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Aaliyah
   died in   
2001 aged 22 in an Aircraft Crash
R&B singer, American
Abigail Folger
   died in   
1969 aged 25 by Homicide by Followers of Charles Manson
socialite, heiress American
Adam Petty
   died in   
2000 aged 19 in A car Accident During Race Practice
racing driver, grandson of Richard Petty, American
Addie Joss
   died in   
1911 aged 31 from Tuberculosis
baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians) American
Ada Lovelace
   died in   
1852 aged 36 from Uterine Cancer
mathematician English
Alain-Fournier
   died in   
1914 aged 27 killed in Battle During World War I
author and soldier French
Alberto Ascari
   died in   
1955 aged 36 from a Crash During Testing
Formula 1 racing driver Italian
Aleksandr Pushkin
   died in   
1837 aged 37 from Gunshot During Duel
playwright, poet Russian
Alexander the Great
   died in   
323 BCE aged 32 from Malaria, Possibly Poisoned
king, conqueror of "known" world Ancient Macedonian
Alexei Romanov
   died in   
1918 Aged 13 by Assassination
royal heir, Russian
Alfie Anido
   died in   
1981 aged 22 officially Listed As Suicide
actor Filipino
Alan Kulwicki
   died in   
1993 aged 38 in a Plane Crash
NASCAR racing driver American
Al Lucas
   died in   
2005 aged 26 from a Spinal Cord Injury During Game
American football player American
Alma Cogan
   died in   
1966 aged 34 from Cancer
pop singer British
Althea Flynt
   died in   
1987 aged 33 from Drowning Due to Heroin Overdose
pornographer's wife American
Amelia Earhart
   died in   
1937 aged 39 ;plane Disappeared While Crossing Pacific Ocean, Presumed Dead
aviator American
Andrew Wood
   died in   
1990 aged 24 from A heroin Overdose
grunge rock singer (Mother Love Bone) American
Andrés Escobar
   died in   
1994 aged 27 shot, Possibly for Scoring "own Goal"
footballer Colombian
Andy Gibb
   died in   
1988 aged 30 from Heart Failure Due to Cocaine Abuse
singer British
Andy Kaufman
   died in   
1984 aged 35 from Lung Cancer
actor, comedian, hoaxer American
Anissa Jones
   died in   
1976 aged 18 from a Drug Overdose
child actor, American
Anne Brontë
   died in   
1849 aged 29 from Tuberculosis
novelist English
Anne Frank
   died in   
1945 aged 15 from Typhus in Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp During The Holocaust
Jewish diarist, born in Germany
Anna Malle
   died in   
2006 aged 38 in a Car Crash
adult film actress American
Antonio Ascari
   died in   
1925 aged 36 from a Crash During French Grand Prix
Formula 1 racing driver Italian
Anton Maiden
   died in   
2003 aged 23 by Suicide
singer Swedish
Arthur Rimbaud
   died in   
1891 aged 37 from Gangrene
poet French
Astrid of Belgium
   died in   
1935 aged 29 in a car Accident
queen Belgian
Aubrey Beardsley
   died in   
1898 aged 25 from Tuberculosis
artist English
Ayrton Senna
   died in   
1994 aged 34 in a Crash During Race
Formula One racing driver Brazilian
Barbara La Marr
   died in   
1926 aged 29 from Tuberculosis and Nephritis
actress American
Barcroft Boake
   died in   
1892 aged 26 from Suicide by Hanging
poet Australian
Belinda Lee
   died in   
1961 aged 25 in a Car Accident
actress English
Ben Hollioake
   died in   
2002 aged 24 in a Car Accident
cricketer English
Benny Paret
   died in   
1962 aged 25 Was killed in Boxing Ring
boxer Cuban
Bernhard Riemann
   died in   
1866 aged 39 from Tuberculosis
mathematician German
The Big Bopper
   died in   
1959 aged 28 in an Aircraft Crash
rock & roll singer American
Big Pun
   died in   
2000 aged 28 from a Heart Attack Brought on by Obesity
rapper American
Bill Black
   died in   
1965 aged 39 from a Brain Tumour
bass player for Elvis .American
Bill Hicks
   died in   
1994 aged 32 from Pancreatic Cancer
stand-up comedian American
Billy the Kid
   died in   
1881 Aged 20 from a Gunshot Wound
American outlaw
Blaise Pascal
   died in   
1662 aged 39 possibly from Tuberculosis or Stomach Cancer
mathematician and philosopher French
Bobby Darin
   died in   
1973 aged 37 from Complications During Heart Surgery
singer, actor American
Bobby Fuller
   died in   
1966 aged 23 Cause Undetermined
rock singer, guitarist American
Bobby Phills
   died in   
2000 aged 30 in a Road Accident
basketball player American
Bobby Sands
   died in   
1981 aged 27 by Self-imposed Starvation
hunger striker, British Member of Parliament Northern Irish
Bob Marley
   died in   
1981 aged 36 from Melanoma, Started in Toe, Spread to Lung and Brain
reggae musician Jamaican
Bon Scott
   died in   
1980 aged 33 from Suffocation on His Own Vomit After Drinking Binge
hard-rock singer (AC/DC) Australian
Bo Rein
   died in   
1980 aged 34 in a Bizarre Aircraft Crash in Atlantic Ocean, Presumed Dead
college football coach (NC State / LSU) American
Bradley Nowell
   died in   
1996 aged 28 from a Heroin Overdose
reggae/ska/punk rock/hip hop singer (Sublime) American
Brad Renfro
   died in   
2008 Aged 25 from a Drug Overdose
Renfro once did a play sponsored by DARE that discouraged drug use.
Brandon De Wilde
   died in   
1972 aged 30 in a Car Accident
actor American
Brandon Lee
   died in   
1993 aged 28 by Being Accidentally Shot when Prop Gun Malfunctioned on Set of The Crow
actor American
Branwell Brontë
   died in   
1848 aged 31 from Suspected Alcohol Poisoning or Drug Overdose
painter English
Brian Epstein
   died in   
1967 aged 32 from an Overdose, Probably of Sleeping Pills
businessman, manager of The Beatles British
Brian Jones
   died in   
1969 aged 27 from Drug-related Drowning, Possibly Homicide
rock guitarist (The Rolling Stones) British
Brian Piccolo
   died in   
1970 aged 26 from Testicular Cancer That Metastasised Into Lung Cancer
American football running back (Chicago Bears) American
Bronisław Malinowski
   died in   
1981 aged 30 in a Car Accident
Olympic gold medallist (1980) Polish
Bruce Lee
   died in   
1973 aged 32 from Possibly an Allergic Reaction
martial arts actor Chinese
Buddy Holly
   died in   
1959 aged 22 in an Aircraft Crash
rock & roll singer American
Caesarion (Little Caesar)
   died in   
30 BCE aged 17 executed by Order of Augustus Caesar
pharaoh, son of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, Egyptian
Cal Jammer
   died in   
1995 aged 34 from Suicide
adult film star American
Carl Maria Von Weber
   died in   
1826 aged 39 from Tuberculosis
composer German
Carole Landis
   died in   
1948 aged 29 from Suicide
actress American
Carole Lombard
   died in   
1942 aged 33 in an Aircraft Crash
actress, wife of Clark Gable American
Carol Willis
   died in   
1971 aged 20 in a Car Accident
Playboy model American
Casey Jones
   died in   
1900 aged 36 in a Train Accident
railroad engineer American
Cass Elliot
   died in   
1974 aged 32 from a Heart Attack Brought on by Obesity
singer (The Mamas & Papas) American
Cazuza
   died in   
1990 aged 32 from AIDS
singer Brazilian
Charles Kingsford Smith
   died in   
1935 aged 38 in an Aircraft Crash?
pioneering aviator Australian remains never found
Charles Rolls
   died in   
1910 aged 32 in an Aircraft Crash
co-founder of Rolls-Royce British
Charles Sorley
   died in   
1915 aged 20 shot in the Head by a Sniper at the Battle of Loos
war poet Scottish
Charles Starkweather
   died in   
1959 aged 20 was Executed
spree killer American
Charlie Parker
   died in   
1955 aged 34 from Pneumonia and Ulcer, Brought on by Drug Abuse
jazz saxophonist American
Charlotte Brontë
   died in   
1855 aged 38 from Tuberculosis (debated)
novelist English
Charlotte Coleman
   died in   
2001 aged 33 from an Asthma Attack
actress British
Che Guevara
   died in   
1967 aged 39 executed While in Bolivian Army’s Custody
Marxist revolutionary and Cuban guerrilla leader Argentinean
Chris Farley
   died in   
1997 aged 33 from Accidental Cocaine and Heroin Overdose
comic actor American
Christopher Marlowe
   died in   
1593 aged 29 from a Dagger Wound During Knife-fight
Renaissance playwright and poet, rival of Shakespeare English
Cliff Burton
   died in   
1986 aged 24 in a Tour Bus Accident
heavy-metal bass guitarist (Metallica) American
Cory Lidle
   died in   
2006 aged 34 killed when His Plane Crashed Into a High-rise Building
Major League Baseball pitcher American
Craig Heyward
   died in   
2006 aged 39 from a Brain Tumor
former NFL running back American
Crazy Horse
   died in   
1877 aged 39 Assassinated
warrior Sioux
Cyril Collard
   died in   
1993 aged 36 from AIDS
artist French
Daniel Wayne Smith
   died in   
2006 aged 20 from Misdose of Prescription Drugs
son of Anna Nicole Smith American
Dana Plato
   died in   
1999 aged 34 from Prescription Drug Overdose
actress American
Darryl Kile
   died in   
2002 aged 33 from Coronary Heart Disease
Major League Baseball pitcher American
Dave Alexander
   died in   
1974 aged 27 from Pneumonia
Bassist (The Stooges) American
Davey Allison
   died in   
1993 aged 32 in a Helicopter Crash
NASCAR racing driver American
David Bacon
   died in   
1943 aged 29 from Possible Murder
actor American
David Rappaport
   died in   
1990 aged 38 from Suicide
diminutive actor British
David Rocastle
   died in   
2001 aged 33 from Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
footballer English
D. Boon
   died in   
1985 aged 27 in a Car Accident
punk rock musician (The Minutemen) American
Dennis Wilson
   died in   
1983 aged 39 from Drowning Due to Intoxication
rock & roll musician (The Beach Boys) American
Derrick Thomas
   died in   
2000 aged 33 in a Car Accident
American football linebacker (Kansas City Chiefs) American
Diana, Princess of Wales
   died in   
1997 Aged 36 in a Car Accident
British royal, ex-wife of Prince Charles
Dimebag Darrell
   died in   
2004 aged 38 Murdered
guitarist (Pantera) American
Dipendra of Nepal
   died in   
2001 aged 29 from Alleged Suicide by Gunshot After Allegedly Shooting Several Members of Royal Family
crown prince and briefly king Nepali
DJ Screw
   died in   
2000 aged 29 from an Overdose of Codeine
musician American
Doc Holliday
   died in   
1887 aged 36 from Tuberculosis
dentist, gambler, gunfighter American
Dominique Dunne
   died in   
1982 aged 22 was Strangled Into Coma by Ex-boyfriend
actress American
Dorothy Dell
   died in   
1934 aged 19 in a Car Accident
actress ,American
Dorothy Stratten
   died in   
1980 aged 20 from Homicide
Playboy model Canadian
Dražen Petrović
   died in   
1993 aged 28 in a Car Accident
basketball player Croatian
Dan Snyder
   died in   
2003 aged 25 from a nosocomial Infection
ice hockey player Canadian
Duane Allman
   died in   
1971 aged 24 in a Motorbike Accident
Southern-rock slide-guitarist (Allman Brothers Band) American
Dan White
   died in   
1985 aged 39 from Suicide
politician American
Dylan Thomas
   died in   
1953 aged 39 from Alcohol Poisoning
poet Welsh
Eazy-E
   died in   
1995 aged 31 from Complications from Unknowingly Having AIDS
gangsta-rap pioneer (NWA) American
Ed Delahanty
   died in   
1903 aged 35 from a Fall over Niagara Falls
baseball player American
Eddie Guerrero
   died in   
2005 aged 38 from Heart Failure
professional wrestler American
Edie Sedgwick
   died in   
1971 aged 28 from an Intentional Barbiturate Overdose
actress American
Edward VI of England
   died in   
1553 aged 15 From tuberculosis
King of England ,English
Edwy of England
   died in   
959 aged 18 unknown cause
King of England, English
Egon Schiele
   died in   
1918 aged 28 from Influenza
painter Austrian
Eldon Hoke
   died in   
1997 aged 39 in a Train Collision
drummer American
Elliott Smith
   died in   
2003 aged 34 from Multiple Stab Wounds to Chest, Possibly Suicide
singer-songwriter American
Emilie Dionne
   died in   
1954 aged 20 from Complications from an Epileptic Seizure
one of the Dionne quintuplets, Canadian
Emilio Jacinto
   died in   
1899 aged 23 from Malaria
revolutionary leader, poet Filipino
Emily Brontë
   died in   
1848 aged 30 from Tuberculosis
novelist, poet English
Emmett Till
   died in   
1955 aged 14 lynched
civil rights figure, American
Ernest Dowson
   died in   
1900 aged 32 from Alcoholism or Tuberculosis
poet English
Ernie Davis
   died in   
1963 aged 23 from Leukemia
college football running back (Syracuse University) American
Ernst Paul Heinz Prüfer
   died in   
1934 aged 37 of Unknown Cause
mathematician German
Evangelista Torricelli
   died in   
1647 aged 39 from Typhoid Fever
physicist and mathematician Italian
Evariste Galois
   died in   
1832 aged 20 from a Gunshot in Duel
mathematician, inventor of group theory French
Eva Braun
   died in   
1945 aged 33 from Suicide
Adolf Hitler's German lover. Hitler and she were married the day before they committed suicide together.
Eva Cassidy
   died in   
1996 aged 33 from Cancer
singer American
Evelyn Preer
   died in   
1932 aged 36 From pneumonia
actress, singer American
Eva Perón
   died in   
1952 aged 33 from Cancer
actress, wife of President Juan Perón Argentinian
Fabio Casartelli
   died in   
1995 aged 24 in a Crash During Tour De France
professional cyclist Italian
Felix Gonzalez-Torres
   died in   
1996 aged 39 from AIDS
artist American
Felix Mendelssohn
   died in   
1847 aged 38 from a Stroke
composer German
Feodor Deahna
   died in   
1844 aged 29 cause Unknown
mathematician German
Ferdinand Eisenstein
   died in   
1852 aged 29 from Tuberculosis
mathematician German
Fergus Bowes-Lyon
   died in   
1915 aged 26 Killed During the Battle of Loos
soldier, brother to the Queen Mother British
Flannery O'Connor
   died in   
1964 aged 39 from Lupus
Author American
Florence Ballard
   died in   
1976 aged 32 from Coronary Thrombosis
singer (The Supremes) American
Florence Griffith Joyner
   died in   
1998 aged 38 from Cavernous Angioma, Possibly Caused by Performance-enhancing Drugs
sprinter American
Franklyn Seales
   died in   
1990 aged 37 from AIDS
Silver Spoons actor from St Vincent
Frank P. Ramsey
   died in   
1930 aged 26 from Jaundice
economist, philosopher and mathematician English
Françoise Dorléac
   died in   
1967 aged 25 in a car Accident
actress French
Franz Schubert
   died in   
1828 aged 31 from Possibly Syphilis or Typhoid Fever
Composer Austrian
Frédéric Chopin
   died in   
1849 aged 39 From tuberculosis
composer Polish
Freddie Prinze
   died in   
1977 aged 22 from Suicide
comedian, actor American
Fred Grace
   died in   
1880 aged 30 from Pneumonia
Test cricketer, brother of WG Grace English
Gaetano Scirea
   died in   
1989 aged 36 in a Car Crash
footballer Italian
Gaius Valerius Catullus
   died in   
54 BCE aged 30 from Exhaustion
poet Ancient Roman
Gene Vincent
   died in   
1971 aged 36 from Liver Damage from Alcoholism
rockabilly musician American
George Charles Grey
   died in   
1944 aged 25 killed in Action
Liberal politician, youngest Member of Parliament English
George Gershwin
   died in   
1937 aged 38 from a Brain Tumor
composer American
George Lawrence Price
   died in   
1918 aged 25 was Shot Near the Heart, Last Commonwealth Soldier Killed in World War I
soldier Canadian
Georges Bizet
   died in   
1875 aged 36 from "acute Articular Rheumatism"
composer French
Georges Vézina
   died in   
1926 aged 39 from Tuberculosis
ice hockey goaltender (Canadien) Canadian
GG Allin
   died in   
1993 aged 36 from a Heroin Overdose
punk rock singer American
Gia Carangi
   died in   
1986 aged 26 from AIDS
fashion model American
Gilles Villeneuve
   died in   
1982 aged 32 in a Car Accident During Race Qualifying
Formula One driver Canadian
Gioacchino Greco
   died in   
1634 aged 34 from Unknown Disease
chess player Italian
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
   died in   
1736 aged 26 from Tuberculosis
composer Italian
Gloria Dickson
   died in   
1945 aged 27 from Asphyxiation in a House Fire
actress American
Gram Parsons
   died in   
1973 aged 26 from a Drug Overdose
folk and country-rock singer (The Byrds) American
Greg Moore
   died in   
1999 aged 24 in a Car Accident During Race
racing driver Canadian
Gregorio Del Pilar
   died in   
1899 aged 24 died in Battle
general Filipino
Gustav Roch
   died in   
1866 aged 26 from Tuberculosis
mathematician German
Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden
   died in   
1632 aged 37 killed in Battle of Lützen
King of Sweden Swedish
Hank Gathers
   died in   
1990 aged 23 from Sudden Cardiac Arrest Due to a Weakening of the Heart Muscle
college basketball player (Loyola Marymount University) American
Hank Williams
   died in   
1953 aged 29 from an Accidental Overdose of Morphine and Alcohol
country musician American
Hans Hermann Von Katte
   died in   
1730 aged 26 execution
royal's lover Prussian
Hansie Cronje
   died in   
2002 aged 32 in an Aircraft Crash
cricketer South African
Harold Lockwood
   died in   
1918 aged 31 from Spanish Flu
actor American
Harry Chapin
   died in   
1981 aged 38 in a car Crash
singer-songwriter American
Harry Nelson Pillsbury
   died in   
1906 aged 33 from Syphilis
chess player American
Hart Crane
   died in   
1932 aged 32 from Suicide
poet American
Heather O'Rourke
   died in   
1988 Aged 12 Of bowel Obstruction
Child actress, American. Best known for her role in the Poltergeist film trilogy.
Heath Ledger
   died in   
2008 Drugs Overdose
Henri Toivonen
   died in   
1986 aged 30 in a Car Accident During Race
rally car driver Finnish
Henri Toulouse-Lautrec
   died in   
1901 aged 36 From alcoholism
artist French
Henry Moseley
   died in   
1915 aged 27 killed in Action
physicist British
Henry Purcell
   died in   
1695 aged 36 from Possibly Tuberculosis
composer English
Hideto Matsumoto
   died in   
1998 aged 33 by Hanging, Possibly Accidental
musician Japanese
Hillel Slovak
   died in   
1988 aged 26 from a Heroin Overdose
rock guitarist (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Israeli
Hobey Baker
   died in   
1918 aged 26 in a Plane Crash
ice hockey and American football player American
Howard Taylor Ricketts
   died in   
1910 aged 39 from Typhus
pathologist American
Howie Morenz
   died in   
1937 aged 34 from Complications from Broken Leg
ice hockey player Canadian
Ian Curtis
   died in   
1980 aged 23 from Suicide by Hanging
post-punk singer (Joy Division) English
Iris Chang
   died in   
2004 aged 36 from Suicide
author American
Irving Thalberg
   died in   
1936 aged 37 from Pneumonia
film producer American
Isabella Beeton
   died in   
1865 aged 28 from Puerperal Fever
author of "Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management" English
Ivo Van Damme
   died in   
1976 aged 22 in A car Accident
middle distance runner Belgian
Jack Pickford
   died in   
1933 aged 36 from Syphilis, Alcoholism
actor Canadian-born American
Jaco Pastorius
   died in   
1987 aged 36 from Brain Damage
bass player, former member of Weather Report American
James Dean
   died in   
1955 aged 24 in a Car Accident
actor American
James F. M. Prinsep
   died in   
1895 aged 34 from Fighting in Egypt
footballer, long-time holder of the record as England's youngest player English
James Wolfe
   died in   
1759 aged 32 killed During the Battle of the Plains of Abraham
General, established British rule over Canada English
Jam Master Jay
   died in   
2002 aged 37 from Gunshots from Unknown Attacker in Recording Studio
hip hop DJ (Run-DMC) American
Janis Joplin
   died in   
1970 aged 27 from a Heroin Overdose
rock/soul singer (Big Brother & the Holding Company) American
Jason Collier
   died in   
2005 aged 28 from Cardiac Arrest
basketball player American
Jayne Mansfield
   died in   
1967 aged 34 in a Car Accident
actress and sex symbol American
Jean-Michel Basquiat
   died in   
1988 aged 27 from a Heroin Overdose ("acute Mixed Drug Interaction")
Artist American
J.E.B. Stuart
   died in   
1864 aged 31 from Battle Wounds
Confederate General American
Jeff Buckley
   died in   
1997 aged 30 by Drowning in River
singer/guitarist American
Jeffrey Dahmer
   died in   
1994 aged 34 by Being Bludgeoned in Prison by Fellow Inmate
serial killer American
Jean Harlow
   died in   
1937 aged 26 from Uremic Poisoning and Kidney Failure
actress American
Jermaine Stewart
   died in   
1997 aged 39 from AIDS
musician American
Jesse James
   died in   
1882 aged 34 from a Gunshot
outlaw and train-robber American
Jessica Dubroff
   died in   
1996 Aged 7 in an Aircraft Crash
young pilot, American
Jesus
   died in   
C. 32 aged 36 by Crucifixion
founder of Christianity (exact age at death uncertain) Judean
Jean Vigo
   died in   
1934 aged 29 from Tuberculosis
Film maker French
Jill Dando
   died in   
1999 aged 37 from a Gunshot
television presenter British
Jim Clark
   died in   
1968 aged 32 in a Car Accident During Race
Formula One driver British
Jimi Hendrix
   died in   
1970 aged 27 by Choking on Own Vomit Caused by Sleeping Pill Overdose
Rock guitarist/singer American
Jim Morrison
   died in   
1971 aged 27 from a Heart Attack, Possibly Due to Drug Overdose
rock singer (The Doors) American
Jochen Rindt
   died in   
1970 aged 28 in a Crash During Race Practice
Formula 1 racing driver Austrian
Joe Hall
   died in   
1919 aged 36 from Spanish Flu
ice hockey player Canadian
Joe Meek
   died in   
1967 aged 37 from Suicide
record producer British
Joe Orton
   died in   
1967 aged 34 from Bludgeoning W/ Hammer by His Jealous, Drug-addicted Room-mate
playwright English
Joey Stefano
   died in   
1994 aged 26 from A drug Overdose
adult film star American
John Belushi
   died in   
1982 aged 33 from an Overdose of Cocaine and Heroin
American actor and comedian
John Bonham
   died in   
1980 aged 32 from Alcohol Poisoning
rock drummer (Led Zeppelin) British
John F. Kennedy, Jr
   died in   
1999 aged 38 in an Aircraft Crash
journalist, publisher American
John Gilbert
   died in   
1936 aged 36 from Heart Attack
actor American
John Harvard
   died in   
1638 aged 30 from Tuberculosis
clergyman after whom Harvard University was named English
John Keats
   died in   
1821 aged 25 from Tuberculosis
Romantic poet English
John Kennedy Toole
   died in   
1969 aged 31 from Suicide
writer American
Johnny Ace
   died in   
1954 aged 25 from A gunshot (Russian Roulette)
rock 'n' roll musician American
Johnny Thunders
   died in   
1991 aged 38 From methadone and Alcohol Poisoning
glam-rock guitarist/singer (New York Dolls) American
John Spence
   died in   
1987 aged 18 From suicide by Gunshot
ska singer (No Doubt), American
John Thomson
   died in   
1931 aged 22 from An On-pitch Collision
footballer Scottish
John Wilkes Booth
   died in   
1865 aged 27 from A gunshot
assassin of President Abraham Lincoln American
Jonathan Brandis
   died in   
2003 aged 27 From suicide
actor American
Jon Hooker
   died in   
2006 aged 27 in a Plane Crash
former University of Kentucky baseball pitcher American
Joan of Arc
   died in   
1431 aged 19 burned at the Stake
military commander, French
Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man)
   died in   
1890 aged 27 from Suffocation, Possibly Suicide
severely deformed celebrity of Victorian era London British
Joseph Smith, Jr
   died in   
1844 aged 38 from a Gunshot and Fall from Window
founder of Latter Day Saint movement (Mormon Church) American
Josh Gibson
   died in   
1947 aged 35 from a Stroke
baseball player (Negro Leagues) American
Josh Ryan Evans
   died in   
2002 aged 20 from Heart Failure
soap opera actor (Passions), American
José Rizal
   died in   
1896 aged 35 by Spanish Firing Squad
novelist, National Hero of the Philippines Filipino
Judith Barsi
   died in   
1988 Aged 10 By homicide
child actress, American
Judy Tyler
   died in   
1957 aged 23 in a car Accident
actress American
Julie Vega
   died in   
1985 aged 16 from Pneumonia
actress, Filipino
Junior Durkin
   died in   
1935 aged 19 in a Car Accident
actor ,American
Justin Fashanu
   died in   
1998 aged 37 from Suicide
footballer English
Karen Ann Quinlan
   died in   
1985 aged 31 of Eventual Pneumonia After Being in a Persistent Vegetative State
Central figure in a right to die dispute American
Karen Carpenter
   died in   
1983 Aged 32 from Cardiac Arrest Due to Anorexia Nervosa
American singer (The Carpenters)
Karen Young
   died in   
1991 aged 39 from a Bleeding Ulcer
disco singer American
Kay Kendall
   died in   
1959 aged 33 from Myeloid Leukaemia
actress English
Keith Green
   died in   
1982 aged 28 in a Plane Crash
Gospel music pioneer American
Keith Haring
   died in   
1990 aged 31 from AIDS
painter American
Keith Moon
   died in   
1978 aged 32 from an Overdose of Anti-seizure Medication
rock drummer (The Who) British
Keith Relf
   died in   
1976 aged 33 From accidental Electric Shock While Playing His Electric Guitar
singer / harmonica player (The Yardbirds) British
Keith Whitley
   died in   
1989 aged 34 from Alcohol Poisoning
country western singer American
Kellie Waymire
   died in   
2003 aged 35 from Cardiac Arrhythmia
actress American
Kim Perrot
   died in   
1999 aged 32 from a Brain Tumor Attributed to Lung Cancer
WNBA basketball player (Houston Comets) American
Kim Walker
   died in   
2001 aged 32 from a Brain Tumour
actress (Heathers) American
King Curtis
   died in   
1971 aged 37 from Homicide
saxophonist American
King Ghazi
   died in   
1939 Aged 27 Possibly from Murder
king Iraqi
Klaus Nomi
   died in   
1983 aged 39 from AIDS
singer German
Krissy Taylor
   died in   
1995 aged 17 from Heart Failure Due to a Rare Condition
supermodel, American
Kurt Cobain
   died in   
1994 aged 27 From gunshot After Lethal Dose of Heroin, Presumed Suicide
grunge singer/guitarist (Nirvana) American
Lady Jane Grey
   died in   
1554 aged 16 beheaded by Order of Mary I
Queen for 9 to 13 days, English
Laurie Cunningham
   died in   
1989 aged 33 in a Car Accident
footballer English
Layne Staley
   died in   
2002 aged 34 From cocaine and Heroin Overdose
heavy metal/grunge singer (Alice in Chains) American
Lea De Mae
   died in   
2004 aged 27 From brain Cancer
adult film actress Czech
Lee Harvey Oswald
   died in   
1963 aged 24 from A gunshot
alleged assassin of US President John F Kennedy American
Leigh Bowery
   died in   
1994 aged 33 from AIDS
conceptual artist Australian
Len Bias
   died in   
1986 aged 22 from a Cocaine Overdose
basketball player (University of Maryland) American
Lena Zavaroni
   died in   
1999 aged 35 from Anorexia Nervosa
pop singer Scottish
Leo II
   died in   
474 aged 6 or 7 of an Unknown Disease
Byzantine Emperor
Leonid Stein
   died in   
1973 aged 38 from a Heart Attack
chess player Russian
Lillian Board
   died in   
1970 aged 22 from Cancer
Olympic silver medallist (1968) British
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
   died in   
2002 aged 31 in a Car Accident
singer (TLC) American
Little Willie John
   died in   
1968 aged 30 from Pneumonia
musician American
La Malinche
   died in   
1529 aged 24 Cause Unknown
interpreter Indigenous Mexican
Lord Byron
   died in   
1824 aged 36 from Tuberculosis
poet English
Lorraine Hansberry
   died in   
1965 aged 34 from Breast Cancer
playwright American
Lou Gehrig
   died in   
1941 aged 37 from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
baseball player (New York Yankees) American
Lya De Putti
   died in   
1931 aged 32 from Pneumonia
actress Hungarian
Lyda Roberti
   died in   
1938 aged 31 from Heart Attack
actress Polish
Lyman Bostock
   died in   
1978 aged 28 from a Gunshot to the Head
baseball player American
Maggie Dixon
   died in   
2006 aged 28 from Cardiac Arrest
Women's basketball coach at Army and younger sister of University of Pittsburgh men's coach Jamie Dixon American
Magic Sam
   died in   
1969 aged 32 from a Heart Attack
blues guitarist American
Malcolm X
   died in   
1965 Aged 39 From gunshots
leader of militant black nationalism, American
Malcolm X
   died in   
1965 aged 39 from Gunshots
leader of militant black nationalism American
Malik Sealy
   died in   
2000 aged 30 in a Road Accident
basketball player American
Manfred Von Richthofen
   died in   
1918 aged 25 Shot Down over Morlancourt Ridge
"The Red Baron" - World War I "ace of aces" German
Marc Bolan
   died in   
1977 aged 29 in a Car Accident
glam-rock singer (T. Rex) British
Marco Pantani
   died in   
2004 aged 34 from Cerebral Oedema and Heart Failure from Acute Cocaine Poisoning
cyclist Italian
Marc-Vivien Foé
   died in   
2003 aged 28 from a Heart Attack During Match
footballer Cameroonian
Marie Antoinette
   died in   
1793 aged 37 executed
Queen, wife of Louis XVI French
Marie Prevost
   died in   
1937 aged 38 from Alcoholism, Malnutrition
actress Canadian-born American
Marilyn Monroe
   died in   
1962 aged 36 from Barbiturate Overdose, Probably Intentional
actress, sex symbol American
Mario Lanza
   died in   
1959 aged 38 from a Heart Attack
operatic tenor and actor American
Martin Luther King, Jr
   died in   
1968 aged 39 from a Gunshot
Nobel laureate, minister, civil rights activist American
Mary Kay Bergman
   died in   
1999 aged 38 From suicide
voice actress (South Park) American
Matthias Sindelar
   died in   
1939 aged 35 from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
footballer Austrian
Mattie Stepanek
   died in   
2004 aged 13 from Muscular Distrophy
poet, American
Maureen Connolly
   died in   
1969 aged 34 from cancer
tennis player American
Maximilien Robespierre
   died in   
1794 aged 36 by Guillotine
revolutionary leader French
Meriwether Lewis
   died in   
1809 aged 35 from a Gunshot
explorer American
Merritt Butrick
   died in   
1989 aged 29 from AIDS
actor American
Michael Collins
   died in   
1922 aged 31 was Assassinated
revolutionary leader Irish
Michael Hutchence
   died in   
1997 aged 37 From hanging in Possible Autoerotic Asphyxiation Incident
rock singer (INXS) Australian
Michael Ventris
   died in   
1956 aged 34 in a Car Accident
architect, classicist, linguist British
Mike Bloomfield
   died in   
1981 aged 37 from an Overdose
guitarist American
Mike Darr
   died in   
2002 aged 25 in a Car Accident
Major League Baseball outfielder American
Mike Hawthorn
   died in   
1959 aged 29 in a Car Accident
racing driver English
Minamoto No Yoshitsune
   died in   
1189 aged 30 in an Attack Ordered by Brother Yoritomo
General (exact age at death uncertain) Japanese
Minnie Riperton
   died in   
1979 aged 31 from Cancer
singer American
Mitch Hedberg
   died in   
2005 aged 37 from a Drug Overdose
comedian American
Monty Bowden
   died in   
1892 aged 26 officially from Epilepsy, Also Trampled by His Own Oxen
England's youngest ever cricket captain English
Nathanael West
   died in   
1940 aged 36 in a car Accident
writer American
Nat Turner
   died in   
1831 aged 31 by Execution
rebel American
Ned Kelly
   died in   
1880 aged 26 was Executed
bushranger Australian
Nero
   died in   
68 Aged 31 from Suicide
"Nero fiddled while Rome burned" ... but this does not mean he sat around playing the violin.
Nick Drake
   died in   
1974 aged 26 from Antidepressant Overdose, Probably Intentional
folk guitarist/singer British
Nicole DeHuff
   died in   
2005 aged 31 from Pneumonia
actress American
Niels Henrik Abel
   died in   
1829 aged 26 from Tuberculosis
mathematician Norwegian
Nile Kinnick
   died in   
1943 aged 24 in a plane Crash
college football running back (University of Iowa) American
The Notorious BIG
   died in   
1997 aged 24 from a Gunshot
rapper American
Novalis
   died in   
1801 aged 28 from Tuberculosis
poet and philosopher German
Ol' Dirty Bastard
   died in   
2004 aged 35 from Accidental Overdose of Cocaine and Painkillers
rapper (Wu Tang Clan) American
Otis Redding
   died in   
1967 aged 26 in an Aircraft Crash
soul singer American
Owen Hart
   died in   
1999 aged 34 in a Fall While Being Lowered to Ring During Live Televised Event
professional wrestler Canadian
Patrick Pearse
   died in   
1916 aged 36 by Execution
nationalist Irish
Patsy Cline
   died in   
1963 aged 30 in an Aircraft Crash
country music singer American
Pat Tillman
   died in   
2004 aged 27 from "friendly Fire" in Afghanistan
NFL player who gave up football to join US Army after September 11, 2001 attacks American
Paul Dana
   died in   
2006 aged 30 in a Car Accident During a Practice Run
race car driver American
Paul Demayo
   died in   
2005 aged 36 from Heroin Overdose
bodybuilder American
Paul Hunter
   died in   
2006 aged 27 from Cancer
snooker player British
Paul Kossoff
   died in   
1976 aged 25 from Drug-related Heart Problems
rock guitarist British
Paul Laurence Dunbar
   died in   
1906 aged 33 from Tuberculosis
poet American
Paul Williams
   died in   
1973 aged 34 from Suicide by Gunshot
singer (The Temptations) American
Pedro Zamora
   died in   
1994 aged 22 from AIDS
MTV The Real World participant American
Peg Entwistle
   died in   
1932 aged 24 by Suicide
actress Welsh
Pelle Lindbergh
   died in   
1985 aged 26 in A car Accident
ice hockey goaltender (Philadelphia Flyers) Swedish
Percy Bysshe Shelley
   died in   
1822 aged 29 by Drowning at Sea During Storm
Romantic poet (Ozymandias) English
Pete Duel
   died in   
1971 aged 31 from Suicide
actor American
Peter Ham
   died in   
1975 aged 27 from Suicide by Hanging
musician (Badfinger) British
Peter II of Russia
   died in   
1730 aged 14 from Small Pox
Tsar, Russian
Philippa Schuyler
   died in   
1967 aged 35 in an Aircraft Crash
musician American
Phil Lynott
   died in   
1986 aged 36 from a Drug Overdose
rock musician (Thin Lizzy) Irish
Phil Ochs
   died in   
1976 aged 35 from Suicide by Hanging
singer American
Phyllis Wheatley
   died in   
1784 aged 31 from Poverty
poet, first Afro-American writer published in US American
Proof
   died in   
2006 aged 30 from Gunfire
rapper American
Rafael Moreno Aranzadi
   died in   
1922 aged 29 from Typhoid
footballer, gave his nickname to the Pichichi trophy Spanish
Randy Rhoads
   died in   
1982 aged 25 in an Aircraft Crash
hard-rock guitarist (Quiet Riot/Ozzy Osbourne) American
Raphael
   died in   
1520 aged 37 of Unknown Cause
Artist Italian
Ray Chapman
   died in   
1920 aged 29 hit in Head by a Pitch from Carl Mays
baseball player (Cleveland Indians) American
Raymond Paley
   died in   
1933 aged 26 in a Skiing Accident
mathematician English
Ray Vitte
   died in   
1983 aged 33 shot by Police While Resisting Arrest
actor American
Reggie Lewis
   died in   
1993 aged 27 from a Heart Attack
basketball player (Boston Celtics) American
Renate Müller
   died in   
1937 aged 31 cause Undetermined, Suicide, or Murder by Gestapo Agents
actress German
Rex Cherryman
   died in   
1928 aged 30 from Septic Poisoning
actor American
Richard Beckinsale
   died in   
1979 aged 31 from a Heart Attack
television actor British
Richard II of England
   died in   
1400 aged 33 from Probably Homicide or Starvation
king, who was deposed and imprisoned by his cousin, Henry IV English
Richey James Edwards
   died in   
1995 aged 26 presumed Dead, Likely Jumped from Bridge
rock guitarist (Manic Street Preachers) Welsh
Ricky Wilson
   died in   
1985 aged 32 from AIDS
guitarist (The B-52's) American
Rico Yan
   died in   
2002 aged 27 from Either Acute Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis or Bangungot
actor Filipino
Ritchie Valens
   died in   
1959 aged 17 in Aircraft Crash
Chicano-rock singer, American
River Phoenix
   died in   
1993 aged 23 from Heart Failure Due to Drug Overdose
actor American
Robert Burns
   died in   
1796 aged 37 from Heart Problems
poet Scottish
Robert E. Howard
   died in   
1936 aged 30 from Suicide
writer American
Robert Fergusson
   died in   
1774 aged 24 from Head Trauma
poet Scottish
Robert Harron
   died in   
1920 aged 27 from a Gun Accident
actor American
Robert Johnson
   died in   
1938 aged 27 from Alleged Poisoning
delta blues guitarist/singer American
Roberto Clemente
   died in   
1972 aged 38 in an Aircraft Crash
baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates) Puerto Rican
Robert Wadlow
   died in   
1940 aged 22 from an Infection of the Left Ankle
tallest man ever American
Robin Harris
   died in   
1990 aged 36 from Heart Attack
comedian, actor American
Rob Pilatus
   died in   
1998 aged 32 from an Overdose
Milli Vanilli American
Rodney Anoai (Yokozuna)
   died in   
2000 aged 34 from a Heart Attack
professional wrestler American
Roger Byrne
   died in   
1958 aged 28 in The Munich Air Disaster
footballer (Manchester United) English
Roland Ratzenberger
   died in   
1994 aged 33 in a Crash During Race Qualifying
Formula 1 racing driver Austrian
Ronnie Peterson
   died in   
1978 aged 34 from Pulmonary Embolism Following Racing Injury
racing driver Swedish
Ronnie Van Zant
   died in   
1977 aged 29 in an Aircraft Crash
singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd) American
Rosalind Franklin
   died in   
1958 aged 37 From ovarian Cancer
DNA pioneer English
Rudolf Charousek
   died in   
1900 aged 26 from Tuberculosis
chess player Hungarian
Rudolf IV of Austria
   died in   
1365 aged 25 cause Unknown
Duke Austrian
Rudolph Valentino
   died in   
1926 aged 31 from Septicaemia
actor Italian
Rupert Brooke
   died in   
1915 aged 27 From septic Pneumonia
poet British
Ryan White
   died in   
1990 aged 18 from Accidental HIV Infection from Treatments for Haemophilia
AIDS activist, American
Samantha Smith
   died in   
1985 aged 13 in An aircraft Crash
social activist, actress, author, American
Sam Cooke
   died in   
1964 aged 33 from Homicide
soul musician American
Sam Kinison
   died in   
1992 aged 38 in a Car Accident Caused by Drunk Driver
stand-up comedian American
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
   died in   
1912 aged 37 from Pneumonia
composer English
Sandy Denny
   died in   
1978 aged 31 from Cerebral Haemorrhage
singer British
Sanjay Gandhi
   died in   
1980 aged 33 in an Aircraft Crash
politician, member of Nehru-Gandhi family Indian
Scott La Rock
   died in   
1987 aged 25 from Gun Violence
DJ American
Selena
   died in   
1995 aged 23 from Homicide
singer American
Sergei Yesenin
   died in   
1925 aged 30 from Suicide
poet Russian
Shannon Hoon
   died in   
1995 aged 28 from A drug Overdose
rock singer (Blind Melon) American
Sharon Tate
   died in   
1969 aged 26 from Homicide by Followers of Charles Manson
actress American
Shauna Grant
   died in   
1984 aged 20 From suicide
adult film actress American
Sidney Fox
   died in   
1942 aged 31 from Suicide
actress American
Simone Weil
   died in   
1943 aged 34 from Tuberculosis
philosopher French
Sir Philip Sidney
   died in   
1586 aged 31 killed in Battle
poet and soldier English
Sonny Liston
   died in   
1970 aged 38 from a Drug Overdose
heavyweight boxer American
Soraya
   died in   
2006 aged 37 from Breast Cancer
singer Colombian-American
Srinivasa Ramanujan
   died in   
1920 aged 32 from Amoebiasis
mathematician Indian
Stanley Ketchel
   died in   
1910 aged 24 from a Gunshot
boxer American
Stephen Crane
   died in   
1900 aged 28 From tuberculosis
novelist American
Stephen Foster
   died in   
1864 aged 37 from an Accidental Fall
composer American
Steve Biko
   died in   
1977 aged 30 from Severe Head Trauma While in Police Custody
anti-apartheid activist South African
Steve Olin
   died in   
1993 aged 27 in a Boating Accident
Major League Baseball pitcher American
Steve Prefontaine
   died in   
1975 aged 24 in a Car Accident
Olympic long-distance runner American
Stevie Ray Vaughan
   died in   
1990 aged 35 in a Helicopter Crash
blues guitarist American
St Therese of Lisieux
   died in   
1897 aged 24 From tuberculosis
Catholic saint French
Sylvia Plath
   died in   
1963 aged 30 from Suicide by Asphyxiation
Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet and author American
Tammi Terrell
   died in   
1970 aged 24 from A brain Tumour
Motown singer American
Tasunka Witko (Crazy Horse)
   died in   
1877 aged 27 from a Bayonet Wound While in US Army Custody
warrior (Oglala Sioux tribe) Native American
Ted Demme
   died in   
2002 aged 38 from a Heart Attack
film director American
Terry Fox
   died in   
1981 aged 22 from Cancer
athlete, activist Canadian
Terry Kath
   died in   
1978 aged 31 from Self Inflicted Gunshot
rock musician (Chicago) American
Theo Van Gogh
   died in   
1891 Aged 33 from Syphilis
Dutch art dealer. The younger brother of Vincent van Gogh.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
   died in   
1982 aged 31 murdered
author American
Thomas Anthony Dooley
   died in   
1961 aged 34 from Cancer
activist American
Thomas Chatterton
   died in   
1770 aged 17 By suicide
poet ,English
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
   died in   
1863 aged 39 fatally Wounded in Battle
Confederate Civil War general American
Thurman Munson
   died in   
1979 aged 32 in an Aircraft Crash
baseball player (New York Yankees) American
Tim Buckley
   died in   
1975 aged 28 from a Drug Overdose
folk singer American
Tim Crews
   died in   
1993 aged 32 in a Boating Accident
Major League Baseball pitcher American
Tim Richmond
   died in   
1989 aged 34 from AIDS
NASCAR racing driver American
Tip Foster
   died in   
1914 aged 36 from Diabetes
only man to have captained both England football and cricket teams English
Tommy Bolin
   died in   
1976 aged 25 from a Drug Overdose
musician American
Tom Simpson
   died in   
1967 aged 29 from Exhaustion During Tour De France
professional cyclist British
Tose Proeski
   died in   
2007 Aged 26 in a Car Accident
Macedonian pop singer. He was popular across the entire Balkan area and further north, and locally he was considered a top act of the Macedonian music scene. Proeski was known for his trademark quote "Ve sakam site" (I Love You All), and was called "Elvis Presley of the Balkans" by BBC News. Born January 25, 1981. Died October 16, 2007.
Tupac Shakur (2pac)
   died in   
1996 aged 25 from Gunshots from Drive-by
rapper singer, poet American
Tutankhamun
   died in   
1323 BCE aged 18 possibly Gangrene from an Infected Leg Wound
pharaoh ,Egyptian
Valentino Mazzola
   died in   
1949 aged 30 in Superga Air Disaster
footballer (Torino) Italian
Valery Kharlamov
   died in   
1981 aged 33 in a Car Accident
ice hockey player Russian
Veronica Guerin
   died in   
1996 aged 37 from Homicide
journalist Irish
Vincent Van Gogh
   died in   
1890 aged 37 from Suicide by Gunshot to His Chest
Painter Dutch
Wallace Reid
   died in   
1923 aged 31 from Influenza
actor American
Wilfred Owen
   died in   
1918 aged 25 Was killed While Crossing the Sambre-Oise Canal (World War I)
poet English
William Quantrill
   died in   
1865 aged 27 Killed by Union Army
Confederate guerrilla American
William S. Burroughs, Jr.
   died in   
1981 aged 33 from Liver Failure
writer American
Wolfe Tone
   died in   
1798 aged 35 from Suicide by Stab Wounds to Throat While Awaiting Execution in British Custody
independence leader Irish
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
   died in   
1791 aged 35 from Tuberculosis
composer Austrian
Wyndham Halswelle
   died in   
1915 aged 32 from a Sniper's Bullet at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle
athlete, 400m gold medallist at 1908 Olympic Games Scottish
Yuri Gagarin
   died in   
1968 aged 34 in a Fighter Jet Crash During Test Flight
cosmonaut, first man in space Soviet
Yutaka Taniyama
   died in   
1958 aged 31 from Suicide
Mathematician Japanese


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