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In the year 2013

943 Notable deaths

Margaret Thatcher

British stateswoman and prime minister (1925–2013).

Born October 13th, 1925 in Grantham. [ref]

Died April 8th, 2013 at 87 years old in London (transient cerebral isolation). [ref]

Paul Walker

American actor (1973-2013).

Born September 12th, 1973 in Glendale. [ref]

Died November 30th, 2013 at 40 years old in Valencia (traffic collision). [ref]

Nelson Mandela

First president of south africa and anti-apartheid activist (1918–2013).

Born July 18th, 1918 in Mvezo. [ref]

Died December 5th, 2013 at 95 years old in Houghton Estate (respiratory disease). [ref]

Chris Kyle

American war veteran and author.

Born April 8th, 1974 in Odessa. [ref]

Died February 2nd, 2013 at 38 years old in Erath County (ballistic trauma).

Richard Ramirez

American serial killer and rapist (1960–2013).

Born February 29th, 1960 in El Paso.

Died June 7th, 2013 at 53 years old in Greenbrae (lymphoma, liver failure).

James Gandolfini

American actor (1961–2013).

Born September 18th, 1961 in Westwood. [ref]

Died June 19th, 2013 at 51 years old in Rome (cardiomyopathy). [ref]

Cory Monteith

Canadian actor and musician (1982-2013).

Born May 11th, 1982 in Calgary.

Died July 13th, 2013 at 31 years old in Vancouver (drug overdose).

Aaron Swartz

American computer programmer and internet-political activist (1986-2013).

Born November 8th, 1986 in Highland Park. [ref]

Died January 11th, 2013 at 26 years old in Brooklyn (hanging).

Peter O'Toole

Irish actor (1932-2013).

Born August 2nd, 1932 in Leeds. [ref]

Died December 14th, 2013 at 81 years old in Wellington Hospital, London (stomach cancer). [ref]

Lou Reed

American musician (1942–2013).

Born March 2nd, 1944 in Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. [ref]

Died October 27th, 2013 at 69 years old in East Hampton (liver cirrhosis). [ref]

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Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace. Oscar Wilde