December 29, 2016 15:40 IST

Prominent people who died in 2016: From Fidel Castro to Glenn Frey

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Prominent people who died in 2016: Cuban revolutionary and statesman Fidel Castro (left) in his heyday. Credit: IANS
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Prominent people who died in 2016: Actor Alan Rickman in his epic portrayal of Prof Snape in the Harry Potter series. Credit: IANS
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Prominent people who died in 2016: American actress Carrie Fisher in her famous role as Princess Leia of Star Wars. Credit: IANS
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Prominent people who died in 2016: American doctor Henry Heimlich, who developed the Heimlich manoeuvre to save choking people. Credit: IANS
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Prominent people who died in 2016: Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei who became the first woman to surmount Everest. Credit: IANS
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Prominent people who died in 2016: American musician and \"Eagles\" founder Glenn Frey, who also had a successful solo career. Credit: IANS