Recent necrology, June 2016

Some well-known people who have died recently:

  • Cover of Muhammad Ali, A Tribute to the Greatest Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016
    American professional boxer, one of the most significant sporting figures of the 20th century
  • Graham Latimer, 1926-2016
    One of the most influential Māori leaders of the late 20th century
  • Norman Longmate, 1925-2016
    Popular historian best known for his book How We Lived Then
  • Cover of Graham LatimerDavid Sell, 1930-2016
    Christchurch music academic and educator
  • Peter Shaffer, 1926-2016
    Playwright, giant of postwar British theatre
  • R. P. Suggate, 1922-2016
    Cover of the 1940s HouseDistinguished New Zealand geoscientist
  • Alvin Toffler, 1928-2016
    American sociologist who coined the term ‘future shock’
  • Anton Yelchin, 1989-2016
    Actor best known for playing Pavel Chekov in the most recent Star Trek films