Celebrity picks for Derby Dead Pool 2007: U


Uderzo, Albert
Born 25 April 1927  (Fismes, Marne, France)
Comic book artist & scriptwriter, best known for his work on the Asterix books.
[Picture of Albert Uderzo]


Umarov, Doku
Born 13 April 1964  (Kharsenoi, Shatoy, Chechnya)
Chechen terrorist, self-styled President of Ichkeria & one of the few main rebels still battling on after Shamil Basayev's death in 2006.
[Picture of Doku Umarov]


Upward, Edward (Died in 2009)
Born 9 September 1903  (England)
Socialist novelist.
[Picture of Edward Upward]


Utzon, Jorn (Died in 2008)
Born 9 April 1918  (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Danish architect who designed the Sydney Opera House.
[Picture of Jorn Utzon]


Uzun, Mehmed Mehmed Uzun is no longer with us
Born in Siverek, Turkey  (exact date unknown)

Died 10 October 2007  (Diyarbakir, Turkey)

Age at death: 54  (read death notice)
Kurdish writer who was exiled from Turkey for writing in his outlawed mother tongue.
[Picture of Mehmed Uzun]

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