12. Heavy D
Dwight Errington Myers a.k.a. Heavy D was am American rapper, record producer, singer, actor and the former leader of Heavy D & the Boyz. The group was very successful in the 90’s a and later on. His first live TV performance was at the 2011 BET Hip Hop awards. It was also his last, as he was taken to a hospital on November 8, where he later died at the age of 44. Initially it was believed that the cause of his death was pneumonia, but later it became clear that the reason is pulmonary embolism (again!).
His last tweet was from that very same day, and was just a short inspirational text.
13. Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan was a famous Hollywood actor, who is probably best remembered for his role as John Coffey in the 1999 movie The Green Mile, which got him an Oscar for best supporting actor.
He was a big fan of mixed martial arts, and this is evident from his last ever post. On July 7, 2012 the wrote “SILVA WINS!!!!!!!” after Anderson Silva’s victory of the UFC Middleweight Tite. On the next day he suffered a severe heart attacked and was taken to a hospital. On September 3 he died at the age of 54.
14. Boris Nemtsov
Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov was a Russian liberal politician, who has started his career in the 1990 during the post communist era of Boris Yeltsin, and was among the people that introduced capitalism to Russia. He was best known as one of Vladimir Putin’s biggest critics, and has expressed his fear of an assassination.
On February 27, 2015 around midnight he was shot several times and died before he could be taken to hospital. At the time he was organizing a rally addressing the financial crisis in Russia and the military intervention in Ukraine.
His last tweet was a call for supporters for the rally.