Famous people died in 2012

Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes was a Mexican novelist, diplomat and scholar who was an important influence on the Latin American Boom Movement

MexicanNovember 11, 1928148 views

Frank Sherwood Rowland

Frank Sherwood Rowland was an American chemist who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

AmericanJune 28, 192798 views

E. Donnall Thomas

Edward Donnall Thomas was an American physician and professor of Medicine who did pioneer research on bone marrow transplant

AmericanMarch 15, 192090 views

Rita Levi-Montalcini

Rita Levi-Montalcini was an Italian American neurologist who won a share of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

ItalianApril 22, 1909126 views

Renato Dulbecco

Renato Dulbecco was an Italian American virologist who won a share of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1975

ItalianFebruary 22, 191498 views

Andrew Huxley

Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley was a British physiologist, biophysicist, mathematician and a mechanical wizard

BritishNovember 22, 1917140 views

John Demjanjuk

John Demjanjuk was a former Nazi guard in the Sobibór extermination camp in the occupied Poland, convicted in Germany for assisting in the murder of 28,060 Jews.

UkrainianApril 3, 1920103 views

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine was a talented American actor who captivated the audience with his acting skills

AmericanJanuary 24, 191781 views

Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith was a famous American actor, singer and writer

AmericanJune 1, 1926312 views