Famous Drowning Victims People
by  tags 52,702 views f p @

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.
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
  1. 51

    Died at 34 (1936-1970) Jazz musician, suspected suicide

    ) open
  2. 52

    Died at 44 (1929-1973) Orchestral conductor, accident, 16 April 1973

    ) open
  3. 53

    Died at 68 (1911-1979) War criminal and leader of the Nazi human experimentation programme, drowned while swimming off the Brazilian coast in 1979

    ) open
  4. 54

    Died at 33 (1899-1932) Poet; suicide in the Caribbean.

    ) open
  5. 55

    Died at 43 (1938-1981) Actress, drowned in a yachting accident in 1981; the accident raised several suspicions and murder was considered.

    ) open
  6. 56

    Died at 25 (1958-1983) Running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, accidentally drowned in 1983 while trying to save three children who were screaming for help.

    ) open
  7. 57

    Died at 39 (1944-1983) One of the members of the Beach Boys, in 1983

    ) open
  8. 58

    Died at 36 (1947-1983) NBC and PBS broadcaster and reporter, drowned when her car went off the road during a heavy rainstorm into a canal. Her car sank upside down in the mud and filled with water on 23 October 1983.

    ) open
  9. 59

    Died at 43 (1942-1985) American actress who drowned under mysterious circumstances in Manzanillo, Mexico in 1985.

    ) open
  10. 60
    No image

    Jerry Anderson age 60 Former NFL football player who drowned while saving a boy who had fallen into a flooded creek in 1989.

    ) open
  11. 61
    No image

    Jim Hodder Died at 43 (1947-1990) American drummer who drowned in his pool in 1990.

    ) open
  12. 62

    Died at 68 (1923-1991) Newspaper magnate, disappeared from his yacht under mysterious circumstances in 1991, body later recovered off the coast of Tenerife

    ) open
  13. 63
    No image

    Tom Mees Died at 47 (1949-1996) Longtime sportscaster for ESPN, drowned while trying to rescue his 4 year old daughter in a neighbor's swimming pool, in 1996. The daughter survived.

    ) open
  14. 64

    Died at 31 (1966-1997) Singer-songwriter, drowned in the Wolf River in Memphis, Tennessee in 1997

    ) open
  15. 65

    Died at 63 (1941-2004) Born 1941, in a suspected suicide in New York City's East River in 2004.

    ) open
  16. 66
    No image

    �douard Michelin French businessman, drowned while fishing near the island of Sein in northwest France, in 2006., in the Philippines in 2006

    ) open
  17. 67
    No image

    Édouard Michelin Died at 43 (1963-2006) French businessman, drowned while fishing near the island of Sein in northwest France, in 2006., in the Philippines in 2006

    ) open
  18. 68

    Died at 68 (1938-2006) Distinguished Filipino educator and university president, accidentally drowned off the coast of Morong, Bataan

    ) open
  19. 69
    No image

    Died at 30 (1977-2007)

    ) open
  20. 70

    Died at 25 (1982-2007) Defensive End for the New England Patriots, accidentally drowned in Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans after a jet ski accident on 27 May 2007, Suffolk

    ) open
  21. 71
    No image

    Died at 53 (1954-2007) BBC World Service executive, drowned (suicide) at sea at Felixstowe

    ) open
  22. 72

    Died at 48 (1960-2008) French model, drowned in the Seine in 2008.

    ) open
  23. 73

    Died at 65 (1943-2008) Canadian ice hockey player, drowned after his snowmobile fell through thin ice in Quebec in 2008.

    ) open
  24. 74

    Died at 34 (278-312) Roman Emperor, drowned in the Tiber River during the chaos of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge on October, 28, 312.

    ) open
  25. 75
    No image

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

    ) open
L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists