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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. 

Are you surprised this many famous and notable people died as virgins? Share your thoughts in the comments section.


Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 16 Famous People Who Probably Died as Virgins
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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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 16 Famous People Who Probably Died as Virgins
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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.

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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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 16 Famous People Who Probably Died as Virgins
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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.

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Age: Died at 87 (1910-1997)

Birthplace: Skopje, Yugoslavia

Profession: Nun, Teacher

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Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 16 Famous People Who Probably Died as Virgins
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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.

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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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