Famous people died in 2011

Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile

Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile, popularly known as Jimmy Savile, was an English DJ, radio and television personality

BritishOctober 31, 19261,401 views

Ken Russell

Ken Russell was an English film director lauded for his controversial films, especially ‘Women in Love’

BritishJuly 3, 1927136 views

Michael Cacoyannis

Michael Cacoyannis was a distinguished Greek Cypriot film director, producer and screenwriter

GreekJune 11, 1921115 views

Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet was an American actor, director and film maker

AmericanJune 25, 1924126 views

Rudolf Mössbauer

Rudolf Mossbauer was a German physicist who discovered the Mossbauer Effect

GermanJanuary 31, 1929100 views

Herbert A. Hauptman

Herbert Aaron Hauptman was an American mathematician who won the 1985 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

William Lipscomb

William Lipscomb was an American chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1976

Baruj Benacerraf

Baruj Benacerraf was a Venezuelan-born American immunologist who was one of the co-recipients of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

VenezuelanOctober 29, 1920134 views

Baruch Samuel Blumberg

Baruch Samuel Blumberg was a Jewish-American physician and geneticist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1976

AmericanJuly 28, 1925103 views

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow was an American biochemist and a medical physicist who received Nobel Prize in 1977

AmericanJuly 19, 192198 views