List of famous people who died of defenestration, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from defenestration includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of defenestration, including actors, musicians and athletes.
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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from defenestration?" and "Which famous people died due to defenestration?"These notable defenestration deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has defenestration as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (11 items)
Gaspard de Coligny, Seigneur de Châtillon was a French nobleman and admiral, best remembered as a disciplined Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 53 (1519-1572)
Birthplace: Châtillon-Coligny, Francesee more on Gaspard II de Coligny
Gilles Deleuze was a French philosopher who, from the early 1960s until his death, wrote influentially on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art. His most popular works were the two volumes of Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Anti-Oedipus and A Thousand Plateaus, both co-written with Félix Guattari. His metaphysical treatise Difference and Repetition is considered by many scholars to be his magnum opus. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 70 (1925-1995)
Birthplace: Paris, Francesee more on Gilles Deleuze
Garry Hoy was a lawyer for the law firm of Holden Day Wilson in Toronto. He died in an act of accidental autodefenestration. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 38 (1955-1993)see more on Garry Hoy
Ivan Ivanovich Safronov was a Russian journalist and columnist who covered military affairs for the daily newspaper Kommersant. He died after falling from the fifth floor of his Moscow apartment building. His apartment was on the third floor. There are speculations that he may have been killed for his critical reporting: the Taganka District prosecutor's office in Moscow initiated a criminal investigation into Safronov's death, and in September 2007, officially ruled his death a suicide. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 51 (1956-2007)
Birthplace: Moscow, Russiasee more on Ivan Safronov