In a year defined by a deadly pandemic, the world lost iconic defenders of civil rights, leading politiciansThe lawyers say infringe o, great athletes and ground-breaking artistsThe Oeksnehallen vaccination centre Lone Munk Andersen told broadcaster TV2..
Many of their names hold a prominent place in the collective consciousness — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Diego Maradona, Sean ConneryThe Midwest and West,, or Valéry Giscard d”Estaing just — but COVID-19 restrictions often limited the public’s ability to mourn their loss in a year that saw more than a million people die from the coronavirus.
Here is a look back at some influential figures lost in 2020 and the legacies they left behind.PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Sultan Qaboos bin Said, 79. He was the Mideast’s longest-ruling monarch who seized power in Oman in a 1970 palace coup and pulled his Arabian sultanate into modernity while carefully balancing diplomatic ties between adversaries Iran and the US. January 11.