Famous People Who Died in 2013
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Mousetketeer and 1960s beach party babe Annette Funicello, former South African President Nelson Mandela, singers such as George Jones and Richie Havens, beloved film critic Roger Ebert, and actors such as James Gandolfini, Paul Walker and Jean Stapleton are just a few of people we've said goodbye to in 2013.
Featured Famous People Who Died In 2013
From the world of entertainment to politics, view some of the famous people who died in 2013.
Civil Rights Activist, World Leader, Writer / 1918 - 2013
Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994, serving until 1999. A symbol of global peacemaking, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
Thief / 1929 - 2013
Involved in the "Great Train Robbery" of 1963, Ronnie Biggs became one of the world's most famous fugitives. He avoided capture for more than 30 years, living as a fugitive in Brazil and Australia.
Prime Minister / 1925 - 2013
The first female prime minister of Britain, Margaret Thatcher was a controversial figurehead of conservative ideology during her time in office.
World Leader / 1954 - 2013
Hugo Chávez served as president of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. During his presidency, he sold oil to Cuba and resisted efforts to stop narcotic trafficking in Columbia, and subsequently strained relations with the United States.
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