Saying Goodbye: A Look at Those Laid to Rest in 2013

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  • Essie Mae Washington
  • Chinua Achebe
  • Hugo Chavez
  • Ed Koch
  • Eugene Patterson
  • Donald Byrd
  • Harry F. Byrd
  • Robert Chew
  • Those We Lost in 2013
  • Lord Infamous
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Patti Webster
  • Lee Thompson Young
  • Jacob Matlala
  • Ken Norton
  • Leo Branton

Hugo Chavez

Former president of Venezuela Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died at 58 on March 5. Chavez battled cancer for two years before his death.

(Photo: Marcelo Garcia/AP Photo, File/Miraflores Press Office)

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