Remembering the Stars: 9 Celebrities We Lost in 2023

Written by Henrik Rothen

Dec.30 - 2023 8:24 AM CET

9 of the Most Influential Celebrities We Lost in 2023.

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As we reflect on the year 2023, we remember the international celebrities and personalities who left a lasting impact on the world.

From former heads of state and athletes to TV personalities, the year saw the passing of several notable figures.

Icons We Lost Among those we bid farewell to were:

  • Lisa Marie Presley (54 years old):

    The only child of rock legend Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie followed in her father's footsteps with a music career, releasing three albums and posthumous duets with her father.

  • Raquel Welch (82 years old):

    A sex symbol of the 1960s and 70s, Welch was known for her roles in TV series and films, winning a Golden Globe for "The Three Musketeers" in 1974.

  • Dame Edna (89 years old):

    Barry Humphries, best known as Dame Edna, created this iconic character in the 1950s, gaining international fame through various film and TV appearances.

  • Tina Turner (83 years old):

    The "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll," Turner sold over 100 million records and won 12 Grammys, leaving behind a legacy of evergreen hits.

  • Silvio Berlusconi (86 years old):

    The three-time Italian Prime Minister was a controversial figure, facing charges of tax fraud and corruption.

  • Bobby Charlton (86 years old):

    Remembered for his 17-year career with Manchester United and playing a key role in England's 1966 World Cup victory.

  • Matthew Perry (54 years old):

    Best known for his role as Chandler Bing in "Friends," Perry struggled with substance abuse issues throughout his career.

  • Henry Kissinger (100 years old):

    The former National Security Advisor won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 but was also criticized for his role in various international conflicts. Read more about Kissingers death here.

  • Jacques Delors (98 years old):

    As the former President of the European Commission, Delors played a significant role in shaping the European Union. Read more about his death here.