Famous People Who Died At 20

The list of famous people who died at 20 includes XXXTentacion, Dorothy Stratten, Daniel Wayne Smith, Roza Shanina, Andrew Goodman. Famous personalities featured on this list, include emperors & kings, political leaders, soldiers and aviators and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 20 includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Russia and many more countries.
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XXXTentacion
(Rapper Well Known for His Depressing, and at Times Devastating Music)
XXXTentacion
931
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, United States
Died: June 18, 2018

A rapper and singer, XXXTentacion, gained fame with the success of the song, Look at Me, and release of albums like 17 and ?. In his personal life, he faced multiple legal issues from the beginning. He was shot dead at the young age of 20. XXXTentacion had a cult following among the youth owing to his depression and alienation thematic driven music.

 2 
Cameron Boyce
92
Birthdate: May 28, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 6, 2019

American actor Cameron Boyce achieved stardom as a teenager when he played one of the leads in the television show, Jessie. His role in the Descendants television film catapulted him to bigger heights. He also starred in a number of successful feature films like Grown Ups. He died in July 2019, at a young age of 20, due to epilepsy.

 3 
Pop Smoke
(American rapper closely associated with Brooklyn drill)
Pop Smoke
46
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canarsie, New York, United States
Died: February 19, 2020
 4 
Dorothy Stratten
(Canadian Former Actress and Model Who was Killed by Her Estranged Husband Paul Snider)
Dorothy Stratten
16
Birthdate: February 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: August 14, 1980

Dorothy Stratten was a Canadian model, actress, and Playboy Playmate. Renowned for her beauty, Stratten was adjudged the Playboy Playmate of the Year in 1980 before she was killed by her estranged husband Paul Snider at the age of 20. Her relationship with Snider and her death inspired films, such as Death of a Centerfold and Star 80.

 5 
Josh Ryan Evans
(Known for His Role as ‘Timmy Lenox’ in the Soap Opera ‘Passions’)
Josh Ryan Evans
26
Birthdate: January 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States
Died: August 5, 2002
Emmy-nominated actor Josh Ryan Evans is best remembered for his portrayal of Timmy Lenox in the soap Passions. His condition, a form of dwarfism named achondroplasia, caused him to look and sound like a child. He died during a medical procedure associated with a congenital heart disease.
 6 
Vanessa Guillén
(Soldier who was murdered on April 22, 2020, inside a Fort Hood, Texas)
Vanessa Guillén
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 30, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United sates
Died: April 22, 2020
 7 
Évariste Galois
(Mathematician)
Évariste Galois
10
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 25, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bourg-la-Reine, French Empire
Died: May 31, 1832

Évariste Galois was a French mathematician best remembered for solving a 350-year-old problem when he was still in his teens. His work formed the basis for group theory and Galois theory, two important branches of abstract algebra. Also a political activist, Évariste Galois died at the age of 20 after suffering wounds in a duel.

 8 
Roza Shanina
(Soviet Sniper During World War II)
Roza Shanina
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edma, Ustyansky District, Russia
Died: January 28, 1945
Roza Shanina walked 8 miles to her school and back every day and ran away from home when her parents refused to allow her to study any further. The Red Army sniper, known as unseen terror of East Prussia for her 59 killings, documented her combat experience in a diary.
 9 
Diane Linkletter
(Art Linkletter's Daughter)
Diane Linkletter
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, United States
Died: October 4, 1969
 10 
Andrew Goodman
(Civil Rights Acrivist)
Andrew Goodman
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 21, 1964
 11 
Agatha of Sicily
(Christian Saint)
Agatha of Sicily
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0231 AD
Birthplace: Catania, Italy
Died: 0251 AD

Agatha of Sicily is a Christian saint, one of the several virgin martyrs commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass. She was put to death during the Decian persecution (250–253) in Catania, Sicily. Owing to her determined profession of faith, she is highly venerated in Christianity. She is the patron saint of martyrs and wet nurses. 

 12 
Ruslana Korshunova
(Model)
Ruslana Korshunova
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Died: June 28, 2008
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
Jan Palach
(Activist Known for Self-Immolation After the 1968 Invasion of Czechoslovakia)
Jan Palach
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: January 19, 1969
 14 
Deon Dreyer
(Diver)
Deon Dreyer
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Africa
Died: December 17, 1994
 15 
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
(Queen Victoria's great grand son)
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Esher, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 15, 1928
 16 
Michael Llewelyn Davies
(Student)
Michael Llewelyn Davies
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 16, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 19, 1921
 17 
Albert Ball
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Albert Ball
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nottingham
Died: May 7, 1917
 18 
Chris Street
(Basketball Player)
Chris Street
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iowa, United States
Died: January 19, 1993
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 19 
Rouzan al-Najjar
(Nurse)
Rouzan al-Najjar
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Khuza'a, Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip
Died: June 1, 2018
 20 
Raudha Athif
(Model)
Raudha Athif
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Maldives
Died: March 29, 2017
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 21 
Ramani Bartholomeusz
(Model, Actress)
Ramani Bartholomeusz
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Died: June 30, 1987
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Bahram II
(Fifth Sasanian King of Kings of Iran)
Bahram II
1
Birthdate: 0273 AD
Birthplace: Iran
Died: 0293 AD

Bahram II ruled as the fifth Shahanshah of the Sasanian Empire from 274 to 293. Although his reign witnessed several challenges, including a rebellion led by his brother Hormizd I Kushanshah, Bahram II managed to consolidate his empire by seeking the support of the Romans. Bahram II also encouraged and supported artworks in Sasanian Iran.

 23 
Shaquon Thomas
(American Rapper)
Shaquon Thomas
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 29, 2015
 24 
Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal
(Prince)
Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palácio Nacional de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 1, 1908

The eldest son of Portuguese king Carlos I, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal is also known as the 20-minute king. His father was killed by assassins while traveling with the family in an open carriage. Luis, who became the default king, died 20 minutes later. He was almost 21 when he died.

 25 
Oksana Kostina
(Russian Rhythmic Gymnast Who Was the 1992 World All-Around Champion and 1992 European All-Around Bronze Medalist)
Oksana Kostina
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: February 11, 1993
 26 
Carles casagemas
(Painter)
Carles casagemas
4
Birthdate: September 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: February 17, 1901

Catalan painter and poet Carles Casagemas was a friend and muse of Pablo Picasso. He died by suicide at 20, following a farewell dinner, after his proposal was rejected by Germaine, a model of both Picasso and Casagemas. Dona vestida de blanc remains one of his notable works.

 27 
Samuel Kaboo Morris
(Prince)
Samuel Kaboo Morris
1
Birthdate: 1873 AD
Birthplace: Liberia
Died: May 12, 1893
 28 
Maria of Montferrat
(Queen)
Maria of Montferrat
0
Birthdate: 1192 AD
Birthplace: Acre, Israel
Died: March 31, 1212
 29 
Daniel Wayne Smith
(Anna Nicole Smith's Son)
Daniel Wayne Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexia, Texas
Died: September 10, 2006

Daniel Wayne Smith was the son of model/actor Anna Nicole Smith with her first husband. He made occasional appearances on his mother’s show The Anna Nicole Show. He died of an accidental drug overdose at age 20, at his mother’s maternity ward, shortly after the birth of his half-sister Dannielynn.

 30 
Sonny Fai
(Former Rugby league centre)
Sonny Fai
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: January 4, 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 31 
Bekzat Sattarkhanov
(Kazakh Boxer)
Bekzat Sattarkhanov
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Turkistan, Kazakhstan
Died: December 31, 2000
 32 
Theudebald
(Son of Theudebert I and Deuteria, was the king of Metz, Rheims)
Theudebald
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0535 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: 0555 AD
 33 
Marjorie Bruce
(Princess)
Marjorie Bruce
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1296 AD
Birthplace: Dundonald, Scotland
Died: 1316 AD
 34 
Feodor III of Russia
(Russian Child Ruler)
Feodor III of Russia
2
Birthdate: June 9, 1661
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 7, 1682
 35 
Hussain Adam
(Soldier)
Hussain Adam
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Kulhudhuffushi, Maldives
Died: November 3, 1988
 36 
Davide Sorrenti
(Photographer)
Davide Sorrenti
3
Birthdate: July 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Naples
Died: February 4, 1997
 37 
Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia
(Duchess consort of Holstein-Gottorp (21 May 1725 – 4 March 1728))
Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1708
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 4, 1728
 38 
Natalia Alexeievna
(Princess)
Natalia Alexeievna
1
Birthdate: June 25, 1755
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia
Died: April 26, 1776
 39 
Louis II of Hungary
(King of Hungary, Bohemia, and Croatia (1516 - 1526))
Louis II of Hungary
2
Birthdate: July 1, 1506
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 29, 1526

Louis II of Hungary reigned as the King of Hungary, Bohemia, and Croatia from 1516 to 1526. His loss against the Ottomans led to the annexation of Hungary by the Ottomans; Louis II of Hungary was killed while fighting the Ottomans in the Battle of Mohács.

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Ananda Mahidol
(King of Siam)
Ananda Mahidol
9
Birthdate: September 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Died: June 9, 1946
 41 
Władysław III of Poland
(King of Poland (1434 - 1444), King of Hungary and Croatia (1440 - 1444))
Władysław III of Poland
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1424
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: November 10, 1444

Władysław III was 10 when he succeeded his father, Władysław II Jagiełło, to the throne of Poland. However, he spent most of his rule guided and dominated by Polish noble Oleśnicki. He also ruled as the king of Hungary and Croatia and the duke of Lithuania.

 42 
Louis V of France
(King)
Louis V of France
3
Birthdate: 0967 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: May 21, 0987
 43 
Tokugawa Iemochi
(Shogun)
Tokugawa Iemochi
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1846
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minato-ku
Died: August 29, 1866
 44 
Somadeva
(Writer)
Somadeva
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1060 AD
Birthplace: India
Died: 1080 AD

Somadeva was an 11th-century writer hailing from Kashmir. It is believed that his father was a man named Rama. Somadeva was employed by Suryamati, a princess of Jalandhara and the wife of King Ananta of Kashmir. He used to write for her entertainment. He authored the Kathasaritsagara, a collection of legends, fairy tales, and folk tales. 

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Werner Voss
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Werner Voss
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 13, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Krefeld
Died: September 23, 1917
 46 
Ernst Franz
(Sport cyclist)
Ernst Franz
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karlovarsky, Austria-Hungary
Died: February 9, 1915
 47 
Shane Cross
(Skateboarder)
Shane Cross
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gold Coast
Died: March 7, 2007
 48 
Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester
(Duke of Gloucester)
Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 8, 1640
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oatlands, England
Died: September 18, 1660
 49 
Gernot Reinstadler
(Austrian Ski Racer Who Died in a Crash in 1991)
Gernot Reinstadler
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zams, Austria
Died: January 19, 1991

Gernot Reinstadler was an Austrian ski racer who was considered one of the most promising young talents of the national downhill team of the early-1990s. Gernot Reinstadler died in a crash in 1991, post which safety measures were improved. 

 50 
Ricardo Rodríguez
(Mexican Formula One Driver)
Ricardo Rodríguez
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: November 1, 1962