Deaths in February 2005

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The following is a list of notable people who died in February 2005.

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Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

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Edward D. Freis was an American physician and researcher, who received the Albert Lasker Award for his studies of the treatment of hypertension.

Edward Douglas John Hay, 13th Marquess of Tweeddale, was a Scottish aristocrat best known for his speech in the House of Lords debate (1996) on the Bosnian War.

Andreas "Anderl" Heckmair was a German mountain climber and guide who led the first successful ascent of the Eiger north face in July 1938.

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Birgitte Federspiel was a Danish film, theater and TV actress. She won two Bodil Awards for best actress in 1955 (Ordet) and 1959.

<i>Babettes Feast</i> 1987 film by Gabriel Axel

Babette's Feast is a 1987 Danish drama film directed by Gabriel Axel. The film's screenplay was written by Axel based on the story by Isak Dinesen. Produced by Just Betzer, Bo Christensen, and Benni Korzen with funding from the Danish Film Institute, Babette's Feast was the first Danish cinema film of a Blixen story. It was also the first Danish film to win the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The film premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.

Miklós Kovacsics was a Hungarian handball player who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics. He was born in Pécs. In 1980 he played three matches as a member of the Hungarian team which finished fourth in the Olympic tournament.

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Corrado Bafile Catholic cardinal

Corrado Bafile was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints from 1975 to 1980, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1976. At the time of his death, he was the oldest member of the College of Cardinals.

David Hönigsberg was a South African classical composer, conductor and musicologist.

Ernst Mayr German-American evolutionary biologist

Ernst Walter Mayr was one of the 20th century's leading evolutionary biologists. He was also a renowned taxonomist, tropical explorer, ornithologist, philosopher of biology, and historian of science. His work contributed to the conceptual revolution that led to the modern evolutionary synthesis of Mendelian genetics, systematics, and Darwinian evolution, and to the development of the biological species concept.

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Sir Rupert William John Clarke, 3rd Baronet, AM, MBE was an Australian soldier, businessman and pastoralist. He achieved success in a number of fields, including horseracing, the military and as a corporate chairman.

Ossie Davis American actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist

Ossie Davis was an American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and civil rights activist.

Nils Egerbrandt was a Swedish comic creator who created a few children's comics in the 1950s, such as Olli, about an adventurous eskimo boy.

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Robert Warren Brannum was an American basketball player.

Jean-Charles Cantin was a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral districts of Quebec South from 1962 to 1968, and Louis-Hébert from 1968 to 1972, in the House of Commons of Canada. He was a member of the Liberal Party.

Gnassingbé Eyadéma 20th and 21st-century President of Togo

Gnassingbé Eyadéma was the President of Togo from 1967 until his death in 2005. He participated in two successful military coups, in January 1963 and January 1967, and became President on 14 April 1967.

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References

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  2. "Lanzó en Grandes Ligas, Japón y Venezuela". ESPN Deportes (in Spanish). February 5, 2005. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  3. "Robert Kearns, 77, Inventor of Intermittent Wipers, Dies". The New York Times . Associated Press. February 26, 2005. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  4. "BBC producer shot dead in Somalia". BBC News. February 9, 2005. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  5. Fox, Margalit (February 18, 2005). "Crash-test dummy inventor dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  6. "Victor Emery". ESPN CricInfo. Retrieved March 30, 2018.