21 unknown facts about Death

The most obvious and inevitable event of life is ‘Death’. Here are some interesting facts about Death.



The enzymes that once digested your dinner begin to eat you within three days of death.



Doctor’s sloppy handwriting kills more than 7,000 people annually.


Left-handers die 3 years earlier than right-handed people.


There are more chances of you dying from a falling coconut than from a shark attack.


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Every hour, at least 1 person is killed in an accident by a drunk driver in the U.S.


Mount Everest is piled up with 200 dead bodies on it, which are now have become landmarks on the way to the top.


Sharks kill 12 people per year while people kill 11,417 sharks per hour.


Greek philosopher Chrysippus is believed to have died of laughter after getting his donkey drunk, trying to eat figs.


There are more chances to die slipping in the bathtub, getting struck by lightning, or drowning in the bathtub, than from Terrorism.


Every 90 seconds, one woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth.


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35 million of your cells die every minute.



It is illegal in London,to die in the Houses of Parliament.


Nearly 6,000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.


The lack of physical activity is one of the leading causes of preventable death worldwide.


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At least 1 in 25 people sentenced to the death penalty in the U.S. are innocent.


There’s a ‘Rent a Mourner’ service in the UK to fill your funeral with fake friends.


Vending machines kill 13 people per year.


Estimates for the total number of people killed in wars throughout all of human history range from 150 million to 1 billion.


There is a gypsy tribe in India that celebrates death as one of the happiest events in their lives, while treating births with great grief.


 If you die in Amsterdam without any friends or family left to attend your funeral, a poet will write a poem for you and recite it at your funeral.


Malaria is believed to be responsible for the death of about half of all people who ever lived.
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