The championship swimmer who became one of the world’s most popular movie stars died June 6 at age 91.
The former British prime minister dies April 8 at 87.
The charismatic and omnipresent Venezuelan president died March 5 at the age of 58.
She became a household name as the independent-minded divorcee with two daughters on the sitcom “One Day at a Time.”
A look at those who have died this year.
Allbritton was a self-made millionaire who built a Washington communications empire and led the once venerable Riggs National Bank.
The Indian sitar virtuoso and world musical icon helped millions discover Indian music traditions.
Niemeyer brought a daring and dramatic approach to public-works design through his glass cathedrals, cantilevered roofs and ovular-shaped buildings.