Most Famous Deaths of 2013

Nelson Mandela 1 of 16

There were many famous deaths in 2013 and we only have room to talk about a few of them. Let's celebrate their lives and remember them fondly.

Perhaps the most famous death of 2013 was that of Nelson Mandela, civil rights leader and the first black president of South Africa. He died on December 5th at the age of 95. He ended his life peacefully at home in bed of a respiratory infection.