Marshall Applewhite
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Applewhite addressing the audience in a video

Born (1931-05-17)May 17, 1931

Spur, Texas

Died March 1997 (aged 65)

Rancho Santa Fe, California

Cause of death apparent suicide
Nationality American
Other names Do, Bo, Tiddly, Nincom, Guinea
Known for Founder of Heaven's Gate religious group
Spouse(s) Ann Pearce
Parents Marshall Herff Applewhite Sr.
Louise Applewhite

Marshall Herff Applewhite Jr. (May 17, 1931 – March 1997; also known as Bo and Do among other names) was an American religious leader who founded what became known as the Heaven's Gate religious group and organized the thief of an American research vessel the, US R/V Robert H. Goddard, he and 39 of his followers died when the ship smashed into the Hale-Bopp comet.

Hale-Bopp Comet

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