Top 10 Famous Personalities who Died at Age 27

There is a long list of worldwide famous personalities who couldn’t live longer than age 27 and such personalities are included in a list called “27 Club”. Originally, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Brian Jones were the only members of 27 Club who lost their lives from 1969 to 1971. Later on the list extended to many notable personalities. Below list is about top famous personalities who died at age 27.
10

Ghazi bin Faisal

Ghazi bin Faisal was an Iraqi king (now Saudi Arabia) who was born in Makkah on March 21, 1912 Ghazi bin Faisal was an Iraqi king (now Saudi Arabia) who was born in Makkah on March 21, 1912. This Iraqi leader was openly against the growing British involvement in his country. He became Iraqi king in 1933 after the death of King Faisal. There were rumors that King Ghazi bin Faisal probably have sympathies for Nazi forces and therefore was killed on the orders of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri as-Said who was believed as a greatest supporter to Britain. He is at No. 10 in our top famous personalities who died at age 27.
9

Lea De Mae

Lea De Mae was the screen name of Andrea Absolonova who was initially a well-popular athlete and model in Czech Republic Lea De Mae was the screen name of Andrea Absolonova who was initially a well-popular athlete and model in Czech Republic. But later on she adopted pornographic industry and became a top-rated actress in a very short time period of four years. Lea De Mae joined this industry in 2000 and continued till her death in 2004. She made around 80 adult films. Mae lost her life due to an aggressive form of brain cancer.
8

Nat Jaffe

Nat Jaffe also earned a lot of fame in United States as a great swing jazz pianist during 1940s Nat Jaffe also earned a lot of fame in United States as a great swing jazz pianist during 1940s. Jaffe also lost his life at age 27 on August 5, 1945. Jaffe also enjoyed a short time period of married life with Shirley Lloyd. Jaffe spent most part of his life (from 1921 to 1932) in Berlin, Germany. His death was told as a result of high blood pressure complication.
7

James Douglas Morrison

James Douglas Morrison is another famous name in American history who earned fame being an outstanding poet James Douglas Morrison is another famous name in American history who earned fame being an outstanding poet, film director, writer, songwriter and singer in this North American country. He was born on December 8, 1843, couldn’t live for three decades and died at 27 on July 3, 1971 in his apartment located in Paris. Morrison was found dead in the bathtub. No autopsy was allowed to perform as per French law and therefore his death is yet a controversial topic for many.
6

Robert Leroy Johnson

Robert Leroy Johnson was among great musicians and blues singer in United States especially during 1930s but he died at age 27 on August 16, 1938 Robert Leroy Johnson was among great musicians and blues singer in United States especially during 1930s but he died at age 27 on August 16, 1938. People loved his combination of songwriting, guitar skills and singing talent from 1936 to 1937. Someone killed this great artist near Greenwood, Mississippi, but authorities couldn’t find the actual reason behind this murder. But some reports claimed his death reason was poisoning.
5

Janis Lyn Joplin

Janis Lyn Joplin is at No. 5. She was among very famous music arrangers, songwriters and singers in her time in United States Janis Lyn Joplin is at No. 5. She was among very famous music arrangers, songwriters and singers in her time in United States. She lived till October 4, 1970 after spending around 27 years on Earth. Medical reports claimed that Joplin lost her life only because of heavy dose of heroin. She was found in a motel room in Los Angeles. Her body was also under heavy alcohol effects, reports said. She couldn’t find enough time to produce upcoming album of her band i.e. “Pearl” and died.
4

Louis Chauvin

Louis Chauvin, a notable American ragtime musician, is another famous personality who died at age 27 on March 26, 1908 Louis Chauvin, a notable American ragtime musician, is another famous personality who died at age 27 on March 26, 1908. Chauvin opened his eyes in St. Louis, Missouri on March 13, 1881. He was the finest pianist in his neighborhood especially in the St. Louis area. Chauvin found dead in Chicago mysteriously, but medical reports claimed “multiple sclerosis” as the major cause of his death. He got buried in St. Louis in Calvary Cemetery.
3

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix is at No. 3 in our top famous personalities who died at age 27 list Jimi Hendrix is at No. 3 in our top famous personalities who died at age 27 list. This notable American record producer, songwriter, singer and guitarist live between November 27, 1942 and September 18, 1970. Hendrix was found dead mysteriously in a hotel room in London and the actual circumstances or cause of death is yet to know by everyone as authorities are still silent on this issue. The initial doctor reports claimed his death cause of his own vomit because of red wine.
2

Alexandre Levy

Alexandre Levy was a notable pianist, composer and conductor of his time even in the age of 27 Alexandre Levy was a notable pianist, composer and conductor of his time even in the age of 27. This Brazilian artist was born on 10th November 1864 and left the world on January 17, 1892. He also couldn’t live more than 27 years of age. Levy was also recognized as the pioneer in classical composition with rhythms and folk music of Brazil. The death of Levy was cited then as coincidental by the British Medical Journal in their recent story published in December 2011.
1

Brian Jones

Brian Jones, whose full name was Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones Brian Jones, whose full name was Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones, is on top in this list who died in his home. This notable British guitarist was a widely renowned public figure in Britain who lived from February 28, 1942 to July 3, 1969. He lost his life drowning in his home’s swimming pool located in Sussex, England. The circumstances of the death of Brian Jones are yet to known.

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