Deaths in January 2009 - Wikipedia

The following is a list of notable deaths in January 2009.. January 2009 1. Aarne Arvonen, 111, Finnish supercentenarian, last surviving veteran of the Finnish Civil War. ( Finnish) Todd H. Bullard, 77, American educator, complications from diabetes.; Dennis Ford, 77, South African Olympic swimmer.; Walter Haynes, 80, American steel guitarist.; John Morrow, 77, British Presbyterian minister

Classical Languages, Earliest Civilizations, the Steppe

Of the 40 languages listed below, no less than 18 are spoken in India (including Pakistan and Bangladesh) or China.Of the remaining 22 languages, 9 are European in origin, 3 were in the ancient cultural sphere of influence of China (Japanese, Korean, & Vietnamese), 7 are in the cultural sphere of influence of Islâm (Arabic, Persian, Malay, Javanese, Turkish, Swahili, & Hausa -- not to mention