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Dead at age 24

134 Notable deaths

The Notorious B.I.G.

American rapper.

Born May 21st, 1972 in Brooklyn.

Died March 9th, 1997 at 24 years old in Los Angeles (ballistic trauma). [ref]

James Dean

American actor (1931-1955).

Born February 8th, 1931 in Marion. [ref]

Died September 30th, 1955 at 24 years old in Cholame (traffic collision). [ref]

Lee Harvey Oswald

American former marine who assassinated john f. kennedy.

Born October 18th, 1939 in New Orleans. [ref]

Died November 24th, 1963 at 24 years old in Parkland Memorial Hospital (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Vikram Batra

Recipient of param vir chakra.

Born September 9th, 1974 in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. [ref]

Died July 7th, 1999 at 24 years old in Kargil district. [ref]

Sean Taylor

American football player, defensive back, safety (1983-2007).

Born April 1st, 1983 in Florida City.

Died November 27th, 2007 at 24 years old in Miami (exsanguination). [ref]

Christopher McCandless

American hiker and explorer.

Born February 12th, 1968 in El Segundo.

Died August 18th, 1992 at 24 years old in Stampede Trail (poisoning, starvation).

Cliff Burton

American bassist (1962–1986).

Born February 10th, 1962 in Castro Valley. [ref]

Died September 27th, 1986 at 24 years old in Dörarp (bus accident). [ref]

Pratyusha Banerjee

Indian television actress.

Born August 10th, 1991 in Jamshedpur.

Died April 1st, 2016 at 24 years old in Mumbai (hanging). [ref]

José Fernández

Cuban-american baseball player.

Born July 31st, 1992 in Santa Clara, Pinar del Río.

Died September 25th, 2016 at 24 years old in Florida, Miami Beach (drowning). [ref]

Dwayne Haskins

American football player (1997–2022).

Born May 3rd, 1997 in Highland Park.

Died April 9th, 2022 at 24 years old in Fort Lauderdale (struck by vehicle). [ref]

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You’ll drift apart, it’s true, but you’ll be out in the open, part of everything alive again. Philip Pullman