A Polish president noted for his anti-communist stance. A British fashion designer beloved by A-list stars for his cutting-edge style. A Dutch office secretary-turned-literary figure following her association with Anne Frank.
These words describe just a few of the global notables who died in 2010. From politicians to human rights advocates to economists to record-breakers, the passing of these world figures will be mourned.
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