Famous Deaths in 2013

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Jan 1st Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American pop singer, dies at 85

Singer Patti Page
Singer
Patti Page
  • Jan 2nd Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Uruguayan football player, dies from a respiratory illness at 67
  • Jan 2nd Ned Wertimer, American actor, dies from complications from a fall at 89
  • Jan 2nd Margaret A. Brewer, American soldier and first female general officer in US Marine Corps, dies at 82
  • Jan 3rd Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian film director, dies from surgical complications at 82
  • Jan 4th Sammy Johns, American country artist, dies at 66
  • Jan 4th Derek Kevan, English footballer, dies at 77
  • Jan 4th Tony Lip, American actor, dies at 82
  • Jan 4th Yevgeny Pepelyaev, Soviet fighter pilot, dies at 94
  • Jan 5th Bruce McCarty, American architect, dies at 92
  • Jan 6th Neil Adcock, South African cricketer, dies from bowel cancer at 81
  • Jan 8th Kenojuak Ashevak, Canadian Inuit artist, dies from lung cancer at 85
  • Jan 8th Jeanne Manford, American gay rights activist, dies at 92
  • Jan 9th James M. Buchanan, American economist and nobel laureate, dies at 93
  • Jan 10th Evan Connell, American author, dies at 88
  • Jan 11th Aaron H. Swartz, American computer programmer, dies from an apparent suicide at 26
  • Jan 13th Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer, dies from complications from a stroke at 76
  • Jan 14th Giorgio Alverà, Italian bobsledder, dies at 69
  • Jan 14th Conrad Bain, Canadian-born American actor, dies from natural causes at 89
  • Jan 15th Chucho Castillo, Mexican boxer, dies from a heart attack at 68
  • Jan 15th Nagisa Oshima, Japanese film director and screen writer, dies at 80
  • Jan 16th Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Soviet skier, dies at 81
  • Jan 16th Pauline Phillips, American advice columnist, dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 94
  • Jan 17th Robert F. Chew, American actor, dies from heart failure at 52
  • Jan 17th Lizbeth Webb, English soprano, dies at 86
  • Jan 19th Anatoly Bannik, Ukranian chess master, dies at 91
  • Jan 19th Milt Bolling, American MLB shortstop, dies from complications from heart surgery at 82

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Jan 19th Stan Musial, American MLB hall of famer, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Jan 19th Earl Weaver, American hall of fame MLB manager, dies from a heart attack at 82
  • Jan 20th Freddie Williams, Welsh motorcycle speedway champion, dies at 86
  • Jan 21st Robert Michael Winner, English film director and producer (Death Wish), dies at 77
  • Jan 22nd Leslie Frankenheimer, American film set designer, dies from leukaemia at 64
  • Jan 26th Hiroshi Nakajima, Japanese doctor, dies at 84
  • Jan 28th Eddy Choong, Chinese badminton player, dies at 82
  • Jan 29th Frank Hahn, British economist, dies at 87
  • Jan 30th Patty Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), dies at 94
  • Jan 31st Timir Pinegin, Societ sailor, dies at 85
  • Feb 1st Sir Paul Holmes, New Zealand media broadcaster, dies from prostate cancer and heart problems at 62
  • Feb 1st Ed Koch, American congressman and New York City Mayor (1977-89), dies from heart failure at 88
  • Feb 1st Vladimir Yengibaryan, soviet boxer, dies at 80
  • Feb 2nd Chris Kyle, American sniper, is shot at 38
  • Feb 2nd Walter Francis Sweeney, American NFL guard, dies from pancreatic cancer at 71
  • Feb 3rd Cardiss Collins, American Congresswoman, dies at 81
  • Feb 4th Pat Halcox, British trumpeter, dies at 82
  • Feb 4th Reg Presley, English rocker, dies from lung cancer at 71
  • Feb 5th Stuart Freeborn, English motion picture make-up artist, dies at 98
  • Feb 8th James DePreist, American conductor, dies at 76
  • Feb 9th Keiko Fukuda, Japanese-born American martial artist, dies at 99
  • Feb 10th W. Watts Biggers, American novelist and animator, dies at 85
  • Feb 10th Eugenio Trias, Spanish philosopher, dies at 70
  • Feb 11th Rick Huxley, English guitarist, dies at 72
  • Feb 12th Hennadiy Udovenko, Ukranian politician and diplomat, dies at 81

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Feb 16th Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 72

Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist Tony Sheridan
Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist
Tony Sheridan
  • Feb 17th Richard Briers, English actor, dies from emphysema at 79
  • Feb 17th Mindy McCready, American country singer, commits suicide by gunshot at 37
  • Feb 18th Kevin Ayers, English rocker, dies at 68
  • Feb 18th Elspet Gray, Scottish actress, dies at 83
  • Feb 18th Damon Harris, American soul singer, dies from prostate cancer at 62
  • Feb 20th Antonio Roma, Argentinian footballer, dies at 80
  • Feb 22nd Wolfgang Sawallisch, German conductor and pianist dies aged 89
  • Feb 22nd Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Dutch speed skater, dies at 74
  • Feb 25th Charles Koop, American pediatric surgeon and health administrator, dies at 96
  • Feb 27th Stephane Hessel, German-born French diplomat, dies at 95
  • Feb 27th Van Cliburn, American pianist, dies at 78
  • Feb 28th Bruce Reynolds, English criminal, dies at 81
  • Mar 1st Bonnie Franklin, American actress, dies from pancreatic cancer at 69
  • Mar 3rd Bobby Rogers, American vocalist, dies from complications from diabetes at 73
  • Mar 4th Fran Warren, American singer, dies at 87

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Mar 5th Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela, dies from respiratory failure at 58

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • Mar 6th Sabine Bischoff, German fencer, dies at 54
  • Mar 6th Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian country artist, dies from natural causes at 77
  • Mar 6th Alvin Lee, English rocker, dies from complications from surgery at 68
  • Mar 7th Peter Banks, English rocker, dies at 65
  • Mar 7th Kevin Ball, English Jazz musician, dies from pneumonia at 82
  • Mar 7th Claude King, American musician, dies at 90
  • Mar 7th Kenny Ball, English jazz musician, dies at 82
  • Mar 12th Clive Burr, English drummer, dies from complications from multiple sclerosis at 56
  • Mar 13th Ducky Detweiler, American MLB player, dies at 94
  • Mar 13th Malachi Throne, American actor, dies at 84
  • Mar 14th Jack Greene, American country artist, dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 83
  • Mar 14th Mirja Hietamies, Finnish skier, dies at 82
  • Mar 15th Booth Gardner, American politician, dies from Parkinson's disease at 76
  • Mar 16th Bobby Smith, American R&B singer, dies from complications of influenza and pneumonia at 76
  • Mar 18th Muhammad Mahmood Alam, Pakistani general and fighter ace, dies at 77
  • Mar 19th Harry Reems, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 65
  • Mar 20th James Herbert, British horror writer, dies at 69

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Mar 21st Chinua Achebe, Nigerian poet and novelist, dies at 82

Novelist and Poet Chinua Achebe
Novelist and Poet
Chinua Achebe
  • Mar 22nd Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter, dies from cancer at 60
  • Mar 23rd David Bond, British sailor, dies at 90
  • Mar 23rd Virgil Trucks, American MLB pitcher, dies at 95
  • Mar 25th Lou Sleater, American MLB pitcher, dies from lung disease at 86
  • Mar 25th Anthony Lewis, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize 195,1963) & author, dies from kidney and heart failure at 85
  • Mar 26th Tom Boerwinkle, American NBA player, dies at 67
  • Mar 26th Don Payne, American television and screen writer, dies from bone cancer at 48
  • Mar 26th Yury Rudov, Soviet fencer, dies at 82
  • Mar 27th Hjalmar Andersen, Norwegian speed skater, dies from trauma due to a fall at 90
  • Mar 28th Richard Griffiths, British actor, dies from complications from heart surgery at 65
  • Mar 28th Soraya Jiménez, Mexican weightlifter, dies from a heart attack at 70
  • Mar 30th Phil Ramone, South-African born American music producer, dies from an aortic aneurysm at 79
  • Mar 30th Bob Turley, American MLB pitcher, dies from liver cancer at 82
  • Apr 1st Nicolae Martinescu, Romanian Olympic wrestling champion, dies at 73
  • Apr 2nd Jesús Franco, Spanish film director and writer, dies from complications from a stroke at 82
  • Apr 3rd Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born British and American novelist and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary failure at 85
  • Apr 4th Roger Ebert, American film critic (Pulitzer Prize 1975), dies of cancer at 70
  • Apr 4th Carmine Infantino, American comic book artist, dies at 87
  • Apr 4th Ian Walsh, Australian rugby league player, dies at 80

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Apr 8th Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (1979 - 1990) dies aged 87

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • Apr 8th Annette Funicello, American singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), dies from multiple sclerosis complications at 70
  • Apr 9th David Hayes, American sculptor, dies from leukemia at 82
  • Apr 10th Jimmy Dawkins, American electric blues musician, dies at 76
  • Apr 10th Robert Edwards, British physiologist, IVF pioneer, and Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Apr 11th Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • Apr 11th Grady Hatton, American baseball player and manager, dies from natural causes at 90
  • Apr 11th Hilary Koprowski, Polish virologist and immunologist, dies at 96

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Apr 11th Maria Tallchief, American prima ballerina, dies at 88

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Ballerina
Maria Tallchief
  • Apr 12th Robert Byrne, American grand chess master, dies from Parkinson’s disease at 84
  • Apr 12th Michael France, American screenwriter, dies from complications from diabetes at 51
  • Apr 13th Chi Cheng, American Bassist (Deftones), dies at 42
  • Apr 14th Colin Davis, English conductor, dies at 85
  • Apr 15th Sal Castro, Mexican-American activist, dies from thyroid cancer at 79
  • Apr 15th Richard LeParmentier, American actor, dies at 66

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Apr 16th Pat Summerall, American NFL player and sportscaster, dies from cardiac arrest at 82

CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall
  • Apr 17th Bi Kidude, Tanzanian Taarab singer, dies at c. 100
  • Apr 18th Storm Thorgerson, English graphic designer, dies from cancer at 69
  • Apr 19th Allan Arbus, American actor, dies from heart failure at 95
  • Apr 19th Mike Denness, Scottish cricketer, dies from cancer at 72
  • Apr 19th Patrick Garland, British director, writer, and actor, dies at 78
  • Apr 19th Francois Jacob, French biologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 92
  • Apr 20th Howard Phillips, American politician, dies from dementia and Alzheimer's disease at 72
  • Apr 20th Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • Apr 21st Leopold Engleitner, Austrian Holocaust survivor, dies at 107
  • Apr 22nd Richie Havens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Apr 23rd Robert Edgar, American Congressman, dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Apr 25th Rick Camp, American MLB pitcher, dies of natural causes at 59
  • Apr 25th Virginia Gibson, American actress, dies at 88
  • Apr 26th George Jones, American country musician, dies from hypoxic respiratory failure at 81
  • Apr 28th János Starker, Hungarian cellist, dies at 88
  • Apr 29th John La Montaine, American composer, dies at 93
  • Apr 30th Deanna Durbin, Canadian singer and actress, dies at 91 (announcement date)
  • May 2nd Jeff Hanneman, American guitarist, dies from liver failure at 49
  • May 3rd Joe Astroth, American MLB player, dies at 90
  • May 4th Christian de Duve, British cytologist and biochemist, dies from euthanasia at 95
  • May 6th Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 94
  • May 7th George Sauer, Jr., American football player, dies from heart failure at 69
  • May 7th Ray Harryhausen, American visual effects creator, dies at 92
  • May 8th Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • May 8th Jeanne Cooper, American actress, dies at 84
  • May 9th Andrew Simpson, British sailor, dies after a yacht capsize at 36
  • May 11th Jack Butler, American football player, dies from complications from staph infection at 85
  • May 13th Joyce Brothers, American psychologist, dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • May 13th Chuck Muncie, American football running back, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • May 13th Vladimir Romanovsky, Soviet sprint canoer, dies at 56
  • May 16th Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 79
  • May 16th Dick Trickle, American race car driver, commits suicide by gunshot at 71
  • May 16th Bernard Waber, American children's book author, dies from kidney failure at 88
  • May 17th Alan O'Day, American rocker, dies from brain cancer at 72
  • May 17th Ken Venturi, American golfer and sports broadcaster, dies from multiple infections at 82
  • May 17th Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentinean dictator, dies from complications from a fall at 87
  • May 18th Steve Forrest, American actor (SWAT), dies at 87
  • May 24th Ron Davies, Welsh footballer, dies at 70
  • May 24th Antonio Puchades, Spanish football player, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • May 25th Marshall Lytle, American Rock bassist, dies from lung cancer at 79
  • May 26th Jack Vance, American science fiction author, dies at 96
  • May 27th Bill Pertwee, English Actor, dies at 86
  • May 29th Françoise Blanchard, French actress, dies at 58
  • May 31st Tim Samaras, American tornado chaser, dies from tornado injuries at 55
  • May 31st Jean Stapleton, American actress, dies at 90
  • Jun 2nd Douglas Engelbart, American scientist and inventor, dies at 88
  • Jun 3rd Frank Lautenberg, American Politician, dies from complications from pneumonia at 89
  • Jun 3rd Deacon Jones, American NFL Hall of Fame Defensive End, dies from natural causes at 73
  • Jun 5th Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish politician, dies at 80
  • Jun 6th Jerome Karle, American chemist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 94
  • Jun 6th Tom Sharpe, British satirist and author, dies from complications from diabetes at 85
  • Jun 6th Esther Williams, American swimmer and actress, dies from natural causes at 91
  • Jun 7th Pierre Mauroy, French Prime Minister, dies from lung cancer at 84
  • Jun 8th Paul Cellucci, American politician, dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 65
  • Jun 9th Iain Banks, Scottish author, dies from gallbladder cancer at 59
  • Jun 10th Barbara Vucanovich, American politician, dies at 91
  • Jun 11th Miller Barber, American golfer, dies from lymphoma at 82
  • Jun 11th Robert Fogel, American economic historian and Nobel Laureate, dies at 86
  • Jun 15th Kenneth Wilson, American physicist and Nobel laureate, dies from lymphoma at 77
  • Jun 15th Stan Lopata, American baseball player, dies from complications of a cardiac condition at 87
  • Jun 15th José Froilán González, Argentine race car driver, dies from respiratory failure at 90
  • Jun 16th Hans Hass, Austrian diving pioneer, dies at 94
  • Jun 18th Gene Freese, American MLB player, dies from complications of back surgery at 79
  • Jun 19th Slim Whitman, American country singer, dies from heart failure at 90
  • Jun 19th Gyula Horn, Hungarian Prime Minister, dies at 80

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Jun 19th James Gandolfini, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 51

  • Jun 21st Elliott Reid, American actor, dies from hart failure at 93
  • Jun 23rd Sharon Stouder, American swimmer, dies at 64
  • Jun 23rd Richard Matheson, American author and screen writer, dies at 87
  • Jun 23rd Bobby Bland, American blues and soul singer, dies at 83
  • Jun 24th Emilio Colombo, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 93
  • Jun 27th Alain Mimoun, French runner, dies at 92
  • Jul 1st William Gray III, American politician, dies from natural causes at 71
  • Jul 2nd Arlan Stangeland, American politician, dies at 83
  • Jul 7th Donald Irwin, American politician, dies from heart failure at 86
  • Jul 11th Eugene Wilkinson, American naval officer, died at 94
  • Jul 12th Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), dies of pneumonia at 93

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Jul 13th Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith