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Can you name the famous people who've died in an unusual way?

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Cause of Bizarre DeathFamous PersonHint
Acute indigestion from iced milk and cherries12th President of the United States
Got sick in the cold after being locked out by his wifeEnglish Baroque composer
Got sick in the cold after giving the longest inaugural address in history (in heavy snow)9th President of the United States
Choked to death from a nosebleed on his wedding nightFearsome 5th century conqueror
Blood poisoning from a toe injury he received after kicking his safe in anger when he couldn't remember its combination codeCreator of famous whiskey brand
A vulture mistook his bald head for a stone and dropped a tortoise on itAncient Greek playwright ('The Persians')
Pneumonia after experimenting with freezing a chicken by stuffing it with snowEnglish establisher of the scientific method
Bladder infection after refusing to leave for the bathroom during a banquet because of good mannersDanish astronomer assisted by Kepler
Assassinated with an icepick in MexicoStalin's Soviet political rival
Died of dropsy, a day after he baked in the sun beneath a pile of cow manure Ancient Greek philosopher ('You cannot step twice into the same river')
Hypothermia while swimming to shore after having been poisoned, shot multiple times in the head and torso, bludgeoned, mutilated, wrapped in a sheet and thrown into the riverRussian mystic
Commited suicide by poison with his wife, after poisoning their 5 childrenNazi propaganda minister

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