Kristine L Ming

Notable global deaths 2014

The motor racing champion who built his own winning car – a child star who became an international diplomat – a comedian who was not afraid to speak her mind – and a newspaper editor who helped bring down a president.

Click play – and spend a few minutes remembering dozens of well-known global faces no longer with us at the end of 2014.

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A separate photofilm was published on Monday 29 December looking at well-known UK figures who died in 2014.

All images and audio subject to copyright.

Images courtesy BBC, Press Association, Getty Images, Associated Press, Reuters, Rex Features and Alamy.

Music by Aretha Franklin, Simon and Garfunkel, The Everly Brothers, Rockford Files theme (Mike Post), Jimmy Ruffin, Pete Seeger – and EMI Production Music.

James Brady 1981 audio courtesy ABC News, Jack Brabham archive audio courtesy British Pathe.

Photofilm production by Paul Kerley.

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