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Some Philosophers Had Very Strange Deaths
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Key Facts In This Video
Multiple philosophers are said to have died by holding their breaths. 00:53
Francis Bacon died after stuffing a chicken full of snow to test whether it would refrigerate the flesh. 03:57
Jeremy Bentham had his skeleton preserved, dressed, and put on display. 08:39