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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....

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Anstee, Dame Margaret (Joan), (25 June 1926–25 Aug. 2016), lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (ad honorem), 1993–97 and 2002–05; Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1987–93  

DCMG 1994

Born 25 June 1926; d of Edward Curtis Anstee and Anne Adaliza (née Mills); died 25 Aug. 2016

lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (...

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Bauer, Baron, (Peter Thomas Bauer) (6 Nov. 1915–3 May 2002)  

DSc; FBA 1975

Born 6 Nov. 1915; unmarried; died 3 May 2002

Professor of Economics, University of London, at the London School of Economics, 1960–83...

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Blake, Baron cr 1971 (Life Peer), of Braydeston, Norfolk, (Robert Norman William Blake) (23 Dec. 1916–20 Sept. 2003)  

FBA 1967

Born 23 Dec. 1916; er s of William Joseph Blake and Norah Lindley Daynes, Brundall, Norfolk; m 1953, Patricia Mary (d 1995), e d of Thomas Richard Waters, Great Plumstead, Norfolk; three ...

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Boyson, Rt Hon. Sir Rhodes, (11 May 1925–28 Aug. 2012), PC 1987  

Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two d; 2nd, ...

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Briggs, Baron cr 1976 (Life Peer), of Lewes, E Sussex, (Asa Briggs) (7 May 1921–15 March 2016)  

MA, BSc (Econ); FBA 1980

Born 7 May 1921; o s of William Walker Briggs and Jane Briggs, Keighley, Yorks; m 1955, Susan Anne Banwell, o d of late Donald I. Banwell, Keevil, Wiltshire; two ...

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Chilver, Baron, ((Amos) Henry Chilver) (30 Oct. 1926–8 July 2012)  

Kt 1978; FRS 1982; FREng

Born 30 Oct. 1926; e s of Amos H. Chilver and Annie E. Mack; m 1959, Claudia M. B. Grigson, MA, MB, BCh, ...

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Cooper, William, (Harry Summerfield Hoff), (4 Aug. 1910–5 Sept. 2002), novelist  

FRSL

Born 4 Aug. 1910; m 1951, Joyce Barbara Harris (d 1988); two d; died 5 Sept. 2002

novelist

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Crick, Sir Bernard, (16 Dec. 1929–19 Dec. 2008), writer; Emeritus Professor, University of London  

Kt 2002; BSc (Econ.), PhD (London)

Born 16 Dec. 1929; s of Harry Edgar and Florence Clara Crick; m (marr. diss.); two s; died 19 Dec. 2008

writer; Emeritus Professor, University of London...

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Drucker, Henry Matthew, (29 April 1942–30 Oct. 2002), Chairman, Oxford Philanthropic, since 1999 (Managing Director, 1994–99)  

PhD

Born 29 April 1942; s of Arthur and Frances Drucker; m 1975, Nancy Livia Newman; died 30 Oct. 2002

Chairman, Oxford Philanthropic, since 1999 (Managing Director, 1994–99)

Allegheny Coll., Meadville, Penn (BA Philosophy); London Sch. of Economics (PhD PolPhil)...

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Eban, Abba, (2 Feb. 1915–17 Nov. 2002), a Member of the Knesset, 1959–88; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Israel, 1966–74  

Born 2 Feb. 1915; Cape Town, SA; s of Avram and Alida Solomon; Aubrey Solomon; m 1945, Susan Ambache; one s one d; died 17 Nov. 2002

a Member of the Knesset, ...

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Friedman, Prof. Milton, (31 July 1912–16 Nov. 2006), Economist, USA; Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, since 1976; Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Chicago, since 1982 (Professor of Economics, 1948–82); Member of Research Staff, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1948–81; Economic Columnist, Newsweek, 1966–84  

PhD

Born Brooklyn, New York, 31 July 1912; s of Jeno Saul and Sarah E. Friedman; m 1938, Rose Director; one s one d; died 16 Nov. 2006

Economist, USA; Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, since ...

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Fuentes, Prof. Carlos, (11 Nov. 1928–15 May 2012), Professor at Large, Brown University, since 1995  

Born 11 Nov. 1928; s of Ambassador Rafael Fuentes and Berta Fuentes; m 1st, 1957, Rita Macedo (marr. diss.); one d; 2nd, 1973, Sylvia Lemus; (one s one d decd); ...

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Galbraith, Prof. John Kenneth, (15 Oct. 1908–29 April 2006), Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1949–75, then Emeritus Professor  

Born Ontario, Canada, 15 Oct. 1908; s of William Archibald and Catherine Galbraith; m 1937, Catherine M. Atwater; three s (and one s decd); died 29 April 2006

Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Harvard University, ...

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Gilmour of Craigmillar, Baron, (Ian Hedworth John Little Gilmour) (8 July 1926–21 Sept. 2007)  

Born 8 July 1926; er s of Lt-Col Sir John Little Gilmour, 2nd Bt, and Hon. Victoria Laura, OBE, TD (d 1991), d...

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Greenhill, Dr Basil Jack, (26 Feb. 1920–8 April 2003), author; Vice President, SS Great Britain Project, since 1992 (Chairman, 1982–92); Chairman, Centre for Maritime Historical Studies, University of Exeter, 1991–98; Consultant, Chatham Publishing, since 1996  

CB 1981; CMG 1967; FRHistS; FSA

Born 26 Feb. 1920; oc of B. J. and Edith Greenhill; m 1st, 1950, Gillian (d 1959), ...

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Haining, Thomas Nivison, (15 March 1927–17 July 2005), HM Diplomatic Service, retired; writer and lecturer on international affairs and Mongolian history  

CMG 1983

Born 15 March 1927; m 1955, Dorothy Patricia Robson; one s; died 17 July 2005

HM Diplomatic Service, retired; writer and lecturer on international affairs and Mongolian history...

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Hall, Sir Peter (Geoffrey), (19 March 1932–30 July 2014), Professor of Planning and Regeneration (formerly of Planning), University College London, since 1992; Director, Institute of Community Studies, 2001–04  

Kt 1998; FBA 1983

Born 19 March 1932; s of Arthur Vickers Hall and Bertha Hall (née Keefe); m 1st, 1962, Carla Maria Wartenberg (marr. diss. 1966); 2nd, ...

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Harris of High Cross, Baron cr 1979 (Life Peer), of Tottenham in Greater London, (Ralph Harris) (10 Dec. 1924–19 Oct. 2006)  

Born 10 Dec. 1924; m 1949, Jose Pauline Jeffery; one d (two s decd); died 19 Oct. 2006

Founder President, Institute of Economic Affairs, since 1990 (General Director, 1957–87, Chairman, ...

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Hyde, Douglas, (17 Jan. 1860–12 July 1949), (known in Ireland as ‘An Craoibhin Aoibhinn’); historian, poet, and folklorist; President of Ireland, 1938–45  

Born 17 Jan. 1860; y s of late Rev. Arthur Hyde, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon; died 12 July 1949

(known in Ireland as ‘An Craoibhin Aoibhinn’); historian, poet, and folklorist; President of Ireland, ...