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Andrea Barbato, journalist, died Rome 12 February, aged 61. Writer for Italian papers such as La Stampa, Il Giorno, L'Espresso, and Il Messaggero from the 1950s to 1970s. Television news anchorman in the 1980s.

Charlie Conerly, American football player, died 13 February, aged 74. New York Giants quarterback 1947-61.

Dr Isaak Z. Baruch, religious leader, died Amsterdam 13 February, aged 78. Former leader of the Portuguese Jewish community in the Netherlands.