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List of famous people who died of hyperthermia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from hyperthermia 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 hyperthermia, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List people include Mark Leduc, Korey Stringer and many additional people as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from hyperthermia?" and "Which famous people died due to hyperthermia?"

These notable hyperthermia deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has hyperthermia as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 items)
Mark Leduc is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Hyperthermia
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Mark Leduc was a boxer from Canada, who won a silver medal at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 47 (1962-2009)

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

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Nathanael Greene is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Hyperthermia
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Nathanael Greene was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War, known for his successful command in the Southern Campaign, forcing British general Charles Cornwallis to abandon the Carolinas and head for Virginia. When the war began, Greene was a militia private, the lowest rank possible; he emerged from the war with a reputation as George Washington's most gifted and dependable officer. Many places in the United States are named for him. Greene suffered financial difficulties in the post-war years and died suddenly of sunstroke in 1786. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 44 (1742-1786)

Birthplace: Potowomut, Rhode Island, United States of America

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#19 on The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

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Evan Tanner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Hyperthermia
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Evan Loyd Tanner was an American professional mixed martial arts fighter. He was a former UFC Middleweight and was also the first American to win the Pancrase Neo-Blood tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Tanner won his first championship when he defeated Heath Herring at USWF 7, and went on to successfully defend that title five times. Tanner then won the UFC Middleweight Championship at UFC 51, stopping David Terrell with strikes in the first round. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 37 (1971-2008)

Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States of America

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Lillian Nordica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Hyperthermia
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Lillian Nordica was an American opera singer who had a major stage career in Europe and her native country. Nordica established herself as one of the foremost dramatic sopranos of the late 19th century and early 20th century due to the high quality of her powerful yet flexible voice and her ability to perform an unusually wide range of roles in the German, French and Italian operatic repertoires. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 57 (1857-1914)

Birthplace: Farmington, Maine, United States of America

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