Top Ten Most Tragic Deaths


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21 Cliff Burton Cliff Burton 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.

Died so young and wasn't with Metallica for long only did 3 albums with the band and never got to play songs such as One, Enter Sandman, Nothing Else Matters, The Day That Never Come and Unforgiven but he is famous for his bass playing without a pick. today he is regarded as the number 1 best bass player of all time behind Flea and Geddy Lea - mneilan

22 Sharon Tate Sharon Tate Sharon Marie Tate Polanski (January 24, 1943 – August 9, 1969) was an American actress and model. more.
23 Aaliyah Aaliyah Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. more.

My name is aaliyah, and I was born the year she died

24 Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and humorist. She was the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Fisher was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series.
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26 Alan Rickman Alan Rickman Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (February 21st 1946 - Janurary 14th 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage and screen, most notably Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series and Hans Gruber in Die Hard. He passed away of pancreatic cancer in 2016
27 Billy Mays


All he wanted to do was sell Oxyclean and Burger Sliders, you guys. D:

28 Hideto Matsumoto Hideto Matsumoto

:'( so sad hide was so multitalented and the number 1# guitarist in aisa, he was from Japan! For you people who don't know about him I promise he is worth your time his music is gold! Whats more amazing is that he has PINK HAIR! And they call him pink spider because of his song pink spider and his pink hair, pink spider is the first song you should listen to! And the band he was in X Japan their the most successful forign band in the world! I promise all of it is worth your time!

Is pink hair the most amazing thing you can think about him? He was loved by tons of fans of J-rock/metal and X Japan. When he died, 3 other fans killed themselves the same way he did. But X Japan and hide's music were really good. More than 50,000 fans gathered together and made a tribute for him on his death. That's how much he was loved by his fans. And don't forget the band members. Yoshiki still misses hide deeply.

29 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.

Hey all the beautiful ladies and big bros. It seems like all of you are giving your focus in this list to mainly tupac, jackson and freddie mercury which I know were tragic deaths, but you shouldn't forget the KING OF MARTIAL ARTS, the one and only BRUCE LEE. Well he in his short life has accomplished the fury of fastness within his hands which no one can has ever beat. And how can one forget his invention of ' THE ONE INCH PUNCH'. I think you don't know lot about him so it's my humble request to every visitor to just get enough information about bruce before you vote anyone.

Oh Bruce. It's very sad that this talented young man had to die. He still had so many other things to do. in my opinion, his death and Heath Ledger's death should be in the top three.

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30 River Phoenix River Phoenix River Jude Phoenix, born River Jude Bottom (August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix and Summer Phoenix.

His death was so tragic because he was so passionate about life. He fought so hard for animal, environmental and human rights. His music career was just taking off and he a very talented and sincere actor. I miss you River Jude Phoenix.

He had so much potential; not only as an actor, not only as a musician, but as an activist as well. He was so knowledgable when it came to the earth, environment, and animals. If he was given more time, he would have made wonderful and positive changes for the world.

He had the most beautiful, pure, and benevolent heart I have ever seen.

31 Paul Walker Paul Walker 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 .

He will always be remembered. My favorite person in the fast and furious series. It such a tragedy what happened.

He wa slike the best

32 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.
33 Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan

Died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs and alcohol. But his enlarge heart may have played a part in his tragic death.


RIP Jimmy and Dimebag. In our hearts foREVer.

What a tragic death. I heard about this on my bros b-day. And I just bursted out crying. Such a young man, having so much more time to live. Same things with dimebag darrel, paul gray, john lennon, kurt cobain, layne stayley, bob marley, jimmy Hendrix, and now Jimmy "the rev" Sullivan.R.I. P (rebirth in progress) foREVer! The rev lives on!

34 Buddy Holly Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down at age 22. more.

Wow, nobody here mentioned this?

35 Dimebag Darrell Dimebag Darrell 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.

He was killed by a "Mentally deranged" fan named Nathan Gale. He was shot because Gale thought Dimebag stolen songs from him. He was at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Ohio. So I say he should be in the top 10! RIP Dime.

Getting 3 shots performing live is the worst thing may ever happens :( - nooreldeen

36 Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.

Even in death Gandhi was the most forgiving man on earth, besides Jesus of course, After getting shot several times, he begged everyone around him not to kill the man that shot him. The world will never know a more tragic, and depressing death.

He is the father of India country he will remain in our hearts he defined the word freedom perfectly rip

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37 Kristen French Kristen French Kristen French was a young Catholic girl growing up in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario. In April 1992, she was abducted in broad day light, by Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka, while she was walking home from school. By the time they had done this, the duo had already committed multiple rapes, as more.

Abducted, held captive for about 3 days, before finally being murdered.

38 Chris Benoit Chris Benoit Christopher Michael "Chris" Benoit was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his 22-year career, he worked for numerous promotions including the WWE, WCW and ECW. Benoit is often cited as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

He killed himself after taking the life of his wife an son he was an awesome wrestler and his moves still rumble on in the rafters of the areana

39 Robert F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts.

I love the Kennedys. JFK is my favorite president.

40 Lisa Lopes Lisa Lopes Lisa Nicole Lopes better known by her stage name Left Eye, was an American rapper, singer, dancer, musician, actress, and songwriter.
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