Deaths in August 2015

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The following is a list of notable deaths in August 2015. For notable deaths before the current month, please see "Previous months".

  • Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, cause of death, reference (must be added) are added.

August 2015[change | change source]

Cilla Black 1943-2015
Robert Conquest 1917-2015
Julian Bond 1940-2015
Yvonne Craig 1937-2015
Egon Bahr 1922-2015
Ieng Thirith 1932-2015
Al Arbour 1932-2015
Oliver Sacks 1933-2015
Wes Craven 1939-2015

Previous months[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Stephan Beckenbauer, son of Franz, dies at 46". USA TODAY.
  2. "Robert Timothy Stansfield Frankford - Toronto - Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Centres".
  3. Chiara Pierobon dies while travelling to the Sparkassen Giro
  4. Ward, Victoria; Aug 2015, Nicola Harley 9:42AM BST 03 (3 August 2015). "Cilla Black dies, aged 72: Star who always felt like a friend in your living room". Archived from the original on 14 February 2019. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  5. Kassam, Ashifa (7 August 2015). "Natalia Molchanova was giving diving lesson when she vanished, son says" – via
  6. 'Mister FC Groningen' Piet Fransen overleden (in Dutch)
  7. "Forrest Bird, aviator and inventor, dies at 94 - The Spokesman-Review".
  8. Içami Tiba, autor de ‘Quem ama, Educa!’, morre aos 74 anos (in Portuguese)
  9. "Morto a Roma Giovanni Conso, è stato ministro e presidente della Corte Costituzionale". 3 August 2015.
  10. "Former Detroit Lions running back Mel Farr has passed away at the age of 70". Archived from the original on 2015-08-23. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
  11. Adams, Sam (5 August 2015). "BMW heiress and world's 11th richest woman dies aged 89". mirror.
  12. TVN, 24Horas cl (3 August 2015). "A los 96 años muere la destacada folclorista Margot Loyola".
  13. Cronin, Brenda; Cullison, Alan (4 August 2015). "Robert Conquest, Seminal Historian of Soviet Misrule, Dies at 98" – via
  14. "Coleen Gray, Star of 'Kiss of Death' and 'Nightmare Alley,' Dies at 92". The Hollywood Reporter.
  15. Oud-rector magnificus Theo van Els overleden (in Dutch)
  16. Die Richtershorner trauern um ihr Ehrenmitglied Achim Hill (in German)
  17. "New Zealand loses a 'remarkable man' with death of Les Munro; John Key says". Stuff.
  18. "Minder Actor George Cole Dies Aged 90".
  19. Actrice Ellen Vogel (93) overleden (in Dutch)
  20. "LPGA Founder Louise Suggs Passes Away at Age 91 - LPGA - Ladies Professional Golf Association". LPGA.
  21. "Israel's leading theater diva dies at 91". Ynetnews. 8 June 2015.
  22. Saperstein, Pat; Saperstein, Pat (8 August 2015). "Terrence Evans, Actor in 'Star Trek,' 'Terminator 2,' Dies at 81".
  23. "Canadian doctor who kept thalidomide out of U.S. dies" – via The Globe and Mail.
  24. Falleció el represor chileno Manuel Contreras (in Spanish)
  25. Rapper Sean Price, Member of Hip-Hop Group Heltah Skeltah, Dies at 43
  26. Former Maple Leafs defenceman Gus Mortson dies
  27. ಕಾಸರಗೋಡಿನ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಗಟ್ಟಿದನಿ ಕಯ್ಯಾರ ಕಿಞ್ಞಣ್ಣ ರೈ ಅಸ್ತಂಗತ (in Kannada)
  28. "Complexity science giant John Holland passes away at 86 - Santa Fe Institute". Archived from the original on 2020-11-08. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  29. "Turkish artist, journalist Fikret Otyam dies aged 89". Archived from the original on 2015-08-10. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
  30. "Hall of Famer, Giants great Frank Gifford dies". 9 August 2015.
  31. "Actress Susan Sheridan dies aged 68". 9 August 2015 – via
  32. "Reggie Perrin writer David Nobbs dies". 9 August 2015 – via
  33. "Admiral George E.R. Kinnear II". Archived from the original on 2015-08-24. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
  34. Origo. "Elhunyt Czeizel Endre".
  35. "The late Fred Eckhardt: 'He was the cosmic giggle of craft beer'".
  36. "Iconic Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif leaves legacy spanning 4 decades - Film - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online".
  37. Calcio, morto Harald Nielsen: stella del super Bologna anni '60 (in Italian)
  38. Weinberg, Justin (13 August 2015). "Jaakko Hintikka (1929-2015)". Daily Nous.
  39. La communauté juive rend hommage à un rabbin de Boisbriand (in French)
  40. Pocklington, Rebecca (13 August 2015). "On The Buses actor Stephen Lewis dies aged 88". mirror.
  41. "Décès de l'ancien joueur du Canadien Bob Fillion" – via Cyberpresse.
  42. Murió Agustín Cejas, arquero del Racing campeón del mundo Archived 2015-08-25 at the Wayback Machine(in Spanish)
  43. Hoffberger, Chase; 4:20PM; Aug. 15, Sat; 2015. "Bob Johnston 1932-2015". maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  44. "Longtime civil rights activist Bond dead at 75".[permanent dead link]
  45. "Pakistan's Punjab province home minister killed in terror attack". 16 August 2015.
  46. UMRO RATNI ZLOČINAC MILE MRKŠIĆ Krvnik koji je odbio spriječiti pokolj na Ovčari u zatvorskoj bolnici izgubio bitku s teškom bolešću Archived 2015-08-23 at the Wayback Machine (in Bosnian)
  47. "Cardinal László Paskai, Former Primate Of Hungary, Dies At The Age Of 88". 17 August 2015.
  48. Preminuo Arsen Dedić(in Croatian)
  49. CNN, Henry Hanks,. "Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl, dies at 78 - CNN".CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  50. Ouellette, Jennifer. "In Memoriam: Jacob Bekenstein (1947–2015) and Black Hole Entropy". Scientific American Blog Network.
  51. "Former FIFA, UEFA official Mayer-Vorfelder dies at 82". Archived from the original on 2015-11-27. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  52. Murió Eduardo Guerrero, oro en remo en Helsinki 1952 Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine(in Spanish)
  53. "Suvra Mukherjee, President Pranab Mukherjee's wife, passes away - Times of India ►". The Times of India.
  54. "Islamic State militants behead archaeologist in Palmyra - Syrian..." 18 August 2015 – via
  55. Pinckard, Cliff; clevel; .com. "Former Congressman Louis Stokes dies at age 90".
  56. Smith, William Jay (13 October 2000). "William Jay Smith - Poet - Academy of American Poets". William Jay Smith.
  57. Inilah Kronologis Wafatnya Pelatih Arema, Suharno (in Indonesian)
  58. SPD-Politiker: Egon Bahr ist tot (in German)
  59. Актер Лев Дуров скончался в Москве (in Russian)
  60. Muere a los 78 años la gran cómica Lina Morgan (in Spanish)
  61. "Legendary weather forecaster, Harry Volkman, dies at 89". 21 August 2015.
  62. 汪东兴同志逝世 (in Chinese)
  63. "Former Durham MP Gerry Steinberg dies aged 70". ITV News.
  64. Farrell, Paul (21 August 2015). "Anna Kashfi Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know".
  65. "Former Australian cricketing great Arthur Morris dies aged 93". ABC News. 22 August 2015.
  66. hermesauto (22 August 2015). "Ieng Thirith, sister-in-law of late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, dies in Cambodia". The Straits Times.
  67. Colker, David. "Merl Reagle dies at 65; maker of L.A. Times Sunday crossword puzzles".
  68. L'acteur alémanique Jörg Schneider est mort Archived 2015-08-27 at the Wayback Machine (in French)
  69. "Saharawi Music Star Mariem Hassan Dies in Refugee Camps - World Music".
  70. "Hasidic Musician Yosi Piamenta Dies at 64". Israel National News.
  71. Cess Van Kooten overleden (in Dutch)
  72. "Justin Wilson passes away after IndyCar accident at Pocono Raceway". 25 August 2015.
  73. Muere el actor y director mexicano Julián Pastor (in Spanish)
  74. "Chico Maki, longtime Blackhawks forward, dies at 76".
  75. "Sejersted, Former Head of Nobel Peace Prize Committee Dies".
  76. Aizpeolea, Luis R. (25 August 2015). "El socialista que marcó la política vasca" – via
  77. "Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104".
  78. 78.0 78.1 78.2 "Virginia gunman Vester Flanagan sent 23-page manifesto to NBC News". The Independent. 26 August 2015.
  79. Regisseur und Schauspieler Peter Kern ist gestorben (in German)
  80. "Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins passes away at 58". Archived from the original on 2015-08-29. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
  81. "R.I.P. Former World Championship Racer Joan Garriga".
  82. Goldstein, Richard (28 August 2015). "Al Arbour, Coach of Islanders' 1980s Dynasty, Dies at 82" – via
  83. Povoledo, Elisabetta (28 August 2015). "Jozef Wesolowski, Ex-Archbishop Accused of Sexual Abuse, Dies at 67" – via
  84. "Former Billericay MP Teresa Gorman dies aged 83". Echo.
  85. Famous local artist Nelson Shank dies at 77
  86. Brown, DANIEL LEWIS, Kirthana Ramisetti, Stephen Rex. "'Les Miserables' cast member Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies at 21 after fall from fire escape".
  87. "Wayne Dyer Dead at 75: Ellen DeGeneres and More Pay Tribute". E! Online. 31 August 2015.
  88. "Bart Cummings passes away". Archived from the original on 2015-08-29. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
  89. Cowles, Gregory (30 August 2015). "Oliver Sacks, Neurologist Who Wrote About the Brain's Quirks, Dies at 82" – via
  90. Nayak, Dinesh (30 August 2015). "Kannada writer M.M. Kalburgi shot dead" – via
  91. "Wes Craven, Horror Maestro, Dies at 76". The Hollywood Reporter.
  92. "Former Md. Gov. Marvin Mandel dies at age 95". WBAL. 1 September 2015.
  93. Wright, Jeff. "Longtime lawmaker Ed Fadeley dies at 85". The Register-Guard.
  94. "Danish jazz musician Hugo Rasmussen dies aged 74". Archived from the original on 2015-08-31. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
  95. "Motoring collector Lord Montagu dies". 31 August 2015 – via