Doonican in 1965: he had a string of Top 40 singles a well as a No 1 album

Val Doonican: Singer and presenter whose relaxed charm made him one of the best-known TV personalities of the 1960s and 70s

Doonican's sincere, unpretentious style made him one of the most likeable and least starry of television stars

John ‘Goldfinger’ Palmer was shot dead at his secluded home in Brentwood, Essex

John Palmer: Criminal who was cleared of handling Brink's-Mat gold but was later convicted for a massive timeshare fraud

Palmer was shot in his Essex house but police mistook the wound for a scar from open heart surgery, and announced that he had died from natural causes

Schuller in 1967: he won both the Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy

Gunther Schuller: Composer, conductor and teacher who founded the Third Stream movement, fusing classical and jazz

Schuller wrote more than 200 pieces, including solo and orchestral works, chamber music, opera and jazz, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1994

Holt: he worked with artistes such as Barbra Streisand and Phyllis Diller

Will Holt: Folk singer who also wrote musicals for Broadway but was best known for his 1960s hit song 'Lemon Tree'

Holt wrote several plays on musical themes before finding success as the lyricist for the rock musical The Me Nobody Knows

Thwaites in a Birmingham team photo in 1967; he scored 21 goals for the Blues

Denis Thwaites: Fast and skilful footballer who played for Birmingham City and was murdered in a terrorist attack in Tunisia

The 70-year-old was in the second day of a holiday with his wife Elaine

Winton in 1939 with one of the 669 children he saved

Sir Nicholas Winton: Humanitarian known as 'Britain's Schindler', whose efforts saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Holocaust

Winton arranged trains to carry children from Nazi-occupied Prague to Britain, battling bureaucracy at both ends and saving them from almost certain death

Masopust in 1961: he played 386 games for Dukla Prague and won 63 caps for his country

Josef Masopust: Gifted footballer who scored in the World Cup final and whose sportsmanship saw him described as 'The Knight'

Immensely skilful, beautifully balanced and incisively intelligent, he was prodigiously industrious in his box-to-box role

McGregor: to his students he was the most approachable and kindly of mentors

Harvey McGregor: Barrister and supporter of the arts who was acclaimed for his magisterial book 'McGregor on Damages'

As well as contributing to law over four decades, he created many initiatives for the musical education of the young

Sister Nirmala at her first press conference in 1997 after Mother Teresa had died

Sister Nirmala Joshi: Catholic nun who took over as head of the Missionaries of Charity following the death of Mother Teresa

Indian politicians including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and opposition Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi praised her work for the poor in Kolkata

Wright in 1991: she was fearless, at one point taking the Arts Council to court over spending cuts

Jules Wright: First resident female director at the Royal Court who went on to become the visionary creator of the Wapping Project

Her struggle was not just with the male-dominated arts world of the 1980s but against a regime starving political theatre of its funding

Squire performs with Yes at Madison Square Garden in 1977; he was a constant presence through many changes of line-up

Chris Squire: Innovative bass guitarist, singer and songwriter who co-founded Yes, best-selling giants of progressive rock

One of rock's most influential bass guitarists, a fine singer and composer, with an easy going nature and warm sense of humour

Yevgeny Primakov: Wily Soviet spy chief who began as a journalist but went on to serve as Russia’s Foreign Minister and Prime Minister

With owlish, half-hooded eyes, Primakov came across as a man of secrets

The plasticity of oils held endless fascination for Prichard

Gwilym Prichard: Painter acclaimed for his depictions of the rocky landscapes of Snowdonia, Brittany and Pembrokeshire

By the end of his career, Prichard’s work was in most collections in Wales

Rolf Bloch: Chocolatier

Rolf Bloch: Chocolatier who led the campaign in the 1990s to persuade Swiss banks to release savings deposited by Jews before the Holocaust

As a proud Swiss and an equally proud Jew, Bloch felt an obligation to become a mediator

Patrick MacNee, who played John Steed and Honor Blackman who played Catherine Gale, in the television show The Avengers

Patrick Macnee: Avengers star whose career was dominated by his suave portrayal of the dapper, bowler-hatted John Steed

Macnee, like his close friend Roger Moore, was always self-deprecating about his qualities as an actor

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