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae).


Apera bruggeni Forcart, 1967[147] Type locality: South Africa, Limpopo Prov. (Chlamydephoridae).
Bruggenina Mead, 2004[148] Type species by original designation Archachatina sandgroundi Bequaert, 1950 (Achatinidae).
Bruggennea Dance, 1972[149] Type species by original designation: Sinoennea laidlawi Dance, 1970 (Streptaxidae).
Centrafricarion bruggeni Van Mol, 1970[150] Type locality: Malawi, Nyika Plateau, Zozu Chipolo Forest (Urocyclidae).
Chrysallida vanbruggeni van Aartsen & Corgan, 1996[151] New name for Odostomia ornata Turton, 1932 not H. & A. Adams, 1853 (Pyramidellidae).
Cingula bruggeni Verduin, 1984[152] Type locality: Spain, Strait of Gibraltar, Tarifa (Rissoidae).
Cyclostremiscus vanbruggeni De Jong & Coomans, 1988[153] Type locality: Caribbean Sea (Tornidae).

three views of the shell of Chloritis vanbruggeni

Chloritis vanbruggeni Maassen, 2009[154] Type locality: Indonesia, Central Sulawesi, Pulau [Island] Peleng, Gunung [Mount] Tatarandang (Camaenidae).
Gulella bruggeni Cole & Herbert, 2009[155] Type locality: South Africa, E. Cape, Transkei, Hluleka Nature Reserve (Streptaxidae).
Gulella mkuu Rowson, Seddon & Tattersfield, 2009[156] Type locality: Kenya, Rift Valley Province, Samburu District, Ndoto Mountains (Streptaxidae). Dedication in the reference include: "From Swahili noun or adjective mkuu, meaning great, principal, elder, chief, etc. As a noun in apposition, with reference to the size of the shell, but also to Dr A.C. van Bruggen, a distinguished and esteemed contributor to African malacology."[156]
Inchoatia megdova bruggeni Gittenberger & Uit de Weerd, 2009[157] Type locality: Greece, Thessalia, Trikala, 7.5 km WNW of Pyli (= Pili), 8.5 km S of Elati along road to Agh. Prokopios (Clausiliidae).
Mitrella bruggeni van Aartsen, Menkhorst & Gittenberger, 1984[158] New name for Mitrella broderipi auct. not Sowerby, 1844 (Columbellidae).
Parennea vanbruggeni de Winter, 2008[159] Type locality: Cameroon, Sud Province, Meka’a-II, W of Nyangong (Streptaxidae).
Plekocheilus (Eurytus) bruggeni Breure, 1978[160] Type locality: Peru, Dept. Pasco, Huancabamba (Orthalicidae).


Sunetta bruggeni Fischer-Piette, 1974[161] New name for Sunetta ovalis Sowerby, 1892 not Martin, 1880 (Veneridae).


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articles by A. C. van Bruggen at Naturalis Digital Repository

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nakhchivan, Monday, 6 June 2016 15:27 (seven years ago) link

this italian neofascist MEP died in a car crash in varese

nakhchivan, Monday, 6 June 2016 21:35 (seven years ago) link

screw koschnick, korschnoi just died

two weeks pass...

Harry Rabinowitz MBE (26 March 1916 – 22 June 2016) was a British conductor and composer of film and television music.

Rabinowitz was married twice. On 15 December 1944, he wed Lorna Thurlow Anderson. They divorced in 2000. On 18 March 2001, he wed Mary (Mitzi) C. Scott.

rap game lee rigby (nakhchivan), Thursday, 23 June 2016 18:08 (seven years ago) link

Victor Atanasie Stănculescu (May 10, 1928 – June 19, 2016) was a Romanian general during the Communist era. He played a central role in the overthrow of the dictatorship by refusing to carry out the orders of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu during the Romanian Revolution of 1989. His inaction allowed the citizens demonstrating in Bucharest against the government to seize control. In addition, as a defense minister on 25 December 1989, Stanculescu organized the trial and execution of Nicolae and Elena Ceauşescu.

he's executing tyrants in heaven now

the angel of executions

sarahell, Saturday, 2 July 2016 20:42 (seven years ago) link

this italian neofascist MEP died in a car crash in varese

Oh my word.

They could have been Stackridge. (Tom D.), Saturday, 2 July 2016 23:53 (seven years ago) link

Rest In Power Jack

You were very rich

sarahell, Sunday, 3 July 2016 01:37 (seven years ago) link

three weeks pass...

kasybian (wins), Saturday, 30 July 2016 12:58 (seven years ago) link


sarahell, Saturday, 30 July 2016 19:45 (seven years ago) link

three months pass...

flying a mig 29 in heaven

sarahell, Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:14 (seven years ago) link

Thomas Taylor, Baron Taylor of Blackburn, CBE JP DL[1] (10 June 1929 – 25 November 2016)
On 17 November 2016, Taylor was involved in an accident when his mobility scooter collided with a van outside parliament. He died on 25 November 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.[13] Baroness Smith of Basildon, Shadow leader of the House of Lords, said he would be "sadly missed". [14]

sarahell, Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:16 (seven years ago) link

one month passes...

Paul Wünsche (* 11. September 1922 in Lauban; † 16. Dezember 2016 in Bamberg) war ein deutscher Politiker (CSU).

Wünsche lernte nach Abschluss der Volksschule den Beruf des Textilindustriekaufmanns. Von 1941 bis 1945 war er Soldat im Zweiten Weltkrieg, 1947 kehrte er aus sowjetischer Kriegsgefangenschaft zurück, seitdem war er in Bamberg ansässig. Wünsche war Diözesansekretär der Christlichen Arbeiterjugend, besuchte das Katholische Sozialinstitut und war von 1954 bis 1987 Leiter des Katholischen Volksbüros und Diözesansekretär der Katholischen Arbeitnehmer-Bewegung in Bamberg.

schrute dwyte (unregistered), Friday, 30 December 2016 02:49 (seven years ago) link

Gottfried Tröger (* 20. Februar 1935 in Lobsdorf; † 16. Dezember 2016[1]) war ein deutscher Politiker (CDU).

Gottfried Tröger besuchte die Grundschule in seinem Geburtsort. Er absolvierte die Fachschule in Chemnitz und erhielt 1968 das Landwirtschaftliche Diplom an der Universität Leipzig. Von 1960 bis 1968 war er Mitarbeiter im Rat für Landwirtschaft und Nahrungsgüterwirtschaft. In den Jahren 1968 bis 1970 war er als Leiter des Beratungsdienstes Getreidewirtschaft tätig und von 1970 bis 1990 Leiter des Betriebsteils Glauchauer Getreidewirtschaft. Nach der Wiedervereinigung war er von 1990 bis 1994 Leiter der Baywa-AG.

Tröger war evangelischen Glaubens, verheiratet und hatte drei Kinder.

schrute dwyte (unregistered), Friday, 30 December 2016 02:50 (seven years ago) link

Wünsche's last words were, "Gottfried Tröger still survives." He was mistaken: Tröger had died five hours earlier in the Führerbunker at the age of 81. Heartbreaking.

schrute dwyte (unregistered), Friday, 30 December 2016 02:53 (seven years ago) link

well done

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Friday, 30 December 2016 03:12 (seven years ago) link

no words ...

sarahell, Friday, 30 December 2016 22:10 (seven years ago) link


Movie-Movie: The XXX Porn Parody (wins), Friday, 30 December 2016 22:13 (seven years ago) link


sarahell, Friday, 30 December 2016 23:21 (seven years ago) link

four months pass...

R.I.P. Z-Big Man

sarahell, Saturday, 27 May 2017 06:04 (six years ago) link

three months pass...
four years pass...

the sixth anniversary of Koschnick's passing is coming up on the 21st. sad that he died at the tail end of the "every minor celebrity's passing deserves a perfunctory nod" era but didn't live to see the dawn of the "every lately deceased minor celebrity was one of the top ten most influential people in our lives (and the world)" era. RIP to a political titan without whom Germany might never have reunited

in walked airbud (unregistered), Saturday, 2 April 2022 23:59 (two years ago) link

today would have been Hans' 97th birthday ...,504x498,f8f8f8-pad,600x600,f8f8f8.jpg

sarahell, Sunday, 3 April 2022 06:32 (two years ago) link

sorry, 93rd birthday

sarahell, Sunday, 3 April 2022 06:35 (two years ago) link

oh fuck, HB HK 🎂🇩🇪🙏

in walked airbud (unregistered), Sunday, 3 April 2022 10:25 (two years ago) link

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