Top 10 People Who Died Before They Were 25

Ananya

The Top Ten

1 Joan of Arc Joan of Arc Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. ...read more.

She was only 19 when she died - Ananya

St. Catherine of Alexandria, who was one of the Saints that appeared to her to tell her to save France, was 18 when she died (I do not know how old the other Saint - Margaret of Antioch - was. Michael was always an archangel. - clusium

2 Lady Jane Grey Lady Jane Grey

For people who don't know her much, she was an English noblewomen and monarch of England and Ireland. Had an excellent humanist education and a reputation of being one of the kindest and helpful women of her period, but she was killed at 17 by some political rivals. - Ananya

3 King Tut

He died at 18. - Ananya

4 Pocahontas

She died at 19. - Ananya

5 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. ...read more.

Died at 22. - Ananya

6 James Dean James Dean James Byron Dean was an American actor. He is a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause, in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark.

It's cool to see how someone with only 4 or so movies became so iconic and popular. - ParasN2000

7 Robert Wadlow Robert Wadlow

I forgot about the name of the tallest man in the world I read a book about it just numerous facts- Kevinsidis

8 Ian Curtis Ian Curtis Ian Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division. ...read more.
9 Anne Frank Anne Frank Annelies Marie Frank was a German-born diarist. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World ...read more.
10 Rebecca Schaeffer Rebecca Schaeffer

The Contenders

11 Sid Vicious Sid Vicious John Beverly, born John Simon Ritchie, later named Sid Vicious, was an English musician, most famous as the bass guitarist of the influential punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and notorious for his arrest for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

At 21 due to heroin overdose ( Some people think he was murdered ) - Ananya

12 Catherine of Alexandria Catherine of Alexandria Highly educated young lady of Alexandria Egypt, who was martyred under Emperor Maxentius. Catherine was one of the Saints whom Joan of Arc claimed had commanded her to save France from the onslaughts of the British. Her Feast Day is November 25'Th.
13 Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios.
14 Ritchie Valens Ritchie Valens Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), known as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. A rock and roll pioneer and a forefather of the Chicano rock movement, Valens' recording career lasted eight months, as it abruptly ended when he died (aged 17) in ...read more.
15 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 ...read more.
16 Maria Goretti Maria Goretti St. Maria Goretti is an Italian virgin-martyr of the Catholic Church, and one of the youngest canonized saints. ...read more.
17 Simone Sandler
18 Emanuel Jaques Emanuel Jaques
19 Mona Mahmudnizhad
20 Lynne Harper
21 XXXTentacion XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (born January 23, 1998), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.
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