This list of famous people who probably died as virgins is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous people throughout history likely died without ever having sex. Some of these famous figures chose to remain virgins because of religious devotions, while others were born with severe ailments that prevented them from having sex. Still others just thought sex would distract them from their careers.
Who is the most famous person who likely died a virgin? Although he was married to Eva Braun, many people suspect that Adolf Hitler died a virgin. He was rumored to have never slept with his wife and it is believed that he was a bisexual. He did contract syphilis at some point, so it is possible that he may have had some sort of sexual experience. Other historical figures rumored to have died virgins include Isaac Newton, Nikola Tesla, and Mother Teresa.
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Although he was married to Eva Braun, many people suspect that Adolf Hitler died a virgin. He was rumored to have never slept with his wife, and it is believed that he was a bisexual. He did contract syphilis at some point, so it is possible that he may have had some sort of sexual experience.
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Age: Died at 56 (1889-1945)
Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria
Profession: Politician, Soldier, Writer, Artist
Credits: World War II in HD Colour, Apocalypse: The Second World War
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Isaac Newton never married in his lifetime. He was a solitary individual, and many historians believe that he died a virgin.
Age: Died at 84 (1643-1727)
Birthplace: Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, United Kingdom
Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Chemist, Scientist Philosopher, + more
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Mother Teresa dedicated her life to being a Catholic nun. A devoted follower of Catholicism, Mother Teresa was known to have died a virgin.
Age: Died at 87 (1910-1997)
Birthplace: Skopje, Yugoslavia
Profession: Nun, Teacher
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In a 1980 interview, Andy Warhol claimed that he was still a virgin. Warhol died seven years later, but his sexual status remained a question mark.
Age: Died at 59 (1928-1987)
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Profession: Sculptor, Illustrator, Painter, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more
Credits: Chelsea Girls, Empire, Mario Banana I, Blow Job
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Scientist and innovator, Nikola Tesla, abstained from sex for his entire life. He believed that sex would distract him from his work.
Age: Died at 87 (1856-1943)
Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia
Profession: Futurist, Physicist, Inventor, Scientist Mechanical engineer, + more
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Queen Elizabeth I was known as the "Virgin Queen." She was the last leader from the Tudor legacy.
Age: Died at 70 (1533-1603)
Birthplace: Eurasia, Greenwich, United Kingdom, London England, + more
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J. Edgar Hoover never married, and he lived with his mother for much of his adult life. Many speculate that Hoover was either secretly gay or that he died a virgin.
Age: Died at 77 (1895-1972)
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
Profession: Police officer, Writer
Credits: The Next of Kin, Parole Fixer, Queen of the Mob, Walk East On Beacon Undercover Doctor, + more
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Alice in Wonderland author, Lewis Carroll, never married and he is not known to have had any relationships with women. Some people speculate that Carroll may have been a pedophile, as he had a collection of nude photographs of young girls.
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Age: Died at 66 (1832-1898)
Birthplace: Cheshire, Borough of Halton, Eurasia, North West England United Kingdom, + more
Profession: Mathematician, Novelist, Author, Writer Cleric, + more
Credits: Alice in Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, (1999) Alice Alice
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