Evans: he was highly regarded for his integrity and his expertise

Emlyn Evans: Literary figure who played a leading role in the revival of publishing in Welsh

In 1978 he was appointed managing director of Gwasg Gee in Denbigh, the most venerable of all Welsh publishing houses

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Mike Marqusee: Author and campaigner who fought to preserve Labour's socialist soul and wrote acclaimed books on Dylan and Ali

His sense of humour was immensely tickled by EW Swanton's verdict that "he writes well, if with a warped intelligence."

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Francesco Rosi: Director the best of whose work engaged with Italy’s turbulent political landscape of the 1960s and 1970s

His big breakthrough came in 1962 with 'Salvatore Guiliano'

Stone: ‘I really found myself deep in the heart of America,’ he said. ‘I had a lot to write about’

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Robert Stone was an award-winning novelist who told tales of seekers, frauds and other misbegotten American dreamers in such works as A Flag for Sunrise and Dog Soldiers.

Pullar in action for England during the first Test against South Africa at Edgbaston in 1960

Geoff Pullar: Cricketer noted for his calm temperament whose batting average was better for England than for Lancashire

The former England cricketer Geoff Pullar was a proud Lancastrian held in great affection by team-mates and supporters, not least for his record against Yorkshire.

Hensher at work

Carole Hensher: Artist whose prints and three-dimensional works drew on the surrealist tradition to explore fetishistic power

Carole Hensher's prints are, on first acquaintance, colourful, attractive and even amusing – frequently they represent gloves, shoes, boots, corsets and bodices.

Honoré in 2012: he was only 16 when he sold his first drawings

Philippe Honoré: Cartoonist who had been with Charlie Hebdo since its revival and was shot dead in the attack on its offices

Honoré was self-taught and self-effacing, and a popular figure with the readers of the many publications he drew for

Social worker Jean Stogdon

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Stogdon was a relentless champion for thousands of UK grandparents and relatives bringing up children

Dozy, far right, with, from the left, Tich, Dave Dee, Mick and Beaky

Trevor Ward-Davies: Bass guitarist with Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich

The group enjoyed 10 consecutive Top 10 singles between 1966 and 1968

Hayward outside Molineux, which he ordered to be rebuilt using Black Country cement

Sir Jack Hayward: Businessman who gave generously to British causes and transformed the fortunes of his local football club, Wolves

The multi-millionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist made his fortune in the Bahamas but remained an uber-patriot

Maris in 2002: 'a man with a noble heart'

Bernard Maris: Radical economist and Charlie Hebdo columnist who was murdered in the attack on the magazine

Maris wrote the magazine's Oncle Bernard column and was a widely-read and influential figure who combined a successful academic career with journalism and broadcasting

Myerson: organisers of Miss America asked her to change her name to something less Jewish, but she refused

Bess Myerson: The only Jewish Miss America, who moved into broadcasting and politics but was laid low by scandal

Myerson was hailed as a groundbreaker for her religion and her sex after parlaying her unprecedented 1945 Miss America victory into national celebrity

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