List of Famous people who died at 98

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

First Name Abdullah
Last Name Arabia
Born on August 1, 1924
Died on January 23, 2015 (aged 90)
Born in Saudi Arabia

Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was the sixth King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques from 1 August 2005 until his death.

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Eli Wallach

First Name Eli
Born on December 7, 1915
Died on June 24, 2014 (aged 98)
Height 170 cm | 5'7

Eli Herschel Wallach was an American film, television and stage actor whose career spanned more than seven decades, beginning in the late 1940s. Trained in stage acting, which he enjoyed doing most, he became "one of the greatest 'character actors' ever to appear on stage and screen", with over 90 film credits. He and his wife Anne Jackson often appeared together on stage, and were one of the best-known acting couples in American theater. As a stage and screen character actor, Wallach had one of the longest-ever careers in show business, spanning 62 years from his Broadway debut to his last two major Hollywood studio movies.

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Louis Hyman Bean

First Name Louis
Last Name Bean
Born on January 1, 1896
Died on August 5, 1994 (aged 98)

Louis Hyman Bean was an American economic and political analyst, best known for predicting Harry S. Truman's victory in the 1948 presidential election.

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Débora Arango

First Name Débora
Born on November 11, 1907
Died on December 4, 2005 (aged 98)

Débora Arango Pérez was a Colombian artist, born in Medellín, Colombia as the daughter of Castor María Arango Díaz and Elvira Pérez. Though she was primarily a painter, Arango also worked in other media, such as ceramics and graphic art. Throughout her career, Arango used her artwork to explore many politically charged and controversial issues, her subjects ranging from nude women to the role of the Roman Catholic Church to dictatorships.

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Pierre Cardin

Pietro Costante Cardin
First Name Pierre
Last Name Cardin
Born on July 2, 1922
Died on December 29, 2020 (aged 98)
Born in Italy, Veneto

Pierre Cardin, born Pietro Costante Cardin, was an Italian-born naturalised-French fashion designer. He is known for what were his avant-garde style and Space Age designs. He preferred geometric shapes and motifs, often ignoring the female form. He advanced into unisex fashions, sometimes experimental, and not always practical. He founded his fashion house in 1950 and introduced the "bubble dress" in 1954.

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Dorothy Vaughan

First Name Dorothy
Last Name Vaughan
Born on September 20, 1910
Died on November 10, 2008 (aged 98)

Dorothy Johnson Vaughan was an American mathematician and human computer who worked for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), and NASA, at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. In 1949, she became acting supervisor of the West Area Computers, the first African-American woman to supervise a group of staff at the center.

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Georgia O'Keeffe

First Name Georgia
Last Name O'Keeffe
Died on March 6, 1986 (aged 16)

Georgia Totto O'Keeffe was an American artist. She was known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been recognized as the "Mother of American modernism".

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Irena Sendler

Irena Krzyżanowska
First Name Irena
Born on February 15, 1910
Died on May 12, 2008 (aged 98)

Irena Stanisława Sendler (née Krzyżanowska), also referred to as Irena Sendlerowa in Poland, nom de guerre Jolanta, was a Polish humanitarian, social worker, and nurse who served in the Polish Underground Resistance during World War II in German-occupied Warsaw. From October 1943 she was head of the children's section of Żegota, the Polish Council to Aid Jews.

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Arjan Singh

First Name Arjan
Last Name Singh
Born on April 15, 1919
Died on September 16, 2017 (aged 98)
Born in Pakistan, Punjab

Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC was a senior air officer of the Indian Air Force. He served as the 3rd Chief of the Air Staff from 1964 to 1969, leading the Air Force through the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. He was the first and only officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to be promoted to five-star rank as Marshal of the Indian Air Force, equal to the army rank of Field Marshal.

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Andy Carswell

First Name Andy
Last Name Carswell
Born on May 29, 1923
Died on July 25, 2021 (aged 98)

Andrew Gordon Carswell was a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Avro Lancaster pilot who was shot down near Berlin on his fourth mission in 1943. After returning to Canada after the war, he rejoined the RCAF in 1948 as a search and rescue pilot flying Consolidated Canso flying boats off the coast of British Columbia. During this time he was involved in two famous rescues, including one in 1956 that won him the Air Force Cross which was presented personally by Elizabeth II. He later joined the Ministry of Transport and prepared a 1977 report on the shockingly poor quality of service and training of bush plane pilots operating in northern Ontario. The report led to the reformation of the Ministry's inspection bureaus and, ultimately, the formation of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

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