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List of Great People who died in Year 2013

List of Great People who died in Year 2013

Following is the list of people who dies in year 2013

Updated on Friday, December 06, 2013

Bollywood Actor Farooque Sheikh died on December 27, 2013
Reason - cardiac arrest

5th December 2013 - Nelson Mandela - South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela, died at the age of 95.

Singer Manna Dey, whose versatile voice charmed fans of Bollywood cinema for more than 60 years, died in Bangalore on Thursday, October 24, 2013

Bollywood Actor
Born - February 12, 1920, New Delhi
Died - July 12, 2013

Sudhakar Bokade
Sajan Producer Sudhakar Bokade passed away due to a heart attack in Mumbai on July 8, 2013
He was 57

Douglas Englebart –
Inventor of the computer mouse died on July 2, 2013 at his home in Atherton, California USA.
He was 88

Jim Kelly –
Jim a martial artist died on June 29 of cancer
He was 67
He is best known for his role in the 1973 Bruce Lee movie Enter the Dragon
After brief acting career he became a ranked professional tennis player on the USTA senior men’s circuit

Bert Stern –
He died on June 25 at age 83
He was a revolutionary advertising photographer.
He captured Marilyn Monroe six weeks before she died for a series later known as The Last Sitting

Singer Bobby Blue Bland
He helped create the modern soul blues sound died on June 23 at age 83
Bland was inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame in 1992.

Ray Manzarek –
Keyboardist and founding member of The Doors, passed away of cancer on May 20
He was 74

Jeff Hanneman –
Grammy winning guitarist Jeff, a founding member of the heavy metal band Slayer died on
May 2 of liver failure.
He was 49

George Jones –
The country music legend died on April 26 at age 81
 Names of few greatest songs he gave
She thinks I still Care and The Grand Tour and He stopped loving her today

Chrissy Amphlett –
 Australian Rocker the Divinyls lead singer died on April 21 from breast Cancer
Gave the International super hit song I Touch myself, a sexually charged song in 1990

Sir Robert Edwards –
Edwards co-pioneer of the virtro fertilization technique and Nobel Prize winner died April 10
He was 87

Margret Thatcher –
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the only woman to become British Prime Minister died at the age of 87 on April 8

Lilly Pulitzer –
Designer Lilly died on April 7
She was known for making sleeveless dresses from bright floral prints that became known as the
Lilly Design

Don Payne –
Writer Producer Payne one of the creative minds behind The Simpsons died on March 26 at his home in Los Angeles after losing a battle with bone cancer

Joe Weider –
Legendary publisher promoter and weightlifter Joe created the Mr. Olympia contest and brought California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger the USA
He died at age 93 on March 23

Harry Reems –
The porn star best known for playing Dr.Young in the 1972 classic adult film Deep Throat died March 19 at Salt Lake City hospital
He was 65

Princess Lillian –
Sweden’s Princess Lillian lived with her lover Prince Berti for 30 years before they were married
She died at the age of 97

Hugo Chavez –
President of Venezuela died on March 5

Mindy McCready
She was found dead on February 17
She was 37
During her career, she landed 14 songs and 6 albums on the Billboard country charts

Aaron Swartz –
Aaron the internet activist who co-wrote the initial specification for RSS committed suicide
He was 26

Patti Page –
Pop country singer Page died on January 1 in Encinitas California
She was 85
She was the bestselling female artist of the 1950s and had 19 Gold and 14 Platinum singles

Bahukutumbi Raman – India
Bahukutumbi Raman, who was one of the founders of Indian intelligence agency called Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), passed away on 16 June 2013 in Chennai after a long fight with cancer. He was 77 years of age.

Rituparno Ghosh –
Rituparno Ghosh, the renowned Bengali filmmaker died on 30 May 2013 of cardiac arrest at his south Kolkata residence.

India - Assam
Profulla Borua –
Profulla Borua, the veteran Indian journalist passed away in Guwahati, Assam after prolonged illness on 6 May 2013. He was 75 years of age. He died after a fight with cancer.
He was arrested twice in 1981 and 1983 while fighting for Press independence.

Shamshad Begum –
Legendary singer Shamshad Begum died on 23 April 2013 in Mumbai due to illness.
She was 94 years of age.
She was one of the first few playback singers of the Hindi film industry
Some of her popular Hindi songs include

a)Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar

b)Kajra Mohabbat Wala

c)Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon

d)Saiyan Dil Mein Aana Re

e)Chod Babul Ka Ghar

f)Leke Pehla Pehla Pyar

g)Kahin Pe Nigahen Kahin Pe Nishana

h)Boojh Mera Kya Naam Re

Justice JS Verma –
Justice JS Verma, the former Chief Justice of India died on 22 April 2013 in New Delhi after multiple organ failure.
He was of 80 years.

Shakuntala Devi-
Shakuntala Devi, the Indian Mathematician also known as mental calculator and human computer died on 21 April 2013.
She was of 80 years
In the year 1977, she calculated the 23rd root of digit number 201 in just 50 seconds

In 1980, she successfully multiplied the two 13-digit numbers (7,686,369,774,870 x 2,465,099,745,779) given to her by the computer department of Imperial College London.
 She was successful in making this calculation within 28 seconds

Dr Hilary Koprowski –
Dr Hilary Koprowski, a Polish researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccination for polio died on 11 April 2013 in Philadelphia. He was 96 years of age.

Zhuang Zedong –
Zhuang Zedong, the table tennis legend died in Beijing on 10 February 2013 following lengthy fight with cancer.
He was aged 72 years.

Reality views by sm –

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Tags – List 2013 People Died Bollywood Hollywood Leaders


Kirtivasan Ganesan July 05, 2013  

Marke Jeene ki adha jo duniya ko dikkhlayega
woh muqaddar ka sikandar kehlayega.
We must get inspiration from them and must do something fruitful.

MEcoy July 05, 2013  

well may them rest in peace, too bad i only knew few of them

DWei July 05, 2013  

I don't think Thatcher deserved to be on that list.

Rahul Aggarwal July 06, 2013  

did i miss dara singh and jaspal bhatti in the list?

SM July 07, 2013  

@Rahul Aggarwal

Both were great and died in year 2012

Dara Singh -
Died: July 12, 2012, Mumbai
He was 84.

Jaspal Bhatti -
Born: March 3, 1955, Amritsar
Died: October 25, 2012, Shahkot, India

Destination Infinity July 07, 2013  

I don't know many people in the above list, but good to know them now. I get most of the news from here, because I don't watch TV channels or read newspapers anymore :)

Destination Infinity