While deaths that occurred centuries ago are often subject to speculation, especially those of famous people and royalty, there is usually a good reason for it! Some of the most unusual deaths throughout history are much stranger than you would have ever imagined.

1. Overeating

Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, is believed to have died from overeating in 1771. The notoriously ineffective ruler was said to have consumed a rich meal of caviar, lobster, and champagne, followed by 14 servings of his favorite almond-filled dessert pastry, semla.

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