This is a list of people who died in unusual or unique ways.
Anthony of Padua - ergotism poisoning
Dionisio Alcala Galiano - struck by a cannonball
Hilaire Belloc - dozed off by a fireplace and fell into the flames
Pedro de Alvarado - trampled by a spooked horse
Sigmund Freud - physician assisted suicide (especially unusual in his time period)
Socrates - forced to drink poison hemlock following a trial
Thomas Aquinas - days after asking God to end his life, hit by a tree branch while riding. Fell off donkey, died a few days later