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Famous People Who Drowned

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List of famous people who drowned, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who drowned are listed alphabetically and include the famous drowning victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people who died by drowning, including singer Whitney Houston, Virginia Woolf, Rajeev Motwani, and Ward Beysen.

These notable drowning deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has drowning as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 

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