Collected here is a list of deaths with unusual or exceptionally rare circumstances. Just a sample of the unusual deaths organized into one list are:
- Chrysippus, Greek philosopher, who died of laughter while watching his drunk donkey eating figs.
- Sir Arthur Aston, English Royalist commander, was beaten to death with his own wooden leg.
- Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, who consumed a very large meal and ate himself to death.
- Kurt Gödel, mathematician, died of starvation when his wife — who was the only one he allowed to prepare his meals — was hospitalized.
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