Famous People Who Died of Drowning - Celebrities with Drowning
The death of a famous person is a tragedy for not just their own families, but also their entire community of fans. While it is a known fact that everyone has to die one day or the other, untimely deaths of celebrities always shake us to the core. It is relatively easier to accept the natural death of an aged celebrity but the news of the tragic and unnatural death of a famous personality breaks the hearts of the fans in a way words can’t describe. To die of drowning is indeed one of the most painful ways to die. When we hear of a celebrity drowning to their death, we can’t but wonder if this could have been somehow prevented? When singer Whitney Elizabeth Houston was found dead drowned in her bathtub in 2012, her fans were devastated. Similar had been the world’s reaction when the much loved founder of the Rolling Stones, Brian Jones, had died by drowning in the swimming pool in 1969. Le Corbusier, Hart Crane, and Dennis Wilson are also among the celebrities who drowned to their deaths. Check out this section to know more about famous people who died by drowning.
List of famous people who died by drowning. Check out their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.
The Most Famous People Who Died of Drowning
|Grigori Rasputin||January 21, 1869||Russian||Rasputin was a Russian farmer-turned-healer, famous for his relationship with the Tsar’s family|
|Althea Flynt||November 6, 1953||American||Althea Flynt was an American magazine publisher and wife of Larry Flynt|
|Rodney King||April 2, 1965||American||Famous for the 1991 police car chase and abuse, Rodney King was an African-American construction worker who was beaten up by the LA police officers|
|Josef Mengele||March 16, 1911||German||Dr|
|Isidor Straus||February 6, 1845||American||Isidor Straus was an American businessman who died in the sinking of the ship Titanic|
|Harold Holt||August 5, 1908||Australian||Harold Holt was the 17th Prime Minister of Australia|
|John Jacob Astor IV||July 13, 1864||American||John Jacob Astor IV was an American businessman, real estate builder, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish–American War, and a prominent member of the Astor family.|
|Bartolomeu Dias||1450||Portuguese||Bartolomeu Dias was a Portuguese explorer who became the first European to reach Indian Ocean from the Atlantic|
|Natalie Wood||July 20, 1938||American||Natalie Wood was a famous American television and film actress|
|Mungo Park||September 11, 1771||British||Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer who attempted to explore the true course of the Niger River|