List of Famous people who died in 2015

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

First Name A.
Last Name Kalam
Born on October 15, 1931
Died on July 27, 2015 (aged 83)

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian aerospace scientist and politician who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts. He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology. He also played a pivotal organisational, technical, and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974.

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Beau Biden

Joseph Robinette Biden III
First Name Beau
Last Name Biden
Born on February 3, 1969
Died on May 30, 2015 (aged 46)

Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III was an American politician, lawyer, and officer in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from Wilmington, Delaware. He was the eldest of three children from the marriage of U.S. President Joe Biden and his first wife, Neilia Hunter Biden. He served as the 44th Attorney General of Delaware and was a Major in the Delaware Army National Guard.

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Mario Cuomo

First Name Mario
Last Name Cuomo
Born on June 15, 1932
Died on January 1, 2015 (aged 82)

Mario Matthew Cuomo was an American politician who served as the 52nd Governor of New York for three terms, from 1983 to 1994. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo previously served as Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1979 to 1982 and Secretary of State of New York from 1975 to 1978. He was the father of current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo.

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Wes Craven

Wesley Earl Craven
First Name Wes
Last Name Craven
Born on August 2, 1939
Died on August 30, 2015 (aged 76)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Wesley Earl Craven was an American filmmaker, actor, and novelist. He was known for his pioneering work in the horror genre, particularly slasher films, where he mixed horror cliches with humor and satire. His impact on the genre was considered prolific and highly influential. Due to the success and cultural impact of his works, Craven has been called a "Master of Horror".

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Helmut Schmidt

Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt
First Name Helmut
Born on December 23, 1918
Died on November 10, 2015 (aged 96)
Born in Germany

Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt was a German politician and member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), who served as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1974 to 1982.

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Christopher Lee

Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
First Name Christopher
Last Name Lee
Born on May 27, 1922
Died on June 7, 2015 (aged 93)
Height 194 cm | 6'4

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly seven decades, Lee was well known for portraying villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a sequence of Hammer Horror films. His other film roles include Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (2002–2005), and Saruman in both the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and the Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014).

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Mohammed Moftahh Elfitory

First Name Mohammed
Last Name Elfitory
Died on April 24, 2015 (aged 45)

Muhammad al-Fayturi, also spelled Muhammad al-Fītūrī, was a Sudanese–Libyan poet writer, poet, playwright, and ambassador.

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Canserbero

Born on March 11, 1988
Died on January 20, 2015 (aged 26)
Born in Venezuela

Tirone José González Orama, known by his stage name Canserbero, was a Venezuelan hip hop singer and songwriter from Caracas. He is regarded as one of the most significant rappers in Latin America. Since he was young, he showed interest in music, mainly influenced by reggaeton but, after the murder of his half brother, his musical references changed to more critical genres such as hip hop and hard rock, appreciable in songs like "Es épico".

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Jackie Collins

Jacqueline Jill Collins
First Name Jackie
Born on October 4, 1937
Died on September 19, 2015 (aged 77)

Jacqueline Jill Collins OBE was an English romance novelist. She moved to Los Angeles in the 1960s and spent most of her career there. She wrote 32 novels, all of which appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list. Her books have sold more than 500 million copies and have been translated into 40 languages. Eight of her novels have been adapted for the screen, either as films or television miniseries. She was the younger sister of Dame Joan Collins.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown

First Name Bobbi
Born on March 4, 1993
Died on July 26, 2015 (aged 22)

Bobbi Kristina Brown was an American reality television personality, media personality, and singer. She was the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown. Her parents' fame kept Brown in the public eye, including her appearances on the reality show Being Bobby Brown. Brown was 14 when her parents divorced and Houston gained custody. When Houston died in February 2012, Brown was the sole beneficiary of her mother's estate.

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