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In the year 1993

596 Notable deaths

Pablo Escobar

Colombian drug lord (1949–1993).

Born December 1st, 1949 in Rionegro. [ref]

Died December 2nd, 1993 at 44 years old in Medellín (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Audrey Hepburn

British actress and humanitarian (1929-1993).

Born May 4th, 1929 in Rue Keyenveld - Keienveldstraat. [ref]

Died January 20th, 1993 at 63 years old in Tolochenaz (colorectal cancer). [ref]

River Phoenix

American actor and musician (1970-1993).

Born August 23rd, 1970 in Madras. [ref]

Died October 31st, 1993 at 23 years old in West Hollywood (heart failure, drug overdose). [ref]

André the Giant

French professional wrestler and actor (1946-1993).

Born May 19th, 1946 in Coulommiers. [ref]

Died January 28th, 1993 at 46 years old in 8th arrondissement of Paris (heart failure). [ref]

Brandon Lee

American actor and martial artist (1965-1993).

Born February 1st, 1965 in Oakland. [ref]

Died March 31st, 1993 at 28 years old in Wilmington (ballistic trauma). [ref]

David Koresh

American religious sect leader of branch davidians (1959-1993).

Born August 17th, 1959 in Houston.

Died April 19th, 1993 at 33 years old in Mount Carmel Center (ballistic trauma).

Frank Zappa

American musician (1940–1993).

Born December 21st, 1940 in Baltimore. [ref]

Died December 4th, 1993 at 52 years old in Los Angeles (prostate cancer). [ref]

Divya Bharti

Indian actress (1974-1993).

Born February 25th, 1974 in Mumbai.

Died April 5th, 1993 at 19 years old in Mumbai (head injury, fall).

James Hunt

British racing driver (1947–1993).

Born August 29th, 1947 in Belmont.

Died June 15th, 1993 at 45 years old in Wimbledon (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Thurgood Marshall

Us supreme court justice from 1967 to 1991.

Born July 2nd, 1908 in Baltimore. [ref]

Died January 24th, 1993 at 84 years old in Bethesda (cardioplegia). [ref]

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