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Famous suicides list is a list of famous people who committed suicide - celebrities and historical figures - with photos. The complete list of the most famous suicides in history, including a lot of Hollywood suicides. What celebrities have killed themselves? Some of these famous suicides happened by overdose of sleeping pills or drugs; many of those who took their own lives were consumed by depression. An actor or two on this list was also believed to have killed himself, though the results of his death report has been disputed. The list below shows all celebrity suicides and all other notable people who ended their lives. What celebrities have committed suicide? This list also includes information about the methods of committing suicide used by each of these famous people who killed themselves. This list includes notable actors, musicians, and other famous professionals that are victims of suicide. If you find this list interesting, check out these lists of famous suicide notes and of these suicidal celebrities who attempted to kill themselves.

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Ahn Jae-hwan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Suicides List
Ahn Jae-hwan Died at 36 (1972-2008) - South Korean actor, carbon monoxide poisoning

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Albert Ayler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Suicides List
Albert Ayler Died at 34 (1936-1970) - American jazz saxophonist, jumped into New York City's East River

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Alice de Janzé is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Suicides List
Alice de Janzé Died at 42 (1899-1941) - American heiress, committed suicide with a firearm.

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Antonin Moine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Suicides List
Antonin Moine Died at 53 (1796-1849)

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Assia Wevill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Suicides List
Assia Wevill Died at 42 (1927-1969) - German born lover of English poet Ted Hughes; murder-suicide of her daughter with Hughes, gas

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Butch Trucks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Suicides List
Butch Trucks age 68 - Drummer for the Allman Brothers Band, shot himself in West Palm Beach, FL, on January 24, 2017.

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Chris Acland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Suicides List
Chris Acland Died at 30 (1966-1996) - British drummer for the band Lush, hanging

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Chris Benoit is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Suicides List
Chris Benoit Died at 40 (1967-2007) - Professional wrestler, hung himself after murdering his wife and son.

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Clara Bloodgood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Suicides List
Clara Bloodgood Died at 37 (1870-1907)

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Clayne Jeffs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Suicides List
Clayne Jeffs Nephew of Warren Jeffs, committed suicide with a firearm after admitting that Warren Jeffs had sexually assaulted him as a child.

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Clodius Albinus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Suicides List
Clodius Albinus Died at 47 (150-197) - Roman emperor, killed himself after a defeat in battle

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Deborah Laake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Suicides List
Deborah Laake Died at 47 (1953-2000)

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Diane Arbus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Suicides List
Diane Arbus Died at 48 (1923-1971) - American photographer, overdosed on pills and slashed wrists

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Edwin Howard Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Suicides List
Edwin Howard Armstrong Died at 64 (1890-1954) - American inventor of FM radio, jumped from a 13th floor window

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Edwin Valero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Suicides List
Edwin Valero Died at 29 (1981-2010) - Venezuelan boxer, hanging, after arrest on suspicion of murdering his wife

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Forrest H. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Suicides List
Forrest H. Anderson Died at 76 (1913-1989) - Governor of Montana, gunshot

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Gwili Andre is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Suicides List
Gwili Andre Died at 51 (1908-1959) - Danish actress, self-immolation

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Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Suicides List
Hunter S. Thompson Died at 68 (1937-2005) - Gonzo journalist, author of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", gunshot

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James Robert Baker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Suicides List
James Robert Baker Died at 51 (1946-1997) - American writer

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Jason Altom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Suicides List
Jason Altom Died at 27 (1971-1998) - American Ph.D. student, ingested potassium cyanide

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Jean Améry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Suicides List
Jean Améry Died at 66 (1912-1978) - Member of the British Royal Family, shot himself

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Jeff Alm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Suicides List
Jeff Alm Died at 25 (1968-1993) - American NFL player, gunshot

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Jeremy Michael Boorda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Suicides List
Jeremy Michael Boorda Died at 57 (1939-1996) - Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy

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Johannes Vares is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Suicides List
Johannes Vares Died at 56 (1890-1946) - Estonian poet, doctor and politician

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John David Roy Atchison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Suicides List
John David Roy Atchison Died at 53 (1954-2007) - American federal prosecutor and alleged child sex offender

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Johnny Ace is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Suicides List
Johnny Ace Died at 25 (1929-1954) - American singer, self-inflicted gunshot

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José Manuel Balmaceda is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Suicides List
José Manuel Balmaceda Died at 51 (1840-1891) - President of Chile, gunshot

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Juhan Viiding is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Suicides List
Juhan Viiding Died at 47 (1948-1995) - Estonian poet and actor, cut his veins

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Korechika Anami is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Suicides List
Korechika Anami Died at 58 (1887-1945) - Japanese War Minister, seppuku

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Kostas Karyotakis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Suicides List
Kostas Karyotakis Died at 32 (1896-1928) - Greek poet, gunshot

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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Suicides List
Kurt Cobain Died at 27 (1967-1994) - American singer, songwriter and guitarist for Nirvana, gunshot

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L'Wren Scott is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Suicides List
L'Wren Scott Died at 50 (1964-2014) - American fashion designer/model: found dead hanging from a doorknob

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Leandro N. Alem is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Suicides List
Leandro N. Alem Died at 55 (1841-1896) - Argentine politician, founder of the Radical Civic Union, gunshot to the head

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Lembit Oll is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Suicides List
Lembit Oll Died at 33 (1966-1999) - Estonian chess Grandmaster, jumped out of window

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Li Tobler is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Suicides List
Li Tobler Died at 27 (1948-1975) - Swiss actress, model and life partner of artist H. R. Giger, gunshot

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Ludwig Boltzmann is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Suicides List
Ludwig Boltzmann Died at 62 (1844-1906) - Austrian physicist famous for thermodynamics and the atomic theory, hanging

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Manuel Acuña is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Suicides List
Manuel Acuña Died at 24 (1849-1873) - Mexican poet

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Marcel Jacob is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Suicides List
Marcel Jacob Died at 45 (1964-2009) - Swedish musician"

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Marshall Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Suicides List
Marshall Applewhite Died at 66 (1931-1997) - American leader of the Heaven's Gate religious cult, overdose

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Marwan al-Shehhi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Suicides List
Marwan al-Shehhi Died at 23 (1978-2001) - United Arab Emirate Al Qaeda terrorist, 9/11 attacks

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Max Linder is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Suicides List
Max Linder Died at 42 (1883-1925) - French film and stage actor, double suicide with wife; veronal and morphine ingestion, cut wrists.

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May Ayim is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Suicides List
May Ayim Died at 36 (1960-1996) - German author, jumped from 13th floor of a Berlin building

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Meriwether Lewis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Suicides List
Meriwether Lewis Died at 35 (1774-1809) - U.S. explorer with William Clark, gunshot. There is some debate as to whether his death was a suicide.

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Michael Alfonso, is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Suicides List
Michael Alfonso, A.k.a. Mike Awesome, American professional wrestler, hanging

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Miroslava is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Suicides List
Miroslava Died at 30 (1925-1955) - Actress, overdose of sleeping pills

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Mohamed Atta is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Suicides List
Mohamed Atta Died at 33 (1968-2001) - Egyptian Al Qaeda terrorist, 9/11 Attacks

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Nikki Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Suicides List

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Otto Strandman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Suicides List
Otto Strandman Died at 66 (1875-1941) - Estonian politician, gunshot

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Pedro Armendáriz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Suicides List
Pedro Armendáriz Died at 51 (1912-1963) - Mexican actor, gunshot

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Pekka-Eric Auvinen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Suicides List
Pekka-Eric Auvinen