10 Famous People who Died Mysteriously

Read about the mysteriously deceased 10 famous people who died under unsolved circumstances.

1. Amelia Earhart

She was the first female pilot who flew across Atlantic Ocean. She was mysteriously disappeared in 1937 when she was flying over the Pacific Ocean.
Born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas, Amelia Earhart was 16th lady to be issued a pilot's license. In 1923 she was lovingly known as Lady Lindy. She was the first lady to fly across Atlantic Ocean. She had a lot of distinguished flights and was the first person to fly over both the Atlantic and Pacific. In 1937, while she was flying around the globe from the equator, she mysteriously disappeared. Since then, different assumptions have formed regarding Amelia Earhart’ desertion, many of which are linked to the objects that have found on Pacific land mass like clothes, tools and a freckle ointment. Earhart was legally confirmed dead in 1939.

2. JonBenet Ramsey

6 years old pretty queen JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in her parents’ on December 26, 1996. JonBenet Ramsey was born on August 6, 1990, in Atlanta, Georgia. She was the daughter of a well-heeled businessman and a socialite. Her murder escorted one of the most exposed police investigations of the 1990s. In 2008, new DNA technology cleared all members of her family but still the case is unsolved.

3. Alexandra Feodorovna

The spouse of the Russian Czar Nicholas-II, Alexandra Feodorovna was murdered along her complete family in 1918. Alexandra Feodorovna was born on June 6, 1872 in Darmstadt, Germany. She was also known as Alix of Hesse, or Aleksandra Fyodorovna Romanova. She married Russian Czar Nicholas-II in 1894. Alexandra Feodorovna, along with her family, was locked up and killed on the night of July 16-17 in 1918, after the October Revolution in 1917. Russia's imperial government collapse was precipitated by her rule.

4. Edmonia Lewis

Edmonia Lewis was the first specialized African-American and Native-American sculptor. She was born in 1844 in Greenbush, New York. Edmonia Lewis received critical praise for work that explored religious and classical matter. Her first prominent viable success was a bust of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. She went to Rome, Italy by the earning of the bust. In Rome, she mastered working in marble and then quickly reached to the peak of success as a sculptor. She was died in 1907 and the case is uncertain.

5. Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman joined U.S. Army in 2002. He was a successful football player and absconded his football career to join U.S Army. It is said that he was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2004, but the conditions of his murder are not clear. The bureaucratic story about his murder is that he was gunshot by enemy forces during an surprise attack, but later on, it was discovered that he may have been killed by friendly fire.

6. Steve Fossett

Steve Fossett was an American entrepreneur and traveler. He flew around the globe in a hot air balloon, the reason of his fame. He was born on April 22, 1944, in Jackson, Tennessee. He made record in circumnavigating across the Pacific Ocean in a hot-air balloon in 1995, first unaccompanied trip around the world in a hot-air balloon in 2002, fastest travel around the globe in a sailboat in 2004, first solo nonstop trip around the world in an airplane in 2005 and highest altitude traveler in a sailplane in 2006. He was disappeared in September 2007 when he was flying a plane over Sierra Nevada. After the unproductive search of months, the court declared him dead on February 15, 2008 on his wife request. In October 3, 2008, his remains were found in Sierra Nevada together with the ruins of his plane.

7. Allen Allensworth

Allen Allensworth was born on 7 April 1842 in Kentucky. He ran away during the American Civil War from slavery and became a Union soldier. He was a political delegate and an educational leader and was the first African American to reach the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was the founder of the township Allensworth in California. He died mysteriously on September 14, 1914 in unknown situations.

8. Maria Callas

Maria Callas was the globally famous singer. She was born in New York City in 1923. Maria Callas captivated audiences with her iconic opera performances, showing off her vocal range in productions like 'Tosca' and 'Norma.'
Maria Callas made her professional way in with the Royal Opera of Athens in Boccaccio, because of her vocal strength; she won her first major role with Tosca soon. She ultimately gathered worldwide applause. Despite of the iconic performances in the productions like Callas and Norma, the excellence and rate of her performances disappeared slowly in 1960s. On September 16, 1977, she died of a heart attack in Paris.

9. Albert DeSalvo

Alberto DeSalvo was a notorious killer. He killed 13 women in Boston in 1960s. He admitted himself as "Boston Strangler”. Alberto DeSalvo was born on September 3, 1931, in Chelsea, Massachusetts. DeSalvo confessed that he murdered 13 women in Boston between 1962 and 1964, most of the ladies were aged and alone. He was killed in prison in 1973.

10. Bruce Lee

Born on November 27, 1940, in San Francisco, California, Bruce Lee was an admired martial artist. He was famous because of his technique Jeet Kune Do. He was also an actor and filmmaker. His made movies like 'Fists of Fury'. He was a child actor in Hong Kong. Then he returned to the U.S. and taught martial arts. He worked in worked in a TV series, The Green Hornet in 1966. Just before the release of his film Enter the Dragon, he mysteriously died on July 20, 1973.
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