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This is a list of people who died in unusual or unique ways.


Anthony of Padua - ergotism poisoning

Dionisio Alcala Galiano - struck by a cannonball

Hilaire Belloc - dozed off by a fireplace and fell into the flames

Pedro de Alvarado - trampled by a spooked horse

Sigmund Freud - physician assisted suicide (especially unusual in his time period)

Socrates - forced to drink poison hemlock following a trial

Thomas Aquinas - days after asking God to end his life, hit by a tree branch while riding. Fell off donkey, died a few days later

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