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profession, drug of choiceNameyear died, cause of death
Singer (female), Heroin1970, overdose
Actor, legal medical drugs2008, Combined drug intoxication of oxycodone, hydrocodone, alprazolam, diazepam, temazepam and doxylamine
Musician (male, UK), Heroin1979, Suicide by drug overdose.
Musician (male), Alcohol and Barbiturates1970, Respiratory arrest caused by alcohol and barbiturate overdose and vomit inhalation.
Musician (male), Heroin and others1971, officially heart failure, but probably Heroin overdose
Writer, Alcohol (wine)1969, liver cirrhosis
Playmate, Benzodiazepenes, Chloral Hydrate2007, Lethal combination of aforementioned drugs
Politician (US Senate), Alcohol1957, Hepatitis exacerbated by alcoholism.
Singer (female), Alcohol and Opiates1959, alcoholism leading to liver and heart disease.
Actor and musician, various different drugs1982, speedball (heroin and cocaine injection)
Poet (french), Alcohol and Opium1867, stroke
Writer, Alcohol (Absinthe)1849, unknown
Psychologist, Cocaine and Opium1939, assisted suicide with morphine
profession, drug of choiceNameyear died, cause of death
Musician (male), Alcohol, Opiates1995, heart attack
Actress, legal medical drugs2009, combination of pneumonia, an iron deficiency and 'multiple drug intoxication.'
Musician (male), legal medical drugs, alcohol1977, Cardiac arrhythmia. Drug overdose.
Politician and military leader, Opium1946, suicide with a potassium cyanide capsule the night before he was to be hanged after being convicted for committing war crimes.
Writer, mainly Opiates1997, heart attack
Musician (male), mainly Heroin1994, drug overdose and shotgun to the head
Poet and Philosopher, Opium1834, heart failure compounded by an unknown lung disorder, possibly linked to his use of opium
Poet (german), Alcohol (wine)1832, probably heart attack
Actor, Heroin and Cocaine1993, Heroin and cocaine overdose.
Artist (Painter), Alcohol (Absinthe)1890, suicide, shot himself in the chest with a revolver
Actress, Barbiturates, Alcohol1962, Barbiturate overdose.
Writer, alcohol, LSD, mescaline, and cocaine (among other substances)2005, Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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