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Which celebrities have died from exsanguination, and exactly what is exsanguination? This is a list of famous people who died due to exsanguinating, or "bleeding out." Along with the names of the victims, their hometown and other biographical information are provided. Notable exsanguination deaths include modern and past famous people, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Among the list of exsanguinated, notable names range from statesman Seneca the Younger to "The Golden Boy" actor William Holden (born William Franklin Beedle Jr.).

Everyone on this list has exsanguination as a cause of death (bleeding to death) somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor. As a side note, to exsanguinate, or ‘bleed to death,’ doesn't necessarily mean a person has lost all their blood - the exsanguination definition only requires severe blood loss, the exact amount of which varies from person to person.


William Holden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Exsanguination
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William Holden was an American actor, who was one of the biggest box office draws of the 1950s. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1953 for his role in Stalag 17, and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in the 1973 television film The Blue Knight. Holden starred in some of Hollywood's most popular and critically acclaimed films, including such blockbusters as Sunset Boulevard, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, Picnic, The Towering Inferno, and Network. He was named one of the "Top 10 Stars of the Year" six times, and appeared on the American Film Institute's AFI's 100 Years…100 Stars list as number 25. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 63 (1918-1981)

Birthplace: O'Fallon, Illinois, United States of America

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#54 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

#20 on The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Seneca the Younger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Exsanguination
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature. He was a tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero. While he was forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy to assassinate Nero, he may have been innocent. His father was Seneca the Elder, his elder brother was Lucius Junius Gallio Annaeanus, called Gallio in the Bible, and his nephew was the poet Lucan. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 68 (3 BC-65)

Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain

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#75 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

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Daniel Rohrbough is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Exsanguination
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Daniel Rohrbough

Daniel Rohrbough was one of the students killed in the school shooting at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. 

Age: Dec. at 15 (1984-1999)

Lucan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Exsanguination
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Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, better known in English as Lucan, was a Roman poet, born in Corduba, in the Hispania Baetica. Despite his short life, he is regarded as one of the outstanding figures of the Imperial Latin period. His youth and speed of composition set him apart from other poets. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 26 (39-65)

Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain

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