We are sad to report the passing of LSE alumni and staff in 2017. Alumni are listed in alphabetical order in the decade they received their first degree at LSE. Where available, we have included a link to online obituaries.
1949 and earlier

David G C Allan, BSc Economic History 1946; MSc Economic History 1950
Alfredo Chavero, BSc Economics 1922
Professor Emeritus Henry Landsberger, BSc Sociology 1948
Dr David Rockefeller, General Course 1938, The New York Times 
Shirin J Sabavala, BA 1947
Takeshi Watanabe, Research Fee student 1932

Dr Arthur Earle, BSc Economics 1952; PhD Economics 1958
Russell W Gray, BSc Geography 1953
Derek C Green, BSc Industry and Trade 1954 
Thomas Holborn, BSc Economics 1958
Gerald Josephs, BSc Industry and Trade 1953
Alfred Neville, BSc Economics 1955
Professor Herbert Maurice Adebola Onitiri, BSc Economics 1956; PhD 1963
Ronald C Parkin
, BSc Economics 1952
Marie Pinkin, MSc Logic and Scientific Method 1955
Sybil Shine, BSc Economics 1958; MSc Sociology 1979; Research Fee Student 1980; MPhil Sociology 1991 - Camden New Journal
Frederick Taylor MBE, Certificate in Social Science & Admin 1950; Certificate in Mental Health 1956 
Gerald J Bradshaw, BSc Economics 1961 
Professor Ian Jeffries, PhD Economics 1966
Manuel Barros Nock, Research Fee Economics 1968 
Professor John Armstrong, MSc Economic History 1971
Alan Clarke, BSc Economics 1970
Peter A Leevers, Diploma 1974, Diploma in Social Work Studies 1975
Dr Ruth Levitt
, BSc Social Psychology 1973
David Gwilym-Williams, MSc Politics 1976, PhD Government 1981 
John Martin Mackie, MSc History of Political Thought 1982 

Derek Crofton, MSc Voluntary Sector Organisation 1997
Valerie Gosling, MSc Social Psychology 1992
Louise Hulton, MSc Demography 1993

Natalia Grozina, MPA Government 2014
Roona Simpson, MSc Gender 1999, PhD Gender 2005 
Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Centennial Professor - The Financial Times
Barry Gilbert, LSE Catering
Professor Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC - The Guardian 

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