So long 2013, and to the famous faces we said goodbye to in the past year

As 2013 draws to a close, a look back at the famous we've lost from around the globe, from world leaders like Margaret Thatcher and Nelson Mandela to actors like James Gandolfini and Paul Walker.

Best-selling author Vince Flynn died, Wednesday, June 18, 2013, after a two-year battle with prostate cancer, a statement from Flynn's publisher, Simon & Schuster, Inc., said. He was 47. The author is shown here promoting "Consent to Kill" in 2005. (Associated Press)

Best-selling author Vince Flynn died, Wednesday, June 18, 2013, after a two-year battle with prostate cancer, a statement from Flynn's publisher, Simon & Schuster, Inc., said. He was 47. The author is shown here promoting "Consent to Kill" in 2005. (Associated Press)

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