Subhas Chandra Bose
The widely told version of Netaji’s death is that he died in an air crash in Taiwan. However, this theory has been rejected by his relatives, friends and followers. There have been various versions to this story – some reports claim that he returned to India and lived as a Sadhu. Another conspiracy theory claimed that he lived he went to USSR post his plane crash, due to political climate of WWII. In 1964, even CIA believed he was alive – 19 years after the incident. This strange mystery of Netaji’s whereabouts remains unsolved to this date, what’s more is that the Government refuses to release Netaji’s files.
The story of Hitler’s death is that he committed suicide in his bunker to avoid capture once Germany lost the WWII. However, this is widely refuted, as the skull that was believed to be Hitler’s was later found to be that of a 40-year-old woman. It is believed that he escaped to Argentina with his wife. Although there are many theories, none have been confirmed and alas, the fate of this mass murderer will remain unknown.
This 200-year-old mystery is still widely contemplated over. Although traditionally history claims he died of stomach cancer, there was evidence of arsenic poisoning in Napoleon’s hair. There has been a lot of debate over both theories, since none have been proven effectively.
Muhammad Zia Ul-Haq
Muhammad Zia Ul-Haq died in an airplane crash on his way back to Islamabad after watching demonstration of an American tank. Although American investigators concluded it was a mechanical malfunction, Pakistani counterparts discovered snapped cables and other issues that hinted at internal sabotage. There were multiple suspects as a lot of people had motive to kill the former President – India, Russia, the Bhutto family and this is just the beginning. However, no concrete evidence was found and his death remains unsolved to this date.
A part of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty – Sanjay Gandhi who had three assassination attempts on his record was a controversial figure. Although reports claim he died from a head injury in an airplane crash, this is widely refuted as most believe he was murdered. Some believe his mother Indira Gandhi was a part of the conspiracy because of the problematic relationship they shared or the difference in ideology. Whether this is true or not, still remains a mystery.
Amelia Earhard, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean was a famous personality. During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937, Earhart disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean. Although official version states she crashed in the sea, there have been numerous speculations such as she lived out the rest of her days as a spy for the CIA or was captured by Japanese forces, since no proof of how she died has ever been found.
This iconic woman, loved by the public was a controversial royal figure who couldn’t be constrained. Her horrific car crash and who was behind it remains a mystery till date since not everyone believed the official version that claimed their driver was drunk. There are myriad speculations ranging from the Royal family along with British intelligence conspired to do this because of her relationship with a Muslim man – Mohamed Al Fayed. Some believe Fayed’s enemies did it. There were even claims that Princess Diana was expecting her assassination. This is another mystery that remains unsolved till today.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
The second Prime Minister of India, died in Tashkent, Uzbekistan when he went to formally end the 1965 war. Official reports say he died of a heart attack, however there were blue patches on his skin and cuts on the abdomen, even though no autopsy was performed. To add to the mystery, he was also denied a post mortem and his personal physician confirmed there was no sign of heart trouble before. Some believe it was the CIA, some believe the Russian butler was involved, but no substantial evidence was found that could unfold this mystery.