Deaths in January 2020

The following is a list of deaths that should be noted in January 2020. For deaths that should be noted before the month that the world is in, please see "Months". Names under each date are noted in the order of the alphabet by last name or pseudonym. Deaths of non-humans are noted here also if it is worth noting.

Each listing of a death must have a source. If no reference is included, the death notice will be removed. The following are the requirements of adding a name to the list in its order: name, age, where they came from, what the person is known for, cause of death (if known) and a source.

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Chris Barker
1980 – 2020
 
Don Larsen
1929 – 2020
 
David Stern
1942 – 2020
 
Shen Yi-ming
1957 – 2020
 
Derek Acorah
1950 – 2020
 
Mónica Echeverría
1920 – 2020
 
Qasem Soleimani
1957 – 2020
 
Hans Tilkowski
1935 – 2020
 
Mike Fitzpatrick
1963 – 2020
 
Neil Peart
1952 – 2020
 
Elizabeth Wurtzel
1967 – 2020
 
Buck Henry
1930 – 2020
 
Infanta Pilar
1936 – 2020
 
Mike Resnick
1942 – 2020
 
Qaboos bin Said
1940 – 2020
 
Sir Roger Scruton
1944 – 2020
 
Alun Gwynne Jones
1919 – 2020
 
Rocky Johnson
1944 – 2020
 
Efraín Sánchez
1926 – 2020
 
Barry Tuckwell
1931 – 2020
 
Derek Fowlds
1937 – 2020
 
Egil Krogh
1939 – 2020
 
Bob Maclennan
1936 – 2020
 
Jimmy Heath
1926 – 2020
 
Jaroslav Kubera
1947 – 2020
 
Hédi Baccouche
1930 – 2020
 
Terry Jones
1942 – 2020
 
Jim Lehrer
1934 – 2020
 
Gudrun Pausewang
1928 – 2020
 
Leila Janah
1982 – 2020
 
Pete Stark
1931 – 2020
 
Monique van Vooren
1927 – 2020
 
Kobe Bryant
1978 – 2020
 
Louis Nirenberg
1925 – 2020
 
Nicholas Parsons
1923 – 2020
 
John Andretti
1963 – 2020
 
Jörn Donner
1933 – 2020
 
Mary Higgins Clark
1927 – 2020

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  1. Белгілі қазақстандық оппозиционер Серікболсын Әбділдин қайтыс болды (in Kazakh)
  2. We remember Distinguished Professor Emeritus János Aczel
  3. Chris Barker: Former Cardiff City defender dies aged 39
  4. Joan Benson
  5. Ex-Nationalratspräsident Martin Bundi gestorben (in German)
  6. Obituary: Alexander Frater 1937-2020
  7. Tommy Hancock, influential Texas musician, dies at 90
  8. Professor Walter Hayman
  9. Don Larsen, who pitched only perfect game in World Series history, dies at 90
  10. Ex-Sabah CM Peter Lo passes away
  11. Legendary BYU basketball star Roland Minson dies at 90
  12. Singapore's second Chief of Defence Force Ng Jui Ping dies at 71
  13. Historian and author Dick Scott dies on New Year's Day
  14. Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Dies at 77
  15. John Baldessari, radically influential Conceptual artist, dies at 88
  16. Ex-Awami League MP Fazilatunnesa Bappy passes away
  17. Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish dead from stomach cancer
  18. 三宅雪子元議員、入水自殺か…都内の海岸で遺体発見 (in Japanese)
  19. Roger Phillips obituary
  20. To on rysował "Wiedźmina" i "Kapitana Żbika". Zmarł Bogusław Polch (in Polish)
  21. Taiwan's Chief of General Staff among 8 dead in Black Hawk crash
  22. Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Sam Wyche dies at 74
  23. Medium Derek Acorah dead aged 69 after falling into coma from 'very brief illness'
  24. Family, players say former Chiefs coach Pete Brewster, who died at 89, had a gift for teaching
  25. Wolfgang Brezinka (in German)
  26. Generale ed ex Ministro della difesa, è morto Domenico Corcione (in Italian)
  27. A los 99 años muere la destacada escritora y dramaturga Mónica Echeverría (in Spanish)
  28. Reuben Hersh passed away
  29. Nathaël Julan (Guingamp) mort dans un accident de la route (in French)
  30. Falleció Stella Maris Leverberg, víctima del despiste de la camioneta en la que viajaba (in Spanish)
  31. Trump Orders Killing of Top Iranian General Qassim Suleimani in Baghdad
  32. Qasem Soleimani reportedly killed in Baghdad Airport, militia leader blames Israel, US
  33. Veteran Politician Batali Albino Dies
  34. Guy Arnold obituary (registration required)
  35. Remembering aviation legend Russell Bannock
  36. Saar-Fußballer Herbert Binkert gestorben (in German)
  37. Morreu Júlio Castro Caldas, antigo ministro da difesa (in Portuguese)
  38. John "Jack" Robert Cunningham
  39. Australian actor Tom Long dies: report
  40. Morta la scrittrice e regista Lorenza Mazzetti (in Italian)
  41. Mathematician KSS Namboodiripad dead
  42. Fallece Walter Ormeño, exfutbolista y director técnico de equipos mexicanos (in Spanish)
  43. Umro Poznati političar: Zdravko otišao posle kratke i teške bolesti (in Croatian)
  44. Professor James Barber, 1940-2020
  45. Former Karnataka Governor Tn Chaturvedi Passed Away in Noida
  46. Ушел из жизни абхазский политический деятель Анри Джергения (in Russian)
  47. Walter Learning, founder of Theatre New Brunswick, has died at 81
  48. 原农业部部长、党组书记刘中一病逝,享年90岁 (in Chinese)
  49. Mor Antoni Morell als 78 anys (in Catalan)
  50. Wembley goalkeeper Hans Tilkowski is dead
  51. Sump-Hugo har gått ur tiden – blev 86 år (in Swedish)
  52. Mike Fitzpatrick, a former Republican congressman from the Philadelphia suburbs, has died at 56
  53. Former Western Army Commander Lt Gen PN Hoon passes away
  54. Oswaldo Larriva, exgobernador de Azuay, fallece a los 74 años (in Spanish)
  55. Disparition : Aloïse Moudileno-Massengo a tiré sa révérence (in French)
  56. Morre Cabeção, o quarto goleiro com mais jogos na história do Corinthians (in Portuguese)
  57. وفاة نجم الكرة السعودية خميس العويران بعد صراع مع المرض (in Arabic)
  58. Professor Vincenzo Cerundolo FRS 1959-2020
  59. Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim passes away
  60. Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Larry Gogan dies
  61. Silvio Horta, ‘Ugly Betty’ Creator, Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
  62. Neil Peart, Rush Drummer Who Set a New Standard for Rock Virtuosity, Dead at 67
  63. George Perles, former Michigan State football coach and board member, dies at 85
  64. Décès de l’ancien ministre Abderrazak Rassaa (in French)
  65. Elizabeth Wurtzel, ‘Prozac Nation’ author who spurred a memoir boom, dies at 52
  66. Edd Byrnes, Kookie on '77 Sunset Strip,' Dies at 87
  67. Buck Henry Dies: ‘The Graduate’ Writer, ‘Get Smart’ Co-Creator & Early ‘SNL’ Favorite Was 89
  68. Montgomery
  69. Muere la infanta Pilar de Borbón a los 83 años (in Spanish)
  70. 原中国航空工业总公司总经理朱育理逝世,享年85岁 (in Chinese)
  71. USAF Test Pilot And Aviation Writer Walter Boyne Passes Away
  72. Well-known Maine veteran, philanthropist, Galen Cole dies at 94
  73. Former VVD Deputy Prime Minister Rudolf de Korte (83) died
  74. Pete Dye's Final Chapter
  75. Pampero Firpo dies at 89
  76. Legendary Business Leader David D. Glass Dies at Age 84
  77. Décès de Robert Molimard, « père de la défume en France » (in French)
  78. Ivan Passer, Director of ‘Cutter’s Way,’ Dies at 86
  79. Former CDS Quashie dead
  80. Mike Resnick Dies: Hugo Award-Winning Writer Dead at 77
  81. Carol Serling, Wife of 'Twilight Zone' Legend Rod Serling, Dies at 90
  82. Harold W. Smith Obituary
  83. Singapore's former chief justice Yong Pung How dies, aged 93
  84. Tributes paid to legendary Alexander Brothers entertainer Tom Alexander
  85. Preminula Neda Arnerić (in Croatian)
  86. John Crosbie dead at 88
  87. Jazzmusiker Wolfgang Dauner gestorben (in German)
  88. Addio a Guido Messina, era la maglia rosa più anziana (in Italian)
  89. Marc Morgan est décédé (in French)
  90. Beroe and Bulgaria legend Petko Petkov died
  91. Sultan Qaboos of Oman dies aged 79
  92. Murió el arpista Carlos “Cuco” Rojas, director de Cimarrón (in Spanish)
  93. 著名经济学家、北京大学原校长吴树青逝世,享年88岁 (in Chinese)
  94. Obituary: Denmark's first F1 driver Tom Belso 1942-2020
  95. কবি মুশাররাফ করিমের ইন্তেকাল (in Bengali)
  96. Valdir Joaquim de Moraes morre aos 88 anos (in Portuguese)
  97. AAA's La Parka Passes Away, Lucha Libre AAA Posts Statement
  98. Kendo Nagasaki Passes Away At The Age Of 71
  99. Steve Stiles (1943-2020)
  100. William Bogert, Who Appeared in ‘War Games,’ ‘Small Wonder,’ Dies at 83
  101. Tony Garnett Dies: Founder Of ‘Bodyguard’ Producer World Productions & Ken Loach Collaborator Was 83
  102. Veteran rider Goncalves dies in Dakar accident
  103. CDU-Politiker Rolf Koschorrek gestorben (in German)
  104. Veteran actor Jayalath Manirathna passes away
  105. Sir Roger Scruton dead: Former Tory adviser dies at 75 after cancer battle
  106. Tv-maker en Sesamstraat-icoon Aart Staartjes na ongeluk overleden (in Dutch)
  107. Olympian Carlos Girón passes away
  108. Murad Wilfried Hoffmann gestorben (in German)
  109. Famous Mexican filmmaker Jaime Humberto Hermosillo dies
  110. Lord Chalfont obituary (subscription needed)
  111. Longtime judge in Billings dies at 87, remembered as 'a model of judicial temperament'
  112. Fallece la escritora Isabel-Clara Simó a los 76 años (in Spanish)
  113. Lieutenant General John Nelson Brandenburg
  114. Tocó para Parral en 2012, descanse en paz Chamin Correa (in Spanish)
  115. 'The grandfather of acid-rain research,' Minnesota professor Eville Gorham dies at 94
  116. Jack Kehoe, Actor in 'Serpico' and 'The Sting,' Dies at 85
  117. Liang Jun, China's Iconic Female Tractor Driver, Dies At 90
  118. Bobby Brown 1923-2020
  119. Rugby league legend Mark Harris passes away
  120. Rocky Johnson, father of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Passes Away
  121. 鈴村興太郎さんが死去 一橋大名誉教授、厚生経済学 (in Japanese)
  122. Christopher Tolkien, 'Middle-earth's First Scholar,' Dies At 95
  123. Соболезнование в связи с кончиной Николая Андреевича Цымбала (in Russian)
  124. Военный контрразведчик Иван Устинов скончался на 101 году жизни (in Russian)
  125. Egyptian actress Magda Al-Sabahi dies at 89
  126. Former U.S. Congressman and Mayor of Wilmington dies
  127. Muere a los 93 años ‘el Caimán’ Sánchez, leyenda del arco de la Selección Colombia (in Spanish)
  128. Padma Shri Dr RA Sathyanarayna passes away
  129. Barry Tuckwell, Australian horn player and conductor, has died aged 88
  130. 赵忠祥去世享年78岁 系新中国第一位男电视播音员
  131. Il calcio piange Pietro Anastasi: fu un simbolo della Juve negli Anni 70 (in Italian)
  132. Therese 'Maman' Dion, mother of pop star Celine Dion, dead at 92
  133. Turkish politician, writer Rahşan Ecevit dies at age 97
  134. Derek Fowlds: Heartbeat and Yes Minister actor dies aged 82
  135. Former San Francisco DA Terence Hallinan has died
  136. 김정은, 리설주 여사와 빈소 찾아 조문 故 황순희, 김일성·김정숙 등과 항일운동 (in Korean)
  137. Romeo (Bobby Kay) Cormier
  138. Klyberg Mgr
  139. World's shortest man dies in Nepal at 27
  140. Former Congressman Walter E. Powell served Butler County for many decades
  141. Nie żyje Lech Raczak (in Polish)
  142. Steve Rayner, James Martin Professor of Science and Civilisation and founding director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS), has passed away
  143. Morre aos 73 anos o trompetista brasileiro Cláudio Roditi, referência do samba jazz nos EUA (in Portuguese)
  144. W lubelskim szpitalu zmarł biskup Stanisław Stefanek (in Polish)
  145. 「ミスタードラゴンズ」高木守道さん急死 12日にはラジオ出演…急性心不全78歳 (in Japanese)
  146. Grace Rhona Wurtele
  147. Se ne va Mario Bergamaschi, due scudetti con il Milan negli Anni 50 (in Italian)
  148. करनाल के पूर्व भाजपा सांसद अश्विनी चोपड़ा का देहांत, लंबे समय से कैंसर से जूझ रहे थे (in Hindi)
  149. Former FMW Star ‘Dr. Hannibal’ Steve Gillespie Passes Away
  150. Egil Krogh, Nixon ‘plumber’ who authorized a pre-Watergate break-in, dies at 80
  151. Lord Robert Maclennan dead: Former Lib Dem leader and MP dies aged 83
  152. David Olney Dies: Proflic Musician, Composer, Cinematographer Was 71, Passed On Stage
  153. Zemřel profesor Nového zákona Petr Pokorný (in Czech)
  154. Kaumātua and leader Piri Sciascia dies
  155. Well done, good and faithful servant…
  156. Manfred Edward Clynes
  157. "Das Wunder von Wörgl"-Regisseur stirbt mit 66 Jahren (in German)
  158. Jazz Saxophone Legend Jimmy Heath Has Died
  159. National Gallery of Australia founding director James Mollison dies
  160. Barefootin’ singer Robert Parker passes away
  161. Eminent Odia Classical Singer Sunanda Patnaik Passes Away
  162. Отиде си акад. Благовест Сендов (in Bulgarian)
  163. Lotte founder passes away
  164. Former UNC athlete Talbott dead of cancer at 75
  165. Sikorski.de: Der Komponist Herbert Baumann starb 94-jährig in München (German)
  166. Wolfgang Fuchs – RIP
  167. Joseph Hannesschläger ist tot: „Rosenheim Cops“-Star verliert Kampf gegen Krebsleiden (in German)
  168. Chairman of Czech Upper House of Parliament Jaroslav Kubera Dies
  169. Ex-U.S. Rep. Tom Railsback — who crossed party lines on Nixon impeachment — dies at 87
  170. Mort de l'acteur Joe Shishido, le "Jean-Paul Belmondo japonais" (in French)
  171. Michael Sovern, president emeritus and Chancellor Kent professor of law, has died
  172. Ambassador George Herbert Walker III, St. Louis businessman dies at 88
  173. In memory of Norm Amadio, a central figure of Canadian jazz history
  174. Hédi Baccouche n’est plus (in French)
  175. MP Eugène Berger has died at the age of 59
  176. Terry Jones: Monty Python star dies aged 77
  177. Awami League MP Ismat Ara Sadique passes away
  178. Ian Tuxworth, the Northern Territory's second chief minister, dies aged 77
  179. Gruzja: Zmarł były premier Tengiz Sigua (in Polish)
  180. ÖFB-Legende „Turl“ Wagner 92-jährig verstorben! (in German)
  181. Former Mississippi State Wide Receiver De'Runnya Wilson Killed in Homicide
  182. Hercules Ayala Passes Away at 69
  183. John Karlen Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
  184. Awo-Vorsitzende Gerda Kieninger ist gestorben (in German)
  185. Robert Archibald passes away
  186. Former G G Sir Frederick Ballantyne Passes
  187. Clayton Christensen, guru of disruptive innovation and Latter-day Saint leader, dies at 67
  188. The man we knew as ‘Jake’: Former Mayor Godbold dies at 86
  189. Robert Harper
  190. "Kirchenrebell" Adolf Holl ist tot (in German)
  191. James Joyce’s grandson Stephen Joyce, subject of poem ‘Ecce Puer,’ dead at 87
  192. Rapid-Legende Alfred Körner ist tot (in German)
  193. Remembering Jim Lehrer
  194. Bassbariton Franz Mazura ist tot (in German)
  195. Schriftstellerin Gudrun Pausewang ist tot (in German)
  196. Fallece el escritor Armando Uribe a los 86 años de edad (in Spanish)
  197. Preminuo Duje Bonačić, najstariji hrvatski olimpijac i osvajač zlatne olimpijske medalje 1952. u Helsinkiju (in Croatian)
  198. Veteran politician Chai Chidchob dies, aged 92
  199. Robert C. Erwin
  200. Samasource CEO Leila Janah passes away at 37
  201. Chris Wilson AKA Justice Pain Passed Away At Age 41
  202. Former NI deputy first minister Seamus Mallon dies aged 83
  203. Former Nile And Divine Heresy Bassist Joseph Payne Dies
  204. Morre Ibsen Pinheiro, presidente da Câmara no impeachment de Collor (in Portuguese)
  205. Murió Juan José Pizzuti, un emblema fundamental en la historia grande de Racing (in Spanish)
  206. Former Death And Cynic Drummer Sean Reinert Dead At 48
  207. Netherlands legend Rob Rensenbrink passes away
  208. Former California congressman Fortney 'Pete' Stark dies at 88
  209. 感染新型肺炎去世的医生梁武东为新华医院退休职工 (in Chinese)
  210. Tor Obrestad er dod (in Norwegian)
  211. È morto il cantante fiorentino Narciso Parigi, aveva 92 anni (in Italian)
  212. Former Hamilton County commissioner Todd Portune Dies
  213. Longtime Harrisburg Mayor Stephen R. Reed through the years
  214. Matlock Town footballer dies in hospital after late night assault
  215. È morta Monique van Vooren, membro e sostenitrice della Ibla Foundation (in Italian)
  216. Maharaj Kishan Bhan, the man behind rotavirus vaccine, passes away
  217. Kobe Bryant, 4 others killed in California chopper crash
  218. На 52-м году жизни умер протоиерей Всеволод Чаплин (in Russian)
  219. Maurice Fox, professor emeritus of biology, dies at 95
  220. Lucy Jarvis
  221. Nathaniel Jones, A Cincinnati Civil Rights Icon, Dies At 93
  222. Michou, figure de la nuit parisienne, est mort (in French)
  223. Le romancier Hubert Mingarelli, Prix Médicis 2003, est mort (in French)
  224. Morto il grande matematico Louis Nirenberg (in Italian)
  225. Bob Shane, Last of the Original Kingston Trio, Dies at 85
  226. Sask. architect Clifford Wiens dies at 93
  227. Disparition de Lina Ben Mheni (in French)
  228. Comedian Jack Burns, best known for his comedy duos with George Carlin and Avery Schreiber, has passed away at 86
  229. Falleció El baterista y compositor Alberto Naranjo a los 78 anos (in Spanish)
  230. Hall of Fame DE Chris Doleman dies at age of 58
  231. Soap Opera Vet Marj Dusay Dead at 83
  232. County coroner, former mayor killed in plane crash
  233. Ex-Major League Baseball pitcher Narciso Elvira killed in Mexico
  234. Paul Farnes, last Battle of Britain ace, dies aged 101
  235. Harriet Frank Jr., Writer of Challenging Screenplays, Dies at 96
  236. Azerbaijan's former foreign minister dies
  237. RJD leader Abdul Ghafoor dies; Nitish, Tejashwi express condolences
  238. Former Dunn Mayor Oscar Harris dies
  239. Dirigent Othmar Mága gestorben (in German)
  240. Obituary: Nicholas Parsons
  241. In Loving Memory of Dyanne Thorne
  242. 武汉肺炎 武汉任职一前市长重症病毒死亡 (in Chinese)
  243. Frank Press
  244. Acclaimed Greek Fashion Designer Yannis Tseklenis Dies at 82
  245. IndyCar and NASCAR driver John Andretti dies after long, public battle with cancer
  246. Murió Miguel Arroyo, uno de los máximos exponentes del ciclismo en México (in Spanish)
  247. Trombonist Lucien Barbarin dies of cancer at 63
  248. Умер бывший председатель Верховного Суда, экс-министр юстиции Украины Бойко (in Russian)
  249. Charter 77 signatory, post-1989 diplomat Luboš Dobrovský dies aged 87
  250. Jörn Donnerin puoliso MTV Uutisille: "Hän menehtyi pitkäaikaisen keuhkosairauden jälkeen ydinperheensä läsnäollessa" (in Finnish)
  251. Homero Gómez: Missing Mexican butterfly activist found dead
  252. Hommage à Roger Holeindre qui vient de nous quitter (in French)
  253. Fred Silverman, TV Executive Who Led Programming at ABC, CBS and NBC, Dies at 82
  254. Orascom CEO Khaled Bichara Dies in Car Crash
  255. Seattle Archbishop Emeritus Alexander J. Brunett dies
  256. Anne Cox Chambers, part of Cox family, dies at age 100
  257. Anthony Ford death notice
  258. Author Mary Higgins Clark, ‘Queen of Suspense,’ dead at 92
  259. Janez Stanovnik (1922–2020): Partizan, ki je v žepu hkrati nosil člansko izkaznico komunistične partije in rožni venec (in Slovene)
  260. Noted Punjabi novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana passes away

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