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Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions 

Notable Famous Deaths
Updated June 14, 2019 23.1k views 6 items
In the wake of the volcanic ash eruption in Eyjafjallajökull, here is a list of notable people who died in volcanic eruptions. In the past 500 years, over 200,000 people have lost their lives due to volcano eruptions. This list includes famous volcanic eruption victims from all over the world. Read the names of the mountains turned deadly volcanoes in the discussion column. If you're looking for more volcano information check out the worst volcanic eruption and supervolcanoes list.
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David A. Johnston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Dec. at 31 (1949-1980) from Chicago, Illinois
Mount St. Helens
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Harry Glicken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Mount Unzen
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Harry Randall Truman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Dec. at 84 (1896-1980) from Ivydale, Clay County, West Virginia, West Virginia
Mount St. Helens
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Katia and Maurice Krafft... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Dec. at 49 (1942-1991) from Mulhouse, France
Mount Unzen
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Omayra Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Dec. at 13 (1972-1985) from Armero, Colombia
Nevado del Ruiz
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Pliny the Elder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Death By Volcano: People Who Died in Volcanic Eruptions
Dec. at 56 (23-79) from Como, Italy
Mount Vesuvius