Here are some of the people who passed away in 2013.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban chief was killed by a U.S. drone on Nov. 1.
Qazi Hussain Ahmed
The ex-chief of Jamaat-e-Islami died in January at 74.
The Orangi Pilot Project worker was gunned down in Karachi. She was 56.
M. M. Alam
Air Force pilot and a hero of the 1965 Pakistan-India war died at 77.
He designed Pakistan’s bomb, but died unsung at 89.
Faustin Elmer Chaudhry
Photojournalist renowned for his Jinnah shoots. He was 104.
Legendary folk singer. She was 66.
Tanvir Ahmed Khan
Pakistan’s former foreign secretary and ambassador died at 81.
Chief of Peshawar’s bomb-disposal squad. He was 43.
Sardar Israrullah Khan
Legislator from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa was killed in a suicide bombing. He was 38.
Zahra Shahid Hussain
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf official was killed in Karachi. She was 69.
Chief financial officer of the Haqqani network was killed near Islamabad. He was 36.
Dr. Syed Ali Haider
50-year-old ophthalmologist and 12-year-old son were gunned down in Lahore for being Shia.
Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat chief was killed in Lahore.
Amir Haider Kazmi
PPP leader and former federal minister.
Mirza Mohammad “Isky” Ispahani
Businessman and philanthropist. He was 83.
Former Test cricketer. He was 76.
Cricket commentator and journalist. He was 83.
Hassan Tariq Rahim
Claimed by cancer, the barrister and son of Punjab’s former governor was 46.
Chief security officer of former president Asif Ali Zardari killed in Karachi.
Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali
State prosecutor for the Federal Investigation Agency killed in Islamabad.
Khawaja Ahmad Samdani
Well-regarded liberal and intellectual former judge died at 81.
Indian imprisoned in Lahore jail was killed by an inmate. He was 49.
Rana Sanaullah Haq
Pakistani killed in an Indian jail after Sarabjit Singh’s death. He was 52.
Indian Kashmiri was executed for his involvement in the 2001 attack on Indian Parliament. He was 43.
Host of quiz shows on PTV died at age 81.
Novelist and editor of the Oxford English-to-Sindhi dictionary died at 79.
Brother of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former M.P. He was 58.
Hazara rights activist died at 33 rescuing victims of a bomb blast in Quetta.
Singer. She was 78.
Social worker who devoted his life to Sindh’s poor. He was 97.
Math teacher with several illustrious students: Musharraf, Junejo, Shaukat Aziz. He was 89.
Sadiq Zaman Khattak
Awami National Party member and son were killed in pre-election violence in Karachi.
Bishop Anthony Theodore Lobo
Former chairman of the Education Commission of Pakistan. He was 75.
Jam Mir Mohammad Yousaf
Former chief minister of Balochistan. He was 58.
Writer, musician, teacher. He was 86.
Lollywood actress and singer. She was 55.
Sahibzada Fazal Karim
The Sunni Ittehad Council chief died from liver failure at 58.
Allama Nasir Abbas
Shia leader was gunned down in Lahore. He was 42.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement candidate killed by the Taliban in pre-election violence.
Syed Shabbir Hussain Shah
University of Gujrat director killed for being Shia. He was 61.
Abdul Quader Molla
Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami leader executed for his crimes during the 1971 war. He was 65.
Bollywood baddie. He was 93.
Bollywood actor. He was 65.
Bollywood starlet committed suicide. She was 25.
Antiapartheid icon and South Africa’s first black president. He was 95.
Venezuelan president. He was 58.
Britain’s first woman prime minister. She was 87.
The Soviet general who made the AK-47. He was 94.
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Booker-winning author and two-time Oscar winner for her work with Merchant Ivory Productions. She was 85.
Oscar-nominated actor. He was 81.
Author and Nobel laureate. She died at 94.
Hollywood actor killed in car crash at age 40.
Television journalist. He was 74.
Punk rock pioneer. He was 71.
Indian author killed by the Afghan Taliban. She was 49.
The Sopranos’ star. He was 51.
Best-selling author. He was 66.
The Glee star died from a drug overdose. He was 31.
Poet and Nobel laureate died at age 74.
From our Jan. 11, 2014, issue.