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, 1920117 views

Peter O'Toole

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

IrishAugust 2, 1932121 views

Kenneth G. Wilson

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

AmericanJune 8, 193674 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, 1926131 views

Shakuntala Devi

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

IndianNovember 4, 1929101 views

Richard Ramirez

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

AmericanFebruary 29, 1960834 views

Frederick Sanger

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

BritishAugust 13, 1918146 views

Jacques Vergès

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

FrenchMarch 5, 192583 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, 1921155 views