From world leaders like Margaret Thatcher to artists like Rituparno Ghosh to influential celebrities, the world lost many of its beloved in 2013.
South Africa's 'Madiba', the leader of the country's anti-apartheid movement, Nelson Mandela also passed away this year. Upon his death, Mandela was hailed as the most significant leader the world has ever seen.
There were also celebrities who shocked the world with their unexpected deaths, from Jiah Khan, who committed suicide, to "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker, who was killed in a car accident.
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