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Wednesday, 3 January, 2001, 22:33 GMT
Obituaries: 2000

A selection from BBC News Online's obituaries, special reports and tributes for those whose departure has made the world's headlines in 2000:

Sir Bernard Braine, Former Conservative MP (4 January)

Nigel Tranter, Author (9 January)

Phil Carrick, Cricketer (11 January)

Alfred Nzo, Anti-apartheid veteran (13 January)

Zeljko Raznatovic, Serbian paramilitary leader (15 January)
Arkan, death of a warlord: Special report

Bettino Craxi, Former Italian prime minister (19 January)

EW Swanton, Cricket writer (22 January)

Willie Hamilton, Former Labour MP (26 January)

Tony Doyle, Actor (28 January)

Roger Vadim, film director (11 February)

Charles Schulz, cartoonist (12 February)
Your tributes to the creator of Peanuts

Sir Stanley Matthews, footballer (23 February)
A football legend
Your memories of Sir Stanley

Michael Colvin, Conservative MP (24 February)

Lolo Ferrari, porn star (6 March)

Charles Gray, actor (7 March)

Robert Parry, former Labour MP (9 March)

Ian Dury, musician (27 March)
Your memories of Ian Dury

Tommaso Buscetta, former Sicilian Mafia boss (2 April)

Habib Bourguiba, former president, Tunisia (6 April)

Bernie Grant, Labour MP (8 April)

Bill Dean, comedian and actor (20 April)

Pham Van Dong, former Vietnamese prime minister ( 29 April)

Cardinal John O'Connor, archbishop New York City (3 May)

Douglas Fairbanks Junior, actor (7 May)

Keizo Obuchi, former Japanese prime minister (14 May)

Dame Barbara Cartland, author (21 May)
Tributes to Dame Barbara

Sir John Gielgud, actor (22 May)

Erich Mielke, ex-Stasi chief (May)

Doris Hare, actress (31 May)

Lord MacLehose, former Hong Kong governor (1 June)

Tito Puente, jazz musician (1 June)

Hushang Golshiri, author (5 June)

Hafez al-Assad, Syrian President (10 June)

Noboru Takeshita, former Japanese prime minister (19 June)

David Tomlinson, actor (24 June)

Walter Matthau, actor (1 July)

Joey Dunlop, motor-cycling champion (2 July)

Enric Miralles, architect (3 July)

Lord Runcie, former Archbishop of Canterbury (11 July)

Paul Young, rock singer (15 July)

Ahmad Shamlu, poet (24 July)

Sir Alec Guinness, actor (5 Aug)

Sir Robin Day, broadcaster (6 Aug)

Loretta Young, former Hollywood actress (12 August)

Harry Oppenheimer, South African businessman (19 August)

Carl Barks, cartoonist (25 August)

Audrey Wise, Labour MP (2 Sep)

Godfrey Talbot, former BBC broadcaster (4 Sep)

CK Tang, business tycoon (4 Sep)

Desmond Wilcox, broadcaster and TV producer (6 Sep)

Bruce Gyngell, TV executive (7 Sep)

Bill Waddington, actor (9 Sep)

Paula Yates, former television presenter (17 Sep)

RS Thomas, poet (26 Sep)

Pierre Trudeau, former Canadian Prime Minister (28 Sep)

Reggie Kray, gangster (1 Oct)

Richard Farnsworth, actor (6 Oct)

Sirimavo Bandaranaike, former Sri Lankan prime minister (10 Oct)

Donald Dewar, First Minister, Scotland (11 Oct)

Elizabeth Bradley, actress (26 Oct)

Steve Allen, comedian and musician (30 Oct)

Ring Lardner Jr, screenwriter (31 Oct)

Sue Ryder, charity founder (2 Nov)

Stephanie Lawrence, actress (4 Nov)

Ingrid of Denmark, Queen Mother (7 Nov)

Eric Morley, creator of Miss World competition (8 Nov)

Leah Rabin, widow of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (12 Nov)

Russ Conway, pianist (16 Nov)

Emil Zatopek, Czech athlete (22 Nov)

Sir Malcolm Bradbury, author (27 Nov)

Colin Cowdrey, cricketer (5 Dec)

Kirsty MacColl, singer/songwriter (18 Dec)

Rob Buck, guitarist (19 Dec)

Sir Jimmy Shand, accordionist (22 Dec)

Victor Borge, pianist and comedian (23 Dec)

Julius Epstein, screenwriter (30 Dec)

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