Famous people died in 2013 - page 2

    François Jacob

    François Jacob

    François Jacob was a French biologist who was awarded the ‘Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine’ in 1965

    FrenchJune 17, 1920113 views

    Peter O'Toole

    Peter Seamus O'Toole was a British-Irish stage and film actor

    IrishAugust 2, 1932116 views

    Kenneth G. Wilson

    Kenneth Geddes Wilson was an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics

    AmericanJune 8, 193671 views

    Heinrich Rohrer

    Heinrich Rohrer was a Swiss physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986

    SwissJune 6, 1933121 views

    Donald A. Glaser

    Donald Arthur Glaser was a prominent American physicist and neurobiologist who won the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics

    AmericanSeptember 21, 1926127 views

    Shakuntala Devi

    Shakuntala Devi was an Indian writer and mathematical prodigy popularly known as the "human computer"

    IndianNovember 4, 1929100 views

    Richard Ramirez

    Richard Ramirez was an American serial killer and rapist dubbed as the “Night Stalker”

    AmericanFebruary 29, 1960687 views

    Frederick Sanger

    Fredrick Sanger was a two time Nobel Prize winning biochemist, who discovered the ‘Sanger method’ for sequencing DNA

    BritishAugust 13, 1918141 views

    Jacques Vergès

    Jacques Vergès was a lawyer known for defending clients such as the infamous Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie

    FrenchMarch 5, 192582 views

    Pham Duy

    Phạm Duy is a celebrated Vietnamese songwriter who is known for writing patriotic lyrics which were banned in his own country

    AmericanOctober 5, 1921152 views