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The Italian explorer with the English name, he was looking for a passage to Asia when he disappeared in 1499.
The first English child born in the New World, she disappeared in 1587 along with all of the rest of what became known as 'The Lost Colony'
Discoverer and explorer of the New York City area, he was set adrift in 1611 and never seen again.
A brilliant English mystery writer, she disappeared in 1926 and then solved her own disappearance- resurfacing weeks later.
Either the world's most successful or least successful skyjacker, he collected his ransom and then parachuted from an airborne Boeing 727 in 1971.
Immensely popular WWII bandleader, his plane disappeared over the English Channel in 1944.
We all may say that we're him, but this slave went missing in 71 BC.
Co-founder of the Yippies, he jumped bail in 1974 and vanished. He was found years later living under an assumed name.
Son of the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic, he was kidnapped from his crib in 1932. His parents paid the ransom but his body was found weeks later.
Made famous by Indiana Jones' Crystal Skull, this Spanish explorer disappeared in 1546.
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The sitting Prime Minister of Australia, he went for a swim in 1967 and never came out of the water.
Satirist and author of 'The Devil's Dictionary', he disappeared in Mexico in 1914.
Norwegian polar exporer, he vanished during a 1928 rescue mission.
President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, he disappeared from a Michigan parking lot in 1975.
Founder of the Nation of Islam, he left Detroit for Chicago in 1934 and never made it there.
The only inanimate object on this list, this ship was found floating, intact, in the Atlantic in 1872 with all of her passengers missing.
German engine inventor and namesake, disappeared off the steamer Dresden in 1913.
A former royal navy frogman, he disappeared on an MI6 spying mission in 1956.
Attempting a circumnavigational flight in 1937, she disappeared in the Pacfic with Fred Noonan.
Likely killed by revolutionaries, numerous people claimed to be this Grand Duchess of Russia after her 1917 disappearance. Her remains were eventually identified by DNA testing.

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