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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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    Jim Morrison died on July 3, 1971 at age 27. He was found dead in his bathtub, but no official autopsy was completed. He is suspected to have died from a drug overdose.


    Born: 1943
    Birthplace: Central Florida, Melbourne, Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America + 4 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Film Score Composer, Poet, Songwriter, Musician, Screenwriter + 4 more
    Institution: St. Petersburg College, University of California, Los Angeles, Alameda High School, Florida State University, George Washington Middle School
    Height: 5'10"
    Cause Of Death: Heart failure, Drug overdose
    Interment Location: Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, 20th arrondissement, Seine
    Dated: Pamela Des Barres
    Place Of Death: Île-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1971
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