Russia denounces Ukrainian attacks against its territory

PARIS: In 2022, Queen Elizabeth II, Jean-Luc Godard, Shinzo Abe and Mikhail Gorbachev disappeared. Here is a summary of the great missing in the world.


– 6: Sidney POITIER, 94, the first black American actor to win an Oscar in 1964 for “Le Lys des champs”.

– 14: Ricardo BOFILL, 82 years old, Spanish architect.

– 15: Nino CERRUTI, 91, Italian fashion designer.

– 20: Elza SOARES, 91, black diva of Brazilian song.

– 20: “MEAT LOAF” (Marvin Lee ADAY), 74, American rocker performer of “Bat Out of Hell”.

– 22: Thich Nhat HANH, 95 years old, a major figure in committed Buddhism, pacifist and Vietnamese Zen master.

– 23: Thierry MUGLER, 73, French designer.


– 2: Monica VITTI, 90, Italian star and muse of director Michelangelo Antonioni.

– 6: Lata MANGESHKAR, 92, the “Nightingale of India”, Bollywood singer and producer.

– 10: Luc MONTAGNIER, 89, Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of the AIDS virus, whose positions were then contested by the scientific community.


– 13: William HURT, 71, Oscar-winning American actor for “The Spider Woman’s Kiss”.

– 23: Madeleine ALBRIGHT, 84, first female US Secretary of State (1997-2001).

– 25: Taylor HAWKINS, 50, drummer of the Foo Fighters, American alternative rock band.


– 6: Vladimir JIRINOVSKI, 75 years old, an ultra-nationalist figure in Russian political life.

– 13: Michel BOUQUET, 96 years old, actor, monument of French theatre.

– 23: ARNO (Arnold Hintjens), 72 years old, Belgian singer and actor.

– 30: Marthe GAUTIER, 96 years old, French co-discoverer of the supernumerary chromosome responsible for trisomy 21.

– 30: Mino RAIOLA, 54, famous Italian-Dutch agent of footballers like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba.


– 11: Shireen ABU AKLEH, Palestinian-American journalist for Al Jazeera killed during an Israeli military raid in the West Bank.

– 19: VANGELIS (Evangelos Papathanassiou), 79 years old, great Greek composer of film scores like “Chariots of Fire”.

– 26: Ray LIOTTA, 67, American actor star of Martin Scorsese’s “Freedmen”.

– 26: Andy FLETCHER, alias “Fletch”, 60 years old, founder of the British group Depeche Mode.

– 30: Boris PAHOR, 108 years old, Slovene-speaking Italian writer, survivor of Italian fascists and Nazi camps, defender of minorities and of Europe.


– 14: Avraham YEHOSHUA, 85, Israeli writer, winner of the Israel Prize and the Medici Foreign Prize (2012), figure of the anti-occupation left.

– 17: Jean-Louis TRINTIGNANT, 91 years old, essential actor in French cinema and theatre.

– 22: Yves COPPENS, 87, French paleontologist who discovered Australopithecus Lucy in Ethiopia in 1974.

– 27: Leonardo DEL VECCHIO, 87, Italy’s second-richest man at the head of the global optical giant EssilorLuxottica.


– 2: Peter BROOK, 97 years old, British director who revolutionized the theater.

– 8: Eduardo DOS SANTOS, 79, former Marxist rebel, president of Angola for 38 years (1979-2017) having diverted the oil windfall for his benefit.

– 8: Shinzo ABE, 67, conservative Prime Minister of Japan (2006-2007 and 2012-2020) assassinated during a meeting.

– 31: Bill RUSSELL, 88, legendary NBA basketball player and civil rights activist in the United States.


– 5: Issey MIYAKE, 84, Japanese haute couture designer, inventor of seamless clothes.

– 8: Olivia NEWTON-JOHN, 73, British-Australian singer and actress, star of “Grease” with John Travolta.

– 11: Hanae MORI, 96, Japanese haute couture designer.

– 11: Jean-Jacques SEMPE, 89 years old, great French designer, creator of “Little Nicolas”.

– 30: Mikhail GORBATCHEV, 91, political figure of the 20th century who precipitated, despite himself, the fall of the USSR in 1991.


– 8: Elizabeth II, 96, Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms.

– 10: William KLEIN, 96 years old, great American photographer who transposed the codes of reportage to fashion photography.

– 11: Javier MARIAS, 70 years old, Spanish writer translated into more than 40 languages, author notably of “The Oxford novel” (1989), “A heart so white” (1993).

– 13: Jean-Luc GODARD, 91, Franco-Swiss filmmaker, illustrious representative of the New Wave with “A bout de souffle”, “Pierrot le fou”, “Le Mépris”.

– 14: Irène PAPAS, 93, Greek star of “Zorba the Greek” and “Canons de Navarone”.

– 22: Hilary MANTEL, 70, British novelist twice Booker Prize for “The Advisor”, a historical novel about Thomas Cromwell, minister of Henry VIII.

– 24: Farrell “Pharoah” SANDERS, 81, American saxophonist and world jazz figure.

– 26: Youssef AL-QARADAOUI, 96, Egyptian preacher naturalized in Qatar, éminence grise of the Muslim Brotherhood.

– 28: Artis Leon IVEY Jr, “COOLIO”, 59, American rapper known for his hit “Gangsta’s Paradise”.


– 04: Loretta LYNN, 90, American country music legend.

– 09: Bruno LATOUR, 75 years old, great French intellectual with international influence, figure of contemporary ecological thought.

– 11: Angela LANSBURY, 96, American-British actress, petulant detective grandmother of the television series “Arabesque”.

– 22: Dietrich MATESCHITZ, 78, Austrian billionaire, founder of the energy drink company Red Bull.

– 25: Pierre SOULAGES, 102 years old, French painter, black specialist.

– 28: Jerry Lee LEWIS, 87, pioneer of American rock and roll.


– 9: Gal COSTA, 77, legend of Brazilian music and muse of tropicalism.

– 20: Hebe de BONAFINI, 93 years old, standard bearer of the “Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo” who marched tirelessly against the Argentine dictatorship to claim their “disappeared”.

– 30: JIANG Zemin, 96, President of China (1993-2003) and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (1989-2002), he accompanied China’s transformation into a world economic power.

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Russia denounces Ukrainian attacks against its territory