Deaths in May 2005

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The following is a list of notable people who died in May 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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Edgar Albert Baird, ONL was a businessman born in Campbellton Newfoundland, Canada. Baird was the founder of the Newfoundland chapter of the Junior Forest Rangers, and worked in the forestry and aviation industry where he was Chief Woods Ranger for Newfoundland, responsible for forest fire protection initiatives for Newfoundland and Labrador.

Edward von Kloberg III was an American lobbyist, infamous for his representation of some of the most notorious dictators of the 20th century.

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Robert Lorne Hunter was a Canadian environmentalist, journalist, author and politician. He was a member of the Don't Make a Wave Committee in 1969, and a co-founder of Greenpeace in 1971 and its first president. He led the first on-sea anti-whaling campaigns in the world, against Russian and Australian whalers, which helped lead to the ban on commercial whaling. He campaigned against nuclear testing, the Canadian seal hunt and later, climate change with his book Thermageddon: Countdown to 2030. He was named by Time as one of the "Eco-Heroes" of the 20th century and is credited with coining the terms "mindbomb" and "eco-warrior".

Greenpeace non-governmental environmental organization

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 39 countries and an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Greenpeace was founded in 1971 by Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe, Canadian and US ex-pat environmental activists. Greenpeace states its goal is to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity" and focuses its campaigning on worldwide issues such as climate change, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling, genetic engineering, and anti-nuclear issues. It uses direct action, lobbying, research, and ecotage to achieve its goals. The global organization does not accept funding from governments, corporations, or political parties, relying on three million individual supporters and foundation grants. Greenpeace has a general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and is a founding member of the INGO Accountability Charter, an international non-governmental organization that intends to foster accountability and transparency of non-governmental organizations.

Wee Kim Wee Singaporean politician

Wee Kim Wee was a Singaporean politician and the fourth President of Singapore from 1985 to 1993. He was chosen by the Parliament of Singapore to be President of Singapore and was sworn in on 2 September 1985.

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Dame Henriette Alice, Lady Abel Smith, was a Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth II from 1949 to 1987.

Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora, PVSM was an Indian Army Officer who was the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Eastern Command during the third war with Pakistan in 1971. He led the ground forces campaign in the Eastern front of the war, which led to an overwhelming defeat of the Pakistan Army and the creation of Bangladesh.

David "Dickie" Batchelor was an English sound mixer.

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Mark Boyle was a Scottish artist born in Glasgow and known for his work in the cultural UK Underground of the 1960s around the Traverse Theatre, and was exhibiting since 1985 with Joan Hills and their children Sebastian and Georgia as Boyle Family.

Oral Roberts Christian religious leader, healing evangelist, author, educator, television personality

Granville Oral Roberts was an American Charismatic Christian televangelist, ordained in both the Pentecostal Holiness and United Methodist churches. He is considered the godfather of the charismatic movement and one of the most recognized preachers worldwide. He founded the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University.

Luis Taruc Filipino politician

Luis Taruc was a Filipino political figure and insurgent during the agrarian unrest of the 1930s until the end of the Cold War. He was the leader of the Hukbalahap or Hukbong Bayan Laban sa Hapon group between 1942 and 1950. His involvement with the movement came after his initiation to the problems of agrarian Filipinos when he was a student in the early 1930s. During World War II, Taruc led the Hukbalahap in guerrilla operations against the Japanese occupiers of the Philippines.

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Theodore Frederick Atkinson was a Canadian-born American thoroughbred horse racing jockey, inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1957.

Carolyn Brady was an American photorealist painter and artist. Her work often consists of hyper-realistic watercolors of flowers and table settings.

Elisabeth Fraser American actress

Elisabeth Fraser was an American actress, best known for playing brassy blondes.

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