Famous people who have died in 2013

Time flows like water, and every year brings us many bitter losses. No exception, and 2013. Actors, musicians, politicians - for many of them it was the last. We offer you to remember famous people who have left us this year and once again wonder how much our life is short.

Famous people who have died in 2013

Mikhail Kalashnikov - 23 December 2013 - '94

Famous people who have died in 2013

The famous small arms designer Mikhail Kalashnikov died in Izhevsk. More than a month he was in intensive care with a diagnosis of "stomach bleeding", and earlier this year was treated in Moscow. His condition is causing concern among doctors.

In 2012, Mikhail Kalashnikov's health began to deteriorate due to old age. According to assistant Nicholas Shklyaeva Kalashnikov, the designer felt worse in March 2012, and then stopped working. In December, he was hospitalized in the Republican Clinical Diagnostic Center (RKDTS) Udmurtia on the planned examination, where he died.

Condolences to the family and friends of Mikhail Kalashnikov expressed Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. It is reported that the funeral of the legendary gunsmith will oversee the head of Udmurtia Alexander Volkov.

The position will be buried at the Federal Military Memorial Cemetery.

Nelson Mandela - December 5, 2013 -

95 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela has died at his home in Johannesburg after a long illness. Human rights activist and former president suffered from a lung infection.

In early June, Mandela was admitted to hospital with a relapse of the disease. In November, the South African government has confirmed that he is in stable critical condition. In early September, it was reported that 95-year-old Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital and continue treatment at home. Before his death, Mandela has long been in a vegetative state - he had ceased to recognize and understand family, did not speak and did not take it. Doctors offered family disconnected from life support devices, however, have refused to relatives. On the death of Mandela announced South African President Jacob Zuma. Zuma said: "He went quiet for about 20 hours and 50 minutes on December 5 in the presence of relatives. Our nation has lost a great son. " The funeral took place in the ancestral village of Qunu December 15, 2013.

Yuriy Yakovlev - November 30, 2013 -

85 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

The People's Artist of the USSR Yuri Yakovlev died in hospital at the age of 85 years on the night of November 30, where he was taken after fainting.

In recent years, Yakovlev did not starred in a movie (the final film roles became aged Hippolytus in the continuation of "Twist of Fate"), in the theater only played in the multi-layered "Havens". In just a few weeks before his death on November 5, last appeared in public, attended the ceremony of awarding the prize of "The Artist".

A friend of the family Yakovlev said that the actor became ill a week before death. Yuri Yakovlev came to the show and on the street collapsed. Actor alone stood up, went home and did not call the doctor. A few days later he lost consciousness for a second time, and this time without the "fast" is not managed.

Most doctors were trying to save the actor, but did not succeed. Yuri Yakovlev died without regaining consciousness, on the night of November 30, 2013 in a Moscow hospital after a long illness. According to some reports, the cause of death was a heart attack, or pulmonary edema.

Farewell held at the Vakhtangov Theater. The funeral of the actor held in Moscow on December 3 at the Novodevichy Cemetery.

Paul Walker - November 30, 2013 - 40 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

Star "Fast and the Furious", is an American actor and model Paul Walker died in a car accident in California. Walker got in an accident in the city of Santa Clarita, where he arrived to attend the auto show, the aim of which was to raise funds for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. At the time of the accident, he was driving in a car Porsche Carrera GT a friend who was at the wheel. The driver at some point lost control of the car, which is planned, he grazed a lamppost, and then crashed into a tree and caught fire. Walker and his friend died on the spot. Buried Paul Walker December 14, 2013 in Glendale (California). According to those who do not believe in the official version of the death of the actor, the whole story of the alleged death of 40-year-old Walker was just a publicity move for the promotion of the new movie "Fast and Furious 7", which was put into distribution in June next year.

Fans of "Fast and the Furious" are finding more evidence that Paul Walker is alive and well. The fact is that in the case of the death of Paul Walker found many inconsistencies - front and rear number plate do not match, on the post-mortem photos of Paul Walker had a wound on his face and badly burned, there were other strange facts of the official version of the body.

Mikhail Gorshenev - July 19, 2013 - 39 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

Mikhail Gorsheneva suddenly leader of the punk band "The King and the Clown," died in the night of 18 to 19 July 2013 in the house number 5 on the Ozerkovskaya avenue of St. Petersburg. musician's body at his home found a wife. Police officers inspecting the corpse found near him syringe and spoon, which indicates the reception Gorshenevym drugs. Earlier, the media appeared information that the leader of the "King and the Clown" have a drug problem. However, the artist himself claimed that he could get rid of addiction.

Later, one of the band members said that Gorshenev died of acute heart failure. Doctors found that the heart of the musician stopped due to severe intoxication. In his blood found two ppm. This is evidenced by the fact that he had a short time to have a drink of alcohol that is equal to the number of several liters of beer. "This is a huge burden on the heart," - noted narcologist Viktor Grigoriev.

A memorial service for Michael Gorsheneva held at Monday, July 22, 2013, at the sports complex "Jubilee" in St. Petersburg. The body was cremated and the ashes were planning to dispel, as Michael was against any rites of burial, but August 1st ashes buried on the main avenue of the Theological cemetery in St. Petersburg.

James Gandolfini - June 19, 2013 - 51 year

Famous people who have died in 2013

The American actor, star of TV series "The Sopranos," died on July 19th in Rome. While on vacation with a 13-year-old son Michael in Italy, about 22 pm local time Gandolfini unconscious in the bathroom of a hotel room bathroom. Michael called out for help, was caused by the emergency team that brought Gandolfini in the hospital Policlinico Umberto I. Already in the car he had been held resuscitation procedure, which lasted for 40 minutes and after the hospital stay.

After unsuccessful attempts to resuscitation James Gandolfini was declared dead at about 23:20 on 19 June. According to Professor Claudio Modin, the actor's heart stopped. June 21 autopsy was performed, set the official cause of death Gandolfini, - myocardial infarction.

Gandolfini death caused a wide resonance in the world media, and many of the actor's colleagues simply could not believe what had happened. June 26 all the Broadway theaters off the light for one minute, in order to honor the memory of the departed artist. June 27 held a farewell to Gandolfini in New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine, which is visited by almost all the key cast of "The Sopranos."

Aleksei Balabanov - May 18, 2013 - '54

Famous people who have died in 2013

The Russian film director Balabanov died on 55-year life of a heart attack while working on another script in the resort "Dune" in the village of Sunshine Leningrad region.

As told RIA Novosti news agency close to the director, he had an attack and fell into a swoon. Mother tried to help Balabanov, but to no avail, he died without regaining consciousness. He was 54 years old. A friend of the director told "Interfax" that Balabanov has long been diagnosed severe chronic disease, which only knew the people closest. Later medical examination found the cause of death of the director Alexei Balabanov. According to the conclusion of physicians, he died of acute heart failure. A memorial service in the "thumbnail" at the behest of the director was not carried out. The funeral service was held on May 21 at the Prince Vladimir Cathedral. Alexei Balabanov buried on the same day at the Smolensk cemetery.

Margaret Thatcher - April 8, 2013 - 87 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

The former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was seriously ill in recent years. December 21, 2012, she underwent surgery to remove the bladder tumor. Thatcher, died in the early morning April 8, 2013 at the age of 87 years at the "Ritz" in the center of London, where he lived since the end of 2012, she was released from the hospital. The cause of death was a stroke.

The funeral service was held at St Paul's Cathedral in London with full military honors. Back in 2005, Thatcher made a detailed plan for his funeral, and preparing for them was carried out in 2007 - all the activities in which the queen takes part, planned in advance. At their funerals, according to the plan "iron lady" wanted to see Queen Elizabeth II, royal family members, as well as the largest Thatcher era of politicians, including former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev (could not attend for health reasons). After the service cremation and the ashes, according to the will of the deceased, buried next to her husband Dennis to the cemetery of the military hospital of London's Chelsea. The funeral took place on April 17 and cost 6 million pounds.

Opponents Thatcher, whom too much, vigorously celebrate and arranged street party in honor of the death of the former prime minister. At the same time performs the song "Ding-dong, the witch is dead" ( "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead") from the movie "The Wizard of Oz", released in theaters in 1939. In the days of April 2013 the song became popular again and took in the official UK charts consolidated second place.

Valeri Zolotukhin - 30 March 2013 - 71 year

Famous people who have died in 2013

People's Artist of Russia Valery Zolotukhin did not work since December 2012, since then several times was hospitalized as a result of the survey was diagnosed glioblastoma. March 5 actor was hospitalized in the intensive care unit RRC Radiology. March 14 it became known that the doctors brought him into an artificial (medication) to whom.

On the morning of March 30 the 71-year-old actor died from complications of a brain tumor. Farewell with Valery Zolotukhin held on 2 April at the Taganka Theater, April 4 in Barnaul in the Altai Youth Theater; April 5th the actor was buried according to his will, built on the territory of his savings of the Temple of the Holy Virgin in the village of Quick Istok in Altai, where he was born.

Boris Berezovsky - March 23, 2013 - 67 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

Fugitive Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, the last few years living in Britain, died in a London suburb. Berezovsky's body was found on March 23, 2013 lying on his back on the floor in the bathroom locked inside a room in a house owned by his ex-wife Galina. According to news agencies, the death occurred on the same day at 11 am local time.

March 23 in the house Berezovsky in London worked the police arrived on the report of his death. According to the police department of the Thames, promulgated March 26 to the autopsy report, Berezovsky died by hanging, with signs of a struggle were found. According to the newspaper The Guardian, the autopsy also revealed that Berezovsky was a broken rib.

March 28 in London began a coroner's inquest into the death of Berezovsky. During the hearing, Detective Mark Bissell has announced that on the neck of the deceased at the time of discovery of the body guard was tied knot of tissue. At one end of the matter has been tightened around the neck of the corpse, and the second is attached to the bar shower curtain. However, the police did not rule out involvement in the death of Berezovsky, "a third party". A number of independent observers emphasize that no post-mortem photos Berezovsky has not been published anywhere else.

Andrei Panin - March 6, 2013 - 50 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

The body of 50-year-old actor found about 11:00 am on March 7 in his apartment at Balaklava Avenue, in the south of Moscow. Forensic experts who examined the body, came to the conclusion that to get such a wound can not be accidental, and that the actor had been killed.

Panin found lying on the floor in his apartment, and was believed to experts at first, he fell from his own height and hit his head. The first preliminary cause of death was loss of blood, but the next day after the mysterious death of Panin forensic experts concluded that before the death of the artist was severely beaten, his face was disfigured, and bruises were found on his knees. According to sources from sudmedbyuro, Panin most likely resisted and wounded killer. Strange noises and groans heard and neighbors, not paying enough attention to them.

Farewell to the artist was held on March 12 at the school-studio Moscow Art Theater. Chekhov, later in the church of the Resurrection in Bryusov Lane passed the funeral. Panin was buried in the cemetery Troekurov in Moscow. In April of 2013. Panin was posthumously awarded the "Nika" award in the category "Best Actor".

Hugo Chavez - March 5, 2013 - 58 years

Famous people who have died in 2013

The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, died from the effects of cancer. On the death of Chavez announced Vice President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro on national television. The immediate cause of death was a massive heart attack.

March 8, Nicolas Maduro said that Chavez's body will be embalmed, but on March 14, the Venezuelan government after consultations with Russian experts rejected this. Comandante is buried in the Museum of the Revolution in Caracas. The coffin is placed in Chavez marble sarcophagus and mounted on a pedestal in the form of a flower, surrounded by water.