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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.

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David A. Johnston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
David A. Johnston Died at 31 (1949-1980) - Mount St. Helens

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Harry Glicken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Harry Glicken Died at 33 (1958-1991) - Mount Unzen

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Harry Randall Truman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Harry Randall Truman Died at 84 (1896-1980) - Mount St. Helens

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Katia and Maurice Krafft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Katia and Maurice Krafft Died at 49 (1942-1991) - Mount Unzen

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Omayra Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Omayra Sánchez Died at 13 (1972-1985) - Nevado del Ruiz

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Pliny the Elder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Pliny the Elder Died at 56 (23-79) - Mount Vesuvius