Top 12 Most Mysterious Deaths In The World History
|Top 12 Most Mysterious Deaths In The World History. Photo KnowInsiders|
Despite the fact that some of these fatalities occurred many years ago, conspiracy theorists are still searching for the truth.
1. The Death of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe, an American writer, died on October 7, 1849 under mysterious circumstances. On October 3, 1849, he was found in Baltimore, Maryland in a state of exhaustion and in need of immediate assistance. He was admitted to Washington College Hospital, where he died 4 days later.
Edgar Allan Poe is an American writer and poet. He is considered the central figure of the Romantic Era in American literature. He died on October 7, 1849 under mysterious conditions that remain unsolved.
When he died at the age of 40. On October 3, 1849, a man named Joseph W. Walker found a loosely dressed man lying in a gutter and half asleep in Baltimore, Maryland. This man looked closely and recognized it as Edgar Allan Poe.
|American writer Edgar Allan Poe|
On September 27, Poe left Richmond, Virginia to edit a book of poems, and was never heard or seen for the next five days until October 3. He was admitted to Washington College Hospital, where he died 4 days later.
His death raised big questions as to why Poe was found in an unfamiliar city, why he was wearing other people's clothes, and what caused his delirium.
2. Cleopatra's Death
Cleopatra, the last ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt died on August 12, BC in Alexandria. She committed suicide by letting an Egyptian cobra bite her. Modern scholars still debate the authenticity of her death from a snake bite. Some scholars say that her rival, Octavian, forced her to commit suicide in another way.
Cleopatra VII was the last ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt and ruled as co-regent for nearly three decades. She died on August 12, 30 BC in Alexandria. She was the mistress of Julius Caesar and Marc Antony.
After the Battle of Actium, Antony and Cleopatra's forces were defeated by Octavian's forces. Many rumors have suggested that Cleopatra committed suicide after this failure. After hearing rumors, Antony committed suicide with his own sword, but rumors of Cleopatra's suicide are untrue.
On August 12, 30 BC, after burying Antony and meeting Octavian, Cleopatra locked herself in her room and died, which means that no one knows how she died, but Plutarch and the others Other writers have theorized that she committed suicide by letting herself be bitten by an Egyptian cobra.
However, modern scholars still debate the authenticity of her death as a result of a snake bite. Some scholars say that her rival Octavian forced her to commit suicide in another way.
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3. Princess Yongtai's Death
Princess Yongtai, a princess in the Tang dynasty, was executed along with her brother and husband by Empress Wu Zetian for defaming Wu Zetian's lovers. However, her epitaph states that she was pregnant when she was killed. From a fragment of her pelvis, it is assumed that she died of childbirth or a miscarriage.
Princess Yongtai was a princess in the Tang Dynasty and the 7th daughter of King Zhongzong of the Tang Dynasty. She died on October 9, 701 C.E. at the age of 15 or 16, but her cause of death remains controversial.
Her epitaph, however, states that she died of childbirth - her pelvis is much smaller than that of other women of her age. Another theory is that she may have miscarried after hearing that her brother and husband were executed.
4. Mysterious deaths of two boys found from Westminster Abbey
In 1933, the skeletons of two boys were found from Westminster Abbey, they were reburied in 1674 and placed in the Henry VII Chapel in the Abbey. However, these bones are believed to belong to two princes who were murdered at the Tower of London in the 15th century.
The King of England, Edward V and his brother, Richard of Shrewsbury, are known as "The Princes in the Tower" because they were murdered at the Tower of London in the 15th century. It is said that they were murdered by Gloucester so he could retain his power.
In 1674, two skeletons of two boys, one about 10 years old and the other about 13 years old, were found, and these two remains are widely believed to be those of the "Princes in the Tower".
5. The Death of Kaspar Hauser
|Statue of Kaspar Hauser|
The death of young German, Kaspar Hauser, remains a mystery. On December 14, 1833, he came home with a stab wound to the chest and died three days later. He said that mhe was assaulted, but the investigating court doubted this and speculated that he had injured himself to seek attention.
Young German Kaspar Hauser grew up in a dark cell in complete isolation. Many theories suggest that he was a member of the Baden Grand Ducal House and was hidden because of royal intrigue. However, his death is still controversial.
On December 14, 1833, he returned home with a stab wound to the chest. According to him, a stranger stabbed him in Ansbach Court Garden while giving him a bag. Hauser died on December 17, 1833, from this deep stab.
However, many of Hauser's statements were inconsistent, and this led the Ansbach Court to argue that he stabbed himself for attention. Forensic examiners also agreed with the suggestion that his injuries may indeed have been self-inflicted, but that he injured himself worse than expected.
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6. Death of the 12th President of the United States
|Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States|
Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States, died on July 9, 1850. Doctors said cholera was the cause of death, but rumors spread that pro-slavery Southerners had died. poison him. In the 1990s, the president was excavated and tested for arsenic poisoning, but only small amounts of arsenic were found. His death is still a mystery.
Taylor was an officer in the United States Army, promoted to major general and became a national hero after his exploits in the Mexican-American War. However, his death caused controversy. It is suggested that he was assassinated.
Doctors blamed cholera as the cause of death, but it is said that pro-slavery Southerners poisoned him, or that the 13th president of the United States, Millard Fillmore, poisoned him. he. Millard Fillmore proposed many new laws, but Taylor objected, and Millard Fillmore was sworn in the next day after Taylor's death.
In the 1990s, Clara Rising, a former professor at the University of Florida, attributed arsenic poisoning to Taylor's death.
However, only a small amount of arsenic was present, and it was not enough to prove the assassination. Therefore, the mystery of his death remains unsolved.
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7. Actress Thelma Todd's Death
|American actress Thelma Todd|
Thelma Todd, an American actress, died on December 16, 1935. She was found dead in her car. Her cause of death was determined to be carbon monoxide poisoning, but the exact circumstances could not be determined, and the case was closed as "accidental, possibly suicidal". It was never determined that her death was an accident, suicide or homicide.
Thelma Alice Todd is an American actress who has appeared in many films and is best remembered for her comedic roles. She died at the age of 29 on December 16, 1935 inside her parked car in her garage.
Her death was determined to be caused by carbon monoxide poisoning, but the exact circumstances of her death have yet to be determined. A grand jury determined that Thelma Todd had been murdered, but there was no evidence of such conduct.
This case was then given a lot of theories and speculations, but it was officially closed after it was declared that the death was "random with probable suicidal tendencies". We will never know if Thelma Todd's death was accidental, suicide or homicide.
8. The death of hacker Adrian Lamo
|Computer hacker Adrian Lamo|
Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker was found dead on March 14, 2018 in the guest bedroom of a couple he lived with. After months of investigation, the cause of his death has yet to be determined, but theories suggest that his death is linked to the criminal case of Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange.
He leaked hundreds of sensitive US government documents. He died on a pile of sheets in the bedroom of a couple he had lived with.
After months of investigation, the cause of his death has yet to be determined. Many conspiracy theories have been put forward. The most common of which was his death in connection with the criminal cases against Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange.
However, the evidence suggests that he died of drug abuse, as various pills were found in his home, and that may have been the case.
causes serious health problems when combined with kratom, a drug to which he is addicted. His death remains an unsolved mystery.
9. Death of Alberto Nisman
|Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman|
Alberto Nisman, an Argentine federal prosecutor, was found dead on January 18, 2015 with a gunshot wound to the head. He is investigating the AMIA bombing, and publicly accuses the president of Argentina of covering up the suspect. Theories are that he committed suicide, but his friends and family all deny it. The case is still under investigation.
The prosecutor had previously publicly accused President Cristina Kirchner and other senior officials of covering up attack suspects for foreign policy reasons. He was about to present evidence against high-ranking officials, including the President, before Congress when he was killed the day before.
However, Nisman's death was ruled a suicide by a team of forensic experts, but his friends and family all denied it. They said Nisman did not appear depressed or suicidal. Instead, he eagerly looked forward to his meeting with Congress. The investigation into Alberto Nisman remains an open case.
10. The death of Yves Godard
|Doctor Yves Godard|
Yves Godard, a French doctor, disappeared with his two children on a sailing boat in September 1999. In 2000, a skull fragment was found to be that of his daughter, and several bones from He was also found later. However, there is no trace of his wife and son. In 2012, the case was closed and prosecutors denied accidental death and believed that Godard may have murdered his family.
In 2000, a fragment of the skull of one of Godard's children, presumably his daughter, was discovered, and six years later several pieces of Godard's own bones were also discovered. Over the next few years, more items were found such as lifeboats, identification documents, credit cards and more on the north coast of Brittany.
Prosecutors have ruled out accidental death and believed that Godard murdered his family and committed suicide at sea, but they are uncertain about this theory. This case was closed without any new leads in 2012.
11. Death of Marilyn Monroe
|Marilyn Monroe was found dead at the age of 36 in her home in Los Angeles. Photo Getty|
The world was shaken on August 5, 1962, when Marilyn Monroe was found dead at the age of 36 in her home in Los Angeles.
The cause? A barbiturate overdose that was ruled a ‘probable’ suicide. That lead many to doubt the gorgeous star, rumoured to have been involved in extramarital affairs with both John F. Kennedy and his brother, Robert F. Kennedy, had taken her own life.
Instead, conspiracy theorists have long suspected Monroe was murdered (by being forced to take the drugs that killed her) to keep her from talking about the Kennedy brothers. The CIA continues to maintain files on Monroe’s death, and it is unlikely anyone will ever know what really happened.
12. Disappearance of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine on Mount Everest
On June 4, 1924, British mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine set out from an advanced base camp high on the North Col of Mount Everest, in an attempt to become the first people to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain.
They were sighted 4 days later by another member of their expedition, climbing on the mountain’s North-East Ridge, about 800 vertical feet (245 meters) below the summit. But then clouds closed over the ridge, and the two men were never seen again.
|On June 4, 1924, British mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine set out from an advanced base camp high on the North Col of Mount Everest and then disappeared. Photo Jake Norton|
Historians and mountaineers have long speculated that Mallory and Irvine may have survived the climb to the summit of Mount Everest, at an altitude of 29,029 feet (8,848 meters), but then died during their descent from the mountain, probably on June 9, 1924.
In 1933, Irvine's ice ax was found high on the mountain, confirming the mountaineers had reached an altitude of 28,097 feet (8,564 m). In 1999, an expedition found Mallory’s remains, on Everest's North Face, at an altitude of nearly 27,000 feet (8,230 m). Some climbers have claimed to have seen another body in the area — possibly that of Irvine — but while the finds are intriguing, the question of whether Mallory and Irvine reached the summit before they died remains a subject of debate.
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