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Dead at age 47

383 Notable deaths

Judy Garland

American actress and singer (1922–1969).

Born June 10th, 1922 in Grand Rapids. [ref]

Died June 22nd, 1969 at 47 years old in Chelsea (barbiturate overdose).

Frida Kahlo

Mexican painter.

Born July 6th, 1907 in Coyoacán. [ref]

Died July 13th, 1954 at 47 years old in Coyoacán (phlebitis, pulmonary embolism, bronchopneumonia). [ref]

Grigori Rasputin

Russian mystic (1869-1916).

Born January 21st, 1869 in Pokrovskoye, Tyumen Oblast.

Died December 30th, 1916 at 47 years old in Saint Petersburg (drowning, ballistic trauma).

Ken Miles

British racing driver.

Born November 1st, 1918 in Sutton Coldfield.

Died August 17th, 1966 at 47 years old in Riverside International Raceway.

Jim Jones

American cult leader (1931–1978).

Born May 13th, 1931 in Crete.

Died November 18th, 1978 at 47 years old in Jonestown (ballistic trauma).

Joseph Goebbels

German nazi politician and propaganda minister (1897–1945).

Born October 29th, 1897 in Rheydt. [ref]

Died May 1st, 1945 at 47 years old in Berlin (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Alexis Arquette

American actress, cabaret performer and activist (1969-2016).

Born July 28th, 1969 in Los Angeles.

Died September 11th, 2016 at 47 years old in Beverly Hills (death from AIDS-related complications). [ref]

Manute Bol

Sudanese-american basketball player.

Born October 16th, 1962 in Turalei.

Died June 19th, 2010 at 47 years old in Charlottesville (kidney failure). [ref]

Feroze Gandhi

Indian politician and journalist (1912-1960).

Born September 12th, 1912 in Mumbai.

Died September 8th, 1960 at 47 years old in New Delhi (myocardial infarction).

Jack Kerouac

American writer.

Born March 12th, 1922 in Lowell. [ref]

Died October 21st, 1969 at 47 years old in St. Petersburg (internal bleeding). [ref]

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