The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 13.

  1. 858 - Kenneth I of Scotland
  2. 1130 - Pope Honorius II
  3. 1141 - Béla II of Hungary (b. 1110)
  4. 1219 - Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun (b. 1192)
  5. 1322 - Andronicus II Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1260)
  6. 1539 - Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua (b. 1474)
  7. 1542 - Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII of England (executed) (b. 1525)
  8. 1571 - Benvenuto Cellini, Italian artist (b. 1500)
  9. 1585 - Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (b. 1515)
  10. 1592 - Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
  11. 1600 - Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter (b. 1538)
  12. 1602 - Alexander Nowell, English clergyman
  13. 1608 - Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526)
  14. 1624 - Stephen Gosson, English satirist (b. 1554)
  15. 1657 - Miles Sindercombe, attempted assassin of Oliver Cromwell
  16. 1660 - King Charles X of Sweden (b. 1622)
  17. 1662 - Elizabeth of Bohemia (b. 1596)
  18. 1727 - William Wotton, English scholar (b. 1666)
  19. 1728 - Cotton Mather, American Puritan minister (b. 1663)
  20. 1732 - Charles-René d'Hozier, French historian (b. 1640)
  21. 1787 - Ruder Boškovic, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711)
  22. 1787 - Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, French statesman and diplomat (b. 1717)
  23. 1813 - Samuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (b. 1725)
  24. 1818 - George Rogers Clark, American military leader (b. 1752)
  25. 1826 - Petr Alekseevich Pahlen, Russian general (b. 1845)
  26. 1845 - Henrik Steffens, Norwegian-German philosopher (b. 1773)
  27. 1883 - Richard Wagner, German composer (b. 1813)
  28. 1888 - Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe
  29. 1905 - Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (b. 1844)
  30. 1950 - Rafael Sabatini, Italian author (b. 1875)
  31. 1951 - Lloyd C. Douglas, American author (b. 1877)
  32. 1952 - Josephine Tey, English author (b. 1896)
  33. 1964 - Gerald Gardner, British writer (b. 1884)
  34. 1968 - Mae Marsh, American actress (b. 1895)
  35. 1975 - André Beaufre, (b. 1902)
  36. 1976 - Murtala Mohammed, Nigerian military leader (b. 1938)
  37. 1976 - Lily Pons, French-born soprano (b. 1904)
  38. 1989 - Wayne Hays, American politician (b. 1911)
  39. 1980 - David Janssen, American actor (b. 1931)
  40. 1992 - Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
  41. 1996 - Martin Balsam, American actor (b. 1919)
  42. 1997 - Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (b. 1920)
  43. 2000 - James Cooke Brown, American author and inventor (b. 1921)
  44. 2002 - Waylon Jennings, American musician (b. 1937)
  45. 2003 - Kid Gavilan, Cuban boxer (b. 1926)
  46. 2003 - Axel Jensen, Norwegian author (b. 1932)
  47. 2003 - Walt Rostow, U.S. government official (b. 1916)
  48. 2004 - Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Chechen leader (b. 1952)
  49. 2005 - Nelson Briles, baseball player (b. 1943)
  50. 2005 - Lúcia Santos, Carmelite nun (b. 1907)
  51. 2005 - Maurice Trintignant, French race car driver (b. 1917)
  52. 2006 - Andreas Katsulas, American actor (b. 1946)
  53. 2006 - Wang Xuan, Chinese scientist, the "Father of Chinese Language Laser Typesetting"