20th Oct 2014: Gough Whitlam, former Australian Prime Minister, has passed away at the ripe old age of 98 to give DeathList 2014 its eight success of the year. Whitlam took the Australian Labor Party to power in 1972 for the first time in 23 years and won a second election in 1974 but lost a further challenge in 1975. Whitlam was making his second appearance on DeathList, this year securing the number six slot.
12th Sep 2014: Fearsome Irish Unionist politician and religious leader, Reverend Ian Paisley, has preached his last to provide DeathList 2014 with another score. Paisley was a major figure at the height of the troubles in Northern Ireland throughout the 70s and 80s and became the First Minister of the Northern Ireland assembly when it reconvened in 2007. He was made a life peer in 2010. In recent years Paisley retried from his public roles and passed away at the age of 85. Paisley was making his fourth appearance on DeathList, this year at number 18.
13th Aug 2014: Actress Lauren Bacall has made DeathList 2014 her last starring role in passing a month short of her 90th birthday. Bacall was most famous for her films in the 1940s and 1950s, often playing the leading lady to Humphrey Bogart, in movies such as The Big Sleep, Key Largo and How to Marry a Millionaire. She was awarded an honorary Oscar in 2009. Surprisingly, she was making her first appearance on DeathList in 2014, being selected at number 40.
5th Aug 2014: Chapman Pincher, British journalist and spy hunter, has died aged 100 to provide DeathList 2014 with another score. Pincher worked as the defence and science correspondent at the Daily Express for more than 30 years, but in his retirement he focused on espionage, publishing a number of books. Pincher was no stranger to the DeathList, appearing eight times, landing in seventh position this year.