Olympic deaths
As of February 2010, six, possibly seven, athletes have died at the modern Olympic Games while either competing or practicing in their sport. In addition, another 12 participants have died at the Olym...
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Carloman II
Carloman II (c. 866 – 12 December 884), King of Western Francia, was the youngest son of King Louis the Stammerer and Ansgarde of Burgundy, and became king, jointly with his brother Louis III of...
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Death of Ayrton Senna
Three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna died on 1 May 1994, as a result of his car crashing into a concrete barrier while he was leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix at the Autodromo Enzo...
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Charles Spalding
Charles Spalding (29 October 1738 – 2 June 1783) was an Edinburgh confectioner and amateur engineer who made improvements to the diving bell. He died while diving to the wreck of the Belgioso in Dubli...
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Lord Francis Douglas
Lord Francis William Bouverie Douglas (8 February 1847 – 14 July 1865) was a novice British mountaineer. After sharing in the first ascent of the Matterhorn, he died in a fall on the way down from the...
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Donald Campbell
Donald Malcolm Campbell CBE (23 March 1921 – 4 January 1967) was a British speed record breaker who broke eight absolute world speed records on water and on land in the 1950s and 1960s. He remai...
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James Harrod
James Harrod (c. 1746 – c. 1792) was a pioneer, soldier, and hunter who helped explore and settle the area west of the Allegheny Mountains. Little is known about Harrod's early life, ...
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Andrew McAuley
Andrew McAuley (born 7 August 1968; presumed dead 9–12 February 2007) was an Australian adventurer best known for mountaineering and sea kayaking in remote parts of the world. He is presumed to have d...
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