I am gonna list the 7 persons who died in 2011. so that we can better remember what kind of things that leaves us during 2011.
1. steve jobs
well as you all know steve jobs is the founder of apple inc, a company that created an iphone, ipad, mac and other expensive item. he died on October 5, 2011. this is what wikipedia says about him
Steven Paul Jobs (/ˈdʒɒbz/; February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American businessman and inventor widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs was co-founder and previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney.
2. Betty Ford
Betty Ford was the first lady of the US back in 1974 to 1977. quoted from wikipedia
Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford (April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011), better known as Betty Ford, was First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977 during the presidency of her husband Gerald Ford. As First Lady, she was active in social policy and created precedents as a politically active presidential wife.
3. Kim Jong-IL
this is a dictator whose death make many south korean happy and also make many north korean mourning over their fate. ah well at least he’s in hell now with moammar gadafi.
Kim Jong-il (born Yuri Irsenovich Kim; 16 February 1941 – 17 December 2011) was the supreme leader of North Korea (DPRK) from 1994 to 2011. He succeeded his father and founder of the DPRK Kim Il-sung following the elder Kim’s death in 1994. Kim Jong-il was the General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea, and the supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, the fourth-largest standing army in the world.
4. Amy Winehouse
I love her song of Fade to Black. it just a really nice song. too bad she died after reaching 27.
Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer-songwriter known for her powerful deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz. Winehouse’s 2003 debut album, Frank, was critically successful in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to six Grammy Award nominations and five wins, tying the then record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made Winehouse the first British female to win five Grammys, including three of the “Big Four”: Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
5. Marco Simoncelli
many bikers must be mourning over his death due to a racing accident. he was ran over by another racer and broke his neck. too bad he died on such a young age. and always remember to be very careful when you driving a motorcycle.
6. joe fratzer
I think he is a boxing champion way back during mohammad ali’s time.
Joseph William “Joe” Frazier (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011), also known as Smokin’ Joe, was an Olympic and Undisputed World Heavyweight boxing champion, whose professional career lasted from 1965 to 1976, with a one-fight comeback in 1981.
7. wangari maathai
Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist who made it her mission to teach her countrywomen to plant trees and became Africa’s first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died. She was 71.
so those are 7 persons that leaves this world in 2011. and for this 2012 we’ll just have to guess what other person will join this list.