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Unusual deaths will always attract attention – and they attract even more if they involve scandalous circumstances. Consider the cases of these famous people who died during sex. Several notable figures, historic and contemporary, may have died while engaging in sexual acts. Some had heart attacks, some horribly killed themselves by accident, and a few may have even been murdered. The actual facts surrounding these celebrities' passings are murky, but all were found in compromising positions.

This list includes actors, musicians, and even politicians. Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt reportedly died in his mistress' arms, leading many to speculate that they were having sex when he took his last breath. The Who bassist, John Entwistle, was found in the company of a stripper – and copious amounts of cocaine – at the time of his death in 2002. In 2009, David Carradine died while reportedly engaging in auto-erotic asphyxiation. Michael Hutchence and Kristian Digby may have also died as a result of this dangerous sex act.

Whether you take these stories as grim cautionary tales or odd bits of trivia, there's no denying that these celebrities' deaths are fascinating. Read on to see which other unexpected stars may have died having sex.

Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died During Sex
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Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt reportedly died in his mistress' arms, leading many to speculate that they were having sex when he took his last breath.

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Age: Died at 63 (1882-1945)

Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer, Writer, Lawyer

Credits: Zeitgeist: The Movie, World War II in HD Colour, The President's Mystery, Fala: The President's Dog

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Attila the Hun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died During Sex
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Attila the Hun is said to have died of a heart attack on his wedding night.

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Age: Died at 47 (406-453)

Birthplace: Hajdúböszörmény, Hungary

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#17 on The Most Important Military Leaders in World History

#98 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#40 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

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Pope John XII is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died During Sex
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Pope John XII reportedly died while having an adulterous affair, either from medical complications or the attack of a furious husband.

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Age: Died at 27 (937-964)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

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David Carradine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died During Sex
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In 2009, David Carradine died in Bangkok while supposedly engaging in auto-erotic asphyxiation. He was reportedly found with a cord wrapped around his neck and genitals.

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Age: Died at 73 (1936-2009)

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Kill Bill: Vol. 2, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kung Fu

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#92 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

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