Rest in Peace... Which famous people died in 2020
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Rest in Peace... Which famous people died in 2020

28 December 2020, 17:12Society
In the outgoing year, Russia and the world have lost many outstanding scientists, cultural figures and public figures.

The well-known Russian philologist Nikolay Podoskorsky compiled a detailed martyrology for 2020. It included:

Philologists: Boris Egorov, Valentin Nepomniachtchi, Vyacheslav Koshelev, Oleg Korostelev, Nikolai Bogomolov, Leonid Kasatkin, Boris Frezinsky, Elena Dushechkina, Fedor Fedorov, Christopher Tolkien, George Steiner, Maya Vsevolodova, Leon Robel, Elena Pasternak, Vyachevich, Vyachevich Gabdulzamil Zainullin, Margarita Vanyashova, Lev Mnukhin, Sergei Kormilov, Semyon Mirsky, Lydia Slobozhaninova, Evgeny Chelyshev, Olga Dilaktorskaya, Leonid Taganov, Viola Eidinova, Miodrag Sibinovich, Maria Yanion, Robert Bird, Irina Kaneva, Mikhail Vordvin , Yuri Fleishman, Miron Petrovsky, Alexander Dubyansky, Natalia Bonk, Aram Asoyan, Greta Demidova, Leila Bekizova, Irena Veisayte.

Historians: Valentin Yanin, Igor Froyanov, Vladislav Smirnov, Anatoly Kirpichnikov, Stephen Cohen, Ilya Kremer, Oleg Bolshakov, Albert Nenarokov, Viktor Pleshkov, Miguel Artola Gallego, Taisiya Kitanina, Akhmed Osmanov, Mark Fumaroli, Evgeny Nematyrovsky, Nyumarina , Evgeny Rukosuev, Vladimir Zolotukhin, Bernard Beilin, Igor Pyankov, Andrzej Valitsky, Marina Gromyko, Yaakov Landau, Gennady Zdanovich, Andrei Punin, Sergei Kullanda, Jan Krzhen.

Other scientists: ex-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences, physicist Vladimir Fortov, philosopher Sergei Horuzhy, president of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Boris Paton, art critic, director (1961-2013) and president (since 2013) of the State Museum of Fine Arts named after A.S. Pushkina Irina Antonova, philosopher Valery Podoroga, art critic Olga Popova, dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University Vladimir Mironov, philosopher Eduard Kolchinsky, physiologist Viktor Gurfinkel, biophysicist Gennady Dobretsov, geologist Nikolai Dobretsov, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences Andrei Alabushev, sociologist Teodor Shanin, chemist Alexander Lisitsyn Valery Lunin, philosopher Givi Margvelashvili, psychologist Elena Kravtsova, astrophysicist Oleg Verkhodanov, physicist Vladimir Titov, bibliographer Alexander Gorfunkel, philosopher Ladislav Heydanek, lawyer Sydney Picker, art critic Irina Efimovich, philosopher and culturologist Valery Lukov, forester Nikolai Moiseev, culturologist Arkady David Graeber, art critic Tamara Stepanskaya, mathematician Viktor Zalgaller, Buddhist Nikolai Abaev, ethnographer and folklorist Igor Morozov, museologist Natalya Gramolina, art critic Tatyana Ilyina, ethnographer-Africanist Klara Kalinovskaya, culturologist Alexander Drikker, sociologist Oleg Yanitsky, ethnographer ntin Loginov, teacher Viktor Shatalov, geochemist Erik Galimov, film critic, doctor of art history Viktor Listov, musicologist Nina Gerasimova-Persidskaya, ethnologist Barasbi Bgazhnokov, biologist Alexander Kagansky, bibliophile Alexei Vengerov, religious scholar William Schmidt.

Writers, translators: Eduard Limonov, Yuri Bondarev, Leonid Zorin, Alexander Kabakov, Mikhail Yasnov, Rabbi Adin Steinsalts, Mikhail Zhvanetsky, Yuri Dimitrin, Vladislav Krapivin, Evgeny Vitkovsky, Roman Arbitman, Pierre Guillauta, Elena Katsyuba, Ilya Okazov, Ernest Jose Jimenez Lozano, Alexander Timofeevsky Jr., John le Carré, Felix Dektor, Efrem Bauch, Ruben Fonseca, Per Ulov Enquist, May Schövall, Yuri Khazanov, Vladimir Westerman (Vester), Galina Usova, Jean-Loup Dabadi, Mark Lyando, Anatoly Trushkin, Roger Bornish, Yevgeny Voiskunsky, Yuris Kronbergs, Adalet Agaoglu, Sapardi Joko Damono, Igor Yarkevich, Viktor Sanovich, Igor Efimov, Boris Pasternak (a relative of the Nobel laureate), Ilya Rissenberg, Ronald Harwood, Terry Gulijk Vladimir Muravyov, Semyon Borzunov, Vadim Kovda, Claude Vigee, Alexey Mikheev, Vladimir Shpakov, Diana Di Prima, Yanush Schuber, Kira Izmailova, Geza Söch, Natan Zach, Valentin Khromov, Zisi Weizman, Sergei Sinyakin, Eduardo Lowre Enso di Faria, Alexander Kurlyandsky, James Edwin Gunn, Marcel Moreau, Terrence McNally.

Publicists: Konstantin Krylov, Nina Andreeva, Alexander Kazintsev, Mikhail Budaragin.

Actors, directors: Sean Connery, Valentin Gaft, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Roman Viktyuk, Irina Skobtseva, Ian Holm, Nikolay Gubenko, Terry Jones, Kirk Douglas, Boris Klyuev, Kim Ki Duk, Mikhail Kokshenov, Georgy Shengelaya, Inna Milarova, Patrisia Carmen Galin, Michelle Piccoli, Olivia de Havilland, Alan Parker, Vladimir Andreev, Irina Pechernikova, Jiri Menzel, Diana Rigg, David Charles Prowse, Boris Plotnikov, Nina Ivanova (from "Spring on Zarechnaya Street"), Alexander Gordon (88 years old, worked with Andrey Tarkovsky), Vyacheslav Ezepov, Nikolai Ivanov, Lucia Bose, Allen Garfield, Mark Bloom, Lee Fierro.

Artists and photographers: Sergei Barkhin, Mikhail Belomlinsky, Juan Jimenez, Kirill Arnshtam, Leonid Lubyanitsky, Vladimir Musaelyan, Boris Savin, Roman Shustrov, Tatiana Selvinskaya, Helen Ailon, Shimon Okshtein.

Musicians: Ennio Morricone, Sergei Slonimsky, Sergei Dorensky, Genesis P-Orridge, Anatoly Mokrenko, Krzysztof Penderetsky, Alexander Vustin, Vera Lynn, Valentina Legkostupova, Vladislav Piavko, Vaclovas Daunoras, Lawrence Blinov, Dmitry Praynov.

Human rights defenders: Sergey Mokhnatkin, Maya Ulanovskaya, Oleg Mironov, Yuri Orlov, Lidia Grafova.

Church leaders: Archpriest Georgy Orekhanov, Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, Archpriest Alexander Ageikin, Bishop of Zheleznogorsk and Lgov Veniamin, Metropolitan Jonah (Karpukhin), Metropolitan of Cheboksary and Chuvash Metropolitan Barnabas, Metropolitan of Cheboksary and Chuvash Metropolitan, Metropolitan of Kazan, Metropolitan of Kazan Theophanes of Tatarstan, Metropolitan Job (Tyvonyuk), priest Alexander Shumsky, ex-head of the Jesuit order Adolfo Nicholas, priest, elder brother of Pope Benedict XVI Georg Ratzinger, exorcist of the Russian Orthodox Church German Chesnokov, President of the Metropolitan Anthony Of Sourozh Foundation Peter Skorer.

Doctors: oncologist Andrey Pavlenko, hematologist, first minister of health of the Russian Federation Andrey Vorobiev, sexologist Lev Shcheglov.

Politicians, statesmen: Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said, ex-President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak, former First Secretary of the Tyumen Regional Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Gennady Bogomyakov, former Minister of Fuel and Energy of Russia Vladimir Lopukhin, ex-Senator Yevgeny Tarlo, winner of the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize, "the greatest Irishman" John Hume, emir of Kuwait Sabah IV, former secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Vladimir Dolgikh, prime minister of Bahrain Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa, ex-French president Valerie Giscard d'Estaing, British politician Alexander George Tinn (Seventh Marquis of Bata).

Military: intelligence officer Alexei Botyan, the last marshal of the Soviet Union, member of the State Emergency Committee Dmitry Yazov, hero of the Greek resistance Manolis Glezos, the last Minister of Defense of the USSR Yevgeny Shaposhnikov, intelligence officer George Blake.

Athletes: Diego Maradona, Victor Monday.

Others: widow of Yuri Gagarin Valentina Gagarina, mother of Garry Kasparov Clara Kasparova, psychoanalyst, widow of Jacques Derrida Marguerite Okuturier, wife of director Sergei Paradzhanov Svetlana Shcherbatyuk, son of former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev Sergei Khrushchev, younger sister of John Kennedy Bitova Olga Shamborant, the widow of the writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Mercedes Barcha.

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