In the wake of the volcanic ash eruption in Eyjafjallajökull, here is a list of notable people who died in volcanic eruptions. In the past 500 years, over 200,000 people have lost their lives due to volcano eruptions. This list includes famous volcanic eruption victims from all over the world. Read the names of the mountains turned deadly volcanoes in the discussion column. If you're looking for more volcano information check out the worst volcanic eruption and supervolcanoes list.