Famous People Who Died At 18

The list of famous people who died at 18 includes Ryan White, Elagabalus, Anissa Jones, Antinous, Rob Knox. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, spiritual & religious leaders, actors and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 18 includes people from United States, Egypt, England & Roman Empire and many more countries.
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Tutankhamun
(King of Egypt from 1332 BC to 1323 BC)
Tutankhamun
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Birthdate: 1341 BC
Birthplace: Amarna
Died: 1323 BC

Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh who ruled between 1334 and 1325 BC. He is one of the most studied ancient Egyptian pharaohs, thanks to his well-preserved tomb. Although he was not a popular ruler, the global exhibitions of artifacts associated with him have made Tutankhamun the most renowned pharaoh in the modern world.

 2 
Ryan White
(Activist)
Ryan White
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kokomo, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8, 1990

Ryan White became an icon for HIV/AIDS patients in the 1980s, when he was not allowed to return to school after an AIDS diagnosis. He was apparently infected with the virus during a blood treatment for haemophilia. His case led to the passage of the Ryan White CARE Act.

 3 
Anissa Jones
(Child Actress)
Anissa Jones
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Birthdate: March 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: August 28, 1976
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 4 
Tad Lincoln
(Son of Abraham Lincoln)
Tad Lincoln
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 4, 1853
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: July 15, 1871
 5 
Rob Knox
(Actor)
Rob Knox
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Birthdate: August 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kent, England
Died: May 24, 2008

Rob Knox is best remembered as Marcus Belby from the film Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and had signed to reprise the role in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. However, at 18, he was stabbed outside a Southeast London bar by a man named Karl Bishop and died.

 6 
Tongzhi Emperor
(9th Emperor of the Qing dynasty)
Tongzhi Emperor
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Birthdate: April 27, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Died: January 12, 1875

Tongzhi Emperor was the Emperor of the Qing dynasty who reigned from 1861 to 1875. The predecessor of Xianfeng Emperor, Tongzhi was the eighth Qing emperor to reign over the Eighteen Provinces. Tongzhi was a puppet emperor whose reign was overshadowed by the influence of his mother Empress Dowager Cixi over state affairs.

 7 
Mister Ed
(Movie horse)
Mister Ed
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Birthdate: 1949 AD
Birthplace: El Monte, California, USA
Died: 1967 AD
 8 
Elagabalus
(Roman Emperor from 218 to 222)
Elagabalus
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Birthdate: March 20, 0203
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 11, 0222
Elagabalus, or Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, was the Roman emperor from 218 to 222. Related to the Severan dynasty, he was a head priest of the sun god Elagabal in his youth. He was rumored to be a transgender, had married four women, and reportedly had male lovers, too. 
 9 
Edwy of England
(King of England (955-959))
Edwy of England
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Birthdate: 0941 AD
Birthplace: Wessex, England
Died: October 1, 0959
 10 
Teddy Sheean
(Sailor, Military personnel)
Teddy Sheean
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lower Barrington, Australia
Died: December 1, 1942

Tasmanian war veteran Teddy Sheean was initially a farm laborer and then joined the Australian navy. Seventy-eight years after he died after strapping himself to a sinking HMAS Armidale’s anti-aircraft gun and shooting at the attacking Japanese war planes, he was awarded with the Victoria Cross.

 11 
Kevin Barry
(Revolutionary)
Kevin Barry
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 1, 1920
 12 
Stephen Lawrence
(Victim)
Stephen Lawrence
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greenwich District Hospital, London, England
Died: April 22, 1993
 13 
Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia
(Duchess)
Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 24, 1803
 14 
Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
(Resistance fighter)
Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osino-Gay, Russia
Died: November 29, 1941
Catherine of Alexandria
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0287 AD
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 0305 AD

Catherine of Alexandria is a Christian saint who was martyred at the hands of the Roman Emperor Maxentius in the early 4th century. Catherine is generally credited with converting hundreds of people to Christianity. Over 1,100 years after her martyrdom, French warrior Joan of Arc claimed that Catherine was one of the saints to counsel her in her visions.

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Johanna Bassani
(Austrian Combined Ski Jumper and Nordic Skier)
Johanna Bassani
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vöcklabruck, Austria
Died: May 5, 2020

Johanna Bassani was an Austrian combined ski jumper and Nordic skier. After starting her career at the age of 12, Bassani went on to establish herself as an important skier and made it to the national team in 2020 when she was selected to take part in the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships. However, she committed suicide at age 18.

 17 
Lil Snupe
(American Rapper and Songwriter)
Lil Snupe
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winnfield, Louisiana
Died: June 20, 2013
 18 
Athalaric
(King)
Athalaric
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Birthdate: 0516 AD
Birthplace: Italy
Died: October 2, 0534
 19 
Neferirkare Kakai
(Pharaoh)
Neferirkare Kakai
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 2483 BC
Died: 2465 BC

The 3rd pharaoh of the 5th dynasty, Neferirkare Kakai was the first Egyptian ruler to have used 2 names, a prenomen and a nomen. Though he began constructing a pyramid for himself, it remained incomplete. The papyrus later found in his pyramid complex contained the earliest documents in hieratic script.

 20 
Iulia Hasdeu
(Poet)
Iulia Hasdeu
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: September 29, 1888
 21 
Carloman of France
(King of West Francia From 879 Until His Death)
Carloman of France
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Birthdate: 0866 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: December 6, 0884
 22 
Mark Slavin
(Israeli Olympic Greco-Roman Wrestler and Victim of the Munich Massacre at the 1972 Summer Olympics)
Mark Slavin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: September 6, 1972

Soviet Greco-Roman wrestler Mark Slavin had chosen wrestling as a means to defend himself against anti-Semitic attacks. He moved to Israel 4 months before the Munich Olympics and represented Israel in the event. At 18, he was the youngest victim of the Munich massacre and died during a failed rescue attempt.

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Lil JoJo
(Hip-Hop Artist)
Lil JoJo
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 4, 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 24 
Emperor Buretsu
(Emperor)
Emperor Buretsu
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Birthdate: 0489 AD
Birthplace: Japan
Died: January 7, 0507
 25 
Felicite Grace Tomlinson
(British Social Media Personality and Instagram Star)
Felicite Grace Tomlinson
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: August 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Doncaster, England
Died: March 13, 2019
 26 
Julissa Gomez
(American Gymnast)
Julissa Gomez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: August 8, 1991

Though born to working-class parents, Julissa Gomez was encouraged by them to train for gymnastics at an early age. An Olympic hopeful, Gomez suffered a devastating head injury at an event in Japan, rendering her paralyzed and in a coma for days. She eventually died, prompting safety reforms in gymnastics.

 27 
Saloninus
(Emperor)
Saloninus
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0242 AD
Died: 0260 AD
 28 
Livilla
(Nero Claudius Drusus's daughter)
Livilla
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0013 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0031 AD
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Gunhilda of Denmark
(Queen)
Gunhilda of Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1020 AD
Birthplace: Italy
Died: July 18, 1038
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Aliya Moldagulova
(Sniper)
Aliya Moldagulova
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bulak, Kazakh
Died: January 14, 1944
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Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 19, 1594
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stirling Castle, Stirling
Died: November 6, 1612

The eldest son of King James VI of England (and I of Scotland), Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, often had arguments with his father regarding administrative issues. Known as an "obdurate Protestant," Henry was a handsome man and an art lover. Unfortunately, he died of typhoid before succeeding his father.

 32 
Elena Tairova
(Belarusian and Russian Chess Player)
Elena Tairova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: March 16, 2010

Although Russian chess player, Elena Tairova, lived for only eighteen years she is still remembered for her enormous talent and outstanding records. Debuting in professional chess at the age of eight, she won a gold medal at 2021 European Youth Chess Championships in the Girls U10 category, eventually becoming a Woman Grandmaster at 14 and an International Master at 15.

 33 
Zaywoah
(American Instagram and TikTok Star, Musician, and Boxer)
Zaywoah
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: January 19, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: September 22, 2020

American Instagram and TikTok star Zyiair Sherre, better known online, as Zaywoah, shot to fame with his comedy and dance videos.  He was also a talented boxer and a budding musician, and was known for his relationship with fellow internet celebrity yofav.naee. He was shot dead in Michigan at age 18.

 34 
Elizabeth of Austria
(Queen)
Elizabeth of Austria
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Birthdate: July 9, 1526
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Linz, Austria
Died: June 15, 1545

Elizabeth of Austria was the Queen consort of Poland and Grand Duchess of Lithuania through her marriage to the King of Poland, Sigismund II Augustus. Plagued by ill health and Sigismund Augustus' extramarital affairs, Elizabeth's marriage was unhappy and brief. Elizabeth suffered from epileptic seizures throughout her life and died at the age of 18.

 35 
Lambert of Italy
(King of Italy from 891 to 898)
Lambert of Italy
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Birthdate: 0880 AD
Birthplace: Italy
Died: October 15, 0898

Lambert of Italy reigned as the King of Italy from 891 to 898. He assumed the duties of his father after the latter's sudden demise in 894. For the most part of his reign, Lambert of Italy was preoccupied in foiling the efforts of Berengar of Friuli and Arnulf of Carinthia, who were trying to take Italy for themselves.

 36 
Louis, Duke of Guyenne
(King)
Louis, Duke of Guyenne
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1397
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 18, 1415
 37 
Araya Selassie Yohannes
(Yohannes IV's son)
Araya Selassie Yohannes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1870 AD
Birthplace: Enderta, Tigray, Ethiopia
Died: June 10, 1888
 38 
Phraates V
(King)
Phraates V
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Birthdate: 0001 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 0019 AD
 39 
Francis III, Duke of Brittany
(King)
Francis III, Duke of Brittany
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Birthdate: February 28, 1518
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Château Royal d'Amboise, Amboise, France
Died: August 10, 1536
 40 
Eliana Ramos
(Model)
Eliana Ramos
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uruguay
Died: February 13, 2007
 41 
Antipope Gregory VIII
(Antipope)
Antipope Gregory VIII
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 10, 1118
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Occitania, France
Died: 1137 AD
 42 
Tyler Clementi
(Student)
Tyler Clementi
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ridgewood, USA
Died: September 22, 2010
 43 
Prince Alemayehu
(Son of Emperor Tewodros II and Empress Tiruwork Wube of Ethiopia)
Prince Alemayehu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 23, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Magdala, Ethiopia
Died: November 14, 1879

Dejazmatch Alemayehu Tewodros was the son and heir of Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia who committed-suicide following his defeat by the British. According to the Emperor’s wishes, Alemayehu came under British care. He lost his mother on their way to England. Queen Victoria subsidised his education, however the orphan prince eventually grew lonely, contracted pleurisy and died at just 18. 

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Khudiram Bose
(One of the Youngest Martyrs of the Indian Independence Movement)
Khudiram Bose
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Bengal, India
Died: August 11, 1908
 45 
Anant Laxman Kanhere
(Revolutionary)
Anant Laxman Kanhere
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra, India
Died: April 19, 1910
 46 
Ghazala Khan
(Danish woman of Pakistani descent, who was shot and killed in Denmark by her brother after she had married against the will of the family)
Ghazala Khan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: September 23, 2005
 47 
Manon Gropius
(Austrian Muse)
Manon Gropius
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 22, 1935
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Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati
(Inventor of a Six-Player Variant of Chess)
Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jaipur, India
Died: June 15, 2021

Though wheelchair-bound and suffering from a type of muscular dystrophy, Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati became the youngest Indian to hold a patent when he co-discovered a six-player chess variant with his father. He was highly inspired by British physicist Stephen Hawking. Unfortunately, he died of a cardiac arrest at age 18.

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Babyface.s
(TikTok Star)
Babyface.s
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Birthdate: December 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: July 5, 2021
 50 
Renia Spiegel
(Diarist)
Renia Spiegel
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Uhryn'kivtsi, Ukraine
Died: July 30, 1942