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Dead at age 26

155 Notable deaths

Sharon Tate

American actress and model (1943–1969).

Born January 24th, 1943 in Dallas. [ref]

Died August 9th, 1969 at 26 years old in 10050 Cielo Drive, Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles (stabbing). [ref]

Mac Miller

American rapper and record producer.

Born January 19th, 1992 in Pittsburgh.

Died September 7th, 2018 at 26 years old in Los Angeles (drug overdose).

Aaron Swartz

American computer programmer and internet-political activist (1986-2013).

Born November 8th, 1986 in Highland Park. [ref]

Died January 11th, 2013 at 26 years old in Brooklyn (hanging).

Otis Redding

American singer, songwriter and record producer (1941-1967).

Born September 9th, 1941 in Dawson. [ref]

Died December 10th, 1967 at 26 years old in Madison (aviation accident). [ref]

Jean Harlow

American film actress (1911–1937).

Born March 3rd, 1911 in Kansas City. [ref]

Died June 7th, 1937 at 26 years old in Good Samaritan Hospital (kidney failure). [ref]

King Von

Rapper from chicago, illinois, united states.

Born August 9th, 1994 in Chicago. [ref]

Died November 6th, 2020 at 26 years old in Atlanta (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Nick Drake

British singer-songwriter.

Born June 19th, 1948 in Yangon. [ref]

Died November 25th, 1974 at 26 years old in Tanworth-in-Arden (drug overdose). [ref]

Gia Carangi

American model.

Born January 29th, 1960 in Philadelphia.

Died November 18th, 1986 at 26 years old in Philadelphia (HIV/AIDS).

Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark

Greek and danish princess.

Born June 22nd, 1911 in Athens.

Died November 16th, 1937 at 26 years old in Ostend (Sabena OO-AUB Ostend crash).

Kayla Mueller

American aid worker and murder victim.

Born August 14th, 1988 in Prescott.

Died February 6th, 2015 at 26 years old in Raqqa.

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Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do? Epicurus