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Grafik zeigt neun berühmte Persönlichkeiten, die 2021 gestorben sind.


Verstorbene Prominente 2021

By Jordi Bou

December 31, 2021 - Eine kleine Auswahl berühmter Persönlichkeiten, die 2021 verstorben sind. Dazu gehört Prinz Philip, der Herzog von Edinburgh, Sambias erster Präsident F.W. de Klerk, US Staatsmann und Soldat Colin Powell. Die Welt der Künstler verlor u.a. den Schauspieler Jean-Paul Belmondo, Drummer Charlie Watts von den Rolling Stones, die Sportwelt trauert um den Fussballer Gerd Müller.

Other noted political figures who passed away this year include Carlos Menem, flamboyant former President of Argentina, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse, and Abdelaziz Bouteflika, former President of Algeria.

Stage and screen lost pioneering U.S. actress Cicely Tyson, renowned Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink, and acclaimed Shakespearean actor Antony Sher.

The music world lost Mary Wilson, an original member of The Supremes, Don Everly of the Everly Brothers, and Michael Nesmith of the Monkees.

Sports stars include baseball star Hank Aaron, former England striker Jimmy Greaves, and Formula 1 pioneer Frank Williams.

Other notable figures include U.S. astronaut Michael Collins, the pilot of the Apollo 11 moon mission, and charity fundraiser Captain Tom Moore, who in the run-up to his 100th birthday raised £33m for Britain’s National Health Service in the early days of Covid-19.

PUBLISHED: 14/12/2021; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty Images, 20th Century Fox