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125 Famous People Who Died Young People

125 Famous People Who Died Young

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I often find these kinds of lists floating around the net but they are often not very concise and don't include people from all professions and countries. I have done my best to include everyone I can think of who has had a major impact on our lives and has consequently garnered fame. If you think I have missed out anyone fundamental to a complete list, comment and I will add them. Hopefully I can make this list into a definitive one. I hope you like it. Also please note there is no ranking system. I have merely added them as I think of them, as opposed to ranking them by fame. Also my criteria has only one limitation. That they must have passed on before 50 years old. Their nationality and reason for being "nationally" famous is irrelevant. As long as they are well known they are suitable for adding.
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    Jimi Hendrix died on September 18, 1970 at the age of 27. His cause of death is disputed, but the coroner believed that he choked to death on his own vomit.


    Born: 1942
    Birthplace: Washington, Area code 206, Western United States, Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary, Northwestern United States + 5 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Musician + 5 more
    Institution: Garfield High School, Washington Middle School
    Height: 5'10"
    Cause Of Death: Drug overdose, Inhalation of vomit
    Interment Location: Washington, Greenwood Memorial Park, Western United States, Northwestern United States, United States of America + 2 more
    Canoodled: Cassandra Peterson
    Place Of Death: Europe, London postal district, W postcode area, Notting Hill, United Kingdom + 4 more
    Date Of Death: 1970
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