Malala or Bowie, Assad or Brand: who were the winners, losers and influencers of 2013? Did you spend your wonga wisely or stash it all in bitcoins before going on a digital detox? And who are the people, unknown a year ago, who scorched into the headlines for better or for worse?
Click around our big fat graphic of the year to find out. And if you think we’ve missed a bit – tweet us @Channel4News
Our presenters, editors and correspondents have been blogging on why they think the personalities featured in our big fat graphic are important.