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‘Every decision he made was geared to saving the environment’

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‘You’ve heard of Joe Loss?’ his father would ask people. ‘Well, this is my son, Dead Loss’

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In 1999 he performed at the 25th anniversary celebration of Woodstock, the only original artist to return

Williams in 2009; he stood down the following year after five years as Father of the House

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His career took off after impressive performances in the Eurovision Song Contest in the 1960s, culminating in his 1966 win for Austria with 'Merci, Cherie'

Bown in 1975

Jane Bown: Photographer who joined 'The Observer' in 1949 and was hailed for her ability to get under her subjects' skin

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When she received her CBE from the Queen in 1991, she was so nervous she couldn't say a word

Freeman, centre, with Lord Gladwyn, left, and Harold Wilson on the programme The Great Divide in 1963

Major John Freeman: Soldier who became an MP, diplomat and broadcaster best known for his series of interviews, Face to Face

He left Edna O’Brien, telling her, 'I don’t think I could be in love with anyone'

Hottelet outside the house in London’s Hallam Street where his boss, Edward R Murrow, lived during the Second World War=

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Doug Nicholls: Pilot who flew in the Battle of Britain and survived three brushes with death during the fall of Singapore

Doug Nicholls was one of the heroes of Britain’s last imperial hurrah in the Far East, three times cheating death at the nadir of her defeat in 1942 at Singapore by the Japanese.

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Mandy Rice-Davies: Showgirl who became famous for her part in the Profumo affair and went on to enjoy a successful business career

It was while giving evidence at the trial of the society osteopath Stephen Ward in 1963 that Mandy Rice-Davies uttered perhaps the most famous retort in British legal history.

Black, and a copy of the poster that helped fuel the rise in vasectomies

Doctor Tim Black: Family-planning pioneer who co-founded Marie Stopes International, helping millions of women around the world

A man of action who had little time for those that wanted "to talk" about issues

Giordano: he opposed the building of a new mosque in Cologne and said Muslims were living in ‘a parallel society’

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Korn: he left academia to take up book-dealing, which he deemed more pleasurable than real work

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