Hippasus 45436 A student of the mathematician Pythagoras, who, by some accounts, was drowned by his fellow ...
Qu Yuan 45596 Committed ritual suicide as a form of protest against the corruption of the era, a sacrifice ...
Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator Drowned in the Nile in 47 BC
Antinous 111 Lover of Roman Emperor Hadrian, drowned in the Nile in 130; the grieving emperor commissioned ...
Li Bai 701 It is, however, suggested that he died of excessive drinking or mercury poisoning.
William Adelin 1103 Son of king Henry I of England, drowned in the Channel on 25 November 1120 in the White Ship ...
Matilda, Countess of Perches Countess of Perches. Daughter of king Henry I of England, drowned in the Channel on 25 ...
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor 1122 Duke of Swabia and Holy Roman Emperor, drowned in the Göks River (Cilicia).
Henry of Antioch 1198 Henry of Poitiers or Henri de Poitiers, drowned at sea on 18 June/27 June/28 June 1276, son of ...
Magnus II of Norway 1048 1316 - 1374
John of Nepomuk 1345 Martyred by drowning in 1393.
Henry Holland 1745 1430 � 1475
George Executed for treason against his brother king Edward IV of England on 1478, by drowning in a ...
Bartolomeu Dias 1450 Portuguese explorer who sailed around the Cape of Good Hope. Drowned not far from the Cape of ...
Louis II of Hungary 1506
Felix Manz 1498 Co-founder of the Swiss Anabaptists, was drowned in 1527 in the Limmat River in Z�rich by the ...
Francisco Rodrigues Lobo 1580 A Portuguese poet and writer of Sephardi Jewish origin, drowned on 4 November 1621
John William Friso, Prince of Orange 1687 Stadholder of the Low Countries, in 1711
Peter Artedi 1705 A disciple of Linnaeus, considered the father of Ichthyology, fell by accident in a channel of ...
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792
Charles Clement Johnston 1795 U.S. Representatives from Virginia, drown in Atlantic near a dock in Alexandria, Virginia in ...
Lucas Barrett 1837 English naturalist and geologist in 1862.
Constantine W. Buckley 1815 Former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, drowned in the Brazos River near ...
William Collinson Sawyer 1832
King Ludwig II of Bavaria 1845 1845 � 13 June 1886, found drowned dead in Lake Starnberg (then called Lake W�rm)
Bernhard von Gudden 1824 1824 � 13 June 1886, Psychiatric Professor who diagnosed and accompanied Ludwig II of Bavaria, ...
Julius Krohn 1835 Founder of the scientific study of folklore, and influential journalist, author and ...
Ernst Schultz 1879 Danish sprinter. Drowned while swimming in Roskilde Fjord, 20 June 1906.
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert British humorist, librettist of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas, drowned while going to the ...
John Jacob Astor IV 1864 Drowned in the Titanic disaster
Benjamin Guggenheim 1865 Drowned in the Titanic disaster
Isidor Straus 1845 Drowned in the Titanic disaster
Ida Straus 1849 Drowned in the Titanic disaster
Grigori Rasputin 1869 Russian mystic and Imperial adviser; the aristocratic faction tried to kill him using several ...
Enrique Granados 1867 Drowned after jumping out of a lifeboat to rescue his wife, following the torpedoing of their ...
William Wilton 1865 Scottish football manager (Rangers F.C.), drowned in a boating accident at Gourock
Artur de Sacadura Cabral 1881 Died on 15 November 1924 after his airplane disappeared over the English Channel, along with ...
Johnny Douglas 1882 1882-1930, cricketer, died unsuccessfully trying to rescue his father after a collision at ...
Eugene James 1913 Kentucky Derby-winning American jockey drowned in Lake Michigan while swimming at Chicago's ...
James Murray 1837 1901-1936, actor, found drowned in the Hudson River, possible suicide
Virginia Woolf 1882 British writer, committed suicide on 28 March 1941
Bertie Johnston 1880 Politician, drowned at Black Rock, Victoria
Arky Vaughan 1912 Baseball Hall of Famer, drowned after falling from his fishing boat on 30 August 1952
Prince Frederick of Prussia 1911 Died in 1966 at Reinhartshausen, Germany after drowning in the Rhine.
Eric Fleming 1925 Actor best known for his role in the CBS series Rawhide, drowned on 28 September 1966, in a ...
Harold Holt 1908 Serving Prime Minister of Australia, presumed drowned (or taken by shark) on 17 December 1967.
Mary Jo Kopechne 1940 Drowned in Edward Kennedy's Oldsmobile Delta 88 in a car accident off of Chappaquiddick Island ...
Brian Jones 1942 Drowned in Hartfield
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