Category «Death by euthanasia»

Mario Verstraete

Win the world’s biggest jackpot Mario Verstraete , born in December 1962 and died in Ghent on 30 September 2002, is a Belgian activist who defends the right to die with dignity and, suffering from multiple sclerosis , was the first beneficiary of the law on euthanasia in Belgium. Biography Mario Verstraete is first an …

Hugo Raes

Hugo Raes , born on26 May 1929In Antwerp and died on23 September 2013In the same city, 1 is a Belgian writer and poet of Dutch expression . Bibliography Jagen en gejaagd worden (1954) Afro-Europeans (1957) Links van de helikopterlijn (1957) From vadsige koningen (1961) Een tijdelijk monument (1962) Hemel en dier (1964) Een faun met …

Francois Narmon

Baron Francois Narmon , born on26 January 1934In Jette is a Belgian businessman. He died after a long illness14 March 2013 (At age 79) 1 . Education After completing secondary studies at the Koekelberg Athenaeum, François Narmon enrolled at the University of Ghent to complete, in 1953, candidatures in economics and commerce. At the end …

Brittany Maynard

Brittany Lauren Maynard ( Anaheim , November 19, 1984 – 1 st November 2014) was an American reached a cancer terminal brain and decided to finally end his life with the physician-assisted suicide . It was an important part of the legalization of medically assisted suicide in California , adopted on October 5, 2015 1 …

Albert Mahieu (1942-2011)

Albert Mahieu ( Brussels , 16 August 1942 –17 January 2011) Is a businessman Brussels, financial consultant and company director , and also a Belgian politician. Biography It was the origin of several complaints against the justice including Assubel , the insurer earned after years of proceedings 1 . In 1994, he took the defense …

Timo Konietzka

Friedhelm Konietzka , born on 2 August 1938 to Lunen and died on 12 March 2012 in Brunnen , is a football player and coach German naturalized Swiss in 1988 1 , 2 , 3 . He is nicknamed Timo in reference to its resembles Marshal Soviet Semyon Timoshenko 3 . Biography Timo Konietzka became …

Pieter Hintjens

Pieter Hintjens (December 3, 1962 – October 4, 2016) is a Belgian developer , author, and former president of the Association for Free Information Infrastructure (FFII), an association fighting against software patents . In 2007, he was nominated as one of the “50 most influential personalities on intellectual property ” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine …

Herbert Fux

Herbert Fux , born27 mars 1927in Hallein and the death13 mars 2007in Zurich , is an actor and politician Austrian . He was a member of the political party The Greens – The Green Alternative . Filmography Cinema 1960 : Confessions of a sixteen 1961: Man in the Shadows 1961: Adorable Julia 1962: The Elusive …

Eluana Englaro

Eluana Englaro (born on25 November 1970In Lecco and died on9 February 2009In Udine ) was the19 January 1992Of a car accident that left her in an irreversible vegetative state . Beginning in 1999, testifying that she ” would have expressed the desire to die, if she were to fall into a coma “, her father …

Christian of Duve

Christian René Marie Joseph, Vicomte de Duve , born on October 2 , 1917At Thames-Ditton in England and died on4 May 20131 in Nethen , Belgium , is a Belgian medical doctor and biochemist who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1974 . The life of Christian de Duve, his work and …

Edward Downes

Edward Thomas “Ted” Downes (born in Birmingham on June 17 , 1924, died 10 July 2009In Switzerland ) is an English conductor, specializing in opera . He was associated with the Royal Opera House in 1952 and with the Australian Opera since 1970. He was also well known for his long collaboration with the BBC …

Hugo Claus

Hugo Claus , born on5 April 1929In Bruges and died on19 March 2008In Antwerp , is a writer, poet, playwright, screenwriter and Belgian Dutch- speaking director . Biography The son of a printer, Hugo fled from his father’s house and became a seasonal worker in the north of France. In Paris , Antonin Artaud becomes …

Frans Buyens

Frans Buyens is a filmmaker Belgian Flemish born on 2 February 1924 in Thames ( East Flanders Province ) and euthanized , following a serious illness,26 May 2004In Jette ( Brussels ). Biography He was the companion of the dancer , choreographer, director and writer Lydia Chagoll . They made several films together. Self-taught from …

Edward Brongersma

Edward Brongersma , born on31 August 1911in Haarlem ( Netherlands ) and died22 April 1998In Overveen , was a Dutch jurist and politician . He was elected from the Dutch Labor Party to the Senate from 1946 to 1950 and from 1963 to 1977 and Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the Senate from 1969 …