Top Ten Deaths We Wish We Could Have Prevented

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The Top Ten

1 Abraham Lincoln (president) Abraham Lincoln (president) Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.
2 Michael Jackson (singer)
3 Tupac (rapper) Tupac (rapper) Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was more.

We could've told him to wear his bullet proof vest that night. He didn't where it because it was too hot - rl4263

4 John F. Kennedy (president) John F. Kennedy (president) John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Born May 29th, 1917) commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban more.

Had bullet proof windows but thought it was a wonderful day HA! - Jackhammer619

5 Notorious B.I.G. (rapper) Notorious B.I.G. (rapper) Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered more.
6 Freddie Mercury (singer) Freddie Mercury (singer) Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave more.
7 Eddie Guerrero (pro wrestler)

Eddie Guerrero was the personification of hard work in the wrestling business. He had incredible charisma.R.I. P

8 Chris Benoit (pro wrestler)
9 Martin Luther King Jr. (civil rights activist) Martin Luther King Jr. (civil rights activist) Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
10 John Lennon (singer) John Lennon (singer) John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

Say what you want about the Beatles and John Lennon, but they're what started the rock music industry, and Lennon no less is an amazing and influential artist even to this day

The Contenders

11 Steve Irwin (crocodile hunter, actor) Steve Irwin (crocodile hunter, actor) Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist.
12 Kurt Cobain (singer) Kurt Cobain (singer) Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his more.

I really wish kurt cobain hadn't died, I still listen to heart shaped box all the time

13 Owen Hart (pro wrestler) Owen Hart (pro wrestler) Owen James Hart was a Canadian-American professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and most notably, the World Wrestling Federation, where he wrestled under both his own name, and ring name more.
14 James Bulger (abduction victim)
15 Bon Scott (Singer) Bon Scott (Singer) Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and lived in Kirriemuir, Scotland, for 5 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia, more.
16 Bruce Lee (actor)
17 Paul Bearer (pro wrestling manager) Paul Bearer (pro wrestling manager) William Alvin "Bill" Moody, better known by his ring names Paul Bearer and Percival 'Percy' Pringle III, was an American professional wrestling manager.
18 Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (singer)
19 Ryan Dunn (actor, comedian) Ryan Dunn (actor, comedian) Ryan Matthew Dunn (June 11, 1977 – June 20, 2011) was an American stunt performer, television personality, comedian, actor, writer, musician, and one of the stars of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass.
20 Elvis Presley (singer) Elvis Presley (singer) Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.
21 Emmett Till Emmett Till
22 Shain Gandee (reality TV star)
23 Jimi Hendrix (musician) Jimi Hendrix (musician) Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.
24 Cliff Burton (musician) Cliff Burton (musician) Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton (February 10th 1962 - September 27th 1986) was an American musician, best known as the second bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica, recording three studio albums. He died in 1986 after getting crushed by a tour bus in Copenhagen whilst promoting Metallica's more.
25 John Belushi (actor, comedian) John Belushi (actor, comedian) John Adam Belushi was an American comedian, actor, and singer. Belushi is best known for his "intense energy and raucous attitude" which he displayed as one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.
26 John Ritter (actor) John Ritter (actor) Jonathan Southworth Ritter was an American comic actor. He was the son of the singing cowboy star Tex Ritter and the father of actors Jason and Tyler Ritter.
27 Johnny Cash (singer) Johnny Cash (singer) John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of more.
28 Rebecca Schaeffer (actress)
29 Umaga (pro wrestler) Umaga (pro wrestler) Edward Smith "Umaga" Fatu was an American Samoan professional wrestler. He was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment in the 2000s under the ring names Umaga and Jamal.
30 Jam Master Jay (rapper)
31 Robert F. Kennedy (senator) Robert F. Kennedy (senator) Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts.
32 Billy Mays (salesman)
33 Brian Pillman (pro wrestler) Brian Pillman (pro wrestler) Brian William Pillman was an American professional wrestler and professional football player best known for his appearances in Stampede Wrestling in the 1980s and World Championship Wrestling, Extreme Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation in the 1990s.
34 "British Bulldog" Davey Boy Smith (pro wrestler)
35 Mahatma Gandhi (activist)

The preacher of non-violence. This man single handedly drove away the British from India and changed history.

36 Whitney Houston (singer)

The greatest female voice to have ever been recorded in music history

37 Mother Teresa (Catholic nun)

If this saint's death is not the most saddest then I don't know what is.

38 Steve Jobs (Entrepreneur)
39 Patrick Swayze (Actor) Patrick Swayze (Actor) Patrick Wayne Swayze was an American actor, dancer, singer, and songwriter. Having gained fame with appearances in films during the 1980s, he became popular for playing tough guys and romantic lead males.
40 Bernie Mac (Comedian, Actor) Bernie Mac (Comedian, Actor) Bernard Jeffrey "Bernie" McCullough better known by his stage name Bernie Mac, was an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist.
41 Bob Marley (singer) Bob Marley (singer) Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.
42 Lance Cade (pro wrestler) Lance Cade (pro wrestler) Lance Kurtis McNaught was an American professional wrestler. He was best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment where he performed under the ring names Garrison Cade and Lance Cade.
43 Paul Walker (actor) Paul Walker (actor) Paul William Walker IV was an American actor . Walker began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel .
44 Robin Williams (comedian, actor)
45 Chuck Schuldiner (singer) Chuck Schuldiner (singer) Charles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner (1967-2001) was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known as the founder and vocalist, guitarist and bassist of the American heavy metal band Death. He is considered the most influential figure in Death Metal, with some publications referring to Chuck more.
46 Dimebag Darrell (musician) Dimebag Darrell (musician) Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pantera and Damageplan, alongside his brother, Vinnie Paul. Abbott died in 2004 after he was shot by a mentally unstable fan.
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