10 Weird Facts You Never Knew About Death

7 Leading cause of death

Did you know that the leading cause of death around the world—not just the United States, but the world—is heart disease? In 2015, over eight million people lost their lives due to Ischaemic heart disease. The next highest cause of death globally is stroke, followed by lower respiratory infections. However, heart disease and strokes make up 27 percent of all deaths. So keep your heart in check!