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Famous Drowning Victims

A list of famous drowning victims. These notable people drowned either by accident or intentionally. May we recommend learning to swim or learn to defend yourself so that you don't have to join this list of famous drowning deaths and victims. Not even celebrities are immune to drowning, and many unfortunately have bitten the big one this way. Many of the names on this list should be familiar, even if the way they died may not be as famous as their larger than life personalities.

Who are famous drowning victims? Take a look at this list and you'll see for yourself.
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  1. 51

    1936 Jazz musician, suspected suicide

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    1929 Orchestral conductor, accident, 16 April 1973

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    1911 War criminal and leader of the Nazi human experimentation programme, drowned while swimming ...

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    1899 Poet; suicide in the Caribbean.

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    1938 Actress, drowned in a yachting accident in 1981; the accident raised several suspicions and ...

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    1958 Running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, accidentally drowned in 1983 while trying to save ...

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    1944 One of the members of the Beach Boys, in 1983

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    1947 NBC and PBS broadcaster and reporter, drowned when her car went off the road during a heavy ...

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    1942 American actress who drowned under mysterious circumstances in Manzanillo, Mexico in 1985.

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    Jerry Anderson 1955 Former NFL football player who drowned while saving a boy who had fallen into a flooded creek ...

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    Jim Hodder 1947 American drummer who drowned in his pool in 1990.

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    1923 Newspaper magnate, disappeared from his yacht under mysterious circumstances in 1991, body ...

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    Tom Mees 1949 Longtime sportscaster for ESPN, drowned while trying to rescue his 4 year old daughter in a ...

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    1966 Singer-songwriter, drowned in the Wolf River in Memphis, Tennessee in 1997

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    1941 Born 1941, in a suspected suicide in New York City's East River in 2004.

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    �douard Michelin French businessman, drowned while fishing near the island of Sein in northwest France, in ...

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    Édouard Michelin 1963 French businessman, drowned while fishing near the island of Sein in northwest France, in ...

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    1938 Distinguished Filipino educator and university president, accidentally drowned off the coast ...

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    1982 Defensive End for the New England Patriots, accidentally drowned in Lake Pontchartrain in New ...

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    1954 BBC World Service executive, drowned (suicide) at sea at Felixstowe

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    1960 French model, drowned in the Seine in 2008.

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    1943 Canadian ice hockey player, drowned after his snowmobile fell through thin ice in Quebec in ...

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    278 Roman Emperor, drowned in the Tiber River during the chaos of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge ...

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    Oph�lie Bretnacher A french student, drowned in the Danube between December 2008 and February 2009.

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